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Unfortunately, having to deal with managing a deceased estate is a task many of us will have to shoulder at some stage in our lives — but having some familiarity with what’s involved beforehand will hopefully ease the burden. (more…)

Our Olympian contingent arrived back home from Rio with a collective 29 medals, eight of them gold, securing Australia 10th place overall. But our Olympic champions can take extra comfort in knowing that they are back in a country where self managed superannuation funds are consistently taking 1st place and standing on the highest podium to take the gold medal for best performance. (more…)

The ATO has a database of “small business benchmarks” against which it compares lodged information. But business owners can also benefit by using the small business benchmarks to compare their own performance. (more…)

The ATO has issued guidance on claiming mobile phone, internet and home phone expenses.

It says that if you use any of these for work purposes, you may be able to claim a deduction if there are records to support your claims. But the ATO points out that use for both work and private use will require you working out the percentage that “reasonably relates” to your work use. (more…)

At Hilton Partners we are a highly motivated team of professionals all dedicated to meeting your needs. Our Partners understand what does and doesn’t work in business and readily recognise the issues and identify the solutions in a thorough way. You’ll find that our solutions are built and implemented for maximum efficiency with a practical, cost-effective approach. (more…)

Why should I choose Hilton Partners to prepare my tax return?
We are a highly motivated team of professionals all dedicated to meeting your needs. We’ve been providing services as a CPA practice for over 30 years and specialise in financial planning, accounting and taxation. Our longstanding team is focused on delivering the best possible service to our clients and technical excellence comes as standard. (more…)

ATO focuses on rental property owners.

With Tax Time 2016 just around the corner, the ATO is encouraging rental property owners to check out the information on its website to better understand their obligations and get their claims right. (more…)

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A business or a hobby?

What is a hobby?

A hobby is a pastime or leisure activity conducted in your spare time for recreation or pleasure. (more…)

Hilton Partners provides a list of helpful website links that may provide easy access to useful information in relation to your business and investment affairs. (more…)

The cornucopia or horn of plenty is a symbol of abundance and nourishment originating in classical antiquity. Mythology offers multiple explanations of the origin of the cornucopia. One of the best known involves the birth and nurturance of the infant Zeus who with the horn had the divine power to provide unending nourishment. (more…)