September 2013 Newsletter

Welcome to our first newsletter for Spring 2013. Finally the days are getting longer and warmer.

This month sees us having our vote at the polling booths on Saturday 7 September. With Government uncertainty, changes in tax and interest rate movements, the next year is going to be a tough one. With a little strategy, planning  and compliance knowledge, GJB will be able to provide you shelter from the storm.

Your SELF
The last federal budget combined several dependency tax offsets into one single consolidated tax offset, with eligibility and income requirements to be met, which we explain.

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Your BUSINESS 
When running a small business, tax is one of the major concerns and getting it right can help you effectively manage this obligation. But as Tax Office research shows, many small businesses are incorrectly applying certain eligibility tests for small business CGT concessions. These concessions often relate to the sale of a business and the culmination of a lifetime of work. The last thing a business owner would want is to get these claims wrong! We run through some common pitfalls to watch out for in this area.

We also look at the most recent developments to the standardisation of reporting processes for business, and how this could ease your business's red tape burden.

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Your SUPER 
We also look at accessing retirement savings from your SMSF and profile the rash of tax scams currently doing the rounds.

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Contact Us
Should you require more information regarding any topic touched upon in this newsletter, please feel free to contact GJB on 02 9686 3130 for personal or business advice.

Drop in for a coffee and a chat?

Kind regards,             


www.gjbarnett.com.au

Disclaimer: All information provided in this newsletter is of a general nature only and is not personal financial or investment advice. Also, changes in legislation may occur frequently. We recommend that our formal advice be obtained before acting on the basis of this information. 

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Your SELF
Your BUSINESS 
Your SUPER
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