During this crisis Downs accounting are open and ready for you to email or call us. Please don’t visit the office unless absolutely necessary. The office is open for now but please call before coming due to rapidly changing circumstances. We have been working via our online portal for over 6 years with most our clients […]
Those of us in small business know that gaining access to funding is often one of the biggest difficulties to overcome. Securing business loans against your house or jumping through hoops to obtain unsecured finance with high interest rates and short terms is the norm in Australia. In a joint announcement made 14 November 2018 by the […]
The ATO are sending letters to businesses they have identified as operating on a cash only basis and that their records are also not kept electronically. If you operate on a cash only basis you may receive a letter. The benefits of using a software program and keeping records can include easier finance approval, quicker […]
Time to gather your receipts and prepare for your 2017 tax return preparation. You may also have a BAS or Financial Statements due. We are ready and waiting at Downs Accounting to assist with your queries and provide checklists so get in touch today!
Have you located all the red tape relating to your business? There is an ever mounting pile of red tape that businesses must adhere to. Many business owners are simply not aware of all that exists. These include local council permits required to run certain businesses types or Payroll Tax that creeps up on you when […]
THERE’S never been a better time to hit the shops. Despite reports to the contrary, it seems women may be able to claim handbags on tax. But there’s a catch — you have to keep a logbook to prove it carried more than lipstick and lunch to the office. Accountants are trying to clarify tax […]
Russel Howcroft has been fighting for ideas all of his adult life, and he’s got the scars to prove it. During two decades in the advertising industry, ideas were his secret weapon in the battle for the hearts and minds of clients and consumers. And today, as executive general manager of Australia’s Network Ten television, […]
What you need to know about the new credit card surcharge rules If you currently charge your customers a surcharge for using credit cards, you need to be aware of the new rules! If you’re unsure contact us now at Downs Accounting. Read More on this link