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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

Recognising it Takes A Village

In business, what is your most important asset? Over the years I have attended many seminars and business meetings to try to find the ‘key’ which unlocks the gateway to success. I know that seminar organisers and every presenter I’ve ever listened to had good intentions at heart. For me, it started with Peter Drucker and the theory that management … Read More

Walker PenderRecognising it Takes A Village

Lawyer Says Positive Leadership Needed Now

Gerard Pender is a well-known local figure in the Ipswich community. He is a well-regarded lawyer and community member, and one of the quiet achievers. Mr Pender has made a significant contribution to the life and wellbeing of Ipswich City and he picked up the 2017 Business Person of the Year at the Ipswich Chamber of Commerce Business Awards. He … Read More

Walker PenderLawyer Says Positive Leadership Needed Now

Do I Really Need a Will and EPOA?

How often have you said that to yourself? I have often heard friends, family and clients say this to me – I have been discussing a Will and EPOA for a while now. So why is it so important? A couple of years ago I was working in a law office, seeing clients about their Wills. One Monday morning a … Read More

Walker PenderDo I Really Need a Will and EPOA?

Young Offenders to Get Help With Bail

A Scenic Rim resident has complained that $17 million spent by the state government on bail support for young people on remand would be better spent on rehabilitation. Rosemary Lawson-Quinn said she was astonished that money was being spent in such a way. “I wouldn’t argue about $17 million being spent on rehabilitation for juvenile offenders but that should be … Read More

Walker PenderYoung Offenders to Get Help With Bail

Know Your Rights in a Motor Vehicle Accident Claim

Motor vehicle accidents can result in serious injuries and financial hardship. It’s essential to be aware of your compensation rights, if you are involved in an accident that was not your fault. The claim process for motor vehicle accidents can be frustrating and confusing. An experienced personal injury lawyer can help you navigate the various complexities involved in the entire claim process … Read More

Walker PenderKnow Your Rights in a Motor Vehicle Accident Claim

The Perils of Delaying Your Family Law Property Settlement

As a family lawyer it’s not uncommon for me to encounter people who believe that they cannot do their family law property settlement until they have finalised their divorce. It is important to finalise your family law property settlement as quickly as possible after separation, you can do it as soon as you like, and get divorced as soon as your 12 … Read More

Walker PenderThe Perils of Delaying Your Family Law Property Settlement

Advanced Health Directives

Many clients view Advance Health Directives as complicated, daunting documents that force them to make unpleasant decisions. Unfortunately, the nature of an Advance Health Directive is to ask some confronting questions, but it is also the best way to let your family know what your wishes are in the event that you are unable to tell them yourself. An Advance … Read More

Walker PenderAdvanced Health Directives

Neighbourhood Disputes

Trees and fences are a very common cause of disputes between neighbours, and no two situations are exactly alike. Tree disputes are often about the damage they cause to a neighbour’s property, injury from falling branches, or nuisance – leaves blocking gutters or dropping into a neighbour’s pool. Dividing fence disputes are often about the building or upkeep of a … Read More

Walker PenderNeighbourhood Disputes

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