Federal Budget 2018/2019

Federal Budget 2018/2019

On Tuesday, 8 May 2018, Treasurer Scott Morrison handed down the 2018-19 Federal Budget. We’ve cherry picked those tax and superannuation changes which will impact most of our clients Continue reading

Do you collect personal data?

Do you collect personal data?

The Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) Scheme will commence in Australia on 22 February 2018. The scheme makes it obligatory to: Notify individuals when their personal data has been involved Continue reading

Something amiss in your MyGov account?

Something amiss in your MyGov account?

If you are making use of the Government’s myGov service, be aware of this particular glitch when it comes to reviewing your superannuation contributions for the 2016 and 2017 financial years. 

Don’t let this scam spoil your Christmas

Don’t let this scam spoil your Christmas

We 've recently become aware of a new scam that appears to be doing the rounds for anyone with a registered business name. The scam appears as an email from ASIC with the title "Steps to renew your business names" It includes a link to a malicious website masked as an ASIC address which asks you to enter your contact details and credit card information. While the letter looks official, there are a few things that confirm it is definitely not from ASIC: Hovering your mouse over the "From" email address you' ll see it is from an obscure domain unrelated to ASIC, Similarly with the link to "renew" , hovering over the link reveals the destination to be a Continue reading

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