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Reminder of SuperStream

SuperStream is part of the government’s Stronger Super initiatives which aim to make our super system more efficient, accurate and streamlined. SuperStream involves changes to the ‘back office’ administration of super and includes the introduction of mandatory online payments and data standards. 

By |February 25th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Reminder of SuperStream

Immediate Deductibility of Capital Start-up Expenses

From 1 July this year, new provisions apply to allow certain small businesses, or an entity that is not in business, to immediately claim some start-up costs, including business costs associated with raising capital.

Claimable business-related start-up costs

Expenses can be fully deductible in the year in which they are incurred if the expenditure relates to a

By |November 12th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Immediate Deductibility of Capital Start-up Expenses
  • Schedule tax depreciation

Schedule tax depreciation into your return

Each year it seems that the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) announces its resolve to target a particular area of taxation.

This year, the ATO have indicated they will be ramping up investigations into rental property deductions for owners of residential property.

The crackdown may pertain to a variety of deductions, but one of particular relevance for income-producing

By |October 13th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Schedule tax depreciation into your return

2015 Personal Income Checklist

2015 Personal Income Checklist
By now you should have your PAYG Summary which means it is time to start to collate all your tax information. Not sure what you can and cannot claim? Below is our handy 2015 Personal Income Tax Checklist to help with the process. Once you have completed please scan and email or

By |July 22nd, 2015|News|Comments Off on 2015 Personal Income Checklist

Rallying for a Great Cause

In May this year friends of KSG, Bob & Cole hit the dirt roads for the second time to raise much needed funds for a very worthy cause.

By |June 21st, 2015|News|Comments Off on Rallying for a Great Cause

Employers and SMSFs must prepare for SuperStream

SuperStream is part of the government’s Stronger Super initiatives which aim to make our super system more efficient, accurate and streamlined. SuperStream involves changes to the ‘back office’ administration of super and includes the introduction of mandatory online payments and data standards.  SuperStream will make online transactions mandatory for all employers, effectively phasing out the use of cheques and paper-based contribution methods.

By |May 22nd, 2015|News|Comments Off on Employers and SMSFs must prepare for SuperStream

Our Talented Account Manager Outside the KSG Office – Maryanne Losurdo Shares her Passion for Oncology Massage

Maryanne Losurdo has been a valuable part of KSG for over 15 years. Outside of the office, she dedicates her spare time to Massage Therapy and is passionately involved in Oncology Massage which has been a “gentle touch” for those suffering from Cancer. Maryanne is here to share some of her valuable knowledge regarding Oncology Massage.

By |April 7th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Our Talented Account Manager Outside the KSG Office – Maryanne Losurdo Shares her Passion for Oncology Massage

Christmas Closure Details

 

On behalf of the Partners and Staff we would like to thank you for your continued support during the year and wish you all the very best for the festive season and a safe and prosperous 2015.

The KSG office will be closed for the festive season from Tuesday 23 December 2014 and will re-open 8.30am

By |December 19th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Christmas Closure Details

Staff Christmas Parties and the Income Tax Implications

Year-end and other staff parties
With the December/January break on the way, many employers and businesses will be planning to reward staff with a celebratory party or event. However, important issues for our clients to consider are the possible FBT and income tax implications of providing ‘entertainment’ (including Christmas parties) to staff and clients.

FBT and Entertainment

Under

By |December 12th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Staff Christmas Parties and the Income Tax Implications

Beware of tax refund email scams

Over the past week we have been contacted by a number of clients advising they have received fraudulent emails from the ATO. The emails advise that their ATO refund is due to be issued and request the client click on a link to download the details, below is an example of the current email that

By |November 21st, 2014|News|Comments Off on Beware of tax refund email scams