General News

How bad things can happen to good organisations

29/05/2018 by Felicity Melican in General News, Scam & Security Alerts

Sadly, we learned in the last few days of how a number of south west organisations have recently been hit by scammers/fraudsters/criminals/opportunists, resulting in significant monies being paid across erroneously to their bank accounts. This revelation is a bleak reminder of how important it is that financial processes and controls are considered as valuable commodities...

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SMSF-Friendly Federal Budget

09/05/2018 by Sinclair Wilson in General News, News, Superannuation, Tax & Business Advice

A Self Managed Super Fund– friendly budget is the good news coming out of the 2018-19 Federal Budget. With SMSF members still working through the wide-reaching and complex superannuation changes brought in on 1 July last year, this Federal Budget will provide much needed stability while looking to reduce costs for SMSFs and prove additional...

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from everyone at Sinclair Wilson

04/12/2017 by Sinclair Wilson in General News

The Partners and Staff at Sinclair Wilson wish you a Merry Christmas and a safe and happy New Year. We wish to advise that our offices will close before Christmas and re-open in the New Year. Exact dates and times vary between offices; see your local office’s page for more details: Camperdown Casterton Colac Hamilton...

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The newly merged Sinclair Wilson Mount Gambier and Ellermans Teams

Sinclair Wilson Footprint in South East Strengthens

13/09/2017 by Sinclair Wilson in General News

LEADING GREATER GREEN TRIANGLE FINANCIAL SERVICES GROUP SINCLAIR WILSON HAS RECENTLY ADDED TWO NEW LOCAL FACES TO ITS MT GAMBIER OFFICE TEAM – JULIA HOLDMAN AND HAYLEY NEUMANN – AS WELL AS THE MERGER WITH THE ESTABLISHED ACCOUNTING PRACTICE OF ROB ELLERMAN. Whilst the Sinclair Wilson group has been operating in the Southeast for many...

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ASIC scam emails and how to identify them

19/04/2017 by Sinclair Wilson in General News

There is a rather nasty scam email doing the rounds at the moment, disguised as an ASIC renewal notice. The email is a fairly good knockoff of a legitimate ASIC renewal notice. It has correct spelling throughout with the ASIC logo, and a number of links to actual ASIC web pages included to make it...

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The ATO warns business owners to monitor access to their business portal

07/02/2017 by Sinclair Wilson in General News

The ATO is warning business owners to monitor and review who has AUSkey access to their ATO business portal. They’ve made the call after detecting a number of cases where identity thieves have used fraudulently obtained AUSkeys to lodge fraudulent BAS and receive returns to altered bank accounts. They recommend business owners take the following...

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Dairy farmers alert – up to $20k grant funding from Farmer’s Fund

17/10/2016 by Sinclair Wilson in General News

Dairy farmers in Victoria, the Riverina area of NSW, Eastern South Australia and Tasmania have an opportunity to receive up to $20K in grant (not loan) funding from the Farmers’ Fund, a program managed through the Victorian Farmers Federation. Please see the Farmers’ Fund website for more information on the program. The funding has to...

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