The ATO has warned it will be paying closer attention to the 'other' category of expense deductions this year. The ATO has already targeted tax deductions on travel, clothing, self-education and home … [Read more...] about Are you ready for renewed ATO crackdowns on expense claims?
The first cracks are appearing in the new Medium Density Housing Code as the government backtracks on July commencement. After two and half years of planning, drafting and testing, the long-awaited … [Read more...] about The Low Rise Medium Density Code: one step forward, two steps back
A tsunami of new technology is about to hit the property development world and businesses had better be ready. This was the message coming out of The Developers’ Forum education and networking event h … [Read more...] about The Developers’ Forum Event report: the incredible impact of the tech revolution
Developers of narrow lots are set to benefit from new planning laws to fast-track medium-density housing. The NSW Government is introducing a new low rise, medium density housing code on 6 July 2018. … [Read more...] about Urban remedy or suburban ruin: the new medium density housing code
The NSW Government is introducing a new housing code as part of its commitment to deliver faster approvals and greater diversity of development. Under the new housing code certain types of medium … [Read more...] about A quick guide to the new Low Rise, Medium Density Housing Code
Timelines for DA approval may have taken a nose dive in NSW, but this can be overcome with the right legal support. The merging of local councils by the NSW government has taken its toll on the DA … [Read more...] about Top tips for tighter DA turnarounds
Developers’ rights to recover unpaid split-deposits are on shaky ground following a series of judgements by the NSW Supreme Court. With the property boom in Sydney, it’s become increasingly common fo … [Read more...] about Split-deposits: the sting in the tail
Electronic conveyancing for property transactions will become compulsory in NSW from 1 July 2019. The NSW government has announced the schedule for transition from paper-based conveyancing to … [Read more...] about Property settlement is going digital!
Independent Hearing and Assessment Panels are now mandatory for many developments in Sydney and Wollongong. The NSW government has made Independent Hearing and Assessment Panels (IHAPs) mandatory for … [Read more...] about Greater accountability for development application consents
Capture, Store and Retrieve. Three simple words can be defined as a means to control and manage the flow of information. Seems simple, although we can't assume that the many years the construction … [Read more...] about Capture, Store and Retrieve