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Up to $2000 Government Grant is available for NEW employees from 1 July 2015

18-May-2017

A one off payment of $2,000 grant per employee is available for NEW employees employed in NSW fr..

Testamentary Trusts and its’ benefits

16-May-2017

Whenever we recommend a client to either prepare or update their wills, we also ask them..

Federal Budget 2017-18

10-May-2017

The Balancing Act This Budget delivers a series of measures to attempt to please as many..

One in Five of Real Estate Agents do not Comply!

11-Apr-2017

NSW Fair Trading has conducted a random audit of more than 300 realtors and has found m..

Start Up Businesses: What Are You Missing Out On?This & More on the April News Update

11-Apr-2017

State Tax Warning for Family Trusts Recent changes to State laws may trigger a surprise..

What employers need to know about FBT 2017. This and more on the Simeoni March News Update

23-Mar-2017

Managing the Debt Drain – the critical issues for small business February and..

Top Four Predictions for 2017. This and More on the Simeoni February News Update

01-Feb-2017

Pride & Prejudice: Top Four Predictions for 2017 The global economy is picking u..

Would you Buy a House with Friends of Relatives? This and More on the Simeoni January News Update

21-Dec-2016

Would you buy a house with friends or relatives? It’s not uncommon for friends..

Christmas Party Fails? This and More on our Newsletter Summer Edition

20-Dec-2016

Inside this issue - Paul's Introduction - Paul's Fearless Predictions..

STRATA PLANS NEWS ALERT

13-Dec-2016

COMPULSORY AUDIT STRATA PLANS WITH BUDGETED LEVIES OVER $250,000 The Strata Schemes Mana..

Parental Leave. Where are we up to? This and more in the Simeoni November News update

23-Nov-2016

What's involved in selling your business? Selling your business can be a stressful time ..

All you Need to Know About The Super Reforms on the October Simeoni News Update

19-Oct-2016

Making sense of the super reforms If you are waiting for the superannuation reforms ..

How does the ATO treat Uber, Airbnb style services? This and more on our September News Update

27-Sep-2016

How does the ATO treat Uber, Airbnb style services? What you need to know Uber is ca..

What Buget Announcements will become reality? This and more on the August News Update

18-Aug-2016

The Coalition has formed Government but what happens now to all those Budget announcemen..

A New Era for Strata

13-Jul-2016

Reforms to benefit more than two million people in NSW who own, rent or man..

Trust Accounts

13-Jul-2016

Requirements when opening a trust account When opening a trust account, licensees must notify th..

What’s changing on 1 July 2016? This and more on the Simeoni July News update

05-Jul-2016

The Handbag vs Briefcase deduction debate If a man can claim a briefcase as a tax deduction ..

Warning on Super Contributions... this and more on the Simeoni June News Update

14-Jun-2016

Buying or Selling Property? The 1 July Tax Problem You Didn’t Know You Had Ne..

Is your Bank giving the wrong advice to business owners?This and more on the Simeoni May News Update

25-May-2016

Is your business Growing to Death? Most people are not surprised when a start up busines..

Budget 2016-17

04-May-2016

Federal Budget 2016-17 The 2016-17 Federal Budget has now been released. There have ..

The real story behind the tax reform debate... This and more on the Simeoni April News Update

07-Apr-2016

Why changing your business structure just got easier New rules that apply fro..

The top 5 things every business needs to know..This and more on the Simeoni March News Update

15-Mar-2016

Deadline looms for SMSFs and collectibles Does your self-managed superannuation fund (SM..

Are you SuperStream ready? It starts from 1 July 2016 for small employers

25-Feb-2016

If you are an employer with 19 or fewer employees, you must meet the SuperSteam legislat..

Ups & Downs: Managing in uncertain times...This and more on the Simeoni February News Update

15-Feb-2016

Ups & Downs: Managing in uncertain times How do you create certainty in uncertain t..

Benefits of Transferring business property to your SMSF & more on our Newsletter Summer Edition

21-Dec-2015

Inside this issue - Paul's Introduction - Paul's Feareless Predictions for 2016 ..

