Tax Warning for Holiday Home Owners

This year, the Tax Office issued a warning it was targeting “the large number of mistakes, errors and false” claims made by rental property owners who use this property for their own personal holidays. If you own a rental property and it’s being rented consistently by the one tenant, this warning doesn’t apply to you.…
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Business for Good: Our June Contribution

  Hello Everyone! As you may or may not know, The Garis Group are proud partners of B1G1-Business for Good. B1G1 is a Social Enterprise and non-profit organisation with a mission to create a world that’s full of giving. Unlike conventional giving models, B1G1 helps small and medium sized businesses achieve more social impact by…
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Tip Tuesday: Questions to ask before becoming a Franchisee

Franchises are built on proven concepts, with market-tested products, and they often come with business systems that make admin straightforward. There’s a lot to like. But there are also risks to consider. Here’s how to check if a franchise is right for you. Franchise reality check A good franchise can take some of the guesswork…
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Latest update from the ATO – Single Touch Payroll (STP), Are you Ready?

John Shepherd, Assistant Commissioner, Australian Taxation Office delves into some of the finer detail ahead of the 1 July move to Single Touch Payroll (STP), a change to the way larger employers report tax and super to the ATO. The 1 July start for Single Touch Payroll (STP) is fast approaching, and all larger employers,…
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