Kostkas Notice Board

Keep up to date on all things TAX and Business!

Our Notice Board is designed to alert you to a wide range of current tax and business issues that may affect you. It does not constitute advice. You should contact Kostkas for written advice specific to your circumstances. Minor differences in facts can result in significantly different outcomes.
June 24, 2018

Do you own or are you looking to purchase a residential rental property?

As of the 1 July 2017 owners of residential property will no longer be able to claim the following deductions:
June 24, 2018

If you are a user of any form of technology you need to be aware of the risks.

In the online world, an unavoidable reality is that your business and personal information is always susceptible to hacking. While there are never any guarantees, there are things you can do to protect this information and minimise the risks.
June 24, 2018

While we may think the passwords we use are bullet proof, this is a foolish idea.

Having a low strength password or using the same password for multiple logins is the equivalent of leaving your front door unlocked 
June 24, 2018

Are you or do you intend to employ backpackers?

To be able to work as an employee in Australia, backpackers must hold either a 417 or 462 Visa. As of 1 January 2017,
June 24, 2018

If you are holding vacant land and currently claiming the holding costs as a tax deduction, then this is important for you.

The release of the 2018/19 Federal Budget saw many new measures proposed by the Government.