In response to an increased global focus on corporate transparency and exchange of information, effective 1 January of 2024 US businesses are now required to provide beneficial ownership information (BOI) to the US treasury department, via the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN).
The introduction of 60-day dispensing in community pharmacies provides both opportunities and challenges. Patients may benefit from increased convenience and adherence, but pharmacies face difficulties to maintain historical service levels.
Pitcher Partners Melbourne is so proud to share its fifth annual Charitable Committee report, detailing the firm’s collective efforts to support the community.
The new tax is still subject to legislative passage with a stated commencement of 1 July 2025. It will mean a tax of 15% to the proportion of ‘earnings’ above $3m at the end of a financial year. For individuals with large super balances it’s wise to start considering management strategies
A particular interest is Treasury’s quarterly data on the value of foreign investment in Australia which varies significantly when comparing approved commercial investments and approved residential real estate investments.
Higher interest rates have reduced disposable incomes of mortgage holders. This cohort has begun to cut back on discretionary spending as evidenced by several recent earnings downgrades from prominent retailers including Harvey Norman, Adairs, Best & Less & Super Retail Group.
Further to announcements made by the Australian government in the 2021-22 Federal Budget, the time is rapidly approaching for non-charitable Not-for-Profits (NFPs) with an active Australian Business Number to commence lodging an annual self-review return with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to maintain their income tax exempt status.
The Victorian Treasurer unexpectedly announced further significant changes for Victorian property taxes on 3 October 2023, after already introducing significant changes in May 2023 when the Victorian State Budget for 2023-24 was handed down. In this article, we explain what the changes are, what the changes could mean for you, and what you may need to do in light of the changes, many of which are proposed to start in just over 2 months.
The Victorian government has announced a new tax expansion on vacant and undeveloped properties, with Treasurer Tim Pallas announcing the reform act at property breakfast yesterday.
In recent months, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has significantly intensified its efforts in debt recovery. Consequently, an increasing number of small businesses owners are now being issued Directors Penalty Notices (DPNs) and are forced to contemplate the possibility of seeking insolvency guidance.