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How 2012-13 tax deductions can help you stay up to date with IT upgrades

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How 2012-13 tax deductions can help you stay up to date with IT upgrades

If you are running a small business, then your accountant may have already advised you that the small business instant asset write-off threshold has increased from $1,000 to $6,500.
What does this mean for you?

Small businesses can claim a higher initial deduction for depreciating assets acquired in 2012-13, and subsequent financial years.
This is great news for your business, as you can benefit from using the best technological solutions, while claiming the expense as a tax deduction in this financial year.

Need help with your hardware and software upgrade?

1. IT System Audit
Engaging an IT Systems Auditor will enable you to manage your IT systems, rather than just troubleshoot your IT problems.
Are you looking for peace of mind?
Then have RES-Q audit your IT systems and we will recommend ways to proactively manage your business’s IT needs.
RES-Q will address the following areas in your audit:

IT System and Network Audit

  • hardware
  • software and licensing
  • network performance
  • access permissions

Security Audit

  • network security scan
  • risk assessments (force majeure, e.g. flood, fire, storm etc., viruses, spam, hackers, malware, and even employee sabotage)
  • backup procedures

Call us on (08) 6655 6500 to arrange your IT systems audit before the end of this financial year.

2. Prepayment of IT Services
Prepayment of the next financial year’s IT services is a great way to optimize your future IT costs.
RES-Q offers prepayment of IT services through their Managed Services Contract.
RES-Q’s managed service includes 24/7 monitoring of your networks. Learn more – click here.

3. Depreciation
Small business owners who use the simplified depreciation rule can get an instant deduction for depreciating IT assets, for example servers, laptops and software, costing less than $6,500. Starting from this financial year, this deduction can be claimed in the same year as the purchase is made.
These changes in depreciation rules mean that if you upgrade your IT equipment now, you will experience the benefits of the latest technology at a lower cost.
Contact RES-Q today to discuss how an IT upgrade can benefit your business, and discover more about the terrific range of RES-Q services. Contact us.

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