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So far Angela James has created 27 blog entries.

Company Tax Rate Shemozzle

While the Senate has still yet to vote on changes to the company tax rate, where does that leave a lot of businesses? According to tax expert Michael Jones, they are effectively in a tax [...]

August 3rd, 2018|

Beware ATO Focus On The Taxation Of Trusts

The ATO's focus on the taxation of trusts is changing. Time, then, to make sure you understand the rules. The rules around trusts are subtle, warns tax expert Michael Jones, and as the ATO turns [...]

July 10th, 2018|

Budget 2018 & Tax

Businesses need to do a little work to determine what they can get out of this year's Federal Budget. Tax expert Michael Jones of Cummings Flavel McCormack goes through some of the more important tax [...]

June 1st, 2018|

2018 Federal Budget Sticky Note

2018 Federal Budget Sticky Note May 10 2018

May 15th, 2018|

Changes to CGT Concessions – Business Sellers Beware!

Impending changes to tax legislation around Small Business CGT concessions could severely hit some SMES, especially if they’re selling up. Tax expert Michael Jones of Cummings Flavel McCormack says those who have entered into a [...]

May 7th, 2018|

Making Downsizer Contributions into Super

If your super contributions have maxed out, there’s still an opportunity ahead to contribute further without breaking the rules. They’re called the downsizer contribution rules and they’re about to be introduced to encourage older Australians [...]

April 6th, 2018|

Looking Beyond Family Equity

Family equity in your business is a sound strategy but what else is available for longer term planning? Tax expert Michael Jones encourages you to consider a strategic review on the equity of [...]

March 6th, 2018|

Estate Planning & Superannuation Pensions

  Estate planning is something that Michael Jones encourages all of us to do. Sound advice, and superannuation's a critical part of the equation. To ensure your loved ones receive monies they're entitled [...]

February 2nd, 2018|

Offering Equity to Staff: A Consideration for 2018?

One way to keep good staff is to offer them a stake in your business through employee share plans. But how does it work these days since the rules have changed? To take [...]

January 9th, 2018|

The New Company Tax Rate for Business

As Parliament looks to introduce new company tax law, what will it mean to your business? Tax expert Michael Jones explains the current two-step process in determining your company tax rate. He says [...]

December 4th, 2017|