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Employee or Sub Contractor? Murky Waters, Beware!

Workers and employers are benefiting from the burgeoning gig economy in which people work part-time or on a project basis, often for a stable of employers. However, this is creating some uncertainty around whether people are independent contractors or employees, or a hybrid of both. A recent article in accountantsdaily highlighted this issue. Misinterpreting the arrangements can lead to inadvertent breaches of various legislation, as was demonstrated in the Fair…

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Did You Know That if You Sell A New Residential Property You May Have To Register For GST?

Let me clarify the scenario: Mr Gump is not a business owner but an employee. He purchases a piece of land and then commissions a developer to build one or more residences on it,  which he then immediately sells with the intention of making a profit.  You might think that this is a private transaction and therefore  has nothing to do with GST, but BE CAUTIOUS. Surprise Surprise! Regulation defines…

Did You Know That If You Sell a New Residential Property You May Have To Register For GST? Let me clarify the scenario: Mr Gump is not a business owner but an employee. He purchases a piece of land and then commissions a developer to build one or more residences on it,  which he then immediately sells with the intention of making a profit.  You might think that this is…

Personal Income Tax Preparation

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13 Great Ways to Reduce Tax for Small Business 2019

2019 Business Tax Planning Strategies The end of the 2018/19 financial year is almost here, so now’s the time to review what strategies you can use to minimise your tax for your Business. Below is one page of tips: • Bad debts  Trade Debtors should be reviewed  prior to 30 June to identify and write  off any bad ones • Scrap assets Review your asset ledger and write off all…