How to Avoid Christmas Party Incidents!

We know that the festive period can sometimes be referred to as ‘the silly season,’ however, key measures can be put in place to avoid Christmas party incidents at the end of year function! Christmas is fast approaching which means our calendars are starting to fill up with festive events, including those social work gatherings with our fellow colleagues, clients and customers. Often one of the biggest events in our social calendars is the end of year Christmas celebration which generates…  Read more

What You Need to Know: Annualised Salary Clause Changes in Modern Awards

Are your employees covered by a modern award? If so, your business may soon be affected by the Fair Work Commission’s recent decision to make changes to annualised salary clauses. In the most recent 4 yearly review of modern awards, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has handed down a decision which will affect over 20 modern awards, by adding to or replacing existing annualised salary clauses within these awards. These…  Read more

Allan Hall Finance, Awarded Brokerage of the Year for 2019

Leading mortgage group Custom Equity has recognised its top-performing brokers at an awards ceremony and long table lunch at the prestigious 2 hatted restaurant, The Rockpool in Sydney. We are very proud to announce that the Allan Hall Finance Team has been announced as the Brokerage of the Year for 2019. CEO David Haythorn commented that the awards were the most competitive in the aggregator’s history, with a number of…  Read more

Fringe Benefits Tax Implications of Work Christmas Parties and Gifts

Fringe Benefits Tax – What You Need to Know for the Christmas Period As Christmas approaches, you are likely to be planning your end of year function and perhaps thinking about Christmas gifts for your valued clients and employees. During this planning stage, it is important to understand and consider the implication of Fringe Benefits Tax on your gifts and parties, to ensure your generosity doesn’t cause unwanted tax consequences…  Read more

Investing for Income

The search for income is a major driver for many Australian investors, particularly those who have retired and/or who are running a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund. As official interest rates have slipped over the last decade from 7.25% to a record low of 0.75%, it has become more difficult to generate income. Here is a snapshot of the current climate and some considerations for investing. The move away from Term Deposits…  Read more

What You Need to Know About the New First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

New Assistance for First Home Buyers  From January 2020, a new First Home Loan Deposit Scheme passed by the Federal Government will help 10,000 first home buyers enter the market with only a 5% deposit.  There has been increased talk in the past decade of the ever-rising property market, particularly in Sydney. Whilst this has been a positive outcome for existing property owners, the trend has not been so kind…  Read more

Allan Hall named finalist in numerous firm-wide categories, including the Australian Accounting Awards 2019

Allan Hall Business Advisors continues to impress with individual, network and firm-wide awards and accolades, with our latest nomination as finalists in 6 categories of the Australian Accounting Awards 2019, Women in Finance Awards and HR Manager of the Year. For further details and a full list of our recent awards, click below.

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