Business Lessons we can learn from the Royal Wedding

Business Lessons we can learn from the Royal Wedding

I was one of the nearly 5 million people in Australia who hijacked the TV and took hold of the remote to watch the royal wedding live on Saturday night.  Jason was grateful for Foxtel Go, his ipad and headphones and instead watched the Waratahs claim victory over the...
Maitland Mercury Interview: Being the only tax practitioner on ATO’s new payroll working party

Maitland Mercury Interview: Being the only tax practitioner on ATO’s new payroll working party

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by the Maitland Mercury on Single Touch Payroll. Below is a copy of the article that was published April 6th, 2018. To view the original article click here.   Maitland businesswoman Amanda Gascoigne has been selected as...
Single Touch Payroll – it’s headcount day for employers!

Single Touch Payroll – it’s headcount day for employers!

Today (1 April 2018) is the first milestone date for Single Touch Payroll. Don’t worry if you haven’t done anything about STP up until now as a very large proportion of accountants and business owners have openly said they haven’t either. Let’s get you on track and...
Why I put my hand up to help the ATO with their implementation of Single Touch Payroll

Why I put my hand up to help the ATO with their implementation of Single Touch Payroll

In late September 2016 an “expression of interest” callout landed in my inbox from my professional body, Chartered Accountants ANZ. The callout was to participate in the ATO’s Single Touch Payroll project. I gave it some thought and three days later, I decided put my...