Reminder: Superannuation Guarantee Contributions are due

If you’re an employer or responsible for managing employee superannuation contributions, there are a few key deadlines that you need to be across to ensure your business is compliant and to avoid penalties. It is important that you ensure you pay staff SG contributions for the quarter ended 30th June 2018 BEFORE 28th July 2018 or you can be liable for penalties. When arranging payment for this quarter, please ensure that…  Read more

Top Government Grants for Small Businesses

To facilitate continued growth of the Australian economy and allow small businesses to remain competitive in the global market place, it is important both Federal and State governments invest money into small and medium sized businesses. One-way governments approach this, is through the provision of Government Grants. Grants are funding provided by the government to facilitate business development in one or more areas. We have summarised our top 3 grants…  Read more

Allan Hall attends Accounting & Law Firm Alliance’s Conference

From 24-26 May, Allan Hall Partner, Scott Jago, represented our firm at the Asia Pacific Regional Conference of Alliott Group, which was this year held in Osaka, Japan. Alliott Group is an international alliance of professional services firms of which Allan Hall is a longstanding member. The conference provided learning, personal development and networking opportunities and was attended by 28 professionals from 17 cities in 11 countries. This year’s conference…  Read more

Planning your super contributions for tax time

With the end of financial year fast approaching, now is the time to review your contribution and pension strategy to ensure that all superannuation contributions are made and all pension amounts are withdrawn prior to 30 June 2017. Here’s what you need to know: CONTRIBUTIONS Concessional Contributions Concessional contributions are before-tax contributions that include both employer contributions (i.e. superannuation guarantee amounts and salary sacrificed amounts) and personal contributions for which…  Read more

New whistleblower protections – what could it mean for your business?

As part of the Federal Budget in 2016, the Government announced commitment to the introduction of whistleblower protections legislation to be operational by July 1 2018. Currently there is a bill (Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2017) before the senate which will amend the Corporations Act 2001 to consolidate and broaden the existing protections and remedies for corporate and financial sector whistleblowers. If passed, the bill will significantly change…  Read more

Extension of the instant asset write off

As the dust settles from another Federal Budget, there was an important takeaway that every small business needs to be aware of. The instant asset write off has been extended to 30 June 2019, giving small businesses another 12 months to take advantage of the scheme. Introduced as part of the 2015 budget, this allows small businesses to instantly write off assets under $20,000 instead of depreciating it over its useful…  Read more

Allan Hall Business Advisors wins three major awards

Allan Hall Business Advisors was extremely proud to win the major award of Best Accounting Firm in Australia and New Zealand and to be the overall winner of Best Professional Services Firm (revenue under $50 million) in the 2016 Financial Review Client Choice Awards. In 2017, our partner, Scott Somerville took out another major win in these awards, winning Most Client Focused Accountant in Australia and New Zealand.

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Allan Hall is the Sydney member of Alliott Group, an award winning, growing, global alliance of 160+ accounting, law and consulting firms in 60+ countries.