Thomas Davis Co November 2020 Client Alert RP *|MC:SUBJECT|*
From the release of the Federal Budget, US Elections, RBA Cash Rate reduction, and COVID-19 constraint relaxations, it seems there's no sitting on your hands this year and we are all working towards some well deserved time off. 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. MSI Taylor 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:
  • Budget personal tax cuts and business concessions now law
  • Working from home shortcut deduction extended
  • Jobkeeper decline in turnover tests: temporary trading cessation
  • Data-matching program: apprentices and trainees
  • Small business tax options during Covid-19: ATO reminder
  • Insolvency reforms announced for small businesses
  • Jobkeeper payments satisfy work test for super contributions
  • SMSF asset valuations: concession during Covid-19
  • Digital AGMs and signatures: legislative determination
Read the full summary here

Oreon Partners client success story: Tuckers Natural

By Oreon Partners. Oreon Partners' client Tucker's Natural won the 'Championship Biscuit' award at the 2018/19 Royal Sydney Fine Food Show. Here's an interesting look into their company's challenges, opportunities and path to success.
Check out the blog here!

Tips for Growing Your Franchise Business

By MSI Taylor. Growing your franchise business takes careful consideration to minimise risk and maximise rewards at all levels. It's not just about defining your bottom line. You want your small business to benefit stakeholders at all levels, from managers to staff, down to the value you deliver to your customers.

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Defamation in the digital age, an extended summary

By Johnston Withers. The Lawyers at JW crafted a great summary exploring how deformation has evolved, the key legal definitions, and some of the noteworthy precedent cases to bring you up to date.

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

mckinley plowman federal budget update 2020/21
COVID-19: Compliance at tax time

Our 3 part series with Alec Blacklaw:
Redesigning the Pathway through the Global Pandemic (Part 1 of 3)
Redesigning the Pathway through the Global Pandemic (Part 2 of 3)
Redesigning the Pathway through the Global Pandemic (Part 3 of 3)