Google is one of the most popular search engines and with that can make finding useful results frustrating. Fortunately, there are some Google search shortcuts which can help generate the results you are looking for. Here are some tips to get better Google search results: Use symbolsIf you’re looking for more specific results, try using […]

Taking a career break can help give you some needed time off and a fresh perspective on work, however many work returners can find getting a new job intimidating. To help you get back into the work industry, here are some things to consider: Refine your skills:Taking time off from work means that you may […]

The ATO has introduced a new method of updating SMSF trustees of changes to their fund. From 3 February 2020, email and/or text message alert will be sent out when there are changes in the SMSF, such as; Financial institution account details. Electronic service address (ESA). Authorised contact. Members. If you receive an alert and […]

In November 2019, the value of new loan commitments for housing rose by 1.8%, seasonally adjusted. The number of loan commitments to owner occupier first home buyers dropped by 0.4% in October and 0.9% in December. The value of new loan commitments for owner occupier housing rose by 1.6% in November, making it the sixth […]

The digital landscape of businesses nowadays makes the protection of intellectual property even more necessary. Intellectual property can be a valuable business asset for entrepreneurs and must be legally protected if the value of a business is to rise. Intellectual property is the collection of ideas and creations of your mind or intellect such as […]

In the event that your records have been damaged or destroyed in a natural disaster, such as bushfires, there are a number of ways you can reconstruct them. The ATO is able to help with reconstruction in the event tax records have been lost or damaged. Where the tax records are lost or destroyed as […]

How you spend your money determines how well you can save you money. Spending more than you have or buying unnecessarily can severely impact how efficiently you can save. Sometimes you aren’t even aware of the small habits that are actually limiting your savings capabilities. Here are a few bad money habits that are getting […]

Divorce or separation can be emotionally draining and stressful as it is, but the legal and financial responsibilities you also need to think about add an extra burden to dealing with the spit. One key area that needs to be considered to protect your financial future is your superannuation and what happens to it after […]

Hiring an intern can sound like a win-win situation; the intern gets an opportunity to learn and boost their career, you get some extra help generally at a lower wage rate than regular employees. However, it is important to first think about if an intern would be right for your company before you make the […]

The Superannuation (Unclaimed Money and Lost Members) Act 1999 (SUMLMA), more commonly known as the unclaimed superannuation money protocol, has been updated recently to provide a clearer structure going forward. SUMLMA provides guidance on in relation to unclaimed money, lost member accounts, superannuation accounts of former temporary residents and their associated reporting and payment obligations. […]