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Fringe Benefits Tax for Company Work Vehicles

Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) is a tax paid by businesses on various benefits provided to employees and their families.  These...

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Fringe Benefits Tax Basics for the Business Owner

In the lead up to conclusion of the Fringe Benefits Tax year, what better time to talk about fringe benefits...

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How to Maximize Fringe Benefits Exemptions When Giving

In the lead up to conclusion of the Fringe Benefits Tax year, what better time to talk about fringe benefits...

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Establish an Advisory Board for your Business

When you’re planning for success, it’s important to keep your eye on the big picture. This means developing your business...

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Using Inventory to Reduce your Taxable Income and Maximize your Tax Benefits

"How can I pay less tax?” is a very common question. The answer is two-fold: ensure you pay only what...

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Are your bad debts costing you extra tax? Here’s what to do…

Bad debt. It is the bane of every business owner’s existence. " You have been busy producing, selling and doing....

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What you need to know about Neobanks

Banking, like so many other aspects of our lives, is increasingly digital. Most of us are already doing a lot...

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Instant Asset Write-Off – Proposed Increase to $25k

Last week the Government announced a proposal to increase the threshold for the instant asset write-off to $25,000. “The $25,000...

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Single Touch Payroll to Cover All Businesses

The Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Measures No. 4) Bill 2018 has now passed both Houses.  This was an important moment in...

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Semmens & Co New Services – Payroll Services for Business

With the recent introduction of STP for all businesses, the need for robust payroll practices has become paramount for business...

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Thoughts From Our Principals

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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