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Who Loves Bookkeeping - We Do!

Did you start your business because you love maintaining financial records -  or because you are passionate about what you are talented in??

Most small business owners dream of a successful business but many are not prepared for the bookkeeping, financial and tax obligations that come with running a business.

Let EnVision Partners take these pressures away from you and let you do what you do

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Super Seminar - Here's What Attendees Had to Say!

Our Super Seminar - Don't be late for the party! was held on Thursday, 18th and Saturday, 20th October.  The feedback from attendees was great.  Here's what they had to say:

'Super needs to be considered more now, rather than later.' - Dan Feldhahn

'Well presented and definitely answered many questions and clarified issues.' - Jo Irwin

'You will definitely learn something.' - Matthew Dolbel

'Very

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Is your employer withholding enough tax from your wages?

There is nothing worse than going to complete your tax return, expecting a refund, only to find out you have a bill and a large one at that!  And through no fault of your own, well…. you think.

There are actually a number of reasons why you may end up with a tax liability, and while you may think your employer is at fault (and in some instances they may be), there are a number of thing

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Chinchilla Grandfather Clock Campdraft 2018

My wife and I had the great pleasure of representing EnVision Partners at the Chinchilla Grandfather Clock Campdraft.  EnVision has been a long time sponsor of the event and we were invited  to attend the sponsors lunch and present the winning ribbons for the novice draft.

It was a beautiful day.  The sun was shining, the grass was lush and green and competition was in the air as th

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Why should I care about super?

Did you know that as at 30 June 2018 there was $2.7 trillion in superannuation assets in Australia? So what? Well a portion of this balance is YOUR super.

So many people receive their Super Annual Statement each year, take a quick look and throw it in the 'filing' bin. Super is often misinterpreted as being an investment which can't be touched until you retire. Super is not an investment, rather a st

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Brigalow Bush Carnival | EnVision Billy Boil

EnVision Partners has been a proud supporter and sponsor of the Brigalow Bush Carnival for many years.  

This community event keeps growing from year to year.  Well done to the committee for putting on another great event.

We look forward to participating in the Billy Boil again next year!

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The countdown is on....

FREE Super Seminar | Hosted by EnVision Partners

Just received your annual super statement?  This event is for you!

Key Insights:

  • Discover how to increase your super, including what the government offers for free
  • Identify how to use a Self Managed Super Fund to take control of your future
  • Shares not for you?  Discover how to use your current super to invest in property

2 Convenient Ses

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One Long Table - A Community Success Story

EnVision Partners - Proud Silver Sponsors in 2018.

On Saturday night, 15th September, Chinchilla’s Heeney Street hosted the annual ‘One Long Table’ multicultural food festival.

Well over 3,000 people attended, coming together to celebrate diversity through food, dance and music.  A great deal of credit for the event goes to the many community and business volunteers who

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5 Most Common Tax Time Mistakes

As the typical rush kicks in for everyone to get their tax returns lodged and their refunds back as quickly as possible, the ATO has profiled the five most common mistakes that are most likely to cause tax time troubles. 

The ATO has identified that taxpayer’s are regularly:

  1. Leaving out some of their income;
  2. Claiming deductions for personal expenses;
  3. Forgetting to keep receipts or reco
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Don't Miss the Chinchilla One Long Table

EnVision Partners are proud to be Silver Sponsors of the 2018 Chinchilla One Long Table to be held in Heeney Street on Saturday, 15th September 2018.

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A Personal Touch Never Goes Out Of Style

It's 2018, the world we live in has certainly changed from the likes of 20 years ago - especially the way we do business. With the evolution of technology and automation, customers like yourselves have adopted a new way in how you approach sourcing information.  Platforms like Google and mobile technology, allows you to have an encyclopaedia at the touch of your finger tips.

What does this mea

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Non-compliant businesses that withhold PAYG to be denied tax deductions

Single Touch Payroll (STP) commences on 1 July 2019 for all employers. Even if you employ just one employee (including yourself) you are obligated to move across to this new government reporting system.

You may have heard of STP, however, you may not be aware of the impact that non-compliance may have on your ability to claim a deduction for wages.

Originally announced as part of the federal budge

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Clothing Deductions Hung Out To Dry

The Australian Taxation Office is closely examining work-related clothing and laundry expense claims of taxpayers submitting their 2017-18 tax returns.

The ATO says that clothing claims are up nearly 20% over the last five years with people either making mistakes or deliberately over-claiming. Common mistakes include people claiming ineligible clothing, claiming for something without having spent

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ATO Scam Alert

With the increasing number of scams each day, you need to become more vigilant about the emails, text messages &/or phone calls you may receive from external parties.  These scams are being used to try to steal your personal data and/or money.

Just last week I personally received a phone call, allegedly from the “ATO”, claiming that there was a warrant out for my arrest due to u

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Wandoan Show 2018

The Management Committee of the Wandoan Show Society, were very proud to report another successful show event.  All areas and sections of the Show were well supported by local and visiting competitors and entrants.  The Management Committee have remained confident in the wider population continuing to love the concept of the traditional country show, and being prepared to travel to atten

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Don't Forget the Golden Rules of Tax Deductions

30 June has rolled by again, which means its time to get your 2017-18 tax returns completed.  As you may be aware, the ATO are really cracking down on work related deductions. This crackdown isn’t something that will go away; the ATO will be holding firm on their hit lists and running a fine tooth comb through your deductions.  This will not only apply to 2017-18, but for all futur

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Upcoming Events

Watch out for upcoming events, including our Financial Wellbeing Workshop Program.  Learn the most in-demand financial literacy skills, technical advice and creative thinking taught by industry experts.

