Mark Semmens

Posts by Mark Semmens:

Superannuation and Estate Planning

As a result of 2017's reforms, superannuation and its link with estate planning has taken a big step forward, stemming...

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Capital Gains Tax and Concessions for Business

Capital Gains Tax (CGT) is the tax that you pay on any capital gain. It's not a separate tax, just...

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Substantiation – Work-Related Self-Education Expenses

With the end of financial year fast approaching, it is time to consider your claims and deductions.  Now, if you...

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Low and Middle Income Tax Offset

In the 2019–20 Federal Budget the Government announced its intention to change and build on the Personal Income Tax Plan,...

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Increased Income Tax Rate Thresholds

The 2018/19 tax year heralds the introduction of a number of new income tax thresholds for the 2018–19, 2022–23 and...

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Substantiation – Work-Related Travel Expenses and, Meals and Accommodation

With the end of financial year fast approaching, it is time to consider your claims and deductions.  If you are...

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Substantiation for Work-Related Car Expenses

With the end of financial year fast approaching, it is time to consider your claims and deductions.  If you are...

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Instant Asset Write-off Changes Given Royal Assent

Last week the Governments newly approved legislation, increasing the threshold for the instant asset write-off to $30,000, was given Royal...

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Are you eligible for the lower corporate tax rate?

The Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan) Act 2017 implements a series of corporate tax cuts which aims to permanently...

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Corporate Tax Cuts

Changes to the Treasury Laws Amendment (Lower Taxes for Small and Medium Businesses) Act 2018 received Royal Assent on 25th...

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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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