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Rogers Lean July 2021 Monthly Newsletter

The ATO has seen a lot of mistakes being made on business tax returns over the years, but has kept a record of these so we can all learn from other people’s errors. Laundry expenses can be a legitimate tax deduction, but claims need to follow certain rules, which we sketch out.

Every SMSF will come […]

July 7th, 2021|

Rogers Lean June 2021 Monthly Newsletter

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have had a bit of a resurgence, which may even have something to do with the pandemic. But the implications for your tax outcomes is something even the ATO is wary about.

We also look at “personal services income” and the ATO’s refreshed guidance, the qualifications that are expected for SMSF trustees, and […]

June 1st, 2021|

Rogers Lean Budget Update

Tuesday 11 May 2021 saw another Federal Budget announced.

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May 13th, 2021|

Rogers Lean May 2021 Monthly Newsletter

It’s getting very close to the business end of the financial year, so we have gathered some tax planning tips that could set you up for a better tax outcome. And as that outcome can be ruined by having to deal with an excess super contribution charge, we look at how best to avoid it.

The […]

May 13th, 2021|

Rogers Lean April 2021 Monthly Newsletter

When it comes to selling property and CGT liabilities, the timing of the transaction can be more important than many expect. We also look at the fact that not every type of income is taxed, with some money escaping tax altogether.

There are new insolvency reforms that could help some small businesses in their climb out […]

April 5th, 2021|

Rogers Lean March 2021 Monthly Newsletter

Government agencies sometimes use ABN registration to contact businesses for emergency help or even grants of support, so it’s important to keep your business’s ABN details current. And the perennial problem of dealing with cash flow gets some advisory help from the ATO.

A new Director Identification Number regime is something companies may need to get […]

March 1st, 2021|

Rogers Lean February 2021 Monthly Newsletter

One of the economy-boosting measures initiated to help in a post-COVID recovery is the JobMaker scheme. We run over what you need to know. And especially for this time of year, we look at tax and dealing with natural disasters.

Getting a valuation is sometimes required when managing tax affairs, so we cover the basics in […]

February 3rd, 2021|

Rogers Lean October 2020 Monthly Newsletter

We all understand that budgets are an exercise in predicting the future. Given what has happened in 2020, gazing into the crystal ball and extracting something reliable is fraught with difficulty.

Extensions to the tax rate thresholds will give millions of taxpayers on lower incomes a much-needed boost after a very challenging year. The temporary full […]

October 7th, 2020|

Rogers Lean September 2020 Monthly Newsletter

Payments such as JobKeeper and the cash flow boost are measures welcomed by many, however they can also bring with them some unique taxation issues. We run over what to look for.

Also tackled are claiming tax losses, where vehicles stand in relation to the boosted instant asset write off, the question of liquidity and trusts […]

September 3rd, 2020|

Rogers Lean August 2020 Monthly Newsletter

The JobKeeper payment, which was originally due to run until 27 September, will now continue to be available until 28 March 2021. There will however be some changes to eligibility, as well as a tightening of payment rates. We run through the details.

We also reveal a largely unforeseen danger for insurance cover in the early […]

August 4th, 2020|