meeting your duty of disclosure gives you security in your insurance policy

Your Duty of Disclosure (And Why It Matters)

The application process is your chance to get certainty from your insurance. That’s because the information you provide in your application will help dictate what you’re covered for, and how much it will cost. Carry out your duty of disclosure correctly, and you can be confident your cover will ...

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Business owners should be aware that the ATO is resuming regular compliance activities

ATO Returning to Regular Compliance Activities

Business owners should be aware that the Australian Tax Office recently announced a return to regular compliance activities. The ATO’s focus had shifted from compliance work to stimulus payment processing throughout the COVID-19 economic downturn. Few businesses have been left unscathed by the ...

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The instant asset write off expansion will provide further financial relief to businesses in need

Significant Expansion of the Instant Asset Write Off

The Government will support businesses with an aggregated annual turnover of less than $5 billion by enabling them to deduct the full cost of eligible capital assets acquired from 7:30pm AEDT on 6 October 2020 (Budget night) and first used or installed by 30 June 2022. Full expensing in the ...

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Investment brokers' advice is key when looking at investment loans

What You Need to Know about Investment Loans

Investments provide a critical source of income and financial security for so many of us. Before you can begin investing, you need to finance your plans. This is easier said than done though, and plenty of people can’t afford to do so upfront. Many who are in this situation look to use ...

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a fully managed IT service is cutting costs and increasing efficiency for many businesses

5 Key Benefits of a Fully Managed IT Service

As businesses grow in a rapidly changing world, they often find themselves in need of an outsourced IT department. When a business operation becomes more complex, the benefit of working with a fully managed IT service increases monumentally. Because of this, the decision to outsource IT ...

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Knowing what to expect when working with a financial adviser will help ensure you get the most out of your meeting

What to Expect at Your First Appointment with a Financial Adviser

The knowledge and skills you gain by working with a financial adviser can set you up to make the most of your financial circumstances. Far too often, people fail to appreciate that savvy financial management can make their lives easier, regardless of their income level. For many, working with a ...

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businesses are using premium funding to break down their annual premium costs into more manageable payments

Premium Funding Explained

Although ensuring you have the most suitable insurances in place to protect your business is crucial, it can be a substantial upfront cost to your business each year. However, it doesn’t have to be. Premium Funding is a finance solution that allows businesses of all sizes to break down their ...

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Lockwood Partners are seeking experienced accountants to join our team

We are Seeking Experienced Accountants to Join Lockwood Partners

Lockwood Partners are a progressive accounting firm in the Echuca Moama region recognised for helping individuals and businesses with accounting and management services. Our holistic approach and the extensive experience of our team ensures that our clients receive a high level of advice and ...

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JobKeeper 2.0 will extend until March next year

JobKeeper 2.0 – The New Requirements

We previously provided you with details of the eligibility criteria to continue to receive JobKeeper, past the initial JobKeeper end date of 27 September 2020.  Last week, the Federal Government announced an easing of the eligibility criteria and further details have been provided in relation ...

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Home insurance is crucial to homeowners peace of mind and security.

Protecting Your Most Valuable Asset

If you’re like most people, your home will be the biggest asset you’ll ever own. A properly written Home & Contents insurance policy is very important, and you need to gather enough information to help make an informed decision on the type of policy and level of cover you need. Home ...

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