MELBOURNE ACCOUNTING PARTNERS is a proactive and progressive firm based in the heart of the CBD. We offer strategies to maximise the success and growth of your business and pride ourselves on our commitment to our clients as both a business advisor and a business partner.

TAXATION is complex and there are times when you need more than simply having a tax return completed. From strategy development to implementation and review, Melbourne Accounting's taxation consultants have the knowledge and experience to provide outstanding outcomes.

Melbourne Accounting Partners provide taxation services to a wide range of clients, from individuals and private companies to small, medium and large businesses. We consider it to be important not only to manage your current year's tax affairs, but to plan for the next tax season during the current tax season to make next year's tax smoother than ever.

Contact Details

Phone: (03) 9654 8584

Fax: (03) 9654 8589

Email: enquiries@melbourneaccounting.com.au

Business Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:45am - 5:15pm

Friday: 8:45am - 4:00pm

Services

Accounting & Compliance100%
GST100%
Corporate & Secretarial100%
Super & Self-Managed Super Funds100%
Sale of Business & Succession Planning100%
Business Consulting100%

ATO News

  • New tax incentives for early stage investors
    On 5 May 2016, the Tax Laws Amendment (Tax Incentives for Innovation) Act 2016, which includes new tax incentives for early stage investors, received royal assent. The legislation applies from 1 July 2016.
  • Change to concessional (pre-tax) contributions cap
    From 1 July 2017, the government will lower the annual concessional contributions cap to $25,000 for all individuals.
  • Change to non-concessional (after-tax) contributions cap
    From 1 July 2017, the government will reduce the annual non-concessional (after-tax) contribution cap from $180,000 to $100,000 per year.
  • Change to spouse tax offset
    From 1 July 2017, the current 18% tax offset of up to $540 will be available for any individual, whether married or de facto, contributing to a recipient spouse whose income is up to $40,000.
  • Incorrect R&D claims in the ATO's sights
    The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DIIS) are continuing their joint efforts to curb the incorrect use of the Research & Development (R&D) Tax Incentive program with the release of a further two taxpayer alerts.
  • Keep your client list up to date
    Occasionally we need to talk to a client's authorised contact, so it's important your client list is up to date on our records.
  • Lodge your SMSF annual return
    Informing SMSF trustees of regulatory obligations relating to the lodgment of SMSF annual returns.
  • New transfer balance cap for pension phase accounts
    From 1 July 2017, the government will introduce a $1.6 million cap on the total amount that can be transferred into the tax-free retirement phase for account-based pensions.
  • Super changes
    The changes to the superannuation system, announced by the Australian Government in the 2016–17 Budget, have now received royal assent. Your super is your future – check to see if you are directly affected, or what these changes may provide for you to maximise your savings for retirement.
  • Tax rules to change for temporary working holiday makers
    The Government has announced changes to the way that working holiday makers in Australia will be taxed.
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