If your negatively geared property is beginning to create some serious cash flow problems, there is a way you can access the large tax breaks it provides before the end of the financial year. Read More
OVERSEAS BUSINESS TRIPS
Tax-deductible overseas trips
Business owners and employees who travel internationally for business-related trips can claim travel expenses as a tax deduction. Read More
Planning out your estate's assets
A common query to arise when updating a Will or planning an estate is figuring out which assets will form part of your deceased estate. Read More
BINDING DEATH BENEFIT NOMINATIONS
Cautions around binding death benefit nominations
Despite its significance there are common traps that have the power to override the wishes in a binding death benefit nomination (BDBN) and render it invalid. Read More
Joint tenancy vs tenants in common?
Purchasing property with a partner can be an exciting time in life, however, it is important not to overlook what kind of method of ownership you should use. Read More
What attracts the ATO's attention - Part 5
Following on from Octobers newsletter, we look into the specific behaviours, characteristics and tax issue that attracts the ATO’s attention.
In this issue we consider Fringe Benefits Tax.Read More
UP CLOSE & PERSONAL
With Craig Willis
Craig commenced with Champion's in March 2015 as an Accountant.
This month we get to know Craig a little better.
Can you tell us a bit about your role at Champions?
I work with senior staff to assist them in managing the needs of a broad range of clients. This work includes annual compliance, management accounting and also special tasks that often pop up.
How would you describe Champion's as a firm?
High performing and supportive culture that is both challenging and rewarding.
What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
I enjoy keeping fit and active by playing sports and spending time outdoors. Also, spending time with family and friends.
What is the last book that your read?
The Way of Baseball – Shawn Green.
What is your favourite movie?
I love all good sports movies but I would say Remember The Titans tops that list.
Where is your favourite holiday destination?
New York – I have been twice and there is just so much to do and see.
If you were stranded on a deserted island what is the one thing you could not do without?
A book entitled “How to get off a deserted island"