News & Articles

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 [...]

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

September 5th, 2017|

  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 [...]

August 7th, 2017|

Interview with Cummings Flavel McCormack client Rod Butterss.

August 2017 – Australian Tax Residency & Working Overseas: New Rules

August 2nd, 2017|

Australians heading overseas for a period of time may be affected by new tax rules around their Australian residency status. Tax expert, Michael Jones of Cummings Flavel McCormack, helps clarify the rules on [...]

July 2017 – Good Housekeeping For The New Tax Year

July 8th, 2017|

  Another financial year over and new one just begun – now’s the time to make tax plans! Just when you thought it’s done and dusted and you can put tax planning aside [...]