Draft integrity measures limiting small business Capital Gains Tax (CGT) concessions are in the firing line. Following an announcement in the 2017-18 Federal Budget, draft legislation targeting the … [Read more...] about CGT concessions: Improving integrity or crippling complexity?
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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 … [Read more...] about The Developers’ Forum Event report: the incredible impact of the tech revolution
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 … [Read more...] about Split-deposits: the sting in the tail
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
Residential Development – the final frontier for Embedded Networks Embedded networks are on the rise in Australia, with around 500 large-scale and thousands of smaller networks already … [Read more...] about Residential Development – the final frontier for Embedded Networks
When every construction employee has a smartphone in their pocket, going digital is a smart move for site safety and your bank balance. The days of trying to decipher hand written notes on a coffee … [Read more...] about Paperless site management in the digital age
In the midst of a shake-up in the property market, it’s a good time for developers to rethink their business strategy and stay competitive. With a 40% fall in unit approvals from November to … [Read more...] about A new strategy is needed in a changing market