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Major Tax Changes in 2018

This financial year, the ATO have introduced many changes to legislation, some of which are summarised below: Deductible superannuation contribution cap reduction to $25,000 per annum & non-deductible contribution cap to $100,000 per annum. Changes to...

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Single Touch Payroll Reporting

If you are an employer the way you report payments, such as salaries and wages, pay as you go (PAYG) withholding and superannuation is changing. The ATO will need you to report these payments directly from your payroll solution in real-time, at the same time as you...

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Sacked for being “deaf” and “old”

A 62-year-old telemarketer, who was sacked by his manager because he claims he was told he "had a broken back, was deaf and… too old", has been awarded $31,420 in compensation. Below we summarise the case in which the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) found...

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Who pays GST on new Residential Property?

The issue of paying GST in relation to the sale of new residential property can be a complex area which continues to present challenges. Here we put the spotlight on recent proposed changes to GST on property and the implications for developers, conveyancers and...

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