Christmas tax checklist….This and more on the Simeoni December News Update

09-Dec-2015

Christmas tax checklist It’s that time of year again - what to do for the Christma..

Is your business structure working against you? This and more on the Simeoni November News Update

19-Nov-2015

Business structures and restructures: Is your structure working against you? Many business owne..

Bad Deeds: Is your SMSF at risk? This and more on the Simeoni October News Update

20-Oct-2015

Capital gains & property: The top questions and answers The thought of the Australia..

What now for the GST? this and more on the Simeoni September News Update...

22-Sep-2015

What now for the GST? Fifteen years after the introduction of the GST in Australia d..

Top Small Business $20K deductions – Q & A’s this and more on the Simeoni August News Update...

28-Jul-2015

Top Small Business $20k Deduction Q&As In a recent speech, Small Business Minist..

Blitz on Southside Real Estate Agents

21-Jul-2015

NSW Minister for Fair Trading, Matthew Mason-Cox, revealed that several real estate agen..

Tax scams catching out the unwary - this and more on the Simeoni July News Update....

14-Jul-2015

Landlords Beware: Key issues for property investors Are you relying on negative gearing? ..

Useful Tips to get ready for the Real Estate Trust Account Audit

01-Jul-2015

Simeoni would like to give you some useful tips in order to be ready and organised for t..

Could using the 20k Budget tax deduction be the wrong decision? More on the Simeoni June News Update

02-Jun-2015

So, your business has a turnover under $2 million and you want to know how to use the $2..

Contraventions rife among non-advised SMSF trustees

26-May-2015

There are significant compliance failures among SMSF trustees currently not receiving services from ..

Are you eligible for the $20,000 small business tax deduction?

19-May-2015

Everyone is talking about the $20,000 tax deduction for small businesses announced in the recent..

Budget 2015 - The 'Have a go' Budget

13-May-2015

The Highlights This is a highly targeted Budget that seeks to keep change within communi..

Budget 2015: Who is in the firing line? this and more on the Simeoni May News Update

06-May-2015

If you are a high income earner, earn income from overseas, or have a large asset base, then, if the..

FBT shake up in 2015

21-Apr-2015

The new FBT year starts on 1 April 2015. Here’s what you need to know. Keeping on top of..

Rulings, IDs & Determinations - Guidance for strata title units

07-Apr-2015

TR 2015/D1: Income tax: income tax matters relating to bodies corporate constituted under..

Should you give your employees shares in your company? & More in our April News Update

01-Apr-2015

Should you give your employees shares in your company? There is a lot being written about empl..

The 1st April Salary Packing Trap! This & more on our 2015 March news update

03-Mar-2015

The 1 April salary packaging trap! Why a tax on high income earners will disadvantage many with ..

What to Expect in 2015... & more on our 2015 February news update

03-Feb-2015

What to expect in 2015 The economy It’s almost impossible to predict what the local and ..

Change in business the 7 essential principles...& more on our Newsletter Summer Edition 2014

18-Dec-2014

Inside this issue - Paul's Introduction - Rish’s Fearless Predictions - Change in ..

5 steps to a tax free Christmas...& more on our December news update

02-Dec-2014

5 steps to a tax free Christmas OK, we know tax is not the most exciting thing to think about in..

The top SMSF Property Investment Mistakes... & more in this month's News Update

18-Nov-2014

The top SMSF property investment mistakes Former Prime Minister Paul Keating recently suggested ..

Important Information About Employer Superannuation Contributions

29-Oct-2014

Are you SuperStream Ready? The ATO has recently implemented changes to employer supe..

Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF's) Review

22-Oct-2014

A Self Managed Super Fund can offer members greater control over their retirement savings than o..

Unique Identifying Numbers for General Trust Accounts

21-Oct-2014

From 1 January 2015, under the Property Stock and Business Agents Regulation 2014: ..

