• FUEL TAX CREDITS

    November 12th 2013

    The fuel tax credits rates are changing from 1 July 2013 however the actual new rates have yet to be released by the ATO. The new rates for all fuel acquired from 1 July 2013 will be published clos..
  • GIC & SIC RATES

    November 12th 2013

    The ATO has published general interest charge (GIC) and shortfall interest charge (SIC) rates for the fourth quarter of the 2012-13 income year. The GIC annual rate for April – June 2013 is 9.95%..
  • SIMPLIFIED DEPRECIATION RULES FOR SMALL BUSINESS

    November 12th 2013

    From 1 July 2012 there have been some significant changes to the depreciation rules for businesses with less than $2million aggregated turnover. The threshold for instant asset write off has increa..
  • CREDIT & DEBIT CARD DATA MATCHING

    November 12th 2013

    The ATO has obtained the 2011-2012 debit and credit card merchant sales data for Australian businesses from all major banks and credit card providers. The aim of this ATO data matching program is t..
  • NOT-FOR-PROFIT TAX CONCESSIONS

    November 12th 2013

    As part of the 2012 Federal Budget reforms to tax concessions provided to not-for profit (NFP) organisations are to be introduced such that tax concessions are to be only available for the specific NF..
  • OWNERSHIP OF ASSETS IN SELF-MANAGED SUPERANNUATION FUNDS

    November 12th 2013

    If you are a trustee of a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) you are required by law to keep any cash or other assets held in the fund separate from any assets held by you personally or any other..
  • DEPRECIATION SCHEDULE FOR RENTAL PROPERTIES

    November 12th 2013

    As the end of the financial year is just a few months away, now is the time to consider obtaining a depreciation report for any new rental properties acquired during the year. A depreciation schedu..
  • GIC & SIC RATES

    November 12th 2013

    The ATO has published general interest charge (GIC) and shortfall interest charge (SIC) rates for the third quarter of the 2012-13 income year. The GIC annual rate for January – March 2013 is 10...
  • CIB FEATURE ARTICLE TRUSTEE RESPONSIBILITIES

    November 12th 2013

    CIB Accountants & Advisers is proud to announce the introduction of a SMSF Division within the firm. Legislation effecting superannuation funds has increased in complexity over the past few years ..
  • CIB FINANCE STEPS TO SUCCESSFUL PROPERTY INVESTMENT

    November 12th 2013

    Property has been considered a popular path to wealth for Australians for many years. It has the potential to generate capital growth (an increase in the value of your asset) as well as rental income...