Seasons Greetings

Freshwater Taxation wish all a Merry Christmas and a wonderful holiday season and New Year. To all our clients; it has been a pleasure helping you […]

New Year Bookkeeping & BAS offer

A reminder to all our bookkeeping & BAS clients that it is almost December BAS time. If there are any big purchases you are thinking of […]

ATO’s Business Viability Assessment Tool

“Business Viability” is defined as the likelihood that a business will survive. As business owners, we all want to ensure that our business will continue to have growing […]

Super Contributions for Sole Traders & Partners

Superannuation Contributions for the Self-Employed. Are you newly self-employed? – That is, a sole trader or a partner in a partnership? As a Sole-Trader or Partner, […]

Attention Small Business owners – Is your business affected by the “Personal Services Income” legislation?

If you earn “Personal Services Income”, and are not considered by the ATO, to be a “personal services business”, then you will be severely limited by […]

No receipts required for Donations up to $10

In their latest media release, the ATO have advised that people can claim donations of up to $10 to disaster relief funds in their personal tax […]

The ATO’s Data Matching Program

The ATO have announced that they are running a data matching program, which will see them obtaining merchant sales data from the majority of major banks […]
legal structure for business

Selecting the optimal legal structure for your business

Business Legal Structures A business can be legally structured in 4 main ways. Choosing the best legal structure to suit your business circumstances is one of the […]
There are a number of circumstances under which you will still need to lodge an income tax return with the ATO, even if you did earn […]