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April 4, 2017

Company tax rate reduced to 27.5% for small businesses with TO up to $10 million

Excellent news – the small business threshold for income tax has been increased to an aggregated turnover of $10 million for the 2017 income tax year […]
March 7, 2017

CA SMSF specialist designation received recently.

Andrew McDonald was recently recognised and qualified as a Chartered Accountant CA SMSF specialist.
March 6, 2017

Xero certified advisors, AGM become a silver partner with Xero

AG McDonald Consulting become a xero silver partner. We specialise in helping you get the most out of xero… including connecting to other applications like Power […]
September 16, 2016

More superannuation changes this week!

We hope you are enjoying your Friday. Thankfully the $500K non-concessional (after tax contributions) lifetime cap backdated to 30 June, 2007 has been scrapped. It is […]
June 23, 2016
Small business owners dancing in the street.

Aussie Small business owners dancing in the street ..ATO defers super stream for small business

Super stream reporting is already a legal requirement for businesses with 20 or more employees. The deadline for small business, (19 or fewer employees) was 30 June, […]
March 30, 2016

New Tax Incentives from 1 July, 2016…

Part One: Melissa’s plan is to create financial abundance before turning 40. She earns a significant salary and has decided that she has enough investment exposure […]
March 30, 2016

ATO reviewing boats, cars, horses, art and planes

The ATO has released the 2016 thresholds for its lifestyle asset data matching program ** Boats (Marine Vessels) over $100,000 All major insurers data has been […]
February 17, 2016

Can you earn a tax free TRIS pension (before age 60)?

A frequently asked question we receive is “Can I earn a tax free TRIS pension before I turn sixty?” A recent ‘private binding ruling’ from the […]
June 23, 2016
Small business owners dancing in the street.

Aussie Small business owners dancing in the street ..ATO defers super stream for small business

Super stream reporting is already a legal requirement for businesses with 20 or more employees. The deadline for small business, (19 or fewer employees) was 30 June, […]