About Atticus Business Accountants

The end of JobKeeper and JobSeeker Supplement – What Now? 

JobKeeper Extension No. 2 and the JobSeeker Supplement have now come to an end. Hopefully this funding has helped keep you in a position to take advantage of the recovery the economy is likely to see. For those that weren’t eligible, or those that still need support, we’ve created a list of sources who may be able to assist you further. Support for … Continued


31 March Lodge tax return for companies and super funds with total income of more than $2 million in the latest year lodged (excluding large/medium taxpayers), unless the return was due earlier. Payment for companies and super funds in this category is also due by this date. Lodge tax return for the head company of a … Continued

Using the Client Portal

If you need help getting started on our client portal you can view an easy to follow guide here. There’s a link to the client portal login at the bottom of each page of our website and if you get stuck you can always call us on 07 4642 5800.

Has your business name registration lapsed without you knowing?

Several years ago the business name registry was moved from the state registers (Office of Fair Trading in QLD) to ASIC. ASIC now operates the registry entirely electronically via their ASIC connect portal.  This means you no longer receive a renewal notice in the mail like the good ol’ days – all renewal notices and invoices are sent via … Continued

The Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty has finished.  What now? 

The Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty finished on 7th September, 2020. The Amnesty offered significant concessions for businesses who had overdue employee super to come forward and bring their super obligations up to date. Despite a push from accounting industry bodies to extend the six-month amnesty period given the impact of COVID-19, the Amnesty finished on 7th … Continued

Federal Budget 2020 – The finer details

Below are the flyers from our recent email campaign – Budget breakdown by category. Click the links to download a copy. Budget – CGT Concessions Flyer Budget – Superannuation Changes Flyer Budget – Loss Carry-back Rules Flyer Budget – JobMaker Hiring Credit Flyer Budget – Personal Tax Cuts Flyer Budget – FBT Rules Relaxed Flyer … Continued

Help us find our newest superstar!

ACCO  NTANT WANTED!  All we are missing is…. U! 1. Got a heap of skill that you’re busting to share with a motivated client base? 2. Big firm experience causing you big firm frustrations? 3. Tired of working for an uninspired manager? If this sounds like you, this an opportunity to join our high performing, … Continued

Does your business pay wages?

If you answer yes to this question – you should carry out a Wage Reconciliation at the end of the financial year.  It is important this is done prior to issuing your employee PAYG Payment Summaries or, if you have opted into STP, prior to doing your finalization declaration to the tax office.  Why is a Wage … Continued

Reset, Recover and Revive – The Playbook

So the initial shock-wave has subsided.  We’ve made it this far.  What next?  Like most people, I have personally grappled with the sudden changes thrust upon us all as the COVID-19 situation unfolded across the world over recent weeks.    It felt like for a couple of weeks from mid-March onwards we were subjected to a tumbling cascade of new … Continued

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