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Are You Affected By Mortgage Interest Rate Creep?

Any Australian with a mortgage will know by now that unless they fix their interest rate they will be subject to interest rate fluctuations during  the life of their loan. More often than not those fluctuations will be increases rather than decreases. This comes as no surprise as banks and financial institutions are notoriously quick […]

Author | OrbitAccounting
Your Personal Wealth Portal

Orbit’s Personal Wealth Portal Will Redefine How You Track And Manage Your Families Financial World. Here at The Orbit Group we love our technology. Anything cloud based with a great user interface makes Kate go a bit giddy! We’ve always been big advocates of Xero, a cloud based accounting solution for businesses. We love how […]

Author | OrbitAccounting
12 Smart Strategies to Make the Most of EOFY 2018

It’s that time of the year again that accountants and financial advisors get the most excited about – the end of the financial year! Yes, there are less fireworks compared to the actual end of the year, but it is an important time to ensure that you’ve done your tax planning so that come 1 […]

Author | OrbitAccounting
10 Things You Must Do Before EOFY

We can’t believe that it’s almost that time again – EOFY! As accountants and financial advisors, we love the EOFY because it has all the excitement of New Year’s Eve without the crowds and traffic! So, with the EOFY fast approaching, we’ve put together some tax-time tips to help you and your family reduce your […]

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3 Steps Business Owners Need To Take to be STP Ready

First off, what is Single Touch Payroll? Single Touch Payroll (STP) is (another) government initiative that will change the way to report your payroll to the ATO from 1 July 2018. STP businesses will electronically report salary and wages, pay as you go (PAYG) withholding and superannuation directly to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) at […]

Author | OrbitAccounting
Your business is not an ATM: 7 reasons why you should pay yourself a regular wage

Remember when you were still working for “the man”? Your wages would land in your bank account every payday, and then you’d do your best not to spend it all before the next one was due. And if you did run out of money, the only way to get more was to ask friends or […]

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