7/15/2021 | Lockwood & Ward
On 13 July 2021, the NSW and Federal Governments announced their economic support package aimed at supporting businesses and residents to deal with the recent COVID-19 lockdown. Outlined below is a snapshot of the key economic support measures being ...
We Are Working From Home
6/27/2021 | Lockwood & Ward
Dear clients and partners, Here at Lockwood and Ward, we are taking every measure to ensure the safety of our staff and clients. As a result, we will be working from home from Monday 28 June - Until further notice from the NSW government. Should you ...
End of Year Business Planning
6/8/2021 | Lockwood & Ward
It is essential to do some planning towards the end of each financial year. It is also necessary to look at what an be done towards the end of each tax year to minimise the tax you will pay. It is often too late to gain tax deductions when discussing...
Superannuation Strategies for 2021
5/20/2021 | Lockwood & Ward
Super contributions are one of the areas that individuals need to review each year according to their circumstances. Tax deductible Concessional contributions Concessional contributions are before-tax contributions made into a super fund. They includ...
Significant Changes to Instant Asset write-off
5/14/2021 | Lockwood & Ward
Instant asset write-off policies have been expanded again as part of the governments covid-19 initiative to encourage business spending to increase cash flow, stave off an economic recession, boost consumption and protect employment. Last year an inc...
Lockdown Financial Support Package for Business
6/29/2021 | Lockwood & Ward
Business NSW (the peak body of NSW Chambers of Commerce) has provided the following advice to businesses on the lockdown financial support package just announced by the NSW Government. Further details will be available on the Service NSW website in ...
End of Year Tax Tips for Everyone
6/9/2021 | Lockwood & Ward
The 30th of June always seems to creep up on people with tax returns to do. In many instances, people who visit accountants to do their tax returns miss out on opportunities because certain things must be done before June 30th to receive specific tax...
Gains or losses from Cryptocurrency
6/2/2021 | Lockwood & Ward
Over the past twelve months, popular cryptocurrency giant bitcoin has boomed whilst other coins have lost value. There are special tax rules that need to be followed for cryptocurrency. The tax office now has access to crypto transaction that can be ...
Completing your First Tax Return
5/19/2021 | Lockwood & Ward
Doing your first tax return can be daunting. Here are some helpful tips to get you through it. If you are earning or will earn more than $20,542 this year, a tax return will need to be lodged. You should also lodge a tax return if you earned less tha...
2021 End of Financial Year Business Checklist
5/13/2021 | Lockwood & Ward
Pay Quarterly Super Super guarantee (SG) contributions must be paid 30 June 2021 to qualify for a tax deduction in the 2020-21 financial year. The fund must receive these contributions by 30 June. Some clearing houses can take more than a week to sub...
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