Entries by synecticgroup

Employee or contractor? 12 common myths

Do you know whether your worker is legally an employee or a contractor? There are plenty of myths and assumptions made when it comes to deciding the status of a worker. Many employers (and workers) rely on inaccurate indicators of what makes a worker an employee or contractor. However, the employee-or-contractor status is important to […]

October 2018 Newsletter

In this month’s newsletter we share the first in a series of highlights from our team’s attendance at Xerocon2018. Always an exciting conference for industry innovation, this year gave us some particularly thought-provoking takeaways. We also discuss an interesting strategy for business owners who have an SMSF. And we dig into how one organisation is […]

Adapting to the NDIS

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is driving unprecidented change in the disability sector. Lynette Broomby – Senior Consultant at Synectic and chair of the Eskleigh Foundation – talks to the Australian Institute of Directors (AICD) about how Eskleigh are adapting. Read the interview in Company Director magazine | August 2018

Welcome Lynette Broomby and Linda West

It’s been five years since Synectic opened in Launceston and our team has continued to grow. Now we are delighted to welcome two well-known and respected local advisers, Lynette Broomby and Linda West, to our Launceston-based team.

New Director Matthew McConnell

With great confidence and excitement we are pleased to announce that Matthew McConnell has joined Gareth Atkins and Ben Coull as the third director of Synectic Accountants & Advisers.

June 2018 Newsletter

In this newsletter we want to make sure employers are ready for Single Touch Payroll (STP) and that small businesses are ready for EOFY.  We discuss some great tax planning opportunities for primary producers and outline developments in personal superannuation. Plus, check out what #teamsynectic have been up to lately.

Are you ready for Single Touch Payroll?

Single Touch Payroll (STP) changes the way employers report payroll information to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), and it is mandatory from 1 July 2018 for employers with 20 or more employees. So … you might be wondering: ‘What is Single Touch Payroll?’; ‘How do I get ready?’. And they are great questions!