Top 3 Tips For Your Holiday Business Marketing

While marketing is important throughout the year, the holidays bring with it a trove of opportunities for small businesses to get their content in front of their clients. It’s a guarantee that your customers will be out to buy. The hard part is making sure they buy from you. Creative marketing is crucial to ensure that your business stands out from your competitors. That doesn’t mean that the budget needs…  Read more

Is your home loan protected?

Buying a property is a big investment. It’s often one of the most important investments people make in their lives. When it comes to getting a mortgage, many buyers focus solely on the immediate steps they have to take and fail to consider the right protections. This week’s article breaks down some key types of mortgage insurance and answers the question, do you really need insurance for your mortgage? What…  Read more

NFP Advisor Issue 30 – October 2021

This quarter’s NFP newsletter is another jam-packed edition covering off all the news in the NFP space. Read now about Australian Director Identification Numbers, Red-tape Reductions, Deductible Gift Recipients and all the latest ACNC activities. Click here to read NFP Advisor Issue 30 – October 2021  Get in contact with us to discuss NFP or any of your other business advisory queries.  Read more

Understanding Australia’s Director Identification Number

In its 2020 Budget Digital Business Plan, the Australian government announced the full implementation of the Modernising Business Registers (MBR) program. The program is designed to both establish the new Australian Business Registry Services (ABRS), and enhance how businesses register and manage their information with the government. Although the ABRS rolls out progressively between 2021 and 2024, one of the immediate changes is that business directors must obtain a director…  Read more

Where did all the money go?

Busting the top 5 myths about sorting your finances Wondering where all your money goes is common: no matter how much you earn, it seems like there’s never enough and it just seems to vanish. Research shows that 86% of Australian’s do not know where their money goes each month[1]. So, if this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. It can be an overwhelming feeling, often not knowing where to start.…  Read more

Compensation Payments, Home as a Place of Business, Christmas & the Taxman

In this month’s edition of Tax & Super, we take a look at a few different topics in the space of Tax and Super. This month’s newsletter is a busy one! Including, compensation payments, the home as a place of business, inheriting rental properties jointly, SuperStream deadline fast approaching, Christmas & the Taxman. Don’t miss out on this jam-packed newsletter. Read more by clicking this link  Read more

Succession Planning: A will for your business

“Good things don’t last forever” The unfortunate reality is most business owners don’t take proper holidays. Usually, this is because their business relies on them and they don’t have the support to keep the business running without them. As a business owner, have you ever considered what would happen to the business if you had to take a six months break because of a serious illness or injury? Would the…  Read more

Business Matters – Winter 2021 Edition

Our quarterly Business Matters edition is out now for your perusal. In this issue we cover the following topics. New Support Payments for workers affected by COVID-19 Lockdowns Managing Employees working from home Worker shortage to drive potential wage increase Superannuation Guarantee Rate Increase Are you in the right business structure Succession Planning and your family business. The publication is for guidance only and is available here. Should you seek…  Read more

Introducing Alysia West as our newest Partner to Collins & Co

It is with great pleasure we introduce Alysia West as our newest Partner to Collins & Co Managing Partner of Collins & Co, Paul Kelly said “Alysia exemplifies the level of service and commitment that many of our clients have become accustomed to with the necessary empathy and values that are upheld at Collins & Co. With the introduction of Alysia to the Partnership our leadership team continues to consolidate…  Read more

Managing Field Workers in Your Construction Business

It’s one thing to manage workers when they’re all in the same place at the same time. However, when you run a construction business with field workers, things can get a lot more challenging. Not only are you typically not on the same job site as them, you might also have workers scattered over a variety of sites and projects. Managing them doesn’t just mean scheduling them and making sure…  Read more

3 Reasons Why Business Partners Break Up and How to Prevent Them

For many business owners, partnerships are an ideal way to run a business. Operating a business with a partner means you don’t have to make all the decisions on your own. It means you have someone there with you, to help you carry the burden and share ideas with. That can be a great thing, when it lasts. Unfortunately, many business partnerships fail. Although they fail for a variety of…  Read more

Tax & Super – June 2021 edition

The June edition of Tax & Super is available for you to read. In this edition we will be covering the following topics. The tax treatment of cryptocurrency New guidance on “personal services income” rules Briefing a barrister The ATO’s eligibility requirements for SMSF trustees or directors The newsletter is available here. As always if you have any questions, do hesitate to reach out to us on 03 9680 1000.  Read more

Tax & Super – Special Budget Edition 2021-22

The Government has decided not to go down the austerity path, which will be a relief for many taxpayers and businesses. In this release of Tax & Super, we provide a special budget edition. It includes the following items: Superannuation and Related Measures Housing Business Welfare Individuals You can find out more here.  Read more

CCWM Federal Budget 2021-22 Analysis

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s second pandemic Budget, and possibly his last before the next federal election, is a big spending Budget aimed squarely at a swift economic recovery. As widely tipped, the focus is on jobs, aged care, childcare, women and first -home buyers with some superannuation and tax sweeteners added for good measure. As always, if you would like to discuss how the Budget might impact your finances, don’t hesitate…  Read more

Collinsco Wealth Management – April 2021 Newsletter

April begun with a welcome Easter break. As the vaccine roll-out continues, restrictions ease, and life is a little closer to normal despite occasional setbacks. It’s not often that boring bonds make headlines, but they have lately due to a sharp rise in interest rates. In this snapshot, we discuss what rising bond rates tell us about market expectations around economic growth and inflation. We also look at the possible…  Read more

Collins & Co Super Matters – Autumn 2021

The new edition of Super Matters is now available. Topics include the following: Changes to contribution and pension caps; The work test; What is “Retirement”; Super versus Home Loan You will find all of the information in this link Super Matters Autumn 2021  Read more

CollinsCo Wealth Management Newsletter – February

It’s February, the kids are back at school and the nation is getting back to business. It’s still not business as usual, but with the vaccine rollout about to begin there is a growing sense of optimism. There has been a lot of debate in recent years about self-managed super funds (SMSFs) and how much you need to have in them to make them cost-effective. So in this month’s snapshot,…  Read more

Client Information Newsletter – November

What the “full expensing” write off deduction means for business The Federal Budget measure of allowing businesses to fully write-off eligible assets is a boon to Australian businesses, even though the measure is temporary. Click here to read the newsletter  Read more

JobKeeper – Easing Eligibility

As the impact of the Coronavirus on our daily lives and livelihoods rapidly evolves, below are the latest measures released by the Government to reduce both the impact to the nations health, economy, household and business finances. More businesses and not-for-profits will be eligible for JobKeeper payment extension under a $15.6 billion change to the scheme announced on August 7. The Government initially outlined the JobKeeper extension guidelines on July…  Read more

CollinsCo Wealth Management Newsletter – June

Winter 2020 Winter is here and we are almost at the end of another financial year. And what a year it’s been! With so many Australians impacted by fires, floods, drought and now COVID-19, let’s hope the new financial year sees a return to something like normality. As Australians head back to work and school thoughts are turning to rebooting the economy, so we survey the road to recovery as the first article in our Winter newsletter.…  Read more

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