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Get your running shoes on!

This Sunday 6th March is Toowoomba’s annual Peak 2 Park running event!  If you haven’t already registered, you can enter online here. Being active in the community is a fantastic way to create business relationships and is also great for your health! Did you know, our associate Janeta Campbell is a firm believer that getting outside […]

added on Friday, March 4, 2016



5 things every family business should do – part 5: meet with family to discuss the business

by David Harland CPA Running a family firm can be grinding.  Sometimes it is too easy to get caught up working in the business instead of on the business. A new fiscal year presents family business owners with an annual opportunity to take time to sit with key stakeholders and think about the issues surrounding […]

added on Thursday, February 25, 2016



5 things every family business should do – part 4: add family to your branding

by David Harland CPA Running a family firm can be grinding.  Sometimes it is too easy to get caught up working in the business instead of on the business. A new fiscal year presents family business owners with an annual opportunity to take time to sit with key stakeholders and think about the issues surrounding […]

added on Friday, February 19, 2016



5 things every family business should do – part 3: get financial agreements in place

by David Harland CPA Running a family firm can be grinding.  Sometimes it is too easy to get caught up working in the business instead of on the business. A new fiscal year presents family business owners with an annual opportunity to take time to sit with key stakeholders and think about the issues surrounding […]

added on Thursday, February 11, 2016



5 thing every family business should do – part 2

by David Harland CPA Running a family firm can be grinding.  Sometimes it is too easy to get caught up working in the business instead of on the business. A new fiscal year presents family business owners with an annual opportunity to take time to sit with key stakeholders and think about the issues surrounding […]

added on Friday, February 5, 2016



5 things every family business should do – part 1

by David Harland CPA Running a family firm can be grinding.  Sometimes it is too easy to get caught up working in the business instead of on the business. A new fiscal year presents family business owners with an annual opportunity to take time to sit with key stakeholders and think about the issues surrounding […]

added on Friday, January 22, 2016



Time is running out to get SuperStream ready

With only two quarters left until SuperStream becomes mandatory, employers are being urged to cross SuperStream off their ‘to-do’ list ahead of the 30 June 2016 deadline. It takes a little time to set up, but over a quarter of a million employers who have made the change are already enjoying (on average) a 70% reduction in […]

added on Friday, January 15, 2016



Australia Post set to raise postage prices

From 4 January 2016 it will cost more to send letters using Australia Post.  An ordinary stamp will now cost $1. There will also be some changes to the standard delivery times by introducing three speeds for sending letters within Australia – Express Post, and the new Priority and Regular Services. ^Priority is the current […]

added on Tuesday, December 22, 2015



The ATO are going digital – have your say!

The ATO are constantly looking at new ways to provide better online services that meet your expectations and improve how they interact with you. The proposed Digital by default initiative will deliver a simpler, easier, more flexible and adaptable way of interacting digitally with them and puts your experience at the forefront of service delivery. The initiative proposes […]

added on Friday, December 11, 2015



Free tax seminars

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is conducting seminars for small business via webinar. Webinars are online seminars that: allow you to participate over the internet using a computer, smart phone or tablet let you attend from the convenience of your home or office save you time and money have a chat facility so you can […]

added on Friday, November 27, 2015