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  • New law lets ATO disclose Business Tax Debts

    10 March 2020

    Business owners are encouraged to pay closer attention to their cash-flow management in the lead up to tax time, as new credit bureau reporting laws turn up the heat on businesses to pay their tax debts. Under a new law that came into effect in February, the Australian Tax Office (ATO) can disclose tax debts to Credit Reporting Bureaus...

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  • Income Protection Facing Massive Shake Up

    28 January 2020

    Some of the mooted changes could come into effect as soon as April 2020 and would have an impact on all new Income Protection (IP) Insurance contracts, and potentially on any changes being made to existing contracts.

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  • Life + Toil - Issue 6

    6 January 2020

    Hood Sweeney Life + Toil Issue 6 Page 01

    Issue 6 of Hood Sweeney's lifestyle magazine, Life + Toil, focuses on the small to medium business (SMEs) that are the backbone of the South Australian economy.

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  • Merry Christmas

    11 December 2019

    The Directors and team of Hood Sweeney would like to wish you a happy and safe holiday season and a merry Christmas.

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  • Superannuation Guarantee

    21 October 2019

    Employers – please note, the deadline for superannuation guarantee payments for the September quarter is 28 October 2019. If you miss the deadline, you may be liable to pay a SG charge.

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  • ATO Crackdown on Super Payments

    21 October 2019

    The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is approaching thousands of businesses about late or unpaid superannuation payments as it begins flexing its unprecedented access to company data through Single Touch Payroll systems.

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  • Single Touch Payroll

    24 September 2019

    Single Touch Payroll (STP) became mandatory for small employers with 19 or fewer employees from 1 July this year, however, the ATO granted an extension to 30 September for businesses needing more time.

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  • Superannuation Guarantee

    2 July 2019

    Employers – please note, the deadline for superannuation guarantee payments for the June quarter is 29 July 2019. If you miss the deadline, you may be liable to pay a SG charge.

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  • Telephone Issues

    12 June 2019

    Please be aware that due to an external technical fault, Hood Sweeney phones are currently unable to make or receive telephone calls. If you need to contact your advisor, please email them direct.

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  • Single Touch Payroll 2019

    2 May 2019

    The Single Touch Payroll initiative introduced by Australian Taxation Office last July has now been extended to employers with 19 or less employees, to commence 1 July 2019. Are you ready? Learn more

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