Extremely competitive Round 3 of the Community Childcare Fund is now open! January 20, 2021 | Business There is up to $117.4 million available under this grant opportunity. The purpose of these grants is to support services in disadvantaged and vulnerable communities. Funding will be available under three elements: sustainability, community, and capital. Eligible applicants…

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4 Costly legal obligations some employers don’t know about January 13, 2021 | Business With the new year underway, now is the time to take the courageous step of hiring the employee your business needs. You must ensure that your legal obligations are met, as the consequences can be brutal if they aren’t. This article…

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5 Crucial reasons to change accountants in the new year January 6, 2021 | Business A lot of business owners are not happy with their current accountant, however, they don’t make the choice to change. Why? It has been proven that sometimes people prefer to accept poor quality of something they know, as opposed to…

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Financial Advice Report for Commercial Tenancies December 17, 2020 | Property Entering into a commercial lease is a significant business decision as it requires a big commitment of both time and money. A commercial lease can be one of the largest obligations a small business may undertake, so the Queensland Government has put in place…

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How Christmas can save your business money on tax December 2, 2020 | Tax Christmas is the perfect time of the year to acknowledge your employees’ and clients’ efforts by celebrating and providing gifts. Although the entertainment rules can be blurry, a lot of gifts are certainly tax deductible. The rules need to be considered…

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Land tax relief for COVID-19 affected Queensland commercial landlords November 23, 2020 | Property Queensland commercial landlords may apply for one or more of the following land tax relief measures: a land tax rebate reducing land tax liabilities by 25% for eligible properties for the 2019-20 assessment year a waiver of the 2% land tax foreign surcharge for foreign…

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How to save money with negative gearing November 18, 2020 | Property Negative gearing is a highly discussed topic throughout the property sector and is always brought into the spotlight at election time. As one of the deciding factors in an investment property, it must be considered when determining your investing strategy. Before exploring depreciation…

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Annual Financial Reporting: The QBCC November 13, 2020 | Tax The QBCC requires majority of licence holders to lodge their financial information on an annual basis.   Why does the QBCC need your financial information? The QBCC requires the financials of your business for to maintain your licence category each year. The information they gather…

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3 reasons better insight is vital for your business November 2, 2020 | Business Every organization has leaders that set the direction of the business and provide guidance for both its employees and business growth. But how do they effectively and efficiently execute the process in doing so? Where do they start? Whom should they…

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