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Gary Skelton

MEET OUR DIRECTORS: GARY SKELTON

November 8, 2019

Kothes has six directors who travel between our seven offices, including Gary Skelton. Gary is based in the Bega office and is the only Self Managed Super Fund specialist on the NSW Sapphire Coast. Gary feels a great sense of pride working for the largest multi-partner chartered accounting firm in the region. Gary’s role is...


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ATO visits Bega Valley businesses

November 8, 2019

The Australian Taxation Office has put out a media release with more details on its visits to businesses in the Bega Valley and South Coast during November. Read full story. The ATO is particularly likely to visit cafés and restaurants, hair and beauty salons, carpenters and hotels and motels. Assistant Commissioner Peter Holt said the...


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Kothes Advantage for October

October 30, 2019

Where did October go? Soon it will be time to put up the Christmas tree, if you haven’t already! In our previous Kothes Advantage we mentioned the Australian Tax Office would be visiting businesses in our area as part of their focus on the black economy. They’ve now confirmed they will be having two information...


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We love Xero. You will too. We’ll show you why.

October 2, 2019

Document management You can submit invoices and receipts on the go, as soon as you receive it. Expense tracking Your accountant will have real-time data from your business, allowing you to claim expenses more accurately and reimburse on time. Mobile business data You can send data to your accountant in real time, anytime, anywhere. Quick,...


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ATO coming to South Coast

October 2, 2019

The ATO plans to visit almost 10,000 businesses across Australia this financial year including on the South Coast as part of their strategy to deal with the black economy. Last financial year the ATO visited nearly 9000 businesses. Assistant Commissioner Peter Holt says a number of businesses in some areas are not registered for GST...


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MEET KOTHES DIRECTORS: KEVIN PHILISTIN

October 2, 2019

Kothes has six directors who travel between our seven offices, including Kevin Philistin. Kevin works from the Merimbula and Bombala offices, specialising in small to medium businesses. He has an extensive knowledge of the tourism industry and having worked previously with the Australian Taxation Office, he knows all about tax and compliance. You might expect...


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KOTHES ADVANTAGE for September

October 2, 2019

The year continues at its rapid pace and it won’t be long before we are thinking about Christmas! We have enjoyed a small amount of spring rain in some parts of the Bega Valley and South Coast region although everyone is definitely keen for a lot more, particularly across inland New South Wales and Queensland....


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Kothes chartered accountant Gary Pearce

Kothes Advantage for August

August 21, 2019

August was a busy month for KOTHES, and we farewelled our second longest serving employee Di Porteous from our Eden office. We wish Di and her husband Kim all the best in their retirement travels! In our latest edition we also visit our Bega office, where one of our six directors Gary Pearce is based....


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Kothes Advantage for July

July 31, 2019

We hope you survived the end of the financial year craziness. There’s a lot of information to process about what the end of financial year means for you, and also some changes for the new financial year to put into place. If you have any questions or have seen something in the news or on...


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Unreported ‘cash in hand’ payments to workers no longer tax deductible

June 25, 2019

Media release from the ATO,  June 18 2019 The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) today reminded employers that any unreported ‘cash in hand’ payments made to workers from 1 July 2019 will not be tax deductible. ‘Cash in hand’ refers to cash payments to employees that do not comply with pay as you go (PAYG) withholding...


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