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Whether it is a personal tax matter, SMSF question or more complex business tax strategies, the team at DFK Everalls are experts in the field.

Do you engage contractors in your business? Know your legal responsibilities

Last week, we looked at an unfair dismissal ruling against Foodora Australia, which has had huge implications for the gig economy.

In light of this, we thought it might be worth going over your legal responsibilities if you engage contractors, and the implications of misclassifying your employees.

Doing Business in Hong Kong

What you most need to know about doing business in HongKong. Watch this video now to find out more about Business Structures, the overview of taxes plus the tax treatment of profit, practical issues for business as well as a Case Study and real world examples.

Doing Business in Singapore

What you most need to know about business in Singapore. Watch this video now to find out more about appropriate Business Structure, Taxes, Practical Issues, People Issues, the Business Environment and Grants and Incentives applicable to you.

Joshua Klooger v Foodora Australia – How this ruling impacted the gig economy

In November this year, a former Foodora Australia delivery rider, Joshua Klooger, won an unfair dismissal claim, despite a service agreement that classified him as an independent contractor.

This ruling has had huge implications for the gig economy and how employers engage contractors.

Self Managed Super Fund: Is it right for you?

You have worked hard for your money and you want to make sure that now it works just as hard for you. Everyone wants to maximise their retirement benefits but is putting your superannuation monies in a Self Managed Super Fund (SMSF) right for you?

So you have a will – but have you considered all of your assets?

Having loan accounts in business structures can have unintended consequences. Particularly where wills are concerned.

Tax Incentives for Early Stage Innovation Companies (ESICs) – how it can benefit you.

The introduction of the tax incentives in July 2016 for investors in ESICs makes this type of investment tantalizingly more attractive than ever before. The tax incentives provide eligible investors who purchase new shares in an ESIC with two tax incentives

3 Reasons why Accounting and Marketing go Hand-in-Hand

Marketing is not solely promoting a product or service, creatively communicating your brand or looking after your customers. It is a mixture of everything your business stands for and how it operates, and a big part of that is your numbers.

Helping small business through the succession planning process

There’s a lot to preparing a business for a new owner. Too many businesses do just one of them – offer their business for sale.

7 ways invoice financing can help cash flow

Is cashflow keeping you awake at night? Only about half of Australian small businesses are cash flow positive in any given month.

Is there super on that?

Superannuation Guarantee (SG) contributions are the minimum superannuation that you are required to pay on behalf of your employees. The current rate is 9.5% of ordinary time earnings (OTE) but what does that mean exactly?

5 things I wish I knew before buying a business!

Find out how to avoid the pitfalls when you buy your first or next business.

Give your Super a boost – with a “Downsizer contribution”

If you are aged 65 or over you can make a super contribution of up to $300,000 from the proceeds of selling your main residence in Australia.

Should you be thinking about a Testamentary Trust?

A Testamentary Trust is good for people who have children under the age of 18 as the distributions the child receives from a Testamentary Trust are taxed as if they were adults.

Which business structure is right for my business?

When setting up or buying a business there are a number of business structures you can use to operate the business in. Here are some of the most common structures used in Australia.

Taxation of an Estate

When a family member passes away, the executor of the estate is tasked with the administration of the estate in an efficient and respectful manner, but at the same time needs to be aware of the tax consequences of when and how assets and income are distributed, as it can be costly to the beneficiaries.

Residential rental property changes to travel costs and depreciation.

Residential rental property changes to travel costs and depreciation. How does it affect property investors?

Why discounting is a dirty word!

Planning your next Sale – discounting might not be your best strategy to boost revenue! – here is why

Why you need a business budget!

A good business budget allows you to plan for business events that will affect your business’s performance over the forecast period.

This year I really want to grow my business

If this was your New Year’s resolution – it’s probably time for a business growth budget!

How good is your marketing? – Your accountant can help you to find out!

How successful the marketing of your product or service is, has a great deal to do with how your business operates and what it stands for, and your numbers can tell you a lot about it.

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