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ATO’s GST changes for mutual banks – are the benefits mutual?

14 Sep 2017

As businesses continue to navigate the influx of Government reform, there’s also a lot of change coming from the ATO. Customer-Owned Banking Institutions – also known as mutual banks and credit unions – are the current focus.

Western Australia State Budget 2017-18

07 Sep 2017

With a strong focus on “putting South Australians first” and building on the foundations of the previous budget, Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis MP delivered South Australia’s 2017-18 State budget on 22 June 2017.

Prime Minister’s announcement to drive the next wave of discoveries

04 Sep 2017

On the back of a significant decline in Australian mineral exploration, the Australian government is hoping the JMETC will promote investment and drive economic activity. The adoption follows a similar scheme in Canada which has operated successfully for 30 years.

2017 amendments to the PPS Lease Law

11 Jul 2017

2017 amendments to the PPS Lease Law

Tax reduction opportunities for small business

06 Jul 2017

An article in the 4 July 2017 edition of The Australian has caused a bit of a stir by suggesting a broader range of corporate entities than was previously thought would be eligible for small business tax cuts.

GST and digital currency update

04 Jul 2017

On Thursday 29 June 2017, the Australian Government released draft legislation on removing the double taxation of digital currency, aligning the GST treatment of digital currency with money.

Do your employees travel a lot, live away from home or have they relocated?

29 Jun 2017

Have you ever struggled with determining the correct tax treatment of different travel costs for your employees? Were the employees travelling on business, living away from home, or perhaps they relocated?

South Australia State Budget 2017-18

23 Jun 2017

With a strong focus on “putting South Australians first” and building on the foundations of the previous budget, Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis MP delivered South Australia’s 2017-18 State budget on 22 June 2017.

GST changes to the Low Value Goods threshold

22 Jun 2017

From 1 July 2018, GST will be extended to low value goods imported by Australian consumers.

Do you have an Employee Share Scheme reporting obligation?

22 Jun 2017

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 2017 income year?