- Transitioning support for auto supply chain companies
- Innovation in Australia
- New FBT entertainment cap introduced
- New reporting obligations for multinational companies
- Unlocking super
- The truth behind business failure
- 2015 Distinguished Family Business of the Year
- Melbourne plan refresh: The 2050 metropolitan planning strategy
- Tax alert: GST & remote housing accommodation
- The Federal Government's Tax discussion paper released today
- New fees hurt developers’ bottom line
- Payroll Tax Rebate – Action before 23 November 2015
- New South Wales State Budget 2015-16
- Western Australian Real estate & construction update
- Victoria Real estate & construction update
- South Australia Real estate & construction update
- Queensland Real estate & construction update
- New South Wales Real estate & construction update
- State revenue offices and the ATO information sharing
- Redundant corporate entities?
- Streamlined process for new business applications
- Imported building materials under scrutiny
- Tightened lending rules threaten industry growth
- Any GST hike must be offset
- New PM appoints Minister for Cities
- Reforming Australia’s Federation and Tax System
- A message from our Global Head of Real Estate & Construction
- Adelaide CBD property outlook – Key considerations
- The deadline is looming for the Exploration Development Incentive
- Valuing Employee Share Schemes (ESS) – Impending Tax Changes
- Queensland State Budget 2015-16
- New restrictions on entertainment salary packaging
- NADA conference day three
- NADA conference day two
- Do you have the keys to NADA 2015? Day 1
- South Australian State Budget 2015-16
- 27 Pay Periods in 2015/16
- Corporate simplification and solvent liquidations
- Fringe Benefits – Hidden FBT and deemed dividend issues
- NSW Payroll Tax Rebate
- SuperStream compliance
- Should I maintain my SMSF?
- Art and collectables as alternative investments
- Tax alert: GST ruling published
- Western Australian State Budget 2015-16
- New funding opportunities for Australian food & beverage companies
- Super fund investment choice – What are the options?
- Nominating beneficiaries for your superannuation benefits
- Superannuation consolidation
- Victorian State Budget 2015/16
- Encouraging innovation in Australia’s Life Sciences and Biotechnology industries
- Fraud in focus: Fraud and corruption in Banking and Financial Services
- Tax alert: Refunds of excess GST
- New Employee Share Scheme Bill Introduced
- SuperStream employer webinars
- Staying vigilant against fraud
- Tax Alert: Are you meeting your employment tax obligations?
- Tax alert: No change to R&D tax offset rates
- Act now to be ready for FATCA
- Tax alert: Changes to Employee Share Scheme Tax Laws
On 14 July 2015, first-time Queensland Treasurer, Curtis Pitt, handed down the Labour government’s term-defining State Budget, promising Queensland’s largest surplus in nearly a decade for the 2015-16 year.
The New South Wales (NSW) residential market has reported strong growth for the year ending 31 May 2015. There was a total rise of 15.01% for all dwelling types, however for the month of May house prices fell 0.23% and units fell 2.76% according to the latest figures.
High rise, high density and intensive developments have been the subject of significant public debate in Brisbane in recent months.
On Thursday 20 June 2015, the South Australian State Government handed down the 2015/2016 Budget, and announced fundamental changes to the application of stamp duty.
The State Budget had three major pillars, the first being a repeat of last year’s easy target, an increase in land tax rates and some changes to the thresholds, which is expected to raise an additional $182 million in 2015-16 and a total of $826 million over the next four years.
AUSTRAC has released two new reports to help Australian businesses identify various money laundering techniques and methodologies used through real estate agents and other professional advisors.
Following on from the announced raft of fees for foreign home owner applications, starting from $5,000 for properties under $1 million, strong action is being undertaken to enforce the foreign home investor compliance, with the regulation of foreign investment passing to the Australian Taxation Office.
The property industry has almost doubled its contribution to Australian GDP in the last decade and now has the economy’s largest footprint finds new research from AEC Group.
Draft legislation has now been released by the Government relating to the capping of salary packaged entertainment fringe benefits. The key changes to apply from 1 April 2016 are:
Reporting for the tax year ending 30 June 2015 is due for lodgement shortly. If an ESS taxing point has occurred during the 2015 tax year in respect of discounted ‘ESS Interest’ (ie. shares or rights) your company (or a holding company) has provided to your employees, directors or possibly consultants/contractors (collectively referred to as ‘Employees’), then the company will be required to provide an ESS statement to the relevant Employee by 14 July 2015.