Time for a Payroll Health Check

  As we predicted with the introduction of GST, the ATO is focusing on ensuring employers are meeting their obligations to employees. As there have been a number of changes and in the light of increased scrutiny, we recommend that you conduct a review of your payroll processes. This includes but is not limited to the following.   1. Registered for Single Touch Payroll (STP) reporting Unless you have applied…  Read more

What you need to do before you retire

If you haven’t given any thought to what your retirement will look like, now’s a great time to start. It might not be the most fun thing to think about—not when there are vacations to plan or houses to buy—but retirement planning is a vital part of your overall financial plan. Most people dream about the day they no longer have to work. They dream of having a leisurely coffee…  Read more

Money Saving Tips – 5 Times When Buying Used Makes Sense

If you are trying to save money, switching from brand new goods to used items can make a lot of sense. Buying used does not always make sense, but exploring the pre-owned market is one of the best ways to save on many different classes of products. These 5 types of consumer goods are particularly good candidates for the used market. Cars Buying a brand new car rarely makes financial…  Read more