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Xerocon Diary Day 2: Learning the subtle art of not giving a…

By | September 7, 2018

Jack Thiel and some of the Altitude Advisory team attended Xerocon in Brisbane. Here are his highlights from day two.  Day 2 certainly has a different feel to it. The lights and games are still there, but I certainly got the sense that these...

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Xerocon Diary: Rejuvenating and inspiring

By | September 6, 2018

Jack Thiel files this diary from Xerocon in Brisbane. As a young, technology-minded accountant, Xerocon is pretty much my ‘happy place’. It takes everything that’s great about the technology scene in the US, brings it Down Under and...

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How to be a financially literate millennial

By | August 23, 2018

Are you a financially literate millennial? Despite headlines forecasting impending doom for millennials who are not saving enough to buy a home and for retirement, recent research has revealed more than a third of Aussies aged 22-37 are saving to...

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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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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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