Are you a company director? Better brush up on your responsibilities! Company directors need to keep in mind that the Corporations Act holds directors personally liable for many of the legal and financial obligations expected from a company.
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Many property investors are making simple mistakes when claiming tax deductions for their rental property, which could be avoided with a little guidance. The following checklist provides examples of many of the common claimable and non-claimable rental property expenses. Check them off to see where you stand, and please contact us for more information specific to your situation.
There’s a saying that many sharemarket investors may have already heard: Don’t let the tax tail wag the investment dog. In other words, the best advice for your share portfolio is to base your decisions on investment merit, not on trying to save tax. Even so, there are taxation consequences for everyone with an investment […]
Do you know if you are a resident or non-resident for tax purposes? Do you understand the tax implications of working overseas? Thousands of Australians head offshore each year to expand their horizons. Some will fund their adventure by working overseas. Some will be living and working overseas for an extended period. But there can often be […]
It’s something of a little white lie, isn’t it? — the one told to aspiring small business owners and entrepreneurs that hard work guarantees success. Hard work is vital, but it’s not the only quotient.
The concept of the “going concern” exemption for GST purposes can still cause confusion when businesses are sold, despite the fact this exemption has been in place for many years. A “going concern” refers to an enterprise’s ability to continue trading, with the sale of that business generally eligible to be GST-free if the enterprise […]
Many of us look forward to an annual getaway, either to the beach or the bush, as the best way to unwind and re-charge after another tiring year. For many Australians having a beach shack or bush retreat can be made more affordable by leasing out their properties to other holiday makers.
While providing income for retirement is the obvious purpose of a pension paid from a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF), there are some issues to think about before drawing a pension from your SMSF.
While it might be a tough topic to broach, it is inevitable that someday you will leave your business. You can’t know whether you’ll sell up, retire or leave due to health reasons, so is important that you prepare yourself for any eventuality.
Auditors play a crucial role in the compliance regime of self managed superannuation funds (SMSFs). The legislation that governs the SMSF sector requires that accounts, statements and all compliance needs of an SMSF be audited every year by an “approved auditor”*.
Synectic is a Chartered Accounting and Advisory firm that brings together the skills of business advisers, accountants, taxation experts, financial planners, auditors, and self-managed superannuation experts.
Our team operates Tasmania-wide from Devonport, Hobart and Launceston offices.
Our mission is to enhance the prosperity of our people, clients and community. We offer the depth of knowledge, specialist skills and resources usually associated with much larger firms. Yet our size, availability and flexibility enables us to develop an in-depth understanding of your business and financial affairs. You can count on us.
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