Warning – Single Touch Payroll Is Almost Here

Single Touch Payroll

March 7, 2018

The ATO is introducing changes to the way employers report salary and wages, PAYG and superannuation information called Single Touch Payroll.  Payroll software will send this information directly to the ATO when employees are paid. Start Dates – 1 July 2018 – If you have more than 20 employees as at 1 April 2018 1 […]

Success National Masters Track Championships – Megan Stevens

March 6, 2018

Our very own master cyclist, Megan Stevens has again returned from the national championships with more bling. Megan attended the 2018 National Masters Track Championships last week that featured four days of track cycling action at the Darebin International Sports Centre Velodrome in Melbourne. With fantastic performances Megan was successful at achieving podium positions in […]

Polo Shirt Fridays

February 20, 2018

The Cheesman Applegarth staff have continued to support our Polo Shirt Fridays. This has enabled us to again make a donation of $150 to a local charity. The staff nominated BASE Services for the wonderful work they do by providing food, support and access to services for the homeless and those in need. Find out […]

Great Time to Get Efficient

February 16, 2018

Have you or are you thinking about a new washing machine, refrigerator or beating the heat with a new air conditioner. If your new appliance are efficient and meet the eligibility requirements you may be entitled to rebates up to $700. When you buy a new appliance or replace an existing one, choosing an energy‑efficient […]

Entrepreneur Grants Program

November 6, 2017

Small Business Entrepreneur Grants Program Most people would have seen the scary statistics that often reach the headlines about the high failure rate of small business in their first few years of operation. In February 2016, the Australian Bureau of Statistics released its latest findings relating to business survival rates, showing that more than 40 […]

Scammers masquerading as MYOB and Xero

October 25, 2017

Well the scammers are at it again and they are targeting MYOB, Xero and other accounting software customers. The new trend is emails that look like they are an invoice or other payment request from your software provider. New MYOB Scam One of the new MYOB phishing emails we have seen pretends to be from […]

The trouble with sticker-less registration

Queensland sticker-less registration system

September 25, 2017

DON’T LET THEM CATCH YOU! We are hearing increasing stories of people falling foul of the sticker-less registration process currently in Queensland. As we all know, in the past you were issued a registration sticker for your vehicle that was used, among other things, to remind us when our registration was due. It worked because […]

Queensland Government’s Back to Work Regional Employment Package

September 4, 2017

Back to Work Package Now Includes South East Queensland From 1 July 2017, the Queensland Government’s Back to Work Regional Employment Package has been expanded to include businesses located in South East Queensland. Under the Back to Work South East Queensland package, employers hiring  long-term unemployed or young unemployed job seekers in the South East Queensland […]

New Associate Jodi Elder

New Associate, Jodi Elder

July 24, 2017

In May this year, Cheesman Applegarth welcomed our new Associate, Jodi Elder. After joining the team in January, Jodi settled in quickly, with over 15 years experience in public practice working with clients from a variety of backgrounds.  She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in accounting and finance), a Diploma of Financial Planning, and […]

WorkCover Queensland

June 27, 2017

WorkCover Queensland are supporting the Queensland Government’s initiative to encourage businesses to employ more apprentices by offering a discount on their premiums for employers hiring apprentices. The ‘apprentice discount’ will apply from 1 July 2017, and the saving applies through removing apprentice wages from the premium calculation.  The level of cover for apprentice employees however […]

It’s Queensland Day

Queensland Day

June 2, 2017

Cheesman Applegarth loves Queensland and its Queensland Day time to celebrate our state’s birthday, culture, heritage, people, places and industry. This year Queensland is celebrating its 158th birthday. It’s a great time to reflect on how lucky we are to be part of such a wonderful, diverse state. Queensland Day is celebrated each year on […]

Supporting Ozcare & Domestic Violence Victims

June 1, 2017

Donation to Ozcare’s Women’s Refuges Cheesman Applegarth & Partners would like to thank the staff for their contributions to our CAP Polo shirt days. Each Friday the Cheesman staff don our jeans and CAP polo shirts and contribute a gold coin for a nominated charity. This time we have been able to donate $150.00 to […]

Drought Assistance Loans Closing Soon!

May 23, 2017

The Applications for QRAA Drought Assistance Concessional Loans Are Due 30 June 2017 QRAA has received an additional $15 million in funding from the Commonwealth Government for their Drought Assistance Concessional Loans program. The program provides financial assistance to drought-impacted primary producers with up to $1 million to refinance existing debt, provide cashflow for carry-on […]

A Gem of a Milestone for Carolyn

May 12, 2017

We would like to congratulate and recognise Carolyn Richardson’s recent achievement on receiving her 40 year membership pin from CPA Australia.  This recognises the experience, knowledge and character that Carolyn has demonstrated over the last 40 years working as a Certified Practising Accountant. Here are a few thoughts from Carolyn about her years in practice. […]

Red Claws Underwater Hockey Club

May 9, 2017

Cheesman Applegarth are proud of our continued support of the Toowoomba Red Claws Underwater Hockey Club. Here we are with the juniors surrounding the new gear box that we donated to the club. Keep an eye out for it at the Fairholme Aquatic Centre … Home of the Red Claws We are always asked … […]