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20 07 2018

Who Is Responsible To Pay GST On New Residential Property After 1 July?

Effective 1 July 2018, if you plan on purchasing new residential property or potential residential land, you (the purchaser) will be required to withhold GST on settlement and pay this amount directly to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). Prior to this, it was the seller’s responsibility.

19 07 2018

Lush Cosmetics – Lessons Learnt

We are currently riding the wave of conscious consumerism where trust is a bottom line requirement for business, and ethical brands have serious pull. But not even the best intentions can protect you from brand and reputational damage.

18 07 2018

Integrity in Sports and Business

As a professional sports player or a corporate professional, effectively managing your public profile is essential.

16 07 2018

Quarterly Insights: Australian Healthcare Equipment and Services June 2018

PKF Melbourne Corporate Finance are pleased to present the Healthcare Equipment and Services Insights for the June 2018 quarter, including a review of key mergers and acquisitions in the industry.

16 07 2018

Quarterly Insights: Australian Food Manufacturing & Distribution June 2018

PKF Melbourne Corporate Finance are pleased to present the Food Manufacturing & Distribution Insights for the June 2018 quarter, including a review of key mergers and acquisitions activity in the industry.

13 07 2018

Client Profile - Towers Transport

Towers Transport is a family owned business established in 1984 by Barry and Brenda Towers. In addition to their Newcastle, Sydney and Tamworth facilities, they have depots located in 15 other locations, together with an extensive agency network to ensure delivery and collection of your freight in a timely manner.

13 07 2018

Fraud Prevention – A Timely Reminder

Every business is vulnerable to the threat of fraud, and whilst we often operate in a “high trust” environment, it is also timely to remember trust is not a control — it is an emotion.

13 07 2018

The view from the other side of the pond

On previous trips I have seen…some very noticeable phenomena; the massive support for start-ups, the huge investment in data capture and analysis…and now a need to show customers how and from where you source the elements of your product or service.

13 07 2018

The Power of Automation

Cash flow and automation go hand in hand when it comes to managing your personal finances in today’s fast paced world.

13 07 2018

What is the address of your company’s “registered office”?

Without looking, do you know the address of your company’s registered office? Importantly, you should be aware that it might not be the same as your principal place of business.

13 07 2018

Selling your business to your employees

While it is a misconception, the idea that management buy-out (MBO) candidates need to have access to significant capital in order to buy-in has stopped people considering it as an option in the past.

13 07 2018

SMSF Friendly 2018-19 Federal Budget

An SMSF friendly budget is the good news coming out of the 2018-19 Federal Budget.

13 07 2018

How's your health?

An annual review of your business can be just as important as your own personal health check. It’s the opportunity to stand back and look at whether the business is on track to helping you achieve your goals.

13 07 2018

Time to take control?

An effective internal audit not only identifies areas of waste that could be eliminated but considers ways the business can improve its existing processes.

13 07 2018

GST: New Residential Premises and Residential Land Settlements

From 1 July 2018, the GST legislation imposes an obligation on purchasers for the withholding of GST on proceeds paid at settlement for the taxable supply of new residential premises and certain residential land.

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