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 the evolution of Single Touch Payroll (STP) as the amendment law included legislation that requires employers with 19…

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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 of all sizes. For this reason, Semmens & Co has now introduced Payroll Services to our suite. We…

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PAYG Withholding – New Legislation Removing Tax Deductions for Non-Complaint Businesses

Semmens & Co urges all our business clients to review your PAYG Withholding payments, as new legislation removing tax deductions for entities who fail to comply with their withholding obligations are set to kick in. As a payer, your…

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Staff Benefits – How to correctly apply the Minor Benefit Exemption

As the festive season has ceased, business who were in a giving mood to employees during this time should understand the various FBT exemptions that can help reduce this cost of additional tax. The minor benefit exemption broadly…

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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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