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Scam ATO Emails – 4 Key Things to Remember

written by:
Darren Hagarty


There are an ever-increasing number of email and SMS scams doing the rounds, but perhaps most troubling is the fact that they are getting more and more believable. In our industry, they are typically sent from scammers purporting to be the ATO and seeking additional information from the taxpayer. There is even anecdotal evidence to suggest that one scam doing the rounds somehow had the specifics of taxpayers’ refunds in the wording of the email. We…

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Enjoy Real-Time Scheduling with Your PT Partners Advisor

written by:
Darren Hagarty


All of our directors and client managers have real-time scheduling, making it easier than ever to find a mutually convenient time to meet with them. Simply click the “Make An Appointment” button at the top of the home page of our website (www.ptpartners.net.au), where you can choose your PT Partners Advisor and then view their available timeslots. You can then select a date and time that suits you. Once you’ve made…

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Building Licencing Changes On The Way

written by:
Kelvin Deer


8 August 2014 saw the new Queensland Building and Construction Commission Amendment Bill introduced into Parliament. When the Bill becomes law, there will be a number of impacts that effect the building and construction industry. The introduction of this legislation is a timely reminder of the need to closely understand the detailed provisions that apply to your business. Reduced compliance burden In relation to licencing provisions, the Bill reduces the…

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Introducing Safe Passage

written by:
Darren Hagarty


We are excited to announce the launch of Safe Passage. Safe Passage provides a straight-forward, convenient and secure means of sending digital files to your PT Partners advisor. Safe Passage can be used by our clients and their associates (e.g. bookkeepers, bankers, lawyers, etc.) and offers a number of great features: Your files are encrypted for their full journey; It overcomes the difficulties sometimes faced when emailing files over a…

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Electronic Delivery of Tax Invoices

written by:
Darren Hagarty


We realise that getting a bill from us is nothing to get excited about! However, over the past year, many of our clients have asked for their Tax Invoices to be emailed rather than posted. We have now decided to make this our standard approach. From April 2014, we will email Tax Invoices unless you tell us you would prefer otherwise. In most cases, we’ll know who the right person is to receive…

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Introducing the New PT Partners Brand

written by:
Darren Hagarty


This year marks our 15th year in business and we are very excited to announce the launch of our new brand. Firstly, our colours have changed. We have gone with a more modern version of green, and replaced the purple with a blue. In official design speak, our new colours are “Fuego Green” and “Prussian Blue”. Secondly, our logo has changed from our “tried and true” pencil and line, to…

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