The 3% increase to award wages and the national minimum wage as announced by the Fair Work Commission comes into effect from 1st July, 2019.

Minimum Wage to increase.

Are you ready? The 3% increase to award wages and the national minimum wage as announced by the Fair Work Commission comes into effect from 1st July, 2019.

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Signing Documents from PRA

From 1st July, 2019 Patrick Rowan & Associates is introducing Docusign for the electronic signing of ALL documentation coming from our office. Secure, fast and easy. paperwork coming from our office will now use this new way of signing.

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End of Financial Year.  What do I need to do? 

As we approach the end of the financial year, there are some action items business owners can take to minimise tax and get the best outcome. Here are some tax planning options to consider:  Tax deductions for superannuation contributions will only be available in the 2019 tax year if the contribution is received by the superannuation fund by 30 June 2019. So, it is important to pay the June liability before 30th…

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Aged care: Planning can make all the difference

An emotive topic, aged care is something that most of us will need to consider in our lifetime. As our parents and grandparents reach an age where living without care becomes difficult, it can bring up a range of questions and challenges to consider.

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Australian Federal Budget 2019

Immediate Asset Write-off

Immediate Write Off of Assets Purchased announced in the 2019 Federal Budget has been passed by both houses of Parliament in record time.

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PRA 2019-20 Federal Budget Simple Summary for individuals, businesses, super and self managed super funds

The 2019 Budget.

The Federal Budget was handed down last night, which included a number of tax related measures. Read more and find out what you need to know.

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Single Touch Payroll Accountants Geelong

Single Touch Payroll. Are you ready?

What is Single Touch Payroll? Single Touch Payroll is a compulsory reporting change for employers. Single Touch Payroll will be expanded to include employers with 19 or less employees from 1 July 2019. (Compulsory reporting for employers with 20 or more employees across all grouped companies, came into force 1 July, 2018.) You will need to report to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) payments such as salaries and wages, pay as you go (PAYG) withholding…

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