June 4, 2017

The 2017/2018 Budget provides some interesting changes that could affect people with investment properties if the recommended modifications become legislation over the next few months. Minor changes have been suggested to negative gearing, incentives have been increased to encourage property owners to provide affordable housing, and some of the infrastructure funding could offer substantial propertyRead More »

Does your business employ foreign workers? If you do, or you’re considering doing so, changes to work visa legislation in the 2017/2018 Budget could affect you heavily. There are a number of modifications on the cards, including more restrictions on who can get a visa, increased costs for applying and sponsoring visas, and new annualRead More »

May 11, 2017

Do you want to get ahead in life financially? Do you have your own goals and are working towards them? If you don’t or if you’re not sure if your goals are the best for you, or if you are struggling to reach your goals, it may be time to evaluate some things around yourRead More »

May 5, 2017

Most start-ups – maybe as many as 90% – fail. That’s a daunting statistic! However, most of these failures weren’t inevitable. With more knowledge comes a far better chance of turning a start-up into a solid, established business. We’ve put together the top ten mistakes that start-ups make – and how you can avoid makingRead More »

January 27, 2017

Daniel is one of our full-time Accountants at Trak.  He’s been with us since we started over two and a half years ago when there were just two staff members alongside myself and Gail. Initially part-time, Daniel has taken on more and more responsibility as the business has grown and he’s now fully immersed inRead More »

January 17, 2017

Use Off-Site Meetings to Motivate Staff A useful planning tool that has been growing in popularity over the last few years is the off-site meeting. Its basic premise is to take staff out of their usual environment (the office) during work hours, allow them to relax, and plan out the next few months, or theRead More »