Brealey Quill Kenny News

Trading Names recorded on the Australian Business Register (ABR)

The Australian Business Register are currently emailing clients who have a trading name linked to their ABN details. Prior to May 2012, trading names were collected and could be recorded manually on the Australian Business Register, ABN Lookup. ASIC have introduced a new national business names register replacing state and territory registers and now manage...
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Brealey Quill Kenny outline FBT and Commercial Vehicles Guidelines

Perth Accountants, Brealey Quill Kenny outline below the new FBT and Commercial Vehicles Guidelines. An increase in the provision of dual cab utes has resulted in the ATO issuing new guidelines in relation to the private use of “commercial vehicles”, the result of which will put more of an onus on employers to monitor private...
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Brealey Quill Kenny Perth Accountants Update Regarding Single Touch Payroll

Brealey Quill Kenny Accountants would like to advise employers of changes to the way they will report their tax and superannuation to the Australian Taxation Office from 1 July 2018. Who does it affect? Employers with 20 or more employees will need to start using Single Touch Payroll-enabled software from 1 July 2018. If you...
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BQK Tax Flash – changes to Payroll Tax Exemption

Our June 2016 Newsletter included an article called “Looking for a way to reduce Payroll Tax?” This article explained that for each eligible employee who undertakes a Traineeship (as defined), your business could potentially exclude that employee’s wage from WA Payroll Tax (5.5%). Late last week the State Government announced changes to this exemption. The...
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Perth accountants celebrate footy success

Brealey Quill Kenny is very active in supporting several sporting groups in the local community. One such group close to the hearts of Perth accountants BQK is the Canning Vale Senior Football Club and in particular the Colts team that is coached by our very own Darren Brealey. We are extremely proud to be a...
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Individual Tax Return Checklist

With the end of the 2017 Financial Year approaching fast, the following link provides a checklist of items to consider prior to attending your appointment or forwarding your taxation information to our office. Income Tax Return Checklist
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Federal Budget 2017

The below link provides a summary of the Tax and Financial support related measures announced in the Federal Budget, as prepared by our affiliated financial planning firm, Barns Financial Services. Click here  
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New Tax Rates for Working Holiday Makers

From 1 January 2017 tax rates are changing for working holiday makers who hold 417 and 462 visas. These rates are known as working holiday maker tax rates. What you need to do If you employ a working holiday maker who is in Australia on a 417 or 462 visa, you must: register with the ATO to...
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What’s involved in selling your business?

Selling your business can be a stressful time and unless you’ve done it before, it’s hard to know what to expect or what’s required to get the right result. Below are the top issues for business owners or investors to maximise their results. Understand what you are selling and the tax implications What you are selling and...
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HECS-HELP Benefit

The HECS-HELP benefit provides an incentive for graduates of particular courses to take up related occupations or work in specified locations by reducing: compulsory HELP repayments, or HELP debt. You may be eligible for the HECS-HELP benefit if you have graduated in one of the following fields and meet the criteria as listed on the...
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