Last night on 14 May 2013 the Treasurer, Wayne Swan, delivered the Federal Budget. Following is a summary of the announcements from the budget that may have an effect on you. Before any of these announcements can be implemented, they will require passage of legislation.
Superannuation is one of the most tax effective and flexible retirement vehicles available. It represents one of the most important investment decisions you will ever make in your life, so it pays to understand and take control of your super. Put yourself in the driver’s seat of your largest financial asset.
At Hood Sweeney, we know that people require a trusted professional that can pull together the many and varied threads of their financial and business affairs.
In the rush of every day business, business owners can find it difficult to consider and address key issues that affect their business' future and success. Here is a checklist of things to consider.
In this challenging economic environment, organisations are always searching for new ways to achieve financial efficiencies and improve their bottom line. One way they are doing this is by conducting a Bank Financing Review through an experienced and independent specialist provider such as Hood Sweeney.
With over 15 banks and 100 different credit unions in Australia, how do you choose the right one for you?
Welcome to our latest update on the Not-for-profit reform agenda. There have been a number of developments since our last update in July with the Australian Charities & Not-for-profit Commission Bill passed through parliament. Whilst the actual date of commencement is yet to be set, it is anticipated the new regulator will start in early December.
Welcome to our latest update on the Not-for-profit reform agenda. With the commencement date of Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) on track for 1 October, there has been significant activity over the past few months since our April update. In this update we provide an overview of the Exposure Draft for the ACNC Bill and the impact on charities and Not for Profits and latest on Tax Concessions In addition we also offfer some ideas on how you can improve your bottom line.
Hood Sweeney endeavors to educate clients and empower them to make informed investment decisions. In light of this, we would like to share some extracts from one of our favourite investment books entitled ‘The Most Important Thing’ written by Howard Marks. The book outlines a number of important principles to investing and has garnered praise by renowned investors, Warren Buffett, Seth Klarman and Joel Greenblatt.
The demand for working remotely is one of the fastest growing telecommunication trends and is now essential to business, allowing you and your staff to stay productive wherever you are. Here we provide some tips to ensure your mobility solution supports and aligns with your business.