ATO Payment Plans The Pros And Cons

ATO Payment Plans – The Pro’s and Con’s!

Recently we have noticed an increasing number of business owners either entering ATO Payment Plans or considered it in consultation with their accountants. It could be coincidental; however, it would not be too far- fetched to assume it is in part due to the current…

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Sharon Piening Welcomed To The CAFBA Board

Sharon Piening joins the CAFBA Board

I was delighted and honoured last week to be invited to join the board of CAFBA, (the Commercial and Asset Finance Brokers Association of Australia). CAFBA is the peak professional body that represents Commercial and Asset Finance Brokers across Australia.

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Fitout Finance Traps To Avoid

Fitout Finance Traps to Avoid!

When arranging finance for the fitout of your business premises there are several Fitout Finance traps to avoid. Fitout Finance is complex and specialised. It is easy to make expensive mistakes, or if the Financier is not experienced in the field, waste an enormous amount…

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Premises Fitout – Five Critical Steps

I love assisting my clients with their business premises fitout. There is nothing better than seeing a well thought-out and planned fitout come together! However, business premises fitouts are far from straightforward.  A lot can go wrong if not approached the right way! A dream…

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The Household Expenditure Measure Is Used To Assess Home Finance Applications

The Household Expenditure Measure

During the Banking Royal Commission there was a heavy focus given to the Banks' use of the Household Expenditure Measure when assessing Home Finance applications. Some Lenders were criticised for over-reliance on the tool, rather than undertaking analysis of an applicant’s monthly expenditure.

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