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19 11 2019

Tax Tips: How should you treat staff Christmas parties in the lead up to the holidays?

If you are providing fringe benefits to your employees and need assistance working out what the FBT implications are or need specific advice for your situation, please contact PKF.

13 11 2019

Tightening The Belt Over Christmas

The festive season is fast approaching which can prove to be an expensive time of year. It is important to keep an eye on your spending to avoid heading into the new year with unnecessary debt or a depleted bank account.

04 11 2019

Land Tax – The Waiting Game

There are significant changes to land tax which were announced in the state budget in June and are proposed to be implemented from 30 June 2020. At this stage, we have no clarity as to if the changes are going to be passed, with both the opposition and some government members opposed to it.

29 10 2019

Taxation of Professional Firms: Where are we at?

Many professional practices have traditionally operated as partnerships, often due to professional restrictions. As the professions have modernised, the restrictions softened and many professionals now practice through companies or trusts.

29 10 2019

Riding The Rollercoaster Of Financial Reporting Reform In Australia

After the Special Purpose Financial Statements removal, the veil of reduced reporting is lifted, and financial information will become publicly available. Many mum and dad companies believe this is a privacy risk.

29 10 2019

Seeking Finance – How To Put Your Best Foot Forward

The key focus of both traditional banks and alternate financiers will be confirming that both you and your business are a sound investment. To assess this, they will require a business plan and an overview of management’s capability and track record of successfully executing similar plans.

29 10 2019

How Well Do You Understand Your Organisational Culture?

Failure to fully understand one’s risk culture – or more simply, how the behaviours and ac-tions of staff impact ‘how we do things around here’ – should be a concern to any business owner who cares about their business reputation.

29 10 2019

AASB 16 Sting In The Tail For AFSL Holders

There are certain requirements that Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL) holders need to meet to prove to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) that their solvency is assured.

21 10 2019

Quarterly Insights: Australian Healthcare Equipment and Services September 2019

PKF Melbourne Corporate Finance is pleased to present the Healthcare Equipment and Services Insights for the September 2019 quarter, including a summary of key merger and acquisition transactions observed in the industry.

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