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Paying ATO debts on time now critical

We want to bring to your attention some crucial updates regarding your tax obligations and the ATO’s stance on outstanding debts. During the past few years, we’ve seen significant changes in the way the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has handled tax debts, particularly in light of the pandemic’s economic challenges. The ATO temporarily adopted a […]

Business Boost Grant – Round 3

Round 3 of the Business Boost Grant Program is scheduled to open at 9am on Wednesday, 6 September.  The first stage of the competitive application process is a ‘Registration of Interest’ which is due by 5pm on Tuesday, 12 September. The Department of Youth Justice, Employment, Small Business and Training is funding $10,000 – $20,000 […]

Scam Alert

During this tax season, millions of Australian taxpayers are expected to access their myGov accounts to lodge their tax returns. Whilst one might assume the system is secure, recent revelations have shown a significant security vulnerability in the Australian Tax Office’s (ATO) identity checking system. According to the ATO’s admission to the ABC, fraudulent individuals […]

Happy New Financial Year

We hope that the new financial year is off to a strong start for your business. As trusted partners in your financial journey, Halpin Partners is dedicated to providing you with timely updates and valuable insights to navigate the ever-changing accounting and taxation landscape. In this newsletter, we would like to highlight several key updates […]

2023 Budget Update

As we approach the one-year anniversary of the new Albanese Government, there were hopes, or some fears, that the approach of the new Government would be significantly different to the prior Government, and that as a result, we would see a substantially different budget with major changes in tax policy. We can report that there […]

Innovation is Business as Usual for James Home Services Australia

If you’ve ever visited our office, then you may have noticed the writing on our wall behind our reception area… ‘the most dangerous phrase in the English language is… because we’ve always done it this way’. Our client, James Home Services Australia embodies these very words. We’ve been working with James Home Services Australia for the past […]

Understanding Fringe Benefits Tax

The 31st of March is fast approaching, which means the end of another Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) year.  FBT can quite often be ignored by many business owners, as they are unaware that some benefits they are providing to their employees may actually result in Taxable Fringe Benefits. Business owners should be aware of what constitutes […]

Government confirms plans for $3 million Super Cap

It’s important to acknowledge that the Government’s announcement is a proposal only. It will need to go through the usual parliamentary process and if legislated as announced, the changes will commence from 1 July 2025 (i.e. after the next Federal election). In fact, Tuesday the Prime Minister stated there will be no changes to superannuation […]

The Director ID deadline is approaching

Around this time last year, we sent you an email alerting you to the new process for Director IDs. With the deadline of 30th November approaching for all Company Directors to verify their identity by applying for a Director identification number, we felt it necessary to send you this information again. About Director IDs: A […]

Are you prepared for the end of financial year?

With the end of the financial year fast approaching, it is the ideal time to review your 2022 tax year so there are no surprises awaiting you. Below are some areas of your business that you should consider in order to get the best tax outcomes possible: Review your debtors/creditors It is a good time […]