6 future challenges for businesses in Australia
What do you expect would be on the list of future challenges for businesses in Australia? We reviewed the takeaways from the 2023 Intergenerational Report to gain an insight on the Government’s projections for coming decades. This report raised many thoughts on what future challenges there may be for Australian businesses. read more
The 4 new rules for fixed-term employment contracts
Amendments made to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) regarding the use of fixed-term employment contracts will come into effect on 6 December 2023. These amendments will restrict the use of fixed-term employment contracts entered into on or after 6 December 2023 and may also impact 'consecutive contracts' entered into prior to this date. read more
Cash flow tips to prepare for the year-end break
A constant element through all of the challenges of business is the need to manage cash flow. The year end break period can further complicate cash flow. Many businesses usually find cash availability is tighter over this time, with more downtime, a lull in sales into the new year and debtor payments pausing over the break. Below we provide cash flow tips for you to review, so that you can start preparing for the year-end break now. read more
Payroll tax alert: Do you have interstate employees?
Does your business have employees working interstate, whether on a permanent basis or on a temporary remote working arrangement? It is important to understand that the level of your total wages across Australia can affect when you start to have a payroll tax liability in a particular state/territory. read more
The ATO focus areas for 2022
Assistant Commissioner Tim Loh said “The ATO is targeting problem areas where we see people making mistakes.” Below we review some key points to help you ensure these ATO focus areas won’t be a problem for you this tax time. read more
What do you anticipate for your business in 2022?
What do you anticipate for your business in 2022? Do you think the trade and health challenges will ease, or are we in for an altogether new intensity in business operations? Below are some of the trends we have been noticing. read more

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