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The Government’s Stimulus Packages have given thousands of businesses a lifeline during the Coronavirus crisis. Unfortunately, with many businesses back in lockdown in Victoria, some businesses just won’t survive this time around. As accountants, our mission is to ensure you survive but if all avenues have been exhausted and it’s the end of the road, there are a number of things that need to happen to wind a business up…


The ATO has announced a rise in the cents per kilometre deduction rate for motor vehicle expenses for the 2020/21 financial year. Effective from July 1, 2020 it will be 72 cents per kilometre.


Businesses have been forced back into lockdown, for some maybe for the first time under the current stage 3 restrictions in Victoria (stage 4 in metropolitan Melbourne) and one thing has become clear, it’s no longer ‘business as usual’. The world as we know it has changed and we have been forced to rethink our daily routines, spending habits, exercise regimes and social interactions. Many businesses will be in dire circumstances, but is this the time to be trimming your marketing, or just the opposite?


The coronavirus has been labelled the biggest global crisis for three generations. The economy came down 50 floors in the ‘elevator’ and it will be much slower and harder going back up via the staircase. To help your business survive and prepare for the period of regrowth we have put together this list of items to consider


If you are one of the thousands currently working from home during the COVID-19 ‘shut down’, you may be able to claim a deduction for some of the expenses for your ‘office’ area. There are two parts to this, those employees working from home and businesses where their principal place of business is their home – effectively running their business from home...


American business magnate, Warren Buffet said, “Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked.”  When the economy is booming, we tend not to worry about our level of debt or expenditure on non-essential items. As the shock of the coronavirus wears off, it’s time to move into the planning phase and develop a clear strategy. The following checklist serves as a useful action plan ...


The 2019/20 financial year has been extraordinary and the number one priority for most business owners right now is cash flow, so tax planning has never been more important. With June 30 fast approaching you need to act quickly to ensure that we help you minimise your tax liability