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PKF Australia

Accountants and Business Advisers

Our Blogs

22 08 2016

So what do you do...

A simple question, a great opportunity to generate business and contacts yet more often than not we blow it.

22 08 2016

The economics of the 2016 Rio Olympics

Whether you’re a sport enthusiast or not, we all took interest in tracking the Olympic medal tally. It was with no surprise which countries were the top performers: USA, UK, China, Russia and Germany.

12 08 2016

Bullying and Harassment in the workplace

More and more organisations are being required to take a holistic approach to the way they manage the risks associated with inappropriate behaviour by employees in the workplace.

12 08 2016

Avoiding personal liability

Don’t have enough cash to pay PAYG tax or superannuation on time? You should still lodge Business Activity Statement (BAS) or Superannuation Guarantee Charge (SGC) forms on time to avoid immediate and automatic personal liability for those debts.

12 08 2016

Closing the deal

Buyers and sellers invest significant amounts of time and money to complete a business sale and acquisition.

12 08 2016

Why hold direct property in a SMSF?

Investing in property is a very popular option in Australia. There are a range of investment structures that can hold real estate so it is important to consider your available options to maximise your position.

12 08 2016

Clarity - aligning your business and personal goals

Have you ever wondered why your business isn't delivering what you intended? Or, what makes some businesses successful while others are mediocre? Why aren’t you where you want to be?

12 08 2016

Is your business ready for your retirement?

Just like renovating your home before putting it on the market, key to any successful business sale is careful planning. Business owners who fail to plan for the sale of their business will face increasing competition for buyers as a surge of businesses come to market.

12 08 2016

Is it the right time to sell your business?

The sale of your business will be one of, if not the biggest, financial transaction you will complete in your lifetime. Coupled with the fact that it will often be timed with your exit from the work force it is likely to be the most transformational non-family issue in your life.

08 08 2016

New approach to accounting for leases long time coming

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) issued the long awaited IFRS 16 Leases earlier this year. Rarely does a revision of an Accounting Standard have such great ramifications beyond the realm of financial reporting.

03 08 2016

Tax and the shared economy

Marketplaces today clearly identify consumers’ increasing participation in the shared economy. The collaborative consumption initiatives have provided a broad range of services to consumers from dog minding services, food delivery, and ride-sourcing, to short-term accommodation rental.

03 08 2016

Assets test and the aged pension: do new rules affect you?

If you need to live in residential aged care it’s likely you will need to pay aged care fees to cover the costs of your care and accommodation, which will be based on your assets and income.

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