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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|

The Objective of Superannuation

Michael has a bee in his bonnet about the government’s legislation to formalise the objective of superannuation around the age pension. Tax expert Michael Jones provides broad analysis of the current government thinking [...]

November 3rd, 2017|

Limiting Tax Deductions for Residential Investment Properties

Claiming a tax deduction on travel expenses when visiting your residential investment property is no longer possible. New legislation introduced in September this year has imposed serious limitations on what residential property owners [...]

October 2nd, 2017|

Super reform has changed the world of super – it’s time to get with the new groove. In this podcast, Michael Jones discusses super pensions after super reform, in particular: Transition to retirement [...]

September 15th, 2017|

The Tax Treatment of Trusts – New Guide, Ongoing Debate!

  Discretionary trusts have been attractive for family businesses due to their flexible nature and asset protection benefits. But what about the tax rules? Tax expert Michael Jones discusses a new tax guide [...]

September 5th, 2017|