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Avoid Capital Gains Tax When Selling Property

If you invest in property, capital gains tax (CGT) will raise its head when you’re at your happiest – when you make a profit from the sale of a dwelling. But there are a couple of ways to make healthy profits from real estate and avoid paying CGT. These include extending or renovating your home […]

Home Office Expenses

When determining what items are tax deductible you may come across many costs that you are uncertain about. One of the deductions which may be in question is Home office expenses. Some of the expenses you can claim for your home office could include phone bills, office equipment (computers, printer and phone) and even cleaning […]

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.” Following […]

Franchise Guide to Bookkeeping and Record-Keeping Excellence

Mastering Franchise Financials: A Comprehensive Franchise Guide to Bookkeeping and Record-Keeping Excellence In the competitive and fast-paced world of franchising, mastering the art of bookkeeping and record-keeping is essential for ensuring operational efficiency, financial stability, and long-term growth. As franchises expand and evolve, the complexity of managing financial records increases, necessitating a systematic and strategic […]

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Simpler BAS For Xero Partners

We’re pleased to announce that Simpler BAS is now ready for our partners to use in Xero. The all-new BAS experience will help Australian businesses use the ATO’s new Simpler BAS reporting method. Get familiar with the set up in Xero now so you’re in the box seat, ready to help your clients through the […]

25 Growth Strategies For Your Real Estate

Surround yourself with Success My number one tip is to maintain an attitude where you are prepared to do whatever it takes to grow your business and succeed in real estate. Drop the Ego There are definitely no ‘short cuts’ unfortunately. Listen, absorb and repeat certain tasks that work over and over. The key to [...]

From the Beginning to Now

Timeline of Bottrell Group Story of BBC - Beginning to Now 2010 At the age of 33, Gavin Bottrell had established Bottrell Business Consultants, on the 27th of April, 2010. The organisation had opened and had started to operate with no other employees. The operations of the business had started from a setup at home, [...]

Where Is Your Confidential Information?

Did you know Accountants and Financial Planners are sending clients work offshore to increase profits margins? Australian consumers are used to the offshore call centre when dealing with telcos. But would you expect your accountant to outsource your tax return to a cheap outfit overseas? Many accountants in Australia are shifting large proportions of their [...]