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Law to ban cash purchases over $10,000 axed

Law to ban cash purchases over $10,000 axed

A proposed law to ban cash purchases of more than $10,000 and impose harsh penalties has been axed in...
Land tax and stamp duty: A guide for beginners

Land tax and stamp duty: A guide for beginners

If you’re planning to purchase a property in Australia, it’s important to fully understand your land tax and land transfer duty responsibilities.

Changes to insurance premiums and income protection policies explained

Changes to insurance premiums and income protection policies explained

You may have noticed an increase in the cost of your insurance cover when looking at your latest superannuation...
Australian share market moves sideways but recovery in sight

Australian share market moves sideways but recovery in sight

The Australian share market has moved sideways during the first quarter of 2021, but a global economic recovery is on the horizon.

Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) introduces financial reporting threshold relief

Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) introduces financial reporting threshold relief

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) is set to introduce a relief in reporting...
How LDB accountants bring value to the not-for-profit (NFP) sector

How LDB accountants bring value to the not-for-profit (NFP) sector

Not-for-profit (NFP) organisations are a central part of Australian life and Australians love to support...
Changes to Special Purpose Financial Statements (SPFS) and Reduced Disclosure Requirements

Changes to Special Purpose Financial Statements (SPFS) and Reduced Disclosure Requirements

Rules that apply to for-profit entities preparing special purpose financial statements will soon change. From...
Property development and the GST margin scheme

Property development and the GST margin scheme

For anyone considering developing property for profit, the GST impact is often overlooked. It’s important...
A guide to payroll tax for employers

A guide to payroll tax for employers

In Australia, payroll tax rates and thresholds are different in every state. Read our payroll tax guide to understand your obligations as an employer.

Rules tighten for business director resignations

Rules tighten for business director resignations

The process of resigning as a director of a business has now changed, following the adoption of new federal...
A summary of how the residential tenancy reforms impact landlords

A summary of how the residential tenancy reforms impact landlords

New rental standards designed to help tenants and landlords will be introduced soon. The Residential...
Superannuation: What is the transfer balance cap?

Superannuation: What is the transfer balance cap?

There are many things to take into account in retirement, and accessing your superannuation is one of...
Changes to the superannuation transfer balance cap from July 1, 2021

Changes to the superannuation transfer balance cap from July 1, 2021

The superannuation transfer balance cap started on July 1, 2017 when the government introduced that a...
5 property trends for the Australian real estate market in 2021

5 property trends for the Australian real estate market in 2021

Despite COVID-19 sending the nation and the stock market into a frenzy, the Australian real estate market...
LDB’s quarterly share market review: Fourth quarter 2020

Australian share market shows improvement to end 2020

The final quarter of 2020 saw the Australian share market improve another 10 per cent, rounding out what was a turbulent year.