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The Heightened Threat of Cyber Attack – Security

Cyber Security

As more of us move to the cloud and become increasingly dependent on technology for our everyday lives, the threat of cyber attack has brought us to an entirely new era of security. Cloud technology has greatly increased our efficiency and productivity. We have the internet at our fingertips, apps on our phones, we can […]

Budget Review for Small Business 2018-2019

Budget 2018/2019

Last night, Malcolm Turnbull announced the Australian budget for 2018/2019. Highlights for small business in Australia: $20,000 Instant asset write off scheme has been extended for another 12 months to 30 June 2019 for businesses turning over less than $10m. This is great news for small business. Overseas hotel providers will be required to pay […]

Is Your Business Cyber Safe?

Cyber Security

Cyber Security is a growing problem for small business. It costs the Australian economy more than $1bn annually. Data from the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudman suggests that: Small Business is the target of 43% of all cyber crimes 60% of small business who experience a significant cyber breach go out of business […]

Christmas Party and Client Gifts through my BAS?

Christmas Party

Every year, there is much confusion over what a business can claim as a taxable supply around the annual Christmas Party and gift giving. The rules are pretty complicated but here is a summary: Christmas Parties This exerpt is from www.ato.gov.au ‘The cost of providing a Christmas party is income tax deductible only to the […]