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What can I claim as tax-deductible for Christmas parties?

If you have a business, it’s that time of year where you’re starting to think about Christmas parties and office celebrations. It’s also time as a business owner to say thank you to your employees for another year of hard work. But it’s also worth knowing what you can claim and what you can’t. The rules can be confusing, so here are some suggestions on how to make the most of your corporate budgets this year. There are two major

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How will the new budget tax cuts affect me, and how do I claim?

It’s been a whirlwind year and recent month in terms of tax with the much-anticipated tax cuts confirmed as part of the 2020 Federal Budget. The tax cuts which were initially planned for 2022, have been brought forward to this financial year. While it’s all well and good to announce tax cuts, most people are still wondering how it will affect them personally and what they should do with investments and their money to make sound financial choices. There’s also

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How To Ensure A Swift And Successful Self-Managed Super Fund

Self-managed super funds (SMSF) are a way to save for retirement. They are usually established by an individual or family as a means of looking after their own super savings. The operative word (or words) is self-managed. An SMSF needs to be managed in order for it to be successful. It shouldn’t just be left – that is not really different to putting money into an interest-bearing savings account. Here are some expert tips from Charter Partners for a successful

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The latest tax cuts and how it will affect you in the recession

With the recent news that Australia has officially fallen into a recession after two decades of profitable growth and the new announcements of tax cuts, accounting advice is more important now than ever. Speaking with the ABC, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has announced proposed personal tax cuts being brought forward in the vicinity of $158 billion for Australians. While the cuts were scheduled for mid-2022, they have been brought forward to ease the growing financial tension on Australians and help to

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SMSF Unit Trust Investments

A brief overview of the ways an SMSF may utilise the popular investment vehicle the unit trust to invest and hold the assets of the fund. Here is the Charter Partners take on a recent article by Dan Butler (DBA Lawyers) recently published in Self Managed Super Magazine (full article see https://smsmagazine.com.au/news/2019/08/05/smsf-investments-via-unit-trusts/ ).   Unit Trust – Introduction Unit Trusts are an investment vehicle that allows for multiple investors to share ownership of a specific investment or portfolio of investments

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21 Year Celebration – Anthony McPhee, much more than just a mild-mannered accountant.

Many of you would have seen that Anthony McPhee, the Managing Principle here at Charter Partners, celebrated 21 years of service at Charter Partners on 24 June 2019. During that time Anthony has overseen a lot of changes within the business and the industry. Significantly, he has been instrumental in driving a 400% increase in the revenues of Charter Partners, since becoming a partner in 2000, which has seen staff numbers grow from 10 to 40. Most of this growth

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