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Queensland Lockdown Support – August 2021

Well, we were not expecting this little COVID doozy that has been thrown at us again! We have prepared a PDF summary of this week’s announcements detailing what support is available to...

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Enabling Choice

When I speak to new clients they often have similar challenges, the most common being that they don’t have ‘choice’. Choice can be many things to many people, whether that be reduced hours, travel...

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What are Alternative Investments?

With valuations of traditional investments looking expensive as reserve banks force interest rates lower, alternative investments can offer investors reasonable returns that perform differently...

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Inside q4: Alethea Rose

For many of the team at q4 financial it could be said that accounting is in the blood. Alethea Rose is no exception. Building on a natural affinity for accounting in school, Alethea has built a...

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Preparing for the end of the financial year!

It is that time again when we need to begin to ensure we are ready for the end of the financial year. For some this means running financial calculations to find how best to be positioned for year...

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Understanding Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT)

Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) was part of a tax reform package introduced by the Hawke Government in 1986.  During the 1970’s and 80’s salary packages commonly included a range of tax-free benefits...

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Budget 2021

Well if theatrics is what Australia needs, we received that last night when Josh Frydenberg delivered his budget speech. Some may interpret this as an election winning speech.  We would have to...

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Vital checks for keeping your business healthy

Monitoring the health of your business is a priority. Aside from day-to-day management, there are a variety of areas a business needs to proactively and regularly consider to ensure all that you...

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When the stimulus stops how will the real economy look?

It is nearly a year since the world was turned on its head and everything came to a grinding halt here in Australia.  Global emissions slowed along with every aspect of the economy and, of course...

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Managing your team

Most of us are currently thinking about closing out the year and looking forward to 2021. As business owners, the Christmas period is often our only time when we can stop and really get some down...

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Inside q4 financial

One of the things we pride ourselves on at q4 financial is our sense of family, not only in our commitment to workplace satisfaction but also in the interactions we have with clients every day. As...

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A year like no other

This year has certainly been an eventful and challenging year for us all. Facing uncertainty, many have had to adopt new strategies, adapt to a different way of daily life and deal with inevitably...

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