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Playing it Smart in the Sharing Economy

A growing number of Australians are ditching their 9-to-5 jobs in favour of independent task-based contracts. Here's what you need to know about being a gig worker. With the rise of the sharing economy, more Australians are using their homes, vehicles and skills to earn an income through sites like Airbnb, Uber, Car Next Door and Airtasker. But while these companies offer great earning opportunities and flexible working conditions, it's important to understand the financial implications involved. Remember, your freelance employment is a business, not a hobby – and you need to treat it that way. Here are some things to be aware of.  Read more…

Nicolette Rubinsztein has built a successful career as a senior financial services executive and non-executive director – all while working part time and caring for three young daughters. She shares her seven strategies for working parents who want to have a great career – and a happy family.  Read more…

Small Business Tax Update

Here is our round-up of the latest small business tax news, featuring the following: 

  • Small business income tax offset
  • Instant asset write-off
  • Taxable payments reporting system
  • Single touch payroll
  • Rental properties and travel expenses  Read more…