Aged Care – the process

By Mark Teale 14 July 2021 (Realise Your Dream)   As we age the prospect of residential aged care starts to become more of an issue – one that we all hope to avoid. I am sure for those of us who have parents in residential aged care, regardless of how good the care is, […]

Hope, Inspiration, and Rethinking Business: Social Enterprise in Denmark [TED Talk Video]

  Daniel Reece is a lecturer in the International Business and Global Economics department at DIS Copenhagen, with a focus on Social Entrepreneurship, Transformative Business Strategy, Sustainable Finance, and Financial Ethics. He has nineteen years managing cross border investment structures, and cross border legal & tax advice, based primarily in Scandinavia and Europe in sectors […]

Missed and late super guarantee payments

(ATO)   If you do not pay an employee’s super guarantee on time and to the right fund, you must lodge the superannuation guarantee charge (SGC) statement and pay the SGC to us. When eligibility requirements are met, late super payments can be used to offset the SGC, pay super in the current quarter or […]

Market Update 9 July

Dr Shane Oliver Head of Investment Strategy and Economics and Chief Economist (AMP Capital)   Source: Bloomberg, FXStreet, AMP Capital Investment markets and key developments over the past week Share markets had a volatile ride over the last week on the back of worries that a resurgence of new coronavirus cases will derail the global […]

New home sales stay strong post-stimulus

Colin Brinsden, AAP Economics and Business Correspondent (Australian Associated Press)   New home sales jumped 15.3 per cent in the June quarter as the trailing impact of the federal government’s HomeBuilder grant continues to be felt. Housing Industry Association figures show while sales in the June 2021 quarter are below the levels experienced during the […]

GST tips this tax time

(ATO)   8 July 2021 When doing your tax this year, take the opportunity to check: for missed GST credits from purchases you claimed an income tax deduction for – a four-year time limit applies for claiming GST credits that you’re using the most suitable accounting method to meet your business needs if GST applies […]

Mining at coalface of gig economy: inquiry

Marion Rae (Australian Associated Press)   The Uber-ised economy is delivering anxiety and danger for miners and their families, an inquiry has been told. Wages paid to miners in regional areas are down by $400 million to $800 million because of the casualisation of the workforce, economist Stephen Whelan told a federal parliamentary hearing on […]

Business confidence troubled by lockdowns

Colin Brinsden, AAP Economics and Business Correspondent (Australian Associated Press)   Business confidence and conditions both took a hit in June in response to a series of virus-related lockdowns, pulling back from recent record highs. The National Australia Bank monthly business survey captured the early stages of the Greater Sydney lockdown, as well as the […]

Global recovery at risk from Delta variant

Colin Brinsden, AAP Economics and Business Correspondent (Australian Associated Press)   This weekend’s meeting of finance ministers from the world’s richest countries struck an historic agreement on multinational taxation. But of immediate concern for the G20 and the key institutions attending the mostly online gathering from Venice was the growing spread of the highly infectious […]

Firms glum on lockdowns, consumers less so

Colin Brinsden, AAP Economics and Business Correspondent (Australian Associated Press)   Business confidence has dropped on the series of virus lockdowns in recent weeks, but consumers are surprisingly upbeat, particularly in Sydney. The National Australia Bank’s influential monthly business survey for June captured the early stages of the Greater Sydney lockdown, as well as the […]

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