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Saving On Overhead Costs Through Business Acquisitions By Leon Stephan Maybe I am a poor excuse for an accountant, but that is what I like to achieve for myself and my clients. And it can be done! And yes we are talking legitimately, not with dodgy accounting. If you have a successful business you have…

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Did You Get It All?

Getting The Benefits From Your Investment Property Do you have a commercial property as an investment?  If so, what has your tenant done to the property over the years or what have you done for tenants as part of landlord works? Changes to your properties often produce a need to change your taxation records and…

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So You’re Investing in Property

Identifying Your Property Investment Deductions Are you thinking about “after-tax income and returns” and making the depreciation and capital allowances deductions on the plant and improvements part of your considerations? Under the current Income Tax Assessment Act, both depreciation on plant (Division 40) and capital allowances deductions (Division 43) are claimable against assessable income. Plant…

Do You have a Building Services License?

QBCC’s New Guidelines For Building Services License Your license could be suspended or cancelled if you do not meet the new minimum financial guidelines and reporting requirements introduced by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Recently the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC), formerly the Building Services Authority, (BSA) announced that; effective 1 October 2014,…

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Is Debtor Finance Right For Your Business?

Understanding Debtor Financing Cash is the oxygen for business, but many operate on credit. So as sales increase, cash may be tied up in debtors’ books for the coming 60 to 120 days and there are still expenses that need to be paid. The lack of cash flow can have a devastating effect on your…