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Didn’t buy a new ute by 31 December, you’re in luck.

New Year, New Ute? If you need a new business asset and didn’t make the $150,000 instant asset write off that ended 31 December here’s some good news. There are new asset rules where you can expense the full purchase price of assets until 30 June 2022. Any asset first held, and first used or […]

We are online and ready to help!

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 […]

ATO are writing to cash only businesses.

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 […]

Happy Birthday – 10 amazing years!

Downs Accounting turns 10! Thanks to all our clients for your support over the past 10 years. We are looking forward to working with you for many more years to come.

Tax Time 2017 is upon us – Are you or your business ready?

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!

Are you starting, operating, growing, or closing a business? Do you know what rules and regulations apply to you?

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 […]

Crazy things you can claim on tax

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 […]