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Accounting Market Pulse Report

The latest edition of the new look CommBank Accounting Market Pulse report has now been issued, covering the following key themes:

  • Investment in new Technology and Innovation and the impact...

SMSF Audit Considerations – Changes to Residency

SMSF Audit Technical Series by Sharlene Anderson, Director-Veritas Corporation, brought to you by CaseWare Australia & New Zealand

In order to be a complying superannuation fund and receive the available...

The journey from accountant to analyst

The development of business analytical skills is increasingly important as partners and managers of accounting firms make the transition from a compliance to advisory focus in their relationship with...

Make yourself aware of these 2016/17 FBT Compliance Issues

With some significant tightening having been made to the FBT system for 2016/17, particularly in the area of salary packaging by concessionally taxed employers, it is useful to recap...

Accounting Standards Reminder – AASB 9, 15, 16

A timely reminder that three major accounting standards are being introduced soon, which may have a significant impact for companies, particularly in the areas of:

  • reporting of revenue
  • values of financial...

The Bears Case – a ‘bad bounce’ in Brisbane

Implications of the Brisbane Bears Case: Payments for use of image – PRT and other implications for all sporting codes, professional sports participants, entertainers and the like

New One Day Certificate Course In Exit Planning – MAUS

This one day program is designed to take professional advisors, as well as sales and marketing professionals through a one day course that provides them with an overview of...

Knowledge Week cuts through white noise to deliver value

A good decision is based on knowledge, not on numbers.

Plato’s insight still holds true today, but in the information age knowledge can be a slippery character. The rate at...

Go from surviving to thriving in 2017!

With the 2016 calendar year coming to a close, it’s an appropriate time to evaluate current Accounting trends and how they may impact your business. The 2016 Bstar Accountants...

Grants help new activity

The Australian State and Territory governments offer a wide range of grants, incentives and special loans to small/medium enterprise businesses.

Some of the common grants that are helping businesses create...

Temporary Residents – The CGT main residence absence rule and the 6 year clock

A special technical update from Webb Martin

Australia’s tax rules provide generous concessions and exemption for individuals that are classed as a ‘temporary resident’ for income tax...

The 10% foreign resident CGT withholding tax – It doesn’t apply to Australian resident sellers – true or false?

It is common knowledge that the new measure to impose a non-final withholding tax in relation to dealings with certain Australian assets by foreign residents has been...

The Secret to Increasing Profitability in your Practice

The research shows that more than 70% of employees are not engaged at work. This is costing your firm BIG TIME. The research is also clear that no-one affects...

Is your practice up to date with current Accounting trends?

With 2016 well underway, it’s an appropriate time to evaluate current Accounting trends and how they may impact your business. The 2016 Bstar Accountants Research Report provides valuable insight...

Top 10 tips for getting your FBT right

As 31 March looms it is time for the often thankless but nevertheless significant task of preparing the FBT return. We provide some tips below that may...

Marketing Judo Move: Content Creation

Saasu CEO Insights - Content Judo Moves

When you’re a small business competing with giants, you need to use what we...

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