A New Year, A New Risk Assessment – an article from Employsure

Please read the below article which was written by Employsure and is a small indication of the valuable information that they can provide to your business.  We invite you to check your calendar and show your expression of interest for an event Advivo will be holding this month in partnership with Employsure, please contact our office if you are interested in attending. Full Article

Making ‘cents’ of car allowances – an article from the ATO

Changes to car allowances mean if you are paying your employees a car allowance in excess of 66c per kilometre, you need to withhold tax on the amount you pay over 66c.

If you haven’t been doing this since July 2015, you should begin to withhold tax on the amount you pay over 66c and advise your employees. Full Article

Marketing Campaigns That Won’t Cost the Earth

Stretch your ad budget and stash the savings in the bank. It’s possible to find alternative ways to get your brand out in the public eye without spending thousands of dollars. Here are a few tips on how you can get free or low-cost publicity for your business. Full Article

Consider Middle Level Financing

As it says in the below Mezzanine Financing is not for everyone.  We do have considerable experience in this area which may suit some of our clients more than others, we invite you to phone Leon Stephan on (07) 3226 1800 to discuss this further.

Expanding your company without losing some portion of control is not always an easy proposition. Mezzanine financing could be what you’re looking for, but it is expensive and not for everyone. Here’s how it works and why you might want to tap into it. Full Article

Are Your Retirement Goals on Track?

Superannuation strategy should never be one to “set and forget”. The new calendar year is a good time to review your circumstances and set some new goals to help boost retirement savings.  Full Article

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