What determines an interest rate change?

Whilst everyone with a mortgage keeps an eye on the RBA Cash Rate announcement each month to determine what will happen with their current interest rate, there are multiple other factors that come in to play when banks determine your interest rate. A very important factor and one you should keep your eye on is the Bank Bill Swap Rate (BBSW). In simple terms, the BBSW is the short-term interest rate…  Read more

Reminder: Superannuation Guarantee Contributions are due

If you’re an employer or responsible for managing employee superannuation contributions, there are a few key deadlines that you need to be across to ensure your business is compliant and to avoid penalties. It is important that you ensure you pay staff SG contributions for the quarter ended 30th September 2018 BEFORE 28th October 2018 or you can be liable for penalties. When arranging payment for this quarter, please ensure that…  Read more

Top Government Grants for Small Businesses

To facilitate continued growth of the Australian economy and allow small businesses to remain competitive in the global market place, it is important both Federal and State governments invest money into small and medium sized businesses. One-way governments approach this, is through the provision of Government Grants. Grants are funding provided by the government to facilitate business development in one or more areas. We have summarised our top 3 grants…  Read more

Northern Beaches firm celebrates 156 acts of kindness

We are incredibly proud here at Allan Hall to have just concluded our 60 Acts of Kindness initiative, which was developed as a way to celebrate Allan Hall’s 60 years of operation on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. The initiative began on the 31st of June last year and as a team we committed to the ambitious task to complete a minimum of 60 kind acts in order to give back to our…  Read more

Allan Hall attends Accounting & Law Firm Alliance’s Conference

From 24-26 May, Allan Hall Partner, Scott Jago, represented our firm at the Asia Pacific Regional Conference of Alliott Group, which was this year held in Osaka, Japan. Alliott Group is an international alliance of professional services firms of which Allan Hall is a longstanding member. The conference provided learning, personal development and networking opportunities and was attended by 28 professionals from 17 cities in 11 countries. This year’s conference…  Read more

Planning your super contributions for tax time

With the end of financial year fast approaching, now is the time to review your contribution and pension strategy to ensure that all superannuation contributions are made and all pension amounts are withdrawn prior to 30 June 2017. Here’s what you need to know: CONTRIBUTIONS Concessional Contributions Concessional contributions are before-tax contributions that include both employer contributions (i.e. superannuation guarantee amounts and salary sacrificed amounts) and personal contributions for which…  Read more

Allan Hall named finalist in numerous firm-wide categories

Allan Hall Business Advisors continues to impress with individual, network and firm-wide awards and accolades, with our latest nomination as winner of the Client Choice Awards 2020, Women in Finance Awards 2019 and HR Manager of the Year 2019. For further details and a full list of our recent awards, click below.

Global alliance focussed on business excellence

Allan Hall Business Advisors is an integral member of Alliott Group, a growing alliance of 170+ accounting and law firms in  across 70+ countries globally. As part of this alliance, we can connect with like-minded members of Alliott Group in other jurisdictions to support and advise our clients who are wishing to explore and develop business opportunities both locally and internationally.