Budget Recap In case you missed it, last night’s budget contained a number of measures aimed at stimulating the economy particularly through infrastructure spending. This spending will be in the vicinity of $75 billion. Despite these spending measures, the government is predicting that the budget will return to surplus in 2020-21. An “honest budget” as described by Treasurer Scott Morrison...

At its May meeting, the Reserve Bank of Australia chose to keep the official cash rate on hold at 1.5 per cent. What this means for you? Interest rates remain low, so it’s still a great time to invest in property or to purchase a home! Despite some lenders raising interest rates on both owner-occupier and investment loans in recent...

We were extremely pleased to join the Sydney Dogs and Cats Home as a gold sponsor to help commemorate their 70th Anniversary Gala Dinner on Saturday, 29 October in The Grand Ballroom at The Westin, Sydney. Hosted by Ambassador, Sam Mac the night was filled with fabulous entertainment, fine wine and scrumptious food. Guests at the event were privileged to see...

The Treasurer has dropped some major superannuation proposals that he outlined earlier in this year’s budget, including the $500,000 lifetime concessional cap on contributions. This change has pleased many critics and brings the Coalition’s superannuation policy into line with much of the Labor party’s proposed policy for superannuation. There is now a new proposal on the table which is intended...

As the newest member of the XERO Gold Partner community Keeping Thanks to the businesses who’ve joined the Xero revolution with Keeping Company we have now joined a list of a select few within the Sydney area. You chose Keeping Company because you wanted a better way of doing business, and we couldn’t have got this far without your support....

Key year end tax planning strategies as 30 June approaches With 30 June fast approaching, now is the time to consider your year end tax position. We have compiled the following list of items to assist in the year end tax planning process. Purchasing fixed assets Entities with turnover less than $2M are able to claim an immediate tax deduction...