Daniela Semmens

Posts by Daniela Semmens:

COVID-19: Working From Home Shortcut Method Extended

Key Points: Government has recently extended the use of the ‘shortcut method’ which can be used to claim a deduction...

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COVID-19: SME Loan Scheme Continued

Key Points: The Coronavirus SME Guarantee Scheme has been extended to 30 June 2021The Treasurer has announced a post-September tailoring...

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Treasury Introduces Permanent Identifiers for Directors

Key Points: Treasury law amendments have passed to introduce a new Director Identification Number (DIN) regimeDIN will be similar to...

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1.75% Increase to Minimum Wages

Key Points: Fair Work has announced a 1.75% increase to minimum wagesIncreases to awards will start on 3 different dates...

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Records to Keep for Tax Time

Key Points: You may be asked to provide supporting documentation to verify the claims and deductions in your tax returnPlan...

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6 Month Extension for the $150k Instant Asset Write-Off

Key Points: $150,000 instant asset write-off extended until the end of 2020Designed to support businesses in sticking with investment plansWithout...

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Return to Work Post COVID-19

Key Points: Our ability to remain virus-free is not possible at this point in timePerform a good quality business procedures...

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How to Choose the Right Tech for Your Business

In light of COVID-19 and forced changes to our working arrangements, now it is more important than ever to look...

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New Working-From-Home Deduction Shortcut for Claiming Home Office Expenses

On 7th April 2020, the ATO released a new working-from-home deduction shortcut for claiming home office expenses in response to...

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Mandatory Code of Conduct for Commercial Tenancies

Small and medium businesses will now be granted rental waivers and deferrals under a mandatory Code of Conduct unveiled by...

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Mark Semmens

Mark is a Chartered Accountant with a wealth of experience in accounting and taxation. Mark is a Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, the Tax Practitioners Board and the National Tax and Accountants Association.

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Daniela Semmens

Daniela Semmens is a Co-Director of Semmens & Co. and joined the company as General Manager in 2017. Daniela is an Affiliate Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and also a Member of the Australian Institute of Project Management.

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