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17-Jun-2021 YBM

Single Touch Payroll and the end to exemptions – the nitty gritty!

Changes are due to come into effect shortly, but what does it mean from a practical perspective? Continue reading

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16-Jun-2021 YBM

Four easy tips to get your tax right

On the road for work? Deductions for transport and logistic employees may include travel and self-education expenses. Continue reading

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10-Jun-2021 Kirsten

Keep your finger on the pulse this tax time.

Are you a doctor, specialist, nurse, midwife or carer? Time for a check-up on the deductions you can claim this tax time! Continue reading

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03-Jun-2021 YBM

Get an A+ on your tax claims

Haven’t lodged your tax return yet? Tax time revision is made easy with the ATO’s top tips on what education professionals can and can’t claim. Continue reading

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27-May-2021 Kirsten

Making tax time stress free for builders and construction workers

It’s that time of year again when you need to start thinking about your tax. But before you rush to lodge your return, it’s important to double check what you can and can’t claim. Continue reading

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19-May-2021 YBM

Federal Budget Update

Got 5 minutes for a brilliant summary of the Federal Budget? Continue reading

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19-May-2021 YBM

How will the Federal Budget affect you?

During this year’s Federal Budget announcement Treasurer Josh Frydenberg stated
“Australia is back!”. The Budget proposes positive changes to superannuation, an extension
of the low and middle income tax offsets and a boost to aged care services. Continue reading

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05-May-2021 YBM

Tax Time Toolkit for Retail Workers

Find out what you can claim this year as a retail worker. Continue reading

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15-Apr-2021 YBM

Funding your retirement – the majority of Aussies cannot rely on Super alone

Around 1.7 million Australians over the age of 70 have no superannuation. Don’t be left short in your retirement. Come see us now. Continue reading

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23-Mar-2021 YBM

Single Touch Payroll changes from 1 July 2021

From 1 July 2021, small employers will commence to report for closely held payees, and the quarterly exemption for micro employers will generally cease. This article summarises the ATO guidance. Continue reading

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17-Mar-2021 YBM

Fight the flight

Even in volatile markets, the fundamental tenets of good investment remain unchanged: Quality assets, quality structures and quality management. Continue reading

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16-Mar-2021 Practiceplus

Tax planning for Australian accountants in 2021

Tax planning in 2021 will be a little different this year. As part of Xero’s Education Month, we are offering a webinar to give accountants and bookkeepers peace of mind as we head into April. Continue reading

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11-Mar-2021 Practiceplus

What’s Happening to Small Business Loans in Australia: Will 2020 Crisis Continue in 2021?

From better client relationships to faster data retrieval, we reveal the true strategic benefits of automated workflows – and why it’s so important. Continue reading

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11-Mar-2021 YBM

Ladies, make your money work harder!

Growing the money pot doesn’t mean you have to work harder – you can make your money work harder for you. Continue reading

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02-Mar-2021 Practiceplus

Latest product news – March 2021

This month, we’ve focused on enhancing our existing products on the Xero platform. Our teams use the ‘test, learn, refine’ principle to continuously improve the features you use every day, so you can streamline your accounting work and grow your business. Continue reading

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17-Feb-2021 Practiceplus

Three payroll changes and trends to prepare for in 2021

There are still many unknowns ahead, but there are some things small businesses can start to plan for – these include a number of developments set to impact payroll in 2021. Continue reading

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10-Feb-2021 YBM

AgriStarter loan offers support to new farm business owners.

Succession loans and first farmer loans are now available through the ArgiStarter loan to enable new and established farmers to achieve their agribusiness goals. Continue reading

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27-Jan-2021 Practiceplus

Five technology trends set to shape 2021

None of us can predict what 2021 will hold—but it’s guaranteed that digital adoption will continue to have a transformative role on the way we do business. Continue reading

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08-Jan-2021 Practiceplus

5 skills that should be a part of every manager’s training

A handbook, alone, won’t cut it. Ongoing training is key. Continue reading

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06-Jan-2021 YBM

One of our greatest strengths

Being a member firm of the Walker Wayland Australasia network connects YBM to other independent firms who are driven by similar values. Continue reading

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23-Dec-2020 YBM

YBM’s Christmas Message

YBM wishes all of our clients a happy and safe holiday period and are looking forward to seeing you all in 2021. Continue reading

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21-Dec-2020 YBM

The financial impact of a furry friend

There are over 29 million pets in Australia with approximately 61% of households owning one. Continue reading

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16-Dec-2020 YBM

Do you have more than one super account?

There are 10 million Australians with a super account, and more than 36% of those hold more than one. Continue reading

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11-Dec-2020 YBM

Youth Allowance Fact Sheet

Youth Allowance. Who’s eligible and who’s not. Continue reading

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03-Dec-2020 YBM

NSW Budget 2020/2021

A budget tailored to business recovery and job growth in an effort to stimulate household recovery. Continue reading

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03-Dec-2020 Kirsten

The HomeBuilder Grant has been extended to 31 March 2021.

The HomeBuilder Grant has been extended for 3 months to 31 March 2021 but at a lower rate. Continue reading

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12-Nov-2020 YBM

The Regional Job Creation Fund – A great opportunity for Central West businesses.

Now’s the time to expand your business and take on that new project with new funding available for job-creating projects. Continue reading

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04-Nov-2020 YBM

HomeBuilder Grant – the deadline is approaching.

The December 31st deadline is approaching fast. Find out if you are eligible. Continue reading

Apprentice at work

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29-Oct-2020 YBM

50% subsidies are now more readily available for apprentices and trainees!

The apprentice and trainee subsidy has been extended and expanded to include more businesses. Continue reading

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20-Oct-2020 YBM

Businesses in the Central West are perfectly positioned to make the most of export opportunities…

The Central West is perfectly located to access the abundance of overseas markets. Continue reading