Accounting & Audit

November 19, 2019

The 5th annual Chartered Accountants ANZ Tour de North West charity bike ride was held in Armidale Sunday 27 October 2019. The ride set out from stunning Petersons Guesthouse & Winery Armidale taking participants to Gostwyck Church and Blue Hole...

November 19, 2019

You may have heard recently in the media that the Australian Government has announced drought loans for small businesses where that business services the agricultural sector. We have received enquiries about these loans, but unfortunately with respect to the...

August 16, 2019

RAA – Rural Assistance Authority https://raa.nsw.gov.au Farm Innovation Fund The Farm Innovation Fund is part of the NSW Government’s Drought Strategy and is a long term, low interest rate loan for NSW farmers for permanent on-farm infrastructure. The purpose of this is...

March 14, 2019

Our Audit & Advisory team has experienced significant growth in the last few years and this continues with highly experienced auditor, Carolyn Cooper, officially joining the team as Audit Manager earlier this year. Carolyn isn’t new to Roberts &...

February 14, 2019

In a speech on 29 January 2019, the Prime Minister announced that the Government will increase the instant asset write-off already available for small businesses from $20,000 to $25,000. Mr Morrison also said that the instant write-off will be...

February 4, 2019

Airbnb is fast becoming a popular accommodation choice for most Australians with listings topping over 140,000 in the last 12 months alone. However, most hosts are unaware if their existing insurance policies would cover them while hosting guests. According...

August 10, 2018

Farmers are facing some of the worst drought conditions ever experienced, with the Government confirming 100 per cent of NSW is in a drought and over 60 per cent of Queensland is in drought or is drought-affected. The conditions...

May 1, 2018

The ATO will soon be outsourcing the collection of GST on new residential property sales and home site sales to innocent purchasers in an attempt to thwart cowboy developers who do not meet their GST obligations. Parliament has recently passed...

February 15, 2018

The rules for determining which tax rate applies to company taxpayers have changed significantly over the past two years and are still undergoing change. The current rules provide that the lower tax rate of 27.5% applies to a company carrying...