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Benefits of Business Coaching

Benefits of business coaching There are many benefits when business owners employ the services of an experienced business coach. Bottrell Business Consultants are able to provide both business coaching and mentoring to clients which enables them to improve their business’ in the following areas: Business Planning and Goal Setting Growth and Risk Strategy Productivity and [...]

Reforming Administration of Tax Deductible Gift Recipients

  The Government will reform the administration and oversight of organizations with Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status. The Minister for Revenue and Financial Services said, “These sensible reforms will enhance the role of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC), strengthen governance arrangements, reduce administrative complexity and ensure continued trust and confidence in the sector.” [...]

ATO’s Annual SMSF Statistics

The ATO has released its latest statistics on the SMSF sector with the publication of the annual Self-Managed Superannuation Funds: A Statistical Overview 2015-16. According to Assistant Commissioner Kasey Macfarlane, “SMSFs account for 99.6% of all superannuation funds and 30% of the $2.3 Trillion in total superannuation assets in Australia.” “The annual statistics highlight the [...]

Real Time Bank Transfers

Bank transfers in less than a minute as real-time payments rolled out Three of the big four banks will start rolling out a near real-time payment system from Tuesday, as the biggest overhaul of payments infrastructure in two decades is launched to the public. Commonwealth Bank, Westpac and National Australia Bank said that from Tuesday, they would [...]

Licences and permits for your business

  Did you know you can find all your local council, state and federal government licences and permits to run your business in one simple search? If not, it’s worth taking the time to use the Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS). What is ABLIS? ABLIS is the government’s online search tool that tells [...]

Work-Related Travel Expenses

Deduct Your Work-Related Travel Expenses and Boost Your Tax Refund Work-related travel expenses can really add up. But at tax time, if you’re eligible, those expenses can also boost your tax refund with some big tax deduction claims! What are work-related travel expenses? If you incur any travel related expense that directly relates to your [...]