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Accountants Video Vault #43

(Free to watch until 21 April 2024)

In this video:

[Distributing The Tax Free Part Of A Capital Gain]

In this video we expand and flesh out the example to clarify any doubts that come from preparing distribution resolutions for clients. 

How much of a capital gain is taxable income to a trust? How does it get out to the beneficiary? 

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New Guide

New Guide Available
Cryptocurrency Tax Guide 2024
38 Pages Of Content

As a practising accountant, how handy would it be if you had access to a comprehensive and detailed manual that was filled with important information about cryptocurrency and its taxable consequences?

This 38 paged PDF manual will run through the Tax Treatment of Cryptocurrency.

Specifically, it'll cover:

  • Exchanging cryptocurrency for another cryptocurrency 
  • Gifts and donations of crypto assets 
  • Cryptocurrency used in business 
  • Using cryptocurrency for business transactions 
  • Record keeping for cryptocurrency 
  • Transacting with cryptocurrency
  • And much, much more...

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Upcoming Training

Online Masterclass - Presented by Jo-anne Hotston
Main Residence Exemption
2nd & 9th May 2024 (3 Hours of CPD)

Determining a client’s main residence can be a tricky tax affair to handle for our clients, with plenty of complicated rules and issues available to muddy the waters. 

What happens if our clients subdivide their main residence? Are there specific rules governing new builds on the main residence’s property (such as granny flats) that could affect their tax consequences?

In this masterclass, Leading Tax Trainer Jo-anne Hotston will provide you with the knowledge needed to answer these sorts of questions that your clients may ask.


Webinar Dates:

Session 1: 12:30PM Thursday, 2 May 2024 (AEST)

Session 2: 12:30 PM Thursday, 9 May 2024 (AEST)

In this three hour masterclass we will look at:

  • Eligibility for the Main Residence Exemption
  • Moving to a new main residence
  • Living separately
  • Using your main residence to produce income
  • Building on vacant land
  • Compulsory acquisition
  • Granny Flat Arrangements
  • Home on more than 2 hectares
  • And more...

Find out more information about this masterclass by clicking on the button below.


Online Webinar - Presented by Peter Johnson
Ethics Webinar
Wednesday, 17 April (1 Hour of CPD)

Ethics has become a prescribed component of CPD requirements for practising accountants of certain professional bodies (IPA, CPA & CA). It's not something that a lot of us think about when it comes to our training needs.

Our informative, online webinars are a great way to receive your CPD training without needing to take time off to attend. 

Webinar Date:

11:00 AM, Wednesday, 17 April 2024 (AEST)

Over the hour, it thoroughly covers the following:

  • An update on what the standards board (APESB) are up to and any relevant changes or announcements
  • An analysis of one of the ethical standards or principles
  • Case studies relating to the standard
  • Any relevant disciplinary cases from the previous month
  • 15 minutes of Q&A and discussion about the standard.
  • And much, much more

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Online Webinar - Presented by Allyson Pannier

Rental Properties And Tax Fundamentals

18 April 2024 (1 Hour of CPD)

 This webinar will cover the fundamentals of rental property tax, perfect for junior accountants or those who need an update in this area. We will cover all the fundamentals of this topic, including the correct treatment of rental property deductions as well as explore the treatment of costs associated with rental property acquisitions and tax treatment on sale

Whether you’re a junior accountant or career professional, this webinar is designed to improve your fundamental understanding and deepen your practical skills in the taxation of rental properties.

Webinar Date:

12PM, Thursday, 18 April 2024 (AEST)

In this webinar Allyson Pannier will cover:

  • Deductible and capital costs on property acquisition
  • Record keeping requirements.
  • Income and allowable deductions and the nexus principle
  • Capital allowances
  • Negative Gearing
  • Impact of private use
  • Property finance implications for rental properties
  • Tax implications on sale of rental properties
  • Discussion of risk management for clients and practices
  • And much, much more

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Live Online Webinar - Presented By Peter Adams
Tax Update Webinar
24 April 2024 (1 hour of CPD)

Our Monthly Tax Update Webinars are designed to ensure that accountants are able to remain up-to-date on changes within the taxation industry.

So why not join Senior Tax Counsel Peter Adams this month for our Tax Update Webinar and learn more about the latest decisions made by the ATO?

Tax Update with Senior Tax Counsel - Peter Adams (1 hour of CPD)
📅 1 PM, Wednesday, 24 April 2024 (AEST)

This webinar is 100% online and will help you remain on top of all the major legislative and taxation changes each month.

Find out more by clicking on the button below...

live training events in 2024

Live Training - Presented by Industry Experts
Tax Training on the Gold Coast 
April to November 2024 (Up to 24 Hours of CPD)

Bringing technical tax training right to your doorstep, Adviser's Digest are introducing a series of brand-new technical 3-hour masterclasses, conveniently hosted in our recently established office on the vibrant Gold Coast.

