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Family Legends

    Wisdom can be like fine wine With age comes experience and wisdom. Like a fine wine, age can be a great asset. The last two weeks of our Family Money Meal have been a chance to showcase this. For the uninitiated, the Family Money Meal is a concept from the Barefoot Investor, in […]

STPR – Another acronym that you need to be aware of

  Single Touch Payroll Reporting “STPR” is a reporting change for employers, but this will affect all employees. What is the change? From 1 July 2019, all employers will report payments such as wages, pay-as-you-go withholding (“PAYGW”) and superannuation information to the Australian Taxation Office (“ATO”) directly from their payroll software at the same time […]

Christmas Bonus

    With Christmas being the time for giving, many employers may be thinking of providing a bonus to employees. When employees are paid bonuses this is income to them and needs to be treated as such. In effect the rule is that all payments to employees should be put through the payroll regardless. Employers […]

Banking Commission Bite

    Copping a Serve We have seen the headlines and heard many tales from the discoveries during the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry. Not many in the banking and finance sector escaped without a serve from the Commission. The hearings and eventual conclusion is still ongoing, but […]

To Err is Human, to Volunteer can be Life-Changing

    When did you last do something? Coming off a weekend where I experienced first hand the life-changing aspects that volunteering can have on a small community, got me thinking… Every community event, sporting match, school concert, even the Olympic Games would not be possible without people raising their hand to help out. Becoming […]