Author Archives: Karen Conlon

Deferring and refunding GST on imported goods

Importing goods and services with extra-added GST costs but not sure how you can apply for refunds or deference? The ATO has outlined a series of steps for all Australian businesses to…

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COVID-19 crisis: reviewing your super

While the coronavirus has been causing Australia’s economy to take a recessive turn due to reduced cash flow, there is still no reason to panic about your superannuation investments just yet. However,…

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Dealing with customer breaches of contract

When two parties enter into a contract, they must follow the agreed terms and conditions outlined. If one party does not fulfil the obligations they agreed to, then a breach of contract…

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Increased cash flow support for businesses as COVID-19 continues

The Australian Government has increased support for businesses to manage cash flow challenges under the ongoing COVID-19 circumstances. The Boosting Cash Flow for Employers measure announced on 12 March 2020 will be…

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Practicing social distancing in the workplace

With COVID-19 threatening the health and safety of all communities around the world, it is now more important than ever to practise social distancing in the workplace. Social distancing includes ways to…

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COVID-19: cybersecurity considerations when working from home

With COVID-19 motivating many businesses to have employees work from home, the change may be difficult for some teams, especially if they haven’t worked remotely before. The focus is often on your…

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Business loan vs business credit card

Business loans and business credit cards are the most popular financing options, but there are key differences between the two that you should consider to help you make the right choice for…

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What to consider before taking out a business bank loan

Many businesses, whether they are only just starting up or have been in the market for a number of years, will need a bank loan at one time or another. However, before…

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Investing in shares vs property in SMSFs

Shares and property are two popular investment options for those with a self-managed super fund (SMSF). However, they both have very different attributes and choosing the one that will achieve the best…

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CGT exemptions have been scrapped. What does that mean for you?

Are you an Australian living or working overseas with a family home in Australia? Or you know someone who is? If so, be sure to consider the impacts of the capital gains…

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