April 8, 2020

The Government has announced a $17.6 billion investment package to support the economy as we brace for the impact of the coronavirus.

February 4, 2020

ATO targets ‘lifestyle’ assets

The ATO has requested insurance policy information from 30 insurers for lifestyle assets such as yachts, thoroughbred horses, and fine arts.

The review, expected to impact 350,000 taxpayers, reaches from the 2015-16 to 2019-20 financial yea...

December 2, 2019

Christmas gifts

With the holiday season upon us many employers and businesses want to reward their staff and loyal clients/customers/suppliers. Again, it is important to understand how gifts to staff and clients, etc., are handled 'tax-wise'.

Gifts that are not consider...

November 5, 2019

Did you know?

The Melbourne Cup was first run on a Tuesday in 1875

Fashions on the field was first held in 1962

Race Record Kingston Rule (1993) won in a time of 3 minutes 16.30 seconds

The inaugural winner Archer (1861) has the slowest winning time with 3 minutes 52 secon...

October 4, 2019

Towards Zero Interest Rates (and what it means to you)

The Reserve Bank of Australia is widely tipped to reduce interest rates again to historic lows. Easton Wealth economist Emmanuel Calligeris explores the impact.

Australia and world volatility

The ongoing trade war bet...

September 2, 2019

This month:

  • ATO take ‘gloves off’ on overseas income

  • Guidance on home-based businesses

  • Rental property expenses - what you can and can’t claim

  • Outrageous deductions rejected

  • Motor vehicle registries data matching program protocol

  • Black econo...

August 15, 2019