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Victorian Government Circuit Breaker Business Support Package – applications now open

Circuit Breaker Business Support Package – applications now open

Small and medium businesses impacted by Victoria’s circuit-breaker lockdown restrictions may be eligible for support under new programs.

Victorian budget 2021-22: Key outcomes for tax, business, property

Victorian budget 2021-22: Key outcomes for tax, business, property

The Victorian government’s 2021-22 budget focuses on investing in infrastructure, creating jobs, and stimulating economic recovery post-pandemic.

Federal budget 2021: Tax offset for video game developers

Video game development tax offset a welcome change of policy

Australia’s video game development industry has received a long-campaigned-for boost as part of the government’s Digital Economy Strategy.

Federal budget 2021: Superannuation update

Federal budget 2021: Superannuation update

In the federal budget 2021 announcement, the treasurer delivered their second ‘pandemic budget’ which...
Federal budget 2021: Key outcomes for tax, super, business

Federal budget 2021: Key outcomes for tax, super, business

The Australian federal government’s 2021 budget placed investment and stimulus front and centre as it manages a post-pandemic economy recovery.

A SMSF investment strategy for Australians

An SMSF investment strategy for Australians

Understanding the risks, options, and obligations is vital before you decide if an SMSF is right for you. Here are our tips.

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.