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DECEMBER 2011 NEWSLETER
Merry Christmas 2011
Few know exactly what their true financial position is, do you?
Employee Christmas Parties and Gifts  -  Any FBT?
FBT - Christmas Parties and Taxi Fares
Charitable donations
SMSFs rise to meet new challenges
The Budgeting Tool / Calculators on our website have been upgraded.
Australian Taxation Office (ATO) Compliance - Fringe Benefit Tax
Personal Income Tax Rates - One Year Flood Levy
Self-education Expenses Win Short Lived
Minimum Pensions Increase
DECEMBER 2011 NEWSLETER
Merry Christmas

DECEMBER 2011  SEASON’S GREETINGS & HAPPY HOLIDAYS to all of you, and thank you for your continued support throughout the year.

Our office will be closed from 22 December 2011 and re-open on the 09 January 2012.

The telephone will be checked regularly, so please if necessary leave a message and you will be contacted immediately. 

This month we include items on the “mini-budget”, the Tax Office and its “Garnishee” action.Again the Tax Office is creating mayhem, not only by the use of Profitability Benchmarks on Small Business, but now it intends to measure how we operate our Self Managed Super Funds, compare results between funds, and I presume start asking annoying questions of those trustees with Funds outside “the norm” whatever that may be.

The Carbon Tax – some tips on what to expect, and what to do.

As 2011 closes we thought it would be informative to read a view on 2012. Best to All George, John and Staff  

  • Included in this December communiqué – 
  • Wayne Swan’s Surplus-saving mini-budget, SmartCompany - Link Here
  • ATO tightens Enforcement Options – Statutory Garnishees, Thomsons Lawyers- Link Here
  • Why the tax man should stay out of DIY super, Gottliebsen -SmartCompany - Link Here 
  • Carbon tax passes the Senate, SmartCompany - Link Here
  • The cloud, the web and the rise of tea, Leon Gettler - Link Here


21st-December-2011