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Your Winter Newsletter
Although some sunny days are still here, the winter season has well and truly begun. Welcome to our latest newsletter!

In this edition we provide you with the latest practice update for July 2017. We also cover a range of topics including Oliver's Insights, The Australian economy hits another rough patch, Cloud Accounting and an article by Paul Clitheroe, Money behaviours - what are your kids learning.

If you would like to meet with an xpal tax & accounting professional for a discussion, call us on 08 8291 2821 between 8.30am and 5pm Monday to Friday. 

Key Dates: 2017
  Due date to provide individual PAYG Payment Summaries to employees.


June 2017 monthly activity statements due for lodgement and payment.

Due date for lodgement of Payroll Tax Reconciliation Statement

Due date for payment of quarterly
PAYG Instalment Notices


Due date for payment of super guarantee obligations for employees for the year ended 30 June 2017


Quarterly activity statements (Q4) for self-preparers – due date for lodgement and payment                


Due date for lodgement of annual Return to Work SA Reconciliation Statement

Due date for lodgement of PAYG Payment Summary Statement with the ATO


Quarterly activity statements (Q4) for electronic lodgers – due date for lodgement and payment
The new financial year is here and it is now time to start gathering all of your information together for your tax return for the 2016/17 financial year.

To assist you with getting your affairs in order, we have attached our
End of Financial Year Checklist. This covers the more common types of information that we will need to complete your tax return.

All fees for individual tax return preparation must now be paid in one of two ways:
  • Directly from your expected refund via our trust account
  • Paid at the time of your initial interview
Practice Update
July 2017
Our latest update provides details on the following topics:
  • Removal of Temporary Budget Repair Levy from 2017/18 income year
  • Extension of the $20,000 SBE Immediate Deduction Threshold
  • Simpler BAS is coming soon
  • Changes to foreign resident withholding regime for sales of Australian real estate
  • Changes to deductions for personal superannuation contributions



The Australian economy hits another rough patch

Annual Australian growth slowed to 1.7% in the March quarter hit by bad weather and weak consumer spending.

This article by Shane Oliver discusses the negatives and offsetting positives and the implications for investors.

xpal Client Portal

Did you know that you will now be able to digitally sign your tax return, even on your phone?

Watch this space for more information in coming months.



Money behaviours - what are your kids learning?
Being a parent is a mammoth repsonsibility. In the first 18 years we teach our children a seemingly endless variety of skills that all call for equal measures of patience and love.

The importance of laying early foundations of sensible money management with our children begins at home.



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