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Has your practice employed an additional employee since 1 July 2016?

By William Buck on 14/03/2017 4:30:00 PM

In the 2016-17 State Budget, the SA Government announced a Job Accelerator Grant Scheme which aims to provide financial assistance to businesses that employ additional South Australian full-time, part-time and casual employees anytime between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2018, and maintains them for at least 12 months.

R&D Tax Incentives Claims

By William Buck on 10/03/2017 1:45:00 PM

If you are undertaking R&D and are considering making an R&D tax incentives claim for R&D projects that have taken place from 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016 then please be advised that the lodgement deadlines are fast approaching. The claim to register the R&D activities with AusIndustry must be lodged before 30 April 2017.

Transition to Retirement Pensions – what are your options Post 1 July 2017?

By Andrew Barlow on 27/02/2017 2:11:00 PM

Superannuation is the most common savings vehicle for our retirement. There are two phases of superannuation, the ‘accumulation’ phase, which is where your fund is added to and grows during working years, and the ‘drawdown’ phase, which is where you start to access your super as a pension.

Creating genuine tax reform – time to “re-think” the key components of our tax system

By Greg Travers on 17/02/2017 12:23:00 PM

The government’s proposed changes to capital gains tax rules for property investments just continue to add complexity to an already complex tax system.

Melbourne City Mission hosts the Annual William Buck Day

By William Buck on 29/11/2016 8:51:00 AM

The William Buck Corporate Social Responsibility Committee chose Melbourne City Mission to host the event to celebrate the long term partnership the two organisations have had for over 10 years.

A guiding light for future leaders: William Buck celebrates 16 year sponsorship with The Halogen Foundation

By William Buck on 28/11/2016 3:20:00 PM

William Buck’s commitment to helping to inspire young leaders in the Australian community has culminated in a longstanding sponsorship over 16 years with The Halogen Foundation, supporting the Foundation and their National Young Leaders Day events. 

Superannuation Reforms Pass Through Parliament

By Peter Andreassen on 25/11/2016 11:50:00 AM

On Wednesday 23 November 2016, both Houses of Parliament passed two superannuation bills which included the proposed superannuation reforms outlined in the 2016 Federal Budget and subsequent changes released in September 2016.

US Elections - What does this mean for the global economy and investment markets?

By William Buck on 10/11/2016 2:39:00 PM

The one thing markets and pollsters were not expecting - a Republican clean sweep of the Presidency, House and Senate - has happened. The industrial heartland of America chose to support Donald Trump over  the Democrats, even though the popular vote was close. The shock result sent equities and the dollar lower. 

Be Informed - Latest Newsletter Out Now

By Bryony on 19/10/2016 2:16:00 PM

We hope you enjoy this edition of Be Informed.  As always, we appreciate your thoughts, if you have any feedback on this newsletter or our services please let us know.

William Buck’s International alliance named Association of Year at IAB Awards

By Bryony on 14/10/2016 3:13:00 PM

Praxity – William Buck’s international alliance – has been named Association of the Year at the 2016 International Accounting Bulletin Awards.

Layne Beachley Foundation - 'Aim for the Stars' Gala Dinner

By William Buck on 22/09/2016 1:50:00 PM

Seven time world surfing champion, and William Buck client, Layne Beachley founded the ‘Aim for the Stars’ Foundation with the primary goal of inspiring and supporting young women to follow and achieve their dreams. 

Superannuation changes…again

By Charis Liew on 16/09/2016 9:45:00 AM

The Treasurer Scott Morrison, has announced a number of further changes to the superannuation system, modifying aspects of what had previously been announced as part of the 2016-17 Federal Budget.  

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