Whether you're seeking a productive escape from the usual grind or simply looking for a valid reason to step out on Friday afternoons, our Tax Training On The Gold Coast is tailored just for you.

Delving into a diverse range of topics specifically curated for practising accountants in 2024, these masterclasses promise to be both informative and engaging. 

Tax Training On The Gold Coast
8 x 3-hour Masterclasses over 8 Months

Held at our Southport, Gold Coast office 
(24 Hours of CPD)

April's Tax Update Topic will cover:

  • Explore the dynamic shifts in the taxation landscape with comprehensive coverage of the industry's transformations over the past three months. 
  • Gain insights into the major legislative changes, regulatory updates, and changes to taxation at this event.

Tax Update Event Time/Date:

2-5 PM, Friday, 19 April 2024

Want to find out more? Click the button below...

Gold Coast Live Training - Presented by Peter Johnson
Tax Training Days Gold Coast 
April, July & October 2024 (Up to 21 Hours of CPD)

Tax Training Day is one of our signature events designed to enhance accountants' professional acumen, offering them the latest insights from industry leaders. And in 2024 we're bringing it to the Gold Coast!

Gold Coast Dates: (9am - 5.00pm)

Friday 19th April 2024

Friday 19th July 2024

Friday 25th October 2024

All held at Advisers Digest's Southport Office (Gold Coast)

April Topics with Peter Johnson:

  • Tax Planning (1 hour)
  • Main Residence Exemption (3 hours)
  • Quarterly Tax Update (3 hours)

What sets this event apart is our commitment to maintaining an intimate, interactive, and engaging atmosphere. This ensures participants gain valuable knowledge while thoroughly enjoying the training. You will want to come back again each time. 

Sydney Live Training - Presented by Industry Experts
Tax Training Day, Sydney CBD
July & November 2024 (Up to 14 Hours of CPD)

Tax Training Day is one of our signature events that help accountants sharpen their professional skills and learn the most up to date knowledge from the leaders in the industry.  

Sydney Dates: (9am - 5.30pm)

Friday 26th July 2024

Friday 1st November 2024

All held at Mercure Sydney (Next to Central Station)

July Topics:

  • SMSF Update by Peter Johnson (1 Hour)
  • Division 7A by Jo-anne Hotston (3 Hours)
  • Quarterly Tax Update by Jo-anne Hotston (3 Hours)

Our presenters are industry thought leaders, they not only possess experienced technical knowledge but be able to deliver engaging presentations that make your tax training day interesting and interactive. You will want to come back again each time. 

Live Training - Presented By Industry Experts
CPD In Paradise 2024 - LAST CHANCE
4 & 5 July 2024 (14 hours of CPD)

Want to escape the chill of winter next year? Why not combine a tropical getaway with CPD training, expert-led presentations and a family trip?

Join industry experts and like-minded peers for live CPD training like no other. In 2024, our most popular live training event (CPD In Paradise) is bringing CPD to Cairns  - are you thinking about coming along?

Novotel Cairns
 Thursday 4th & Friday 5th September 2024
14 Hours of CPD

Our event is almost fully booked. Don't miss out on our special offer price at $999.

Not only do you have the opportunity to mingle, network and enjoy the company of other like-minded accountants during our 2-day event, we also have a few extras to enjoy including our 2 hour welcome drinks + animal encounter* and 3-course dinner.

You’ll also get 14 hours of CPD in total (7 hours/day).

*Welcome drink tickets are available for purchase separately at $110 per person.

Don’t miss out on our acclaimed annual event, book your seat now.

Find out more by clicking on the button below...

40+ Hour online CPD Training Program

Online Training - Presented By Industry Experts
Complete Tax CPD Program
February to November 2024 (40+ hours of CPD)

Enjoy the ease of fulfilling your yearly CPD requirements with our Complete Tax CPD Program.

Trained by Senior Tax Counsel Peter Adams, Leading Tax Trainer Jo-anne Hotston, Business Valuations Expert Brett Goodyer, and Peter Johnson; get 40+ hours of CPD, interesting topics and special inclusions.

What does this program include?
→10 Special Topic masterclasses (3 hours each month), 30 hours per year.
→10 Monthly Tax Update webinars (1 hour each month), 10 hours per year.

It’s an effortless way to do your CPD from home/office, get your questions answered, and learn from a top tax trainer.

Topics for 2024:

✅Income Tax, FBT, and GST Implications of Entertainment (March 2024)
✅Year-End Tax Planning (April 2024)
✅Main Residence Exemption (May 2024)
✅Individual Income Tax Returns - Disclosure & Compliance (June 2024)
✅Succession Planning (July 2024)
✅Documenting Common Transactions (August 2024)
✅Valuing Businesses, Companies & Assets (September 2024)
✅GST From Commencement To The Closing Of An Enterprise (October 2024)
✅Tax Administration & Compliance - ATO Reviews and Audits (November 2024)

Find out more by clicking the button below...

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