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

Audit Shield Insurance

KSG has recently issued Audit Shield Insurance forms to all our clients. If you wish to take advantage of this product please return your paperwork to KSG before 30/11/2014 for processing.

Not sure if Audit Shield Insurance would be beneficial to you? Below is some additional information which may help in your decision making process.

What is

By |November 13th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Audit Shield Insurance

Five reasons why investors should claim depreciation

“If you are contemplating entering the property investment market, or are already an existing investor, one matter you should investigate is the tax depreciation and building cost allowances that are attributable to the property.  These non cash tax deductions can be very significant and can greatly enhance the after tax annual return from investing in

By |September 29th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Five reasons why investors should claim depreciation

Raising much needed funds for the Cure Cancer Foundation

Whether it is via donations, fundraising initiatives or volunteering for not for profit organisations at KSG we like to give back to our local community.

Recently Kym Cousins embarked on an adventure which saw her challenged both physically and mentally as well as raise over $5,000 for a fantastic charity and KSG was happy to

By |August 29th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Raising much needed funds for the Cure Cancer Foundation

Cloud Accounting Software

Accountants are reprogramming our roles to meet the challenges of the brave new virtual world.

These days the impact of cloud computing is impossible to ignore.  Businesses of all sizes are turning to cloud software which they never need to update, can use from their iPads and smartphones, and costs just a few dollars a month.

Accountants

By |August 11th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Cloud Accounting Software

Super Excess Contributions Tax

In the May Budget, the government stated it will introduce legislation to ensure that inadvertent breaches of the non-concessional contributions cap, that are reversed, will not incur a penalty.

For any excess contributions made after 1 July 2013 that breach the non-concessionalcap (currently $150,000), individuals will be allowed to withdraw those excess contributions and associated earnings.

If

By |July 15th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Super Excess Contributions Tax

Nursing home costs are changing from 1 July 2014 – what are your options?

People moving into aged care accommodation from today will need to pay under a different set of rules to those already in care.

The Living Longer, Living Better reforms are aimed at making the system more affordable for the government over the coming decades. To put this into context – the last of the baby boomer generation will reach age 85 in

By |July 3rd, 2014|News|Comments Off on Nursing home costs are changing from 1 July 2014 – what are your options?

Launch of our New Logo & Website

This is a very exciting time at KSG.

We have recently undertaken a total rebrand with a new logo, new colours, new website and a brand new office. We’re still at the same address, with the same dedicated team, but with a lick of paint and a spring in our step, we are ready for a new

By |July 1st, 2014|News|Comments Off on Launch of our New Logo & Website