The tax treatment of cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies, once again surging in popularity, have a unique tax treatment that every taxpayer dealing with cryptocurrency should be aware of. It’s been more than 10-years since the advent of bitcoin and the term “cryptocurrency” entered the public consciousness. However, neither bitcoin nor the many thousands of cryptocurrencies that have followed have become widely used for …

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Federal Budget 2021-22

The Federal Budget 2021-22 was handed down last night.  A stronger than expected economic recovery from the COVID-19 recession