Higher taxes on foreigners pitched to free up homes

11 April

Foreign buyers could be slugged with higher taxes for buying existing NSW homes as the government looks for ways to address the housing crisis. NSW Treasurer Daniel Mookhey said the state was grappling with a problem of overseas investors leaving...[Read More]

Reasons why early estate planning is crucial

11 April

Estate planning is an essential yet often overlooked aspect of financial planning. For many Australians, it is seen as something to be dealt with later in life, if at all.   However, estate planning should begin as early as possible to ensure a...[Read More]

Maximising Wealth in Real Estate: Strategic Tax Structures and the Power of Professional Advice

4 April

Building wealth through property investment has long been a cornerstone of financial success for many individuals. The allure of real estate lies not just in its tangible nature but also in the various strategies and structures available to optimise...[Read More]

How to identify and choose the right business structure

4 April

All successful businesses depend on a solid and dependable structure. While you can always work it out as you go, improvisation in the business world is inefficient, highly risky, and likely to lead to failure. Getting the right systems in place...[Read More]

Wage review should consider tax cuts: retail bosses

3 April

Australia’s industrial umpire has been asked to consider upcoming federal government tax cuts when it decides on the next annual pay rise for low-paid workers. The Australian Retailers Association, representing more than 120,000 retail shop fronts...[Read More]

Stronger data protections for voluntary digital IDs

3 April

A single digital ID will make it easier for Australians to verify their identity online and reduce the risk of privacy breaches, a minister says, as new laws clear a major hurdle. Legislation to set up a digital ID scheme passed the Senate on...[Read More]

Navigating the Legal Maze: A Guide to Seeking Legal Assistance

28 March

Seeking legal assistance is an essential step for anyone facing legal issues, whether it involves civil matters, criminal charges, family disputes, or business concerns. The process of navigating the legal system can be complex and intimidating,...[Read More]

Building Wealth Through Property Investment and the Role of Professional Advice

28 March

The allure of property investment as a vehicle for wealth building and lifestyle enhancement cannot be overstated.    With the right strategies and insights, individuals can unlock significant financial benefits, paving the way to financial...[Read More]

What’s a Guarantor?

21 March

Issuing loans or lending money comes with certain risks. This is why the majority of lenders require that borrowers provide a guarantor for their loan.   If the borrower is unable to repay the debt on their own, a guarantor promises to do so in...[Read More]

Voters open-minded on investor tax break reform

20 March

Three in five Australian voters favour scaling back negative gearing and the capital gains tax discount, new polling suggests. One in five want investment property tax breaks to stay the same, according to the polling by independent consultancy...[Read More]

Calls for four-year forecast in GST carve-up

20 March

Four-year forecasts for state and territory shares of GST are being sought as the pushback against the annual carve-up of the tax continues. A longer forecast window from the Commonwealth Grants Commission would help secure budget bottom lines and...[Read More]

Businesses to save as government scraps tariffs

14 March

Toothbrushes, sanitary products, washing machines and freezers may become cheaper in a move retailers say will reduce the costs of doing business. Almost 500 nuisance tariffs will be scrapped in the new financial year, saving companies more than $30...[Read More]

Sports urged to tackle climate action over legal risks

13 March

Sporting organisations could open themselves up to legal risks by failing to tackle climate change, as some of the nation’s favourite codes came under fire for their response to the issue. A report examining the impact of climate change on sports...[Read More]

Ways to help your child with buying their first home

7 March

In today’s economic climate, it’s increasingly common to help your child with their first home.   In this article, we’re going to look at three options to help you do this.   Why not take a look at the pros and cons of each and choose the...[Read More]

Getting your business on the right track

6 March

Deputy Commissioner Small Business, Will Day, provides advice on how to get the basics right. If you’re looking to start a new business, we want to help you get on the right track, right from the start. And if you are running an...[Read More]