Living expenses and the lending landscape

By William Buck on 11/07/19 - Mins to read: 4 minutes

By Malcolm Anderson The recent Financial Services Royal Commission has certainly shaken up the finance industry. One of the key results is that loan providers (lenders) and loan facilitators (finance brokers) are now under increased scrutiny to ensure they meet responsible lending requirements under the National Consumer Credit Protection (NCCP)...
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Is your Financial Reporting up to standard?

By William Buck on 11/07/19 - Mins to read: 4 minutes

The William Buck Financial Reporting series has wrapped up for the year, providing finance professionals with the latest insights to help their business. Covering various topics including changes in accounting standards, ATO’s tax insights and the latest trends in merger and acquisitions. Attendees heard first hand from William Buck’s industry...
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R&D tax incentive – what software companies must do from here

By William Buck on 11/07/19 - Mins to read: 4 minutes

How to meet the rules and minimise risk Since late 2018, one of the biggest talking points in the Australian startup community has been the perceived ‘crackdown’ on software R&D tax incentive claims. Seemingly overnight, the key government incentive for encouraging technical advancements has become a question mark for...
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Internal promotions drive organic growth across the William Buck group

By William Buck on 11/07/19 - Mins to read: 4 minutes

William Buck have announced the promotion of three new directors and three principals across the group, as of July 1, 2019. William Buck congratulate the following internal promotions, indicative of  increased growth across the group: New South Wales — Lynda Clark, Director — Charis Liew, Director — Nick Kenny, Director...
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Investment property deduction mistakes at tax time

By Amy Kitson on 11/07/19 - Mins to read: 4 minutes

The ATO are cracking down on investment property deductions this tax season. Here’s two classic mistakes and how to avoid them. The ATO reported last week that 90 percent of property tax claims had an error. With $47 billion being claimed in rental deductions in 2017-18 year, the ATO are...
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Unfair preference payments- protect yourself from the void

By William Buck on 11/07/19 - Mins to read: 4 minutes

What are unfair preference claims? A preference is defined as where a creditor receives payment and the payer is insolvent at the time, and the creditor has received more than they would have in an orderly winding up of the payer. A Liquidator of an insolvent company has the...
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