Data Matching By Tax & Visa Authorities Brings Increased Risks For Employers

2019-04-05T02:57:10+00:00June 3rd, 2016|

In 2015 the Australian Government announced that The Department of Immigration would be sharing information with the Australian Taxation Office. Among the risks Kumar Krishnasamy, Tax Partner at BDO Melbourne, draws to the attention of employers is in connection with visitor / short-term visa categories where an employee subsequently receives a longer term visa (such [...]

Impact of the Reserve Bank’s Rates Cut

2019-04-05T02:57:10+00:00February 16th, 2015|

Following the Reserve Bank decision last Tuesday to lower the Cash Rate by 0.25% to 2.25% we reflect on some implications for potential property purchasers. One consequence is to make it more advantageous to accelerate purchase decisions to get the benefit of lower interest rates in the early part of the loan life. The next move in [...]