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2018 tax returns

ATO gearing up for 2018 tax returns crackdown

By | June 7, 2018

We will see greater scrutiny and monitoring for key deductions in the new year of 2018 tax returns, as Altitude Advisory Partner Kristen Buik explains. We are about to see a much greater level of scrutiny, surveillance and monitoring for...

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2018 Budget

2018 Budget: A mixed bag for SA businesses

By | May 9, 2018

The 2018 Budget has thrown up some surprising wins for South Australian businesses, but not everyone will be happy with Scott Morrison’s plans. This year’s Federal Budget – Mr Morrison’s third as Treasurer – has been feverishly...

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increase your fuel tax credits

Farmers: How you can increase your fuel tax credits

By | March 11, 2018

Did you know that by taking advantage of higher FTC rates, you can increase your fuel tax credits? Altitude Advisory Business Advisor Christian Sloniec explains. After some recent research here at Altitude Advisory, we were able to break...

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State election debate

State election: Much talk but no economy masterplan from any party

By | February 5, 2018

Altitude Advisory Marketing Manager John Durrant went along to the first state election leaders debate to hear their plans for businesses and the economy. He left disappointed and baffled. Here’s why. South Australia’s three political...

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Single Touch Payroll

Single Touch Payroll: Get your business ready before rules change

By | January 24, 2018

The commencement of Single Touch Payroll (STP) is quickly approaching with employers of 20 or more employees (referred to as ‘substantial employers’) required to be STP-enabled by July 1 this year. For those employers with less than 20...

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Wine Equalisation Tax

Wine Equalisation Tax: Are you ready for the changes?

By | December 11, 2017

The Federal Government has scrapped plans to further cut the Wine Equalisation Tax cap from $500,000 to $290,000 but will push ahead with a reduction to $350,000. The changes will come into force on July 1 next year and will affect who can...

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South Australian bank tax

The South Australian bank tax would be bad for our businesses and our economy and here’s why

By | September 29, 2017

On the face of it, opposing the proposed South Australian bank tax – a policy to tax some of our best performing businesses – might sound counter intuitive. They’re not exactly on every business owners’ Christmas list. They make a lot...

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Top 50 Financial Advisers

Tony Catt makes The Australian’s Top 50 Financial Advisers List

By | July 25, 2017

Catapult Wealth director Tony Catt has been named in the prestigious Australian Top 50 Financial Advisers List for 2017. The list, published in partnership with revered US business publication Barron's, is Australia's first comprehensive...

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ATO Phone Scam Warning

By | March 31, 2016

Have you received a phone call from the ATO claiming you have a large tax debt?? Telephone scammers posing as Australian Taxation Office officers have sparked a warning FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIANS. Police say they are investigating a number...

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