Under the Federal Budget handed down this month, farmers can instantly write off the full value of machinery purchases. Previously, a portion would have been tax-deductible in the first year, and the rest would have depreciated over future years.
There is a lot of good to be achieved when succession planning is taken on proactively and within a structured process. Having wholesome conversations that discover the objectives and desires of all involved and dealing with challenging decisions without delay makes the process much easier and rewarding for all.
This has probably been the most difficult year ever for business owners due to the impact of COVID-19. And this makes Tax Planning for 2020 and key actions before 30 June more important this year than for any previous year. As a business owner, there are many obligations that you need to consider and action just before and after 30 June.
Small Business Superannuation Clearing House users – want to claim a deduction for superannuation contributions? Your super payments must be accepted by 23 June 2020.