Can smaller businesses get a better tax deal?...& more on our 2014 October News Update

14-Oct-2014

Are big companies getting a better tax deal than you? And how you can fight back Hauled in befor..

Superannuation - What Happens To It When You Die?...& more on our 2014 September News Update

23-Sep-2014

Superannuation - What Happens To It When You Die? The general rule is that superannuation is no..

2014 August News Update

27-Aug-2014

The risky business of dying Why the death of your business partners can have dire consequences ..

NSW Fair Trading continues to target Real Estate Agents

19-Aug-2014

Attached is an interesting media release from NSW Fair Trading on the volume of breaches, qualif..

2014 July News Update

29-Jul-2014

1 July – what now? The 2% debt tax is in and the carbon tax is out. We look at som..

Last minute ways to minimise your tax

24-Jun-2014

1. Write-off bad debts To be a bad debt, you need to have brought the income to account as a..

Top 5 simple tax saving strategies!

10-Jun-2014

Planning on giving to charity? Make a donation now and claim the deduction this year. If you do..

Top 5 simple tax saving strategies

04-Jun-2014

Planning on giving to charity? Make a donation now and claim the deduction this year. If you do..

2014 June News Update

03-Jun-2014

Can you plan around the 2% debt tax? The introduction of the debt tax, or the Temporary Budg..

Pymble real estate agent prosecuted for trust account fraud

28-May-2014

24 February 2014 Below is a case study describing what happened to a Pymble re..

Real estate agent imprisoned for fraud

28-May-2014

14 February 2014 Below is a case study describing what happened to a Hawkesb..

Federal & State regulators ramp up audit activity...& mor eon our 2014 May News Update

22-May-2014

Be afraid, be very afraid – Federal & State regulators ramp up audit activity ..

Budget 2015: Survival of the fittest

14-May-2014

As the Treasurer foreshadowed, this is a Budget of structural reform with distinct short and lon..

Can you potentially save up to $6592 in Land Tax each year?

23-Apr-2014

If you have an existing trust with property, you may now be liable for land tax for..

Did you Know you can salary sacrifice your rental property expenses and save?

23-Apr-2014

Many employees may have a residential rental property and most of them would pay for the ex..

2014 April News Update

22-Apr-2014

Budget 2015: The rumours, predictions and reality On May 13 when Treasurer Joe Hockey delivers t..

Tax Amnesty for Offshore Income and Assets - Announced by the ATO

08-Apr-2014

The ATO has recently announced a tax amnesty under “Protect DO IT” that allows ..

2014 March News Update

26-Mar-2014

Why the ATO is looking closely at you this FBT time Almost half of all tax collected flows th..

When is a Good Time to Start a Self Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF)?

26-Mar-2014

When is it a good time to start a Self Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF)? Th..

Self Managed Super Funds Outperform Industry and Retail Funds

18-Mar-2014

An interesting report by Roy Morgan Research has shared some light on membe..

SMSF Property Purchase/Borrowing, What is all the hype about?

04-Mar-2014

A lot has been said over the past few years about SMSF and the ability to purchase properties an..

Xero - "The Apple of Accounting"

18-Feb-2014

The arrival of cloud-based accounting systems has busted open a space long dominated by ..

2014 February Monthly News Update

04-Feb-2014

Crystal ball gazing - what 2014 will mean to you What a strange few years we’ve h..

Why should you come to Simeoni?

14-Jan-2014

What are the facets of the core "essence" that we, at Simeoni strive for: Simeoni exists to assi..

Real Estate Agents Be Aware

08-Jan-2014

If you are considering referring prospective clients to possibly look at buying property through..

Simeoni Newsletter Summer Edition 2013

16-Dec-2013

Inside this issue - Paul's Introduction - Paul's Fearless Predictions - Self Managed S..

2013 December Monthly News Update

10-Dec-2013

Santa ‘clauses’ - 5 festive season problem areas 1. An anti-social m..

Are You Aware of the Changes to Superannuation?

26-Nov-2013

Over the past 12 months Simeoni has sent a number of reminders and notices in relation t..

