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

The 2018-2019 Federal Budget has been announced – so what does it mean for you?

On Tuesday 8 May 2018, the Federal Treasurer Mr Scott Morrison handed down the 2018-2019 budget. Whilst there was emphasis on bringing the budget back to surplus earlier than originally planned, as well as individual tax cuts, we have prepared a tax and superannuation brief to help break down all of the announcements and what they mean for you. If you have any questions about how the Federal Budget for…  Read more

GST on Low Value Imported Goods

What is it? From 1 July 2018, all goods imported to Australian consumers will now be subject to 10% GST. Previously goods that were considered low value ($1,000 AUD and under) were exempt from GST, however the government has now legislated this ‘loop hole’ to include all imported goods. Those responsible for the collection of GST may be merchants who sell goods, online marketplaces (electronic distribution platform operators) or re-deliverers.…  Read more

Annual charge on empty, foreign-owned, holiday homes

In the 2017 budget, the Government brought in a measure to discourage foreign owners holding Australian residential property as holiday homes that remain unoccupied for most of the year. Where the property is unoccupied or not genuinely available on the rental market for more than 6 months of the year, the owner will be charged an annual levy. The levy will be equal to the foreign investment application fee that…  Read more

New ATO Tax Avoidance Taskforce

The last month has seen the release of the Paradise Papers. These papers detail what most people already know – that large multinationals and the rich of the world have structures in tax havens. We are seeing unprecedented co-operation between taxation authorities internationally. In Australia, you may have seen in the media that the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has established a new Tax Avoidance Taskforce. The Australian Government has invested…  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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