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Six Mistakes Business Owners Make When Taking Out A Business Loan

Six Mistakes Business Owners Make When Taking Out A Business Loan

A small business loan can be invaluable when you’re establishing your business or when an unforeseen setback occurs, but you don’t want a loan to be short-term gain and long-term pain.

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( Posted in: Lending & Finance )

How Much Does An Average Funeral Cost?

How Much Does An Average Funeral Cost?

The price of a funeral will largely depend on what you decide to include in the ceremony. The devil is in the detail.

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( Posted in: Living Estate Planning )

Contractor Or Employee? Defining Workers In The Gig Economy

Contractor Or Employee? Defining Workers In The Gig Economy

When determining whether a worker is a contractor or an employee, the courts say “… the distinction between an employee and an independent contractor is rooted fundamentally in the difference between a person who serves his employer in his, the employer’s business, and a person who carries on a trade or business of his own.”

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Small Businesses Encouraged To Start Single Touch Payroll Early

Small Businesses Encouraged To Start Single Touch Payroll Early

The tax office will soon begin sending letters and notifications to small businesses, encouraging them to begin early use of Single Touch Payroll (STP).

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( Posted in: Tax )

Phoenix Activity Results In Stricter Tax Monitoring

Phoenix Activity Results In Stricter Tax Monitoring

Illegal phoenix activity has a large impact on the Australian economy. According to reports in July 2018, phoenix companies caused a $5 billion loss to Australia.

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( Posted in: Tax )

Property Spruikers Aim To Steal Your Money

Property Spruikers Aim To Steal Your Money

Introducing my pet peeve: property spruikers. I can’t stand them.

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( Posted in: Investment Property )

Tax On Shares: ATO Extends Data Matching Program

Tax On Shares: ATO Extends Data Matching Program

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) is utilising data provided by the Australian Investments and Security Commission (ASIC) to data match share trades.

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( Posted in: Tax )

Covering The Cost Of Your Own Funeral

Covering The Cost Of Your Own Funeral

Your own funeral can be hard to think about, but some intelligent research and thoughtful planning could ensure value for money with that final big spend. The first step is to organise the funeral. 

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( Posted in: Living Estate Planning )