Accounting & Audit

February 9, 2018

From 1 January 2018 eligible small business entities are exempt from stamp duty on certain types of insurances in NSW. The exemption applies to the following types of business insurance: commercial vehicle insurance; commercial aviation insurance; occupational indemnity insurance;...

February 9, 2018

The ATO Small Business Superannuation Clearing House (SBSCH) is going through some major changes in February 2018. We have prepared a summary on the changes and how it might impact your business:   The current SBSCH system will be available to...

July 5, 2017

On Friday 30 June, Roberts & Morrow said goodbye to retiring Senior Partner, Simon Croft, after 23 years with the firm. Simon completed a Computing and Accounting degree in Lismore before beginning his career in Brisbane, where he met...

March 30, 2017

The Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) year ends on 31 March 2017 and FBT Returns are due and payable by 21 May 2017, including nil returns, if appropriate. As an employer, you should consider all benefits provided to employees or associates...

December 20, 2016

The epic battle between browser and user has taken a happy turn in favour of the user. AUSkeys are used by business owners and managers to access the ATO Business Portal in order to communicate securely with the ATO. Issues have...

July 21, 2016

On Friday 24 June news came through that Britain had voted to 'Leave' the European Union (EU) 52 - 48 per cent. But the debate about the implications for economies and financial markets is just beginning. For an overview of what...

July 21, 2016

As the new financial year commences consider getting in early with your 2015-16 tax return information so you can lodge this sooner rather than later. A reminder of documents you may need to compile to complete your tax return: Payment Summaries from your...

February 9, 2016

A recent Queensland Supreme Court case highlights the importance of ensuring that your binding death benefit nomination (BDBN) complies with the requirements of the trust deed for your self managed superannuation fund (SMSF). In Munro v Munro the Court held...

February 4, 2016

You may be one of the millions who made a resolution this year – are you going to take action to make it a reality? If taking control of your finances is on the top of your list, these...