Business Owners

New Company Start-Up

At Proactive Accounting we will assist with the administration and tax-related side of setting up a new business. Here is what we can do: How can we assist you in setting up a new Pty Ltd Company? What are the important legal and administrative requirements to consider in setting up a Pty Ltd Company? How […]

Tax Strategy 2: Gain advantages with a Discretionary (Family) Trust

A Discretionary (Family) Trust structure will protect your assets from any future claims by creditors that may be made against you as an individual. Setting up a Discretionary Trust offers you flexibility to distribute income and capital gains to others such as your spouse and children over 18.

Tax Strategy 3: Save tax by paying super before 30 June 2017

Concessional contributions are payments that are taxed in your super fund at a ‘concessional’ rate of 15%. Depending on your taxable income, your tax benefit could be as high as 49%. For a $30,000 contribution, the net tax saving could reach $10,200!

Tax Strategy 4: Save tax by deducting assets of less than $20k

If your business turnover is less than $2 million per year, you can write off the purchase price of assets costing less than $20,000 immediately, rather than depreciating these assets at standard rates.

Tax Strategy 5: Save tax by bringing forward your deductions and expenses

Bringing forward deductions and utilising them before 30 June 2017 will reduce your tax this year. You are able to claim a full deduction in the year of payment where the expense covers a period of no more than 12 months.

Tax Strategy 6: Save tax on expenses (even if unpaid by June 30th)

Did you know that you’re entitled to an immediate deduction for certain expenses that have been ‘incurred’ even if they haven’t been paid by 30 June? These include; salary and wages; directors fees; and staff bonuses and commissions.