A performance review is an opportunity to look forward as well as give constructive feedback. Here are 5 steps to a better performance review! In some organisations, the performance review tends to be a tick-the-box exercise, and as a result is widely seen as pointless, many organisations conducting performance reviews suited to the 1950s when the…
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Woolworths is the latest company facing a fallout from the underpayment of staff. In what is believed to be the largest remediation of its kind, Woolworths have stated that they have underpaid 5,700 salaried team members with remediation expected to be in the range of $200m to $300m (before tax). So the big question is,…
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The Government has resurrected its plan to remove access to the main residence exemption for non-residents – a move that will impact on expats and foreign residents. For more information on CGT and the family home, keep reading! Back in the 2017-18 Federal Budget, the Government announced that it would remove the ability for non-resident…
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Legislation that passed through Parliament last month prevents taxpayers from claiming a deduction for expenses incurred for holding vacant land. The amendments are not only retrospective but go beyond purely vacant land. Keep reading for vacant land deduction changes! Previously, if you bought vacant land with the intent to build a rental property on it,…
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Your right to know! You might have seen the recent spate of media freedom advertisements as part of the Your Right to Know campaign. The prime-time advertising states that the Australian Tax Office (ATO) can take money from your account without you knowing. The question on everyone’s lips is, can the ATO take money out of your…
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