An international bank recently surveyed over 500 small business owners about what they love and hate most about owning their own business.
As a small business owner, you’re likely concerned about every penny you spend. That’s a good thing, because you need to keep track of your income and expenses. It also means, however, that you might be less likely to hire people who can help your business. People like bookkeepers, who are great investments for any small business.
You may be eligible for one or more of the CGT discounts and exemptions below when selling your business. With appropriate planning, in many cases you can use these concessions to reduce your CGT liability on a business sale to nil.
The question in the headline is of major significance in estate planning. As readers are aware, the taxable component of a death benefit paid to a person who is not the deceased’s death benefits dependant, as defined in the ITAA 97 (an “ITAA Dependant”) is subject to tax at up to 17%, including the Medicare levy. In contrast, a member benefit is non-assessable, non-exempt income when paid to...
At this time of year, employers like to throw parties for clients and employees. This is a great way of saying “thank you” to the team for all their hard work and to the clients for their continuous support. It is also seen as a major exercise of client relationship management.
Giving gifts to clients at Christmas time is always popular and may help win new clients and generate more income for your business. In order to claim gift expenses during tax time, the gifts would need to have been offered with the intention of generating future assessable income.
Christmas is a time where employers like to give gifts to their employees, in the spirit of the season. Along with this they also need to know -