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2017 Wavelength Results

2017 WAVELENGTH BUSINESS SURVEY This year again, firms across Australia and New Zealand ran the DFKANZ Annual Business Survey, Wavelength, inviting DFK clients, contacts who own businesses, and strategic business partners to complete an opinion survey. It covers new topics of cyber security, disruptors, as well as topics from [Read More]

Are you prepared for the Age Pension asset test changes?

A significant number of Australian retiree’s face losing their age pension from January 2017. The Federal government estimates there will be over 300,000 people affected by the changes that will result in them losing all or some of their Age Pension. The amount of Age Pension is affected by [Read More]

Do you know how to spot a scam?

Scam emails, SMS or phone calls can be very convincing, but there are some things you and your clients can look out for to recognise a scam. To find out more click here   [Read More]

Motor Vehicles & FBT: What Options are Available and What Information You Need to Keep

Motor vehicles can be a common benefit provided to an employee, however, doing this may attract an FBT liability for the employer. There are two methods available when determining the taxable value of the benefit provided: the statutory method and the operating cost method. Keep in mind that these rules apply [Read More]

FBT – Major Changes

MAJOR CHANGES TO 2016 and 2017 FBT Returns 1. Increase in FBT rate The FBT rate for the 2016 year has increased from 47% to 49%. Due to the increase in the 2016 FBT rate, the amount of FBT payable by the employer will also increase. Most employers pass on the cost of [Read More]

SuperStream deadline is approaching

Advice from Australian Taxation Office - SuperStream deadline is approaching [Read More]

Lost Super

It is important to keep track of your super. If you've ever changed your name, address or job, you may have lost track of some of your super. Having several super accounts could mean that fees and charges are reducing your overall super investment. There are a number [Read More]

CASHFLOW MANAGER CLIENTS PLEASE NOTE

As of 30th June 2016 Cash Flow Manager will no longer be supporting any versions of their software PRIOR to Version 7 (this includes 2004). These versions of the software are no longer compatible with the current Windows operating systems and some sections of the software are not functioning correctly. If you [Read More]

DFK International Statistics

DFK International requests statistics about each member firm that collectively is submitted to the IAB publication. We are pleased to announce that we are ranked as the 7th largest association worldwide. At the recent EMEA Annual Conference in Dublin, the International Accounting Bulletin presented the results of the World Survey of [Read More]

Introducing Sandy Wood

We at DFK Gray Perry are proud to introduce Sandy Wood as the head of our recently created Bookkeeping Division. For a limited time we are offing a free review of your business’s bookkeeping needs (normally $250). Using this we will provide you with a list of recommendations from software [Read More]