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Stay up to date with the latest changes hitting the tax & accounting environment, as well as those in our specialty areas such as superannuation, financial planning and specialist tax & estate planning. But our blogging doesn’t stop there, whether it be the latest technological insights or information to help our farming communities, we will pretty much cover anything that crops up!

May 18, 2022

There have been some important changes to MYOB subscription payments. Up until this point, Roberts & Morrow have managed your subscription (practice pays)  however we are streamlining the MYOB process and arranging subscription payments with all clients to be directly debited from MYOB (client pays) Over the...

May 13, 2022

We would like to provide a further update to clients on our plans in relation to the proposed merger with Malvern Mathews Smith (MMS) and Roberts & Morrow, Tamworth NSW. From 1 August 2022, the teams will come together under...

May 12, 2022

The Fleece to Fashion Awards was held at the Deeargee Woolshed on Monday and attracted fashion design entries from Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Mildura, Young, and the local New England region. For the first time since the beginning of the...

April 27, 2022

Because of the financial impacts of COVID-19, you (in your role as trustee of an SMSF), or a related party of the fund, may provide or accept certain types of relief, which may give rise to infringements of the...

April 22, 2022

The PAYG instalment system allows a business to spread its income tax liability across the tax year. This helps with cash flow, but also means the business is not faced with a large tax bill after the end of...

April 20, 2022

Family trust beneficiaries at risk The tax legislation contains an integrity rule, section 100A, which is aimed at situations where the income of a trust is appointed in favour of a beneficiary, but the economic benefit of the distribution is...

April 20, 2022

Two landmark cases before the High Court highlighted the problem of identifying whether a worker is an independent contractor or employee for tax and superannuation purposes. Many business owners assume that they will not be responsible for PAYG withholding, superannuation...

April 20, 2022

The stamp duty exemption for farms in NSW has recently been broadened and will greatly increase the succession planning options available to families in the rural sector. The past exemption for transferring farming properties between generations requires the transferee to...

April 1, 2022

On March 29, 2022, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg delivered Australia's 2022-3 federal budget. There were minimal tax changes for businesses in this budget. However, this article details some of the main support measures announced that will interest small & medium-sized business...