Semmens & Co. Christmas Closure Period 2019

Christmas greetings from Semmens & Co. Mark and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your...

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Semmens & Co. Referral Program

Semmens & Co is seeking new business clients. And, as the saying goes, 'there is no greater complement than a...

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Top 9 Tax Tips That Could Save You Thousands

Paying tax means you’re making money. And the more you make the more you contribute to the community. The difficulty...

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Staff Payments Over the Holiday Season

Before we break up for the holidays season, now is a great time to plan ahead for the holiday season...

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How to Manage Expansion and Scale Successfully

Business growth can be a double-edged sword.  It is so exciting watching your growth strategies start to bear fruit. The...

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New Super Guarantee Exemptions Available from 2020

From 2020, high-income earners with multiple employers can apply to opt out of receiving superannuation guarantee (SG) payments from some...

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The Gig Economy and Tax

If you're providing services through the sale of your time, labour or skills via a digital platform for a fee...

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Tax Obligations for the Sharing Economy

The sharing economy is defined as economic activity through a digital platform (such as a website or an app) where...

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Early Engagement with the ATO

If you are an Australian in business, it is good to know that the ATO actively encourages early engagement at...

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Reporting Foreign Income

At present, the ATO is seeking to ensure taxpayers report all sources of foreign income on their tax return. Residency...

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The Issue of Transfer Pricing

The issue of transfer pricing (and avoiding transfer mis-pricing) is critical to the Australian Taxation System and therefore a key...

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Compliance Changes for Trading Names

If you don’t know the difference between a trading name and a business name, rest assured, it isn’t common knowledge....

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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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