Farm Management Grants

March 29, 2017

The Queensland Government has just released its new Farm Management Grants through the Queensland Rural Adjustment Authority (QRAA) to assist eligible Queensland primary producers or their relatives offset the costs of professional advice associated with transferring an interest in the primary production enterprise. Matched funding is available up to $2,500 for each financial year of […]

Small Business Digital Grants Program

March 23, 2017

Round 2 of the Small Business Digital Grants Program opens on 8 March 2017, and is aimed at assisting small businesses to enhance their digital capabilities and help them be more competitive. The Digital Grants program provides small businesses with access to digital technologies and services to enable them to work smarter, engage with the […]

Do you take items from your business’ trading stock for private use?

Goods taken from stock for private use

March 20, 2017

Stock For Private Use If you take items from your business’ trading stock for your own use, make sure you include the value of these items as part of your business’ assessable income. To do this, you should record the actual value of the goods (excluding GST) or use estimates provided by the ATO if […]

Secure Your Data – Top Cyber Security Tips

March 20, 2017

ATO Cyber Security Tips It is important that businesses keep all their business and client information secure. If data is lost or compromised, it can be very difficult or very costly to recover. The ATO has released a list of tips on how to keep your business and client data safe from hackers and identity […]

Online Selling and Ride Sourcing are on ATO Radar

March 20, 2017

The ATO are Credit and debit card, online selling, and ride sourcing data matching The ATO is collecting data from financial institutions and online selling sites as part of their data matching programs for credit and debit cards, online selling and ride sourcing. The data will include: the total amount of credit and debit card […]

Mozilla Firefox AUSkey Fix

March 14, 2017

AUSkey Browser Extension fix for Mozilla Firefox Since the release of Version 52 of Mozilla Firefox for windows changes in the browser means that Firefox is no longer compatible with AUSkeys, used to access ATO Portals. Auskeys are required to use the Business Portal, BAS Agent Portal and Tax Agent Portal. The ATO has released […]

Women on the Move Grand Central

February 27, 2017

Behind the Scenes Tour Grand Central Redevelopment A few of the Ladies from Cheesman Applegarth & Partners attended the Women on the Move kick-off event for 2017 which included an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the QIC Grand Central development. Our Cheesman Applegarth women on the move enjoyed their tour of the next section […]

New Manager Jodi Elder

February 24, 2017

The Cheesman Applegarth team has expanded once again with the addition of Jodi Elder to the team, another incredibly experienced and talented accountant. Our new manager is adventurous, with a love of the outdoors, particularly scuba diving and hiking. Jodi takes regular trips to the Bunya Mountains, other national parks in south east Queensland and […]

New Staff Toni & Judy

February 21, 2017

Cheesman Applegarth & Partners are thrilled to welcome Toni McKee and welcome back Judy Kemp to the team. Toni McKee has joined the team as Junior Administrator Officer taking over from Madeline who is now the Personal Assistant for the Financial Planning Team. Toni grew up on her parents’ cattle property to the south of […]

New Year’s Resolutions – Supercharge Your Goals

February 6, 2017

Setting Goals for 2017 Did your new year’s resolutions include setting financial goals?  Are you thinking of buying a house or car, starting a business, becoming debt free or planning for your financial future?  Cheesman Applegarth and Partners can help you supercharge your financial goals in 2017. S.M.A.R.T. Goals Research shows you’re more likely to […]

Little Black Book of Scams

January 18, 2017

New Edition of The Little Black Book of Scams Available The Little Black Book of Scams is one of the most popular publications from the ACCC. They have released an updated version, this pocked sized book helps you keep one step ahead of the scammers. Everyone is vulnerable to scams so everyone needs information about […]

CAP Polo shirt days

December 15, 2016

Cheesman Applegarth & Partners would like to thank the staff for their contributions to our CAP Polo shirt days. On the last Friday of each month 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 […]

Women on the Move

December 15, 2016

Some of the Cheesman Applegarth team headed along to the end of year Women on the Move event at Shelley Myatt Fitness & Well-being at The Fridge Studio this week. The Fridge studio at the Old Butter Factory is the venue for Shelley Myatt Fitness and Well-being and where she assists people on their journey […]

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

December 15, 2016

FROM THE “CRAZY” STAFF @ Cheesman Applegarth & Partners Accountants and Financial Planners We all hope you have a wonderful New Year and a prosperous 2017

Flowers from Darling Downs Accountants Discussion Group

December 7, 2016

Thank you Darling Downs Accountants Discussion Group for the wonderful gift of flowers. Each month the Darling Downs Accountants Discussion Group use our training room to hold their meetings. The Darling Downs Accountants Discussion Group aims to foster sharing of experience and knowledge between accountants, bookkeepers, BAS Agents, financial planners and other business advisers. We […]