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Welcome to our February newsletter

2018 is in full swing and we hope you have had a great start to the year!

To kick things off in this February edition, we have included a quick reminder about the $20,000 instant asset write-off for businesses and a timely article about creating your business vision. There is also a reminder to small business from the ATO on better record keeping.

If you are heading overseas to work then we have provided some things you need to consider regarding your superannuation. 

Find out how you can be happier and more productive at work by watching the TED Talk we have shared in this newsletter.

If you have any questions about any articles in this newsletter please contact us on 6260 4994 or email

Kind regards,
The Gillespie Team

$20,000 instant asset write-off

The write-off threshold of $20,000 has been extended to 30 June 2018.


How to create a business vision that’s ALIVE and kicking

Do you have a crystal clear, compelling vision for your business? If not, you should. This simple framework will help you develop a vision that feels truly ALIVE with possibility, power and purpose.


ATO warning regarding small business record-keeping

According to the ATO, of all of the things that can cause small businesses to fold, "high on that list is poor record keeping".


Superannuation and moving overseas

If you’re an Australian permanent resident or citizen heading overseas, your super remains subject to the same rules, even if you are leaving Australia permanently. This means your super must remain in your super fund/s until you reach preservation age and are eligible to access it.


The happy secret to better work

This entertaining TED Talk provides some interesting ideas about how we can be more productive at work.


Consultation on 'protecting superannuation entitlements'

The Government has released draft legislation "to protect workers’ superannuation entitlements and modernise the enforcement of the superannuation guarantee".