ATO Warns of Scammers Impersonating Tax Agents

Pender Accounting Group are a registered tax agent and we take our business seriously. The Australian Taxation Office have been receiving and increasing number of reports of a new scam method. If you have received one of these calls please contact our office or the ATO immediately. ATO warns of scammers impersonating tax agents The ATO warns taxpayers to be … Read More

Walker PenderATO Warns of Scammers Impersonating Tax Agents

Starting Your Own Business

Do you have dreams of being your own boss? Do you want to start your own business but have no idea where to start? When you start a business, there are tax and super responsibilities you need to be aware of, including: The tax implications of your business structure Whether you’re entitled to an ABNExternal Link Registering your business Records … Read More

Walker PenderStarting Your Own Business

New Smoke Alarm Legislation for Tenanted Properties

Smoke alarms save lives. Reports have found that the risk of death in a house fire is reduced by more than half if properly maintained smoke alarms are installed. Queensland has the most comprehensive smoke alarm legislation in Australia, after coronial recommendations into the tragic death of 11 people in a Slacks Creek house fire in 2011. The Fire and Emergency … Read More

Walker PenderNew Smoke Alarm Legislation for Tenanted Properties

Top 10 Tax Tips for Investment Properties

Whether you use a tax agent or choose to lodge your tax return yourself, avoiding these common tax mistakes will save you time and money. Keep evidence of your income and expenses over the period you own the property and 5 years from the date when you sold the property. Capital gains tax may apply when you sell your rental … Read More

Walker PenderTop 10 Tax Tips for Investment Properties

Running Your Business From Home

If you own, lease or rent property used for business purposes – whether commercial premises like a shop or office, or even your own home – you must include any rental income in your tax return, you can claim income tax deductions for some property expenses and you will be liable for capital gains tax on any capital gain if you … Read More

Walker PenderRunning Your Business From Home


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