Program details:

When: Tuesday, 4th September | Tuesday,, 11th September | Tuesday, 18th September

Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Program Includes: All Three Sessions

Cost: $66 incl. GST per individual

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Time to get Tax Ready

The end of financial year is fast approaching.  Now is a great time to prioritise preparing your 2017-18 tax return information.  Getting ready now, ensures you have time to focus on the new financial year.

If you are a salary and wage earner, here are some tips to prepare:

  • Start organising your tax records.  Make sure you have details of all your income and expenses.  Recent
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Scams Awareness

Australians were estimated to have been scammed out of $340 million last year, an amount that is growing significantly every year as scammers get better at what they do and utilise more sophisticated technology to assist them with the process.

Scams Awareness Week has just passed and this is a timely reminder on how to protect yourself.  This is a particularly useful page containing informati

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Chinchilla Show - Farmer's Challenge Results

Chinchilla Show - Farmer's Challenge Results

The results are in from the 2018 Chinchilla Show Farmer's Challenge, proudly sponsored by EnVision Partners.

First place went to the "Ring In's" - Tylee Hopper, Amy Dolbel, Chris Dolbel & Tim Ison.

The challenges included:

  • Making and packing a vegemite sandwich;
  • Connecting pipe fittings;
  • Screwing in a screw;
  • Hammering a nail;
  • Catching a rat in a trap;
  • S

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The bugger went and died on me and.... I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO!

Try to imagine a sudden tragedy in your family.

Imagine you are a husband who has relied on your wife’s financial management skills your entire working life.  She has taken care of planning and managing the family since you first married and you have come to rely heavily on her. Perhaps she has been diagnosed with a terminal illness or had a major car accident and you now need to step i

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Chinchilla Show - Farmer's Challenge

EnVision Partners are proud to be sponsoring this years Farmer's Challenge at the Chinchilla Show.

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The ATO is Watching You

Now more than ever, it is crucial for individual taxpayers to ensure they are completing their tax returns correctly.

Armed with an additional $130m of funding from the Federal budget, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), from 1 July 2018 will be increasing their compliance activities targeting individual taxpayers.

The ATO are making it very clear that they will be closely examining claims for w

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Wandoan Campdraft Results

EnVision Partners Novice Draft Winners 2018

1st Ben Weller - Fairytale (173)

2nd/3rd/4th Greg Kelly - Booshu (172),

Bill Waldron - Silky Dynasty (172),

JJ Lamb - Foster (172)

5th/6th/7th Caroloyn Roberts - Miss Money Penny (170),  John Mulcahy - Stratton Gest Rosie (170), Anthony Dunn - Humpty (170) 8th Kristina Plant - Gabrielle (168) Highest Cut Out - David Duncan Stitch Highest Scoring Local L

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QRIDA Succession Planning

QRIDA Announcement Assists Primary Producers to Save Thousands

Farm Management Grants are now available to assist eligible Queensland primary producers or their relatives with succession planning advice. 

As succession/transition planning experts, EnVision Partners is a regular witness to the negative impacts that commencing a succession planning review and strategy has when implemented too la

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Tax Planning Time

Tax planning time is upon us once again.  If you haven't done tax planning in previous years and would like to know more about it, please don't hesitate to contact our office.

 BackPacker Tax

After a lot of political horse trading, the “Temporary Working Holidaymakers” Tax (the “Backpacker Tax”) has finally been implemented, taking effect from 1st January 2017. 

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Cloud Technology Demonstrations

Demonstrations are available to all individuals who would like know more about the latest cloud technology and how it can benefit their business.

Our customers commonly relay to us the following concerns:

  • "I don’t like doing book work."
  • "I don’t have the time." or "My bookkeeping takes too much time."
  • "I’m never up-to-date."
  • "I don’t know how we are going."
  • "We have made this much pr
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Melon Festival

Many of you would have read about the recent success of the Chinchilla Melon Festival held in February this year.  It’s a tremendous occasion for our small town and EnVision Partners was proud to be a part of the festival, supporting the Melon Festival Committee through volunteer work over the course of the weekend.  Well done to the Melon Festival Committee and thank you to all ou

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Baby News

Tammy Knott (affectionately known as Tammy K) and Ashley Knott welcomed into the world Elizabeth Rose Knott on 18th January, weighing 8 pounds.

 

Beth and Niall Mangan are proud to announce the safe arrival of their baby boy, Luke Thomas, born on 19th March, weighing7 pounds, 9 ounces.

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Engagement News

Tim Seng was very proud to announce his engagement to the lovely Miss Jessica Muller on 11th February 2017.  Tim commenced as a graduate accountant with EnVision Partners in 2015 and Jessica is a teacher at the Chinchilla Christian College.

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Wedding Bells

Tammy Matthews and Ashley Knott exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, 9th April.  It was a beautiful garden ceremony held on the Matthews family property "Muirway", followed by cocktail canapés.

 

Tiffany McKnight and Chris Taylor were married on Saturday, 16th April, in beautiful 1770.  Their beach ceremony was followed by a marquee reception at the 1770 golf course.

 

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Tax Hot Spots

Coming into the new Financial year, there are a number of changes that businesses should be aware of:

Small Business Restructure Rollover
From 1st July 2016, the Federal government has passed the Small Business Restructure Rollover.  This rollover allows a small business to change structures and defer all gains or losses on Capital Gains Tax (CGT) assets, trading stock, revenue assets and de read more...

 

Campdraft Sponsorship 2016

In 2016 EnVision Partners has once again been a proud supporter of the local campdrafts. This year we sponsored the Chinchilla Encouragement Draft, Hannaford/The Gums Juvenille Draft and Wandoan Novice Draft.

Featured below is a photo of the presentation of the Hannaford/The Gums Juvenille Draft trophy.

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