Foreign residents and the main residence exemption

(31/01/2020) Foreign residents beware, laws have been passed to restrict your access to claim the CGT main residence exemption on the sale of your home, except in some limited circumstances. This applies to any person that is not an Australian resident for tax...

ATO scrutiny on car parking fringe benefits

(31/01/2020) The ATO has started contacting certain employers that provide car parking fringe benefits to their employees to ensure that all FBT obligations are being met. Car parking benefits arise where the parking provided meets certain conditions, and when the...

Super guarantee loophole closed

(07/02/2020) The concept of super guarantee should be a very familiar to everyone, particularly anyone who is an employee, as it makes up the bulk of future retirement income. You may not know the particular name, but you would know about the requirement for employers...

More help for first home buyers

(24/01/2020) With the advent of the new year, a new measure is now in effect to give first home buyers a leg up on the property market. Starting 1 January 2020, couples that earn less than $200,000 combined, and singles that earn less than $125,000, who have never...