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Knowledge Shop PD
February / March 2019 Edition
(member only)
February / March 2019 PD

Everything you need to keep up to date and ahead of the game in 3 hours. 


Free quarterly training for members only.



Tax & Business Services Basic Workshop
Part 1 - Starts February 2019

Tax & Business Services Basic is an intensive workshop style induction into the real world for graduates or those wanting a practical refresher.

It's all the things we wish we knew when we first started out - trial balance, 'I' returns and BAS.




FASEA Pre-Exam Support
Workshop and on-demand training to get you through

Existing advisers must pass the 3.5 hour FASEA exam to provide personal financial advice to retail clients.


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Tax Issues for Start-Ups and Fast Growth Businesses Webinar
Tuesday 26 February 2019

This webinar brings you up to speed with the array of recent tax initiatives available to fast growth and innovative start-up businesses.


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Business Structures & Restructures
Starts March 2019

The Business Structures & Restructures Workshop helps you identify key factors and risk areas when creating a structure, recognise when a structure is past its 'use by' date, and manage structural change.

Using real life case studies, the Business Structures & Restructures training day is designed to give you confidence when approaching business structures.



Due Diligence Webinar
Tuesday 12 March 2019

This webinar explores the types of due diligence work that can be undertaken, looks at how to build an effective due diligence work program, and how to make sure that your work program is appropriate to your client’s needs.



Accountant vs Auditor Webinar
Friday 15 March 2019

The nature of the SMSF accounting and audit dynamic has created an us vs them mentality, from both the accountants and the auditors.  


This webinar will talk accountants through what they should be doing to make the auditors life easier, whilst also showing auditors how to be practical, and understanding that by-the-book compliance can be difficult to replicate in the real world.



Double Tax Agreements Webinar
Friday 22 March 2019

The Double Tax Agreements Webinar breaks down the complexity of double tax agreements (DTAs) and shows you how to apply them the right way. 



CGT Rollovers For Business Clients Webinar
Thursday 11 April 2019

There are a range of situations where clients can potentially access rollover relief to defer a tax liability when moving assets within a business group or when making changes to a group structure. This can free up vital cash that would otherwise be paid to the ATO.



Tax & Motor Vehicles Webinar
Friday 10 May 2019

The Tax & Motor Vehicles Webinar shows you how to apply the right tax treatment to the different motor vehicle scenarios currently under close ATO scrutiny (deductions, FBT and ride-sourcing services).



Estate Planning: The Complete Service Delivery Guide Workshop
Starts February 2019

Estate planning advice is a natural service extension for accountants looking to expand their client service offer. This workshop gives you the structure, program and content to deliver estate planning services to your clients.



SMSF 2019 Workshop
Advanced Audit & Compliance Training
Starts February 2019

Advanced adviser & auditor training, auditors held liable for actions of trustees: How to protect yourself, an essential annual update on the more complex SMSF issues

For all those serious about SMSFs.


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Family Trust Elections Webinar
Tuesday 19 February 2019

While the family trust election rules have been in place for a number of years now, many practitioners still find the rules confusing and are not always sure when elections should be used or the best way to use them.



SMSF Tax & Accounting Workshop
Starts March 2019

How to deal with the transfer balance cap and event based reporting, complete the 2018 SMSF return & financials accurately, practical examples that can be used in the real world.



Auditing SMSFs with Property Webinar
Friday 1 March 2019

With property values moving south for the first time in a long time, there are new risks posed to auditors and accountants trying to get the accounts right.



Main Residence Exemption Webinar
Thursday 14 March 2019

Using real life scenarios, we explore the myths surrounding the exemption and the many concessions and opportunities contained within the provisions that you need to be aware of to minimise tax liabilities for your clients.


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Salary Reviews & Performance Management Webinar
Monday 18 March 2019

Salary reviews and objections, ‘behaviour modification’, managing expectations, delivering criticism, and under performance are just a few difficult conversations we all have to have. Let’s face it, as a profession we are not great at these discussions and hope that the issues resolve themselves before we ever have to confront them.



Tax Consolidation Essentials Webinar
Thursday 28 March 2019

This webinar demystifies the tax consolidation regime and gives you more confidence in identifying clients who benefit from the system as well as helping clients already using the system to navigate their way through the provisions.



Who is a Temporary Resident Webinar
Thursday 18 April 2019

This webinar steps through the process to correctly classify clients as temporary residents. Then, we work through the tax implications to identify what is available.



Tax & Business Services Intermediate Workshop
Part 2 - Starts June 2019

Tax & Business Services Intermediate dives deeper into Div 7A and the sweeping reforms, trusts, PSI and CGT, identifying issues and potential problems.


Best for those moving beyond the basics and building the complexity of the work they tackle, and those needing a refresher on current law.  Essential for those who attended the Tax & Business Services Basic Workshop.



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“…for the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.



Knowledge Shop® has embraced this philosophy for over a decade with practical, workshop based accountant's training.  We don’t just stand there and lecture you about what you need to know, we work with you so you can do it.

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