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Has your trust acquired residential property since 9 May 2017?

16 Jul 2018

New laws apply to implement a property vacancy fee and annual reporting by foreign owners of Australian residential property. This is part of the Government’s comprehensive housing affordability plan which was announced in the 2017-2018 Federal Budget.

Do you have Employee Share Scheme reporting obligations?

03 Jul 2018

Has your company (or parent company) provided free or discounted shares or rights to receive shares to employees, directors or individual consultants (Employees), or their nominees, during the 2018 income year?

Assessing risk when implementing profit sharing arrangements

02 Jul 2018

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) issued its latest guidelines dated 25 June 2018 to professional services firms regarding its assessment of risk in respect to allocation of profits within such firms.

What Hybrid Mismatch rules mean for Australian tax payers

27 Jun 2018

On 24 May 2018, the Federal Government introduced wide-ranging rules which seek to apply tough new measures to attack the tax benefits that may apply to Australian branches or companies of multinational groups who enter into so-called “hybrid mismatch” arrangements.

Whistleblower Reforms - What do they mean and are you ready?

19 Jun 2018

From 1 July 2018, changes to the Corporations Act 2001 (the Act) will significantly increase compliance obligations for whistleblower protection for corporate employers.

Queensland State Budget 2018-19

13 Jun 2018

Treasurer Hon Jackie Trad MP handed down the Queensland State Budget on 12 June 2018. This Budget has a focus on economic growth for a growing population.

Funding junior mining projects in Australia

13 Jun 2018

A recent roundtable discussion with mining directors and executives in South Australia explored industry experience in attracting capital and bringing projects to market.

New South Wales State Budget 2018-19

13 Jun 2018

Making New South Wales a better place to live by “Building for tomorrow, and delivering for today” was Treasurer Dominic Perrottet’s motto as he handed down his 2018-19 budget speech on 19 June 2018.

Three steps to prepare for global reporting obligations

31 May 2018

The Common Reporting Standard (CRS) is the global standard for the collection, reporting and exchange of financial account information on foreign tax residents.

Victorian State Budget 2018-19

02 May 2018

Further to last year’s “getting on with the job” theme, Treasurer Tim Pallas handed down his 2018-19 budget speech on 1 May 2018 focusing on “getting things done”.