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2018 Federal Budget Sticky Note

May 15th, 2018|

2018 Federal Budget Sticky Note May 10 2018

Changes to CGT Concessions – Business Sellers Beware!

May 7th, 2018|

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 [...]

Making Downsizer Contributions into Super

April 6th, 2018|

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 [...]

Looking Beyond Family Equity

March 6th, 2018|

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 [...]

Estate Planning & Superannuation Pensions

February 2nd, 2018|

  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 [...]

Offering Equity to Staff: A Consideration for 2018?

January 9th, 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 [...]

The New Company Tax Rate for Business

December 4th, 2017|

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 [...]

The Objective of Superannuation

November 3rd, 2017|

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 [...]

Limiting Tax Deductions for Residential Investment Properties

October 2nd, 2017|

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 [...]

September 15th, 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 [...]