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APRA revises residential mortgage requirements for responsible lending

01 Mar 2017

Last week APRA released its revisions to APG 223, in order to bring the document closer to the requirements set out by ASIC in its guide to responsible lending.

Home care services: What haven't you thought of?

13 Feb 2017

Home care services: What haven't you thought of?

The ATO announces FTC rate increase, effective 1 February 2017

31 Jan 2017

The ATO announces FTC rate increase, effective 1 February 2017

Super reform: The final position

12 Dec 2016

2016 has seen the Government make some long awaited changes to Superannuation. Learn more about these changes and how they effect you.

Increasing tax challenges for global organisations

08 Dec 2016

Multinational companies remain the target of the Australian Tax Office with the release of draft legislation for Diverted Profits Tax (DPT). The DPT is being introduced to combat multinational companies shifting profits out of the Australian taxation net and continues the Australian Tax Office’s (ATO’s) aggressive unilateral approach to tackling Base Erosion and Profit Shifting.

Forensic IT departure checks, a critical step to protecting your business’ intellectual property

06 Dec 2016

The end of the year is a prime time for the expected and unexpected departure of employees and contractors.

Stress testing your strategy

06 Dec 2016

So, you’ve got a strategy…with clear objectives…and a plan on how to achieve them…with measures so you will know that you have…but have you considered the consequences if you’re wrong?

Are you ready for cross border GST changes?

06 Dec 2016

Legislation introducing what has been referred to in the media, as the “Netflix Tax” is now black letter law. The first phase of significant GST change has been effective since 1 October 2016, and relates to Business-to-Business (B2B) and intangible supplies, including services, rights, leasing, etc.

Super reform bills passed by both houses

06 Dec 2016

Key superannuation reform bills have now been passed by both houses of Parliament.

Employee share schemes: Let’s all share in the benefits

06 Dec 2016

Employee share schemes (ESS) have come in and out of favour over the years, but improvements in the general economic climate in Australia combined with the recent introduction of a range of tax and company law concessions in this area mean that the time is definitely right for mid-size businesses to take another look at introducing a tailor-made ESS arrangement.