Do you know your borrowing capacity?

With the Royal Commission into the Banking, Superannuation & Financial Services Industries well under way and lenders coming under fire for the way they have conducted themselves in recent time, lenders have already started to act to save their image. One way lenders have started to combat these negative findings it to batten down the hatches and tighten their lending to new potential borrowers. A few of the ways lenders…  Read more

Allan Hall Finalist for SMSF and Accounting Awards

Allan Hall is excited to announce that it is officially in the  running  to take  home four awards at  the  prestigious  SMSF and  Accounting 2018 Awards. The first of its kind, this nationwide industry event recognises  state based  performance in  SMSF  and accounting  professions  across Australia.  Now on its  second year,  the  SMSF and  Accounting  Awards continues to honour  the individuals  and  businesses who  are  leading the  way in  SMSF advice  and  accounting  by championing  professionalism,  quality advice  and  innovation.  The best advisers and firms in …  Read more

Northern Beaches firm Allan Hall prepares for SurfAid

It’s that time of year again where our hands are waving in the air with excitement as the Allan Hall Business Advisors surfing team are prepping to hit the water and participate in the annual SurfAid Cup surfing contest, taking place in Manly, Northern Beaches on Friday 28th September 2018. This year we have taken things up a notch, joining forces with our friends at Big Hill Beach Cottages in…  Read more

What determines an interest rate change?

Whilst everyone with a mortgage keeps an eye on the RBA Cash Rate announcement each month to determine what will happen with their current interest rate, there are multiple other factors that come in to play when banks determine your interest rate. A very important factor and one you should keep your eye on is the Bank Bill Swap Rate (BBSW). In simple terms, the BBSW is the short-term interest rate…  Read more

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 September 2018 BEFORE 28th October 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 impresses as finalist for SMSF and Accounting 2018

Allan Hall is excited to announce that it is officially in the running to take home four awards at the prestigious SMSF and Accounting 2018 Awards. This is a nationwide industry event which recognises performance in SMSF and accounting professions across Australia, honouring the individuals and businesses who are leading the way in SMSF advice and accounting by championing professionalism, quality advice and innovation.

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