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DP O’Keefe Macquarie Law is a legal office in Dubbo NSW Australia.

Dan O’Keefe is an experienced solicitor, accredited business law specialist, mediator and notary public.

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Computer & tickCleaning and courier businesses - More forms for the tax office

Businesses providing cleaning and courier services must soon lodge a Taxable Payments Annual Report (TPAR). Due by 28 August 2019 the report is for payments made to contractors for the services they provided on the business's behalf between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019.

(See the Australian Tax Office (ATO) site for more information)

HeadingRental properties: What's deductible and what's not for repairs?

The Tax Institute has produced a helpful info graphic (see here).

Selling or giving away a cat or dog?Dog & cat

Services NSW advises that from 1 July 2019, people advertising kittens, cats, puppies or dogs for sale or to give away in NSW will need to include in advertisements an identification number (i.e. microchip, breeder or organisation No.). More information.

Older sad manElder abuse awareness

Elder abuse can be physical, emotional or financial. In situations where there is an expectation of trust this can be very distressing for the elderly. Sometimes third parties ingratiate themselves with the older person for financial advantage and they can easily fall victims to scams.

We need to be aware of the issues and discuss it openly. A useful resource has been produced by Catherine Henry Lawyers. See Catherine Henry Lawyers article. See also Older people legal topics by Catherine Henry Lawyers. See also Elder Abuse Help page.

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