Tick-tock, tick-tock…

The end of the financial year is coming! In a little over two months the curtain will fall on another financial year. Whilst I understand that you may not get as excited about this event as my fellow business and financial advisors, it is an important time in the tax and accounting world. June 30 … Continue reading “Tick-tock, tick-tock…”

‘Re:think’: What does Tax reform mean to you?

On the 30th of March 2015, the Treasurer released a Discussion Paper on tax reform, “Re:think: Better tax, better Australia” (“Discussion Paper”). To help you understand what this Discussion Paper means, we’ve provided an overview of the Discussion Paper, the reform process and some of the major issues that are likely to impact upon Crowe … Continue reading “‘Re:think’: What does Tax reform mean to you?”

Findex aims to lead accountant revival

Findex Group CEO Spiro Paule has revealed the company is committed to helping accountants compete and grow back their slice of the market. With the goal to deliver a family office model to mid-market clients, the Group is determined to empower accountants by ensuring a broader range of services are on offer. “We’re trying to … Continue reading “Findex aims to lead accountant revival”

How often is it remarked that “things are changing faster than ever before”?

When you think about our lives, things are changing all the time, in business as well as our personal lives. How long ago was a mobile phone just a phone? Within a relative short time frame mobile phones have changed so that they can take photos, access the internet, have apps that track our daily … Continue reading “How often is it remarked that “things are changing faster than ever before”?”

Making it easier for SMEs to do business internationally

Boards and business owners are focussed on doing what they do best – running the business and making money for the benefit of their stakeholders. They need to remain innovative, competitive and not burdened by unnecessary red-tape. For any SME doing business internationally, fully complying with the complex transfer pricing rules for tax purposes has … Continue reading “Making it easier for SMEs to do business internationally”

Getting your first job

With university starting many students start seeking their first job to help support their studies. It’s important to know what information or paper work you will need to have ready to provide to a future employer once you have a job The very first thing you are going to need is a tax file number … Continue reading “Getting your first job”

Thinking of rewarding your staff with bonuses this year?

If your business has had a successful year and you are thinking about rewarding your employees with a bonus for their contribution there are a number of things to consider, particularly from a tax perspective. From a tax law perspective, bonuses are considered ordinary income to your employees, just like their regular salary or wages. … Continue reading “Thinking of rewarding your staff with bonuses this year?”

Two Crowe Horwath Execs named on IAB’s Global Accountancy Power 50 2014 list

Crowe Horwath International CE Kevin McGrath and Yang Jiantao are named to IAB’s Global Accountancy Power 50 list. Each year, the International Accounting Bulletin (IAB) and its sister title The Accountant produce a list of the 50 most powerful people in the profession as chosen by subscribers and the team at the IAB and TA. … Continue reading “Two Crowe Horwath Execs named on IAB’s Global Accountancy Power 50 2014 list”