7 steps to a stress-free workplace

If you’ve held a job then chances are you have, at some point, felt the pressure of work-related stress. In the short-term, stress, can in-fact help performance as your challenge response to the situation gives you an energy surge and boosts your ability to perform under pressure. In the long-term, however, stress can have a greater impact […]

Amendment to Tax Rate from 01 October…

The ATO has issued new PAYG withholding tax schedules to reflect the lower personal tax rate. Changes will increase the middle income tax bracket from $80,000 to $87,000. The rate will now be 32.5% instead of 37%. Employers will be required to lower the amount of tax withheld for affected taxpayers effective from 1 October […]

Changes to Super are coming.

From 1 July 2017 Individuals with an adjusted taxable income above $250,000 will pay an additional 15% tax on contributions that aren’t in excess of their annual superannuation contribution cap. Additionally, the mandatory super contributions cap will be lowered to $25,000 for all individuals. (They are currently $30,000 for those under age 50; $35,000 for […]

Canberra raises the Bar

ANDREW Barr says the 2016/17 ACT Budget will provide further support for Canberra businesses by lifting the payroll tax threshold to $2 million. ?This latest change means that any Canberra business that generates less than $2 million per year will be exempt from payroll tax,? Andrew said. ?This means about 40 local businesses will no […]

Alliance Leasing Pty Ltd appointed to QLD Government novated leasing panel

Alliance Leasing Pty Ltd has recently been appointed to the Queensland Government novated leasing panel. An Australian owned and operated company, Alliance Leasing will provide novated leasing services to Queensland Government employees from November 7, 2016. Since winning a Telstra Business Award in 2015, the organisation has relocated its head office to Creek Street in […]

Don’t Dream Away 2016

Now we have returned to work after the festive season, some of us are starting 2016 with a new set of goals. If your goals are not in writing, they are dreams. Dreams don?t often come true, but goals in writing do. – Jack Daly. Make a start today and put your goals in writing […]

Super concessional contributions for financial year 15 – 16

Super concessional contributions for financial year 15 – 16 As the end of another financial year is fast approaching, it’s a good time to check your superannuation contributions. The concessional or pre-tax contributions capped amounts are:* $30,000 cap for anyone aged 48 or under as at 30 June 2015. * $35,000 cap for anyone aged […]