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Deadline to reclaim lost fuel tax credits

23 Feb 2016

The ATO deadline to reclaim lost fuel tax credits of the past four years is fast approaching.

FIRB crackdown continues on illegal holdings

23 Feb 2016

New legislation introduced at the end of last year targets foreign agricultural land holders and further pressure on owners that have acquired properties illegally.

Tax transparency reporting kicks off

23 Feb 2016

An ATO report released last December highlighting tax transparency measures has put a spotlight on large corporate entities that paid no income tax in the 2013-14 financial year.

New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory update

23 Feb 2016

While experiencing a period of lower growth in the previous quarter, Sydney continues to set the bar for the nation’s median prices, particularly in the expanding commercial market. We take a look at the ACT land tax exemption requirements plus changes at the Greater Sydney Commission, and provide an update on Western Sydney infrastructure.

Victoria update

23 Feb 2016

We look back at the challenges that Victoria faced in 2015, and ahead, with a positive outlook in 2016 for interest rates, housing affordability, population growth and foreign investment. We also highlight several issues that may impact the market over the coming months. 

Queensland update

23 Feb 2016

We look at suggested fixes for security of payment for Queensland subcontractors and the entire supply chain. Also highlighted are the changes to state planning, updated district and city plans, and a new property exchange network that moves property transfers to the cloud. 

South Australia update

23 Feb 2016

The South Australian construction industry has a raft of projects in the pipeline, creating thousands of job opportunities. We look at the recently released Infrastructure Delivery Scheme Bill and provide an update on stamp duty abolition and the opportunity for the South Australian property market. 

Western Australia update

23 Feb 2016

Strata reform in Western Australia begins to take shape following a comprehensive review process, begun in 2013. We look at the two sectors the industry has shown confidence in, based on a recent survey.   

A message from our Global Head of Real Estate & Construction

23 Feb 2016

In this edition we look at the continued efforts by the Foreign Investment Review Board to crack down on illegal holdings, the release of the first wave of the Federal Government’s Tax Transparency measures, new GST measures affecting the industry and fraud and corruption trends in the property market. 

The year ahead for superannuation

20 Feb 2016

It seems Superannuation will have an exciting year ahead of it, and if you read everything in the paper nearly every aspect will change.