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Boosted Immediate Asset Write-Off – Update

In March 2020, the Government increased the value that a business could instantly write off  a business asset to $150,000 from $30,000 as part of it’s response to Covid -19. The business needed to have a turnover of less than $10 Million.   Currently the Government has boosted this scheme and says there is now no limit on asset value if the turnover is less than $5 billion. From 6…

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Budget 20/21

This budget known as the Covid  Recovery budget will hopefully  get us back to where we were prior to Covid. The major policies include Personal Income Tax reductions, Small Business Tax reductions, Company Tax reductions, Job creation strategies and Large Government spending. Here is a summary of some of the main aspects and you can read further detail below.                       Reduction…

The Benefits of a Negatively Geared Property

As the first quarter of the 2021 tax year has just finished it is now a good time to do some tax planning. As long as your situation is suitable, one way to increase your wealth and benefit from tax regulation is to purchase an investment property.   I suggest you speak to your financial planner and discuss whether you would benefit from this wealth creation strategy. In this blog I…

Jobkeeper 2.0 and 3.0

1. JobKeeper 2.0 JobKeeper Payments will now be payable until 28 March 2021 There are  two separate extension periods: • Extension period 1 – which covers the seven JobKeeper fortnights that commence on 28 September 2020 and end on 3 January 2021 • Extension period 2 – which covers the JobKeeper fortnights that commence on 4 January 2021 and end on 28 March 2021. Note: whilst employers will generally qualify…

End Of Financial Year Laugh

Welcome to the Small Business Treasure Chest for the last time this 2020 financial year. In our chest, we have some funny deductions that taxpayers tried to claim in their tax returns without much success. Enjoy the laugh!  Put a smile on your dial by reading the jewels below. If you have missed our previous Jewels, check them out HERE.   LEGO A taxpayer claimed the Lego sets they bought…

Capital Loss from Shares to Reduce a Capital Gain – Another Jewel from our Treasure Chest

Welcome to the Small Business Treasure Chest. I have opened the lid of the chest and found another amazing jewel once again to share with you. If you have missed our previous Jewels , check them out HERE.   This  jewel I have found, is all about Capital Gains Tax and Shares. If  you have a Capital Gain in 2020, you can reduce this Gain with a capital loss. Now…