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Coalition v. ALP: battle lines on tax policy

As the major parties jostle for your votes in this year's federal election, we ask our tax expert on the differences between their policies in this key area. Michael Jones outlines six tax policies with [...]

February 7th, 2019|

Estate planning – getting it right (final)

This final part of a three-part discussion on estate planning looks at the management of trusts and companies. Michael Jones and Greg Keady examine the tax consequences of transferring assets in a trust, and what [...]

January 30th, 2019|

Estate planning – getting it right! (continued)

This month we continue the discussion around the big topic of estate planning and how setting it up properly now will benefit your family in the future. Michael Jones and Greg Keady look at the [...]

December 13th, 2018|

New ATO guide on property transactions

  Property investments almost always mean large amounts of money; when sold, it could mean large amounts of tax. And that's why the ATO has provided a handy guide on property transactions. Tax expert Michael [...]

October 5th, 2018|

Tax And Cars – New ATO Focus

Australia is a land of cars and so it's no wonder a significant number of us claim work-related car expenses at tax time. But zealous claimants beware – the ATO is watching! The [...]

September 4th, 2018|

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|