2013 November Monthly News Update

19-Nov-2013

Never ending story – more tax change from 1 January Normally we wouldn’t advise you ..

I Bought a Unit with my Super Fund

13-Nov-2013

1. Set up your DIY super fund and get comfortable with it We set up our own SMSF in 2005 after ..

2013 October Monthly News Update

15-Oct-2013

Welcome to the Simeoni Monthly News Update. This month we look at the following topics..

September 2013 News Update

11-Sep-2013

Welcome to the Simeoni Monthly News Update. This month we look at the following topics..

Crackdown on rogue real estate agents

30-Jul-2013

Simeoni would like to bring this case to your attention, looking at what happened in the pa..

Cronulla Real Estate Agent Disqualified

30-Jul-2013

Below is a case describing what happened to a Cronulla real estate agent, looking at what happen..

Getting Payroll Tax and Workcover Declarations Right!

30-Jul-2013

With the year end compliance obligations in full swing, your attention will no doubt turn to a numbe..

LJ Hooker Surry Hills

30-Jul-2013

Below is a case describing what happened to LJ Hooker Surry Hills, looking at what happened in t..

August 2013 News Update

24-Jul-2013

Welcome to the Simeoni Monthly News Update. This month we look at the following topic..

Common NSW Fair Trading Forms

18-Jul-2013

Looking for Common NSW Fair Trading Forms & Information? Check the Simeoni Website ..

July 2013 News Update

09-Jul-2013

Welcome to the Simeoni Monthly News Update. This month we look at the following topics: ..

Are you certain you comply with Trust Account Legislation?

26-Jun-2013

Simeoni is getting ready for the upcoming Real Estate Trust Account Audit Season. Our real estate ex..

Business Tentatively Optimistic But!

25-Jun-2013

The latest surveys from Dun & Bradstreet and MYOB show that while businesses are generally posit..

Too Much Super Can Mean Extra Tax

25-Jun-2013

There appears to be a lot of confusion regarding superannuation contributions and in what financial ..

June News Update

18-Jun-2013

Welcome to the Simeoni Monthly News Update. This month we look at the following topics: - Th..

2013 May News Update

23-May-2013

Welcome to the Simeoni Monthly News Update. This month we look at the following topics: - Wh..

Five Common Words that Create Failure

08-May-2013

Our level of success is often predetermined by the words we use every day. The words that people..

Construction Industry Taxable Payments Reporting Updates

24-Apr-2013

Simeoni has a well established reputation as building and construction industry tax accountant a..

Superannuation Reform April 2013

11-Apr-2013

After a heated media debate and speculation, the Goverment released their proposed refor..

Simeoni April News Update

10-Apr-2013

Welcome to the Simeoni Monthly News Update. This month we look at the following topics: ..

Simeoni 2013 February News Update

26-Feb-2013

Welcome to the Simeoni Monthly News Update. This month we look at the following topics: ..

Simeoni Quarterly Newsletter 2012 Summer Edition

05-Dec-2012

Welcome to the Simeoni Quarterly Newsletter Summer Edition. What's inside this issue:..

Simeoni November News Update

29-Nov-2012

Welcome to the Simeoni Monthly News Update. This month we look at the following topics: ..

Simeoni October News Update

01-Nov-2012

Welcome to the Simeoni Monthly News Update. This month we look at the following topics: ..

Are you a Share Trader or a Share Investor?

10-Oct-2012

Over the past few years one of the most contentious area in taxation, has been evaluating whether a ..

Simeoni September News Update

26-Sep-2012

Welcome to the Simeoni Monthly News Update. This month we look at the following topics: ..

NRL Simeoni Footy Tipping Competition Updates

19-Sep-2012

We finally have a winner for this last Simeoni "private knocked-out" competition. Congratulati..

Simeoni Footy End of Season Updates

05-Sep-2012

What a finish to the Simeoni & Co football tipping competition! As follow are ..

Simeoni Monthly Update

05-Sep-2012

Welcome to the Simeoni Monthly News Update. This month we look at the followin..

