Category Archives: Others

Construction worker – what you can claim at tax time

Car expenses You can claim a deduction when you are: driving between separate jobs on the same day (eg you work for two different employers) driving to and from an alternate workplace for the same employer on the same day (eg travelling between depots or worksites) transporting bulky equipment provided you meet the following criteria…
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Home owners hold 95% of Australia’s wealth

(But, it seems, not enough Super Funds.) It isn’t owning a business but owning property that makes Australians wealthy, according to new research which found that home owners hold virtually all household net wealth. Despite accounting for just 65.2 per cent of the population, Australian owner-occupiers hold nearly 95 per cent of all household’s net…
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High Court rules on citizenship of members of Parliament

The High Court has ruled on the citizenship eligibility of seven members of Federal Parliament as at the time of their election. The outcome for the members is: • Barnaby Joyce (Nationals) - Ineligible • Fiona Nash (Nationals) - Ineligible • Malcolm Roberts (One Nation) - Ineligible • Scott Ludlam (Greens) - Ineligible • Larissa…
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ILLEGAL PHOENIX ACTIVITY

ILLEGAL PHOENIX ACTIVITY is when a new company is created to continue the business of a company that has been deliberately liquidated to avoid paying its debts, including taxes, creditors and employee entitlements. This illegal phoenix activity impacts the business community, employees, contractors, the government and environment, including: • non-payment of wages, superannuation and accrued…
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