Stories by Anthony Roberts

  • ACCOUNTING CLINIC: When taxes become taxing

    The combination of the GST, widespread corporate collapse and an overall slowdown in the economy has placed considerable strain on the ability for many of us to pay our taxes as and when they fall due. So what do you do if you cannot meet your next tax installment?

  • ACCOUNTING CLINIC: The coffee's on me

    You've finally cursed your way through the latest BAS statement, paid the monthly salaries, payroll tax, group tax, fringe benefits tax, superannuation contribution, rent, insurance, kicked the dog and finished with a good stiff drink. The weekend's already gone and all you can think is soon you'll be doing it all again. Once again you stop and consider life as a public servant - so much easier spending taxes than paying them!