Super is in the house

Have you heard about the Small Business Superannuation Clearing House?  No?  You aren’t alone.  I believe that this has been one of the most overlooked and unspoken government initiatives that is around. If you’re in business, you know how hard it is when each staff member has their own fund which you need to contributeContinue reading “Super is in the house”

Tax Tips for Property

It’s been busy at the office;  the calendar is full of appointments with our individual clients who use our services for tax return preparation.  It’s great to catch up with them all and find out what’s been going on in the last year – job changes, new babies, purchase of investment properties, retirement and forContinue reading “Tax Tips for Property”

Schoolkids Bonus

I have a love/hate relationship with Centrelink – or the Department of Human Services as they are now called.  While this social service is wonderful, as an accountant unless I am specifically authorised by my client to deal directly with this government organisation they won’t speak to me.  Instead they collect information from the AustralianContinue reading “Schoolkids Bonus”

We’re running for breast cancer

A quick community service announcement – If on October 22nd you telephone the office and I’m not available, it’s probably because I’m still completing the 5km “fun” run from the day before. IQ Accountants are putting a team in for the 5km Pink fun run. The whole concept is to overcome the challenge of theContinue reading “We’re running for breast cancer”

It’s Tax Time

Whenever anyone asks “What do you do?”  I hesitate.  The conversation generally goes as follows: “What do you do for work?” “I’m an accountant” “Oh…….”  Dead silence.  *Insert crickets* My occupation tends to be a conversation stopper! We joke in the office about lying about our career choice – in fact my senior accountant oftenContinue reading “It’s Tax Time”