There has been a lot said and written about the recent Full Court of the Federal Court decision, WorkPac v Skene, regarding casual employment and the entitlement to annual leave. It has left us all wondering what just happened and where to from here with casual employment. There are some interesting elements of this decision […]
The Queensland Government has announced that its changes to the security of payment legislation will apply from 1 July 2018. If you are a participant in the Queensland Construction industry, then this change will affect you! You need to understand how the changes to the security of payment legislation will affect the way your project […]
More and more we are living in a ‘sharing economy’ with many opting to top up their traditional income stream through platforms such as airBnB, Uber or other side-line businesses. What many taxpayers forget however, is that these businesses generate income that needs to be reported on your annual income tax return and applicable tax […]
PROPOSED Employer Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty The government announced in May 2018 the commencement of a one-off 12-month Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty for employers (available from 24 May 2018 to 23 May 2019). This will be an opportunity for employers to self-correct past super guarantee (SG) non-compliance without penalty. Employers who voluntarily disclose previously undeclared SG shortfalls […]
Did you know that the van or ute or dual cab you provide to employees (or yourself as owner/ director of the business) may be subject to Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT)?