Articles by John Heaslip
Wednesday, February 08, 2017

A tax amendment for close companies that provide motor vehicles to shareholder-employees has been proposed for the 2018 financial year onwards.  ... Read Article

Thursday, October 06, 2016
In April 2016 the Government announced a new SME-friendly tax package, which will make paying tax easier and more certain, reduce the burden of interest and penalties, and help smaller businesses tailor payments to their own circumstances.
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Monday, May 02, 2016

In my day to day interaction with clients I meet a lot of small business owners who are in their embryonic stage. They are busy practising their particular expertise and, as such, most budding entrepreneurs do not willingly spend time thinking about the administration of the business.   ... Read Article

Thursday, February 26, 2015

For most clients, 1 April signals the start of the New Year for business and tax purposes and the month of March brings opportunities to minimize tax and maximize cash surpluses for the coming year.    ... Read Article

Friday, July 04, 2014

All property investors will want the same thing i.e. a vessel to create greater wealth for their futures and to provide passive income. Obviously rental yield, capital growth, tenant quality and demand will be your main concerns but here are just two tips to help you make the right decisions to capitalise your returns and keep your property safe.     ... Read Article

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
This is the time of year all businesses should be preparing budgets and cash flow forecasts.  The preparation of these is essential - the reason being that unless you know your anticipated income and associated expenditure, along with the peaks and troughs of your flow of cash, you will find it difficult to successfully manage your business, be it a business that owns one rental property  or a large multinational corporation.  ... Read Article
Friday, January 17, 2014

For most clients, 1 April signals the start of the New Year for business and tax purposes and the month of March brings opportunities to minimize tax and maximize cash surpluses for the coming year.    ... Read Article

Thursday, November 21, 2013

In my day to day interaction with clients I meet a lot of small business owners who are in their infancy. They are busy marketing their new business, finding customers and practising their particular expertise.     ... Read Article

Tuesday, October 01, 2013
I regularly have discussions  with clients about the difference between "profit" and "cash flow"  as many clients have difficulty in differentiating between the two.   ... Read Article
Monday, August 26, 2013

Australians and New Zealanders are now able to transfer their retirement savings between compatible funds in the two countries.    ... Read Article