You may have heard that Nexis will be expanding to Brisbane in the New Year. That’s right – Michael will be moving to sunny Queensland to be closer to his family and extend the Nexis offering to interstate. From an operational point of view, nothing will change for Nexis, and Michael will still be available as much as ever before.
On Friday 1 December, Nexis held their Annual Race Day at Thoroughbred Park. We raised $3,141.05 for our chosen charities for this year which were Beyond Blue and the Heart Foundation.
Christmas time comes with parties, food, gifts, food, parties and more food. All that entertaining can become pretty taxing, not only for your belly, but for your wallet, especially when the entertainment is for clients and staff. Luckily, some expenses are exempt from fringe benefits tax (FBT). We’ve done the research and found the top resources for you to figure out if some of those expenses are free from tax obligations at tax time.
The most wonderful time of the year has finally arrived! Christmas barbecues, Christmas parties, spending quality time with the family, backyard cricket and loads of presents are what make Christmas so special. But did you know that accountants love getting Christmas presents too? We’re not kidding. To make things just a little bit easier for you, we’ve compiled a list of the top three things to get your favourite accountant for Christmas.
A new law implemented on September 1 now prohibits business owners from charging their customers with excessive fees on credit, debit and prepaid cards.
You may have heard that the big banks have made the big decision to banish their ATM fees. By removing their fees, the banks hope that they’ll be making an impact for all Australians, although particularly those in rural and regional areas.
Watch Nexis director, Michael Talevich discuss what to consider when beginning a new business with Siobhan from Separate Together.
Michael will be on Kochie's Business Builders THIS Sunday, talking with Siobhan from Separate Together about how to start a new business.
Check out the preview, and stay tuned for the full video, which we'll be posting the next week.
A winter update on the Australian property market created specifically for Nexis clients.
What is key person reliance and what does it mean for your business? This month we look at how key person reliance can affect your future...
The Federal election in July provided some much needed certainty around taxation development. The ATO has issued some important updates:
Nexis Director Michael Talevich has written an article for the Canberra Business Chamber - Getting on the right track with your financial and strategic planning...
It’s been some time since you started your business. Many business owners have mixed emotions as they experience the highs and lows of owning and running a small business. Very few small business owners take the time to sit back and analyse the changes taking place in their business...
Can your profits go up when your sales are down? What about the other way – can you be worse off after a period of significant growth?
In uncertain times or slowing sales, you need to move quickly to protect your bottom line.
May has been an exciting month for tax changes with the main news coming out of the Federal Budget. Overall, the budget has introduced great measures for small business entities. Below are the main highlights that might be of interest to you;
Congratulations! You have recently become a small business owner or maybe have an opportunity to start a business. It’s now time for a reality check! Australian Government statistics provide a stark insight into business failures in Australia: somewhere between 50% and 75% of businesses fail within 3 to 5 years of their commencement.
SuperStream is a standardised electronic method of paying and reporting superannuation contributions
Canberra Business Point - Presentation by Director Michael Talevich - to be held Thursday 21 April 2016.
The new FBT year is upon us and will bring some changes to the way employers and employees will deal with FBT
ATO confirms that an employer cannot claim input tax credits where it pays an expense on behalf of a super fund
SMSFs have until 30 June 2016 to comply with strict new rules for collectables and personal use assets
ATO provides updated guidance on the process for claiming exempt current pension income
Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment
The Tax Laws Amendment (Small Business Restructure Roll-Over)
Important Tax Changes regarding substantiation for phones and internet
One of the more important documents that a business should have is its business plan. This living breathing document should be not only a guide to the operation of your business but also a valuable document in your ability to obtaining funding. Whether this funding is from a bank, or an external or internal investor, your business plan can be the secret weapon to getting your finance needs across the line.
Owning an investment property can be far more affordable for potential investors than they think, particularly when they claim all of the tax deductions available to them.
The ATO has announced its areas of focus for the coming year. Specifically, the ATO will be targeting the following;
This month we wish to bring to your attention a number of changes in taxation laws and upcoming tax events and deadlines.