Articles in this Martel Wheatley newsletter:

  • Changes to company tax rates and franking rules
  • MYOB AccountRight v19
  • Text message service for company statement obligations
  • Safe harbour of sales of inherited dwellings
  • Data matching for short term accommodation
  • Easing access to Government support for farmers
  • Speeding up repayments and lifetime limits to HELP

Inside this Martel Wheatley Newsletter:

  • 12 month amnesty for employers with outstanding super obligations
  • Travel relating to residential rental properties
  • Personal income tax cuts
  • GST property settlement forms and instructions
  • New cents per kilometre rate
  • New pay rates as of 1 July 2018
  • Incorrect application of GST and low value goods imported into Australia

We have examined the Government's financial budget and put together a special newsletter with key points for our clients. These include:

  • Extension of the $20,000 immediate write off deduction for small businesses,
  • 3 year audit cycle for self managed superannuation funds (SMSF),
  • Maximum number of SMSF members increased,
  • No salary and wages deductions for late paying employers,
  • Personal income tax cuts,
  • Low and middle income tax offsets.

We encourage anyone with questions to contact our office.

We can be contacted on 02 6813 0799 or

Here's what you can find in our latest newsletter:

  • Make a tax plan now! 
  • Use of electronic records
  • Purchasers of new residential property to pay GST to the ATO
  • First home super save legislation
  • Single Touch Payroll (STP): what you need to know

Here's what you can find in our December newsletter:

  • Rebecca's Rhino success
  • Meet Mitch!
  • Farm budgeting - the most interesting thing you will do all year!
    Why 'property flipping' is the next ATO target
  • FAQ: Can I deduct renovation expenses?
  • ACCC gets tough on credit card surcharge

We wish everyone a wonderful Christmas and happy New Year.

Our office will be closed from Monday 25 December 2017 and reopen Tuesday 2 January 2018.

We have put together a budget newsletter! It includes what we believe are key points for our clients.

Articles in this newsletter:

  • End of financial year business review and tax plan
  • Deal struck on enterprise tax bill
  • Australian Taxation Office scams
  • June 2017 quarter GIC rate
  • Cash rate hold
  • SMSF and Farming Families

Financial opportunities for you

Are you unsure if you need to reduce your super contributions from 1 July 2017?

Are you self-employed as well as work for an employer and want to maximise your super contributions?

Do you have a spouse who earns income of less than $37,000?

Do you want to understand how your money is invested?

If your income is your biggest asset, do you want to know how to protect you and your family’s wealth if you become sick or injured?

If you answered yes to any of those questions, then this seminar is for you!

This session is suitable for anyone interested in taking control of their financial future by planning ahead and for investors who are unsure of their investments.

Peter Mancell and Belinda Tink will be covering a variety of topics and will have an open forum to ask any questions.

Foundation Wealth Planners will be holding this free information session at 6pm, Thursday 9 March 2017 at the Quest Apartments, 22 Bultje Street, Dubbo.

To RSVP, contact their office on (02) 6813 0977 or email

Limited seats available!

Martel Wheatley will be holding a free information session on Self-Managed Super Funds (SMSF) and farming families.

This will take place from 10am to 12pm on Friday 3 March.

To RSVP, contact our office on (02) 6813 0799 or email

Topics covered in this newsletter:

  • Self-Managed Super Funds (SMSF) and Farming Families
  • 'Backpacker' tax changes
  • Tax treatment of holiday homes
  • Australian Business Number (ABN) review
  • What is the ATO looking for at the moment?

If you would like to get in touch, please call, email or complete the form below and we can arrange a meeting.

Call us: 02 6813 0799

Email us at  

Visit us at Level 1 Endeavour Court 139 Macquarie St Dubbo NSW 2830