Peter Gardiner appointed International Liaison Partner for Crowe Horwath Australasia

Crowe Horwath is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Gardiner as the International Liaison Partner for Crowe Horwath Australasia. Peter’s role will be to ensure that our Australasian clients seeking to develop their businesses internationally are provided with access to our international network of member firms. In addition, these executive teams will be supported … Continue reading “Peter Gardiner appointed International Liaison Partner for Crowe Horwath Australasia”

A recipe for success: 10 important reminders for your 2017 Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) return

Whether you are an employer who provides benefits to employees, or a tax professional attempting to help out a client, we have taken the time to compile a helpful list of new rules, old regulations and, importantly, reminders to ensure that you beat the deadline and get the most out of your FBT return this … Continue reading “A recipe for success: 10 important reminders for your 2017 Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) return”

Buying, selling or restructuring your business? Here are 5 important points to consider before putting pen to paper

As accountants and taxation advisers, we are continually assisting those clients looking to buy, sell or restructure their businesses. As a result, we are often presented with opportunities to improve the portfolios of our clients and are exposed to unique problems that require innovative solutions. We are able to assist most clients in navigating any … Continue reading “Buying, selling or restructuring your business? Here are 5 important points to consider before putting pen to paper”

Is your company eligible for significant R&D tax incentives? Don’t miss out

Has your company recently engaged in Research & Development (R&D) activities to develop new products, services or product-related enhancements? Are you considering or currently in the planning stage for new initiatives; ideas that could help shape a new generation of Australians? If so, the 30 April 2017 (for those companies with a 30 June year … Continue reading “Is your company eligible for significant R&D tax incentives? Don’t miss out”

Crowe Horwath launches Family Office, a fully integrated financial service offering for Australian individuals and businesses

Crowe Horwath, part of Findex, one of Australia’s leading accountancy and financial advisory firms, has launched Family Office, an entirely new financial offering that gives individuals and businesses a single point of contact to build and maintain their wealth. For the first time, through its parent company Findex, clients of Crowe Horwath will gain access … Continue reading “Crowe Horwath launches Family Office, a fully integrated financial service offering for Australian individuals and businesses”

Cybercrime… is your business adequately covered?

The rapid evolution of technology has been a double-edged sword. While it has created efficiencies in businesses, it has also enabled an entirely new breed of crime – cybercrime. As Four Corners reported earlier this week the need for stronger cyber security measures has never been greater, with thousands of Australian computer logins being sold … Continue reading “Cybercrime… is your business adequately covered?”

Digital currency, the beginner’s guide

Digital or cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, have taken off in recent years, spurred on by a sharp rise in the use of the internet for currency transfer. They do not exist in a physical form. They are housed purely online. But how do they work? If you’ve ever wanted to know more about the disruptive … Continue reading “Digital currency, the beginner’s guide”

Advances in technology influencing small business

How will this impact us in the future? Technology has significantly impacted modern society. Not only does it influence how we think, it influences how we act. Small businesses need to consider the rapid shifts in consumer expectations and how they can harness technology to remain competitive. A prevailing theme of modern society is instant … Continue reading “Advances in technology influencing small business”

Taxable Payments Annual Report

Recently the ATO have been sending correspondence to businesses operating in the building and construction industry advising the business that they haven’t lodged a Taxable Payments Annual Report for the 2014 financial year. What is a Taxable Payments Annual Report and why do you have to lodge one if you’re in the building and construction … Continue reading “Taxable Payments Annual Report”