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Congratulations to OBT Financial Group!

20th October 2015

Congratulations to Brett Garmeister of OBT Financial Group in Gatton (QLD), winner of our Apple Watch promotion! Associate Director of Professional Risks, Karen McDonald, presented Brett with his prize recently. For your chance to win an Apple Watch, simply obtain a PI Shield Quick Quote for professional indemnity insurance. Contact the team for further information. 

ATO ramps up 'nudge and scare' tactics

16th October 2015

Businesses could be forced to report payroll data fortnightly within "a couple of years" under a tax office plan designed to encourage better targeting of welfare payments.

Australian Tax Office officials hope to convince Treasurer Scott Morrison that real-time transmission of payroll information will encourage people off welfare, one of the government's key priorities, and could also accelerate the collection of $7 billion in tax revenue.

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How to survive the ATO crackdown on SMEs

15th September 2015

Over the next three months, the Australian Tax Office is planning to target up to 90,000 small businesses it says are failing to comply with their tax obligations.

Business owners would do well to take note of the ATO's interesting and sometimes extensive tactics for gathering information.

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Congratulations Dane!

14th September 2015

Congratulations to NSW Operations Manager, Dane Stephenson, for achieving his five year anniversary with Accountancy Insurance. CEO Ferdy Ouw presented Dane with his additional annual leave and travel voucher on behalf of the company and to thank Dane for his hard work and dedication. 



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