Simeoni NRL Footy Updates

22-Aug-2012

Simply amazing! No changes at the top of the ladder again this week. "Speedy” is still lea..

"ALERT" Changes to Tax Legislation

25-Jul-2012

The ATO receives an extension of their powers against directors. On 29 June 2012, the..

Real Estate Audit Useful Tips

25-Jul-2012

Real Estate Trust Account Audited Reports are due 30th September 2012! Simeoni wou..

Simeoni's News Update July Edition

24-Jul-2012

Welcome to the Simeoni Monthly News Update. This month we look at the following topics: - Mo..

Strata Outgoings Audit Services

19-Jul-2012

Did you know that Simeoni also specialises in Strata Outgoings Audit Services? With over 20..

Looking for Common Office of Fair Trading Forms & Information? Check the Simeoni Website

11-Jul-2012

As NSW's largest specialist in real estate trust account auditing we have developed a spec..

Building Industry Taxable Payment Reporting

10-Jul-2012

The government has recently introduced a taxable payments reporting framework for businesses in ..

The Census Data are Out: The 10 Business Opportunities it Reveals

10-Jul-2012

The 2011 census data released on Thursday 21 June 2012 by the Australian Bureau of Statistics sh..

Trust Account Audit Requirements

10-Jul-2012

Under the Property Stock and Business Agents Act 2002 and the Conveyancers Licensing Act 2003, licen..

2012 NRL Footy Comp

26-Jun-2012

The Simeoni football battle continues... No changes at the top of the ladder this week, &ldq..

Real Estate Agents Deserve Specialised Assistance

20-Jun-2012

For over 20 years Simeoni has delivered tailored services to Real Estate Agents . This has led t..

Real Estate Software Comparison

20-Jun-2012

With over 20 years of extensive experience in the financial services and in delivering tailored ..

Simeoni NRL Footy Update

20-Jun-2012

Finally the sun is back, and with it we are celebrating a great weekend of football! Unbelie..

Simeoni's New Update - June Edition

20-Jun-2012

Welcome to the Simeoni Monthly News Update. This month we look at the following topics: ..

NRL Footy Tipping Comp

13-Jun-2012

The weather this weekend has been miserable, but here we have got something to warm you up with...

Let the Numbers Speak!

30-May-2012

Simeoni Significant Facts The audit season is just around the corner and we would like t..

Useful Tips to get ready for the Real Estate Trust Account Audit

30-May-2012

Real Estate Audit Season is Closer than You Think! Simeoni would like to give you some usefu..

Simeoni's News Update - May Edition

23-May-2012

Welcome to the Simeoni Monthly News Update. This month we look at the following topics: -..

NRL Footy Tipping Comp Update

22-May-2012

This week saw a dramatic change at the top of the ladder! "Les Wickem", who used to lead the ..

Simeoni Quarterly Newsletter 2012 Autumn Edition

17-May-2012

Welcome to the Simeoni Quarterly Newsletter Autumn edition. Please Click Here (/newsletter/..

Simeoni NRL Comp Update

15-May-2012

This week saw “Les Wickem” still maintaining the lead in the tipping competition for the..

Simeoni NRL Footy Comp Update

03-May-2012

This week has seen quite a few perfect round winners; congratulations to: “Walk on ice&..

2012 April News Update

26-Apr-2012

Welcome to the Simeoni Monthly News Update, April edition. This month we look at the follow..

Important Due Date

26-Apr-2012

• Super contributions, Q3 2012 (contributions made to the fund by this date). is due by 28t..

Simeoni NRL Footy Comp Updates

18-Apr-2012

There was no Monday night game this round. This week has seen quite a big change at the top of t..

Simeoni NRL Footy Comp - Updates

11-Apr-2012

This week has seen our first perfect round for the season, congratulations to "Tiger01"! Please ..

Simeoni NRL Footy Comp - Updates

27-Mar-2012

What another good round of NRL, with a number of upsets and a number of clubs reassessing their ..

Important Due Dates

15-Mar-2012

• Monthly BAS/IAS is due by 21st March 2012. • Quarterly PAYGI IAS, Q3 2012 - head..

Simeoni NRL Footy Comp. Week 2 Update

13-Mar-2012

With the 2nd round of the NRL completed, it didn’t take long for Paul to become depressed ..

2012 March News Update

12-Mar-2012

Welcome to the Simeoni's News Update March 2012 This month we look at the following topics: ..

Simeoni NRL Comp. Week 1 Updates

07-Mar-2012

The Simeoni NRL Footy Tipping competition is now started! What a great 1st week-end of footb..

2012 NRL Footy Tipping Competition!

24-Feb-2012

We at Simeoni are getting ready for the 2012 NRL Footy Season! Most of us are avid spor..

2012 February News Update

15-Feb-2012

Welcome to the Simeoni Monthly News Update. This month we look at the following topics: -..

Fair Work Random Real Estate Agencies Checks

07-Feb-2012

Up to 350 real estates agencies across NSW will have their books scruitinised by inspector..

The Events & Congress Management Industry Deserves Specialised Assistance!

03-Feb-2012

Simeoni celebrates its tailored accounting & advisory packages specifically designed for the..

Important Due Dates

01-Feb-2012

• Monthly BAS/IAS is due by 21st February 2012. • Please remember that your quarte..

Simeoni Quarterly Newsletter Summer 2011 Edition

09-Jan-2012

Simeoni Quarterly Newsletter Summer Edition Welcome to the Simeoni Quarterly Newsletter Summer ..

The Building Industry Sector Deserves Specialised Assistance!

09-Dec-2011

Simeoni celebrates its tailored accounting & advisory packages specifically designed for the..

Important Due Dates

29-Nov-2011

• Quarterly PAYGI, Q2 2012 - head companies of consolidated groups. is due by 21st January ..

Paul Speaks at Carrick's Graduation Ceremony!

10-Nov-2011

Check highlights of his speech on this video! Paul Simeoni was recently invited as a guest ..

Important Due Dates

31-Oct-2011

• Please remember that your monthly BAS/IAS is due by 21st November 2011. • Quart..

Simeoni Internship Program

31-Oct-2011

In July 2011 we embarked on an intern program with Carrick University, where we had six casual i..

Paul Invited as a Guest Speaker for Carrick Graduation Ceremony

21-Oct-2011

Paul Simeoni was recently invited as a guest speaker for Carrick graduating students; the event ..

Important Due Dates

18-Oct-2011

• Quarterly IAS – Q1 2012 - form R, S or T - only if varying the instalment is due by..

Paul' s Top Tax Tips - Published in the REINSW the Real Estate Journal

29-Sep-2011

The end of the financial year doesn’t have to be a “taxing time” if you follow..

Every Step Counts! Simeoni is getting fit for a good cause

16-Sep-2011

Here at Simeoni we like to give back to the community so we are taking part in the Cerebral Pals..

Important Due Dates

11-Jul-2011

Please remember that your monthly BAS/IAS is due by 21st August 2011 Please remember that your A..

Motor Vehicle Allowance for Real Estate Salespersons

08-Jul-2011

Did you know that there is a specific motor vehicle allowance, specific to real estate salespers..

Xero - The Latest and Most Efficient Book keeping and Accounting Software System on Offer

08-Jul-2011

It has finally arrived! The latest and most efficient bookkeeping and accounting software system..

Key Media

07-Jul-2011

Since 1995, Yourmortgage.com.au has been offering daily updated interest rate information to Aus..

OSR Have Payroll Tax Exemption on Car Allowance Specifically for Real Estate Salespersons

07-Jul-2011

That's right! It is well known that real estate salespersons travel extensively to carry out the..

Success at a New Level

07-Jul-2011

"Get an insight into someone who thinks & acts "outside the box" from this BRW article about a r..

Guiding & Assisting our Clients to Achieve Their Goals

27-Jun-2011

We are proud to announce we have officially launched our Marketing Division and welcome Ilaria D..

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