Thomas Davis Co April Client Alert 2021 MSI *|MC:SUBJECT|*

With a rise in economic optimism, aligned to stimulus packages and bumpy vaccine rollouts, the pandemic still persists as an outsize risk to business and economic growth. Despite a small blip in the Australian COVID-19 journey, a trans-Tasman bubble has been announced for 11:59 pm on April 19th and hopefully turns a corner in border control. We hope you are all doing well - please reach out to us if you have any questions, or if there is anything we can do to help.

As a client of Thomas Davis & Co, you are able to receive updates from the MSI Australia, New Zealand and Fiji Alliance. Thomas Davis & Co is a part of this network of trusted professional services firms, expanding our capabilities across the whole globe. As a result, you receive the benefit of accessing this alliance.

Check out the latest content below from members of the MSI alliance, and some recaps of how we work together to help clients.

Thomas Davis & Co Update

New this month:
  • It's time to consider FBT
  • ATO reminder: lodge your TPAR
  • Covid-19 stimulus and support measures winding back
  • Life insurance in super: costs on the way up?
Read the full summary here

Providing guarantee for your family member: 5 things to consider

By Johnston Withers. Australia is on the "cusp of a housing boom", according to the Commonwealth Bank, making it harder for first home buyers to get into the market. A common strategy is for family members to guarantee the loan. Here are 5 points to consider if you're planning on taking this path.
Check out the blog here!

Oreon Client Success Story: Littlehampton Bricks and Pavers

By Oreon Partners. While most brick manufacturers across Australia have been bought out of gone out of business, family-owned Littlehampton Bricks and Pavers have expanded their footprint and built upon the 120+ year family brand. Learn from their story!

Check out the blog here!

Business Branding – creating, updating & evolving

By mckinley plowman. While tax, compliance, strategy, bookkeeping, and insurance are all critical components of running a business, the "look & feel" of things can often take a back seat. Whether you're starting a new brand, or taking the next step for an existing brand you'll get something of value here!

Check out the blog here!
Some other recent blogs include:

COVID-19: JobMaker Hiring Credit. What You Need To Know
Tax Advice: Are you Prepared for FBT Year End?
Oreon Client Success Story – Gang Gang
Tucker & Cowen Bolsters Litigation with addition of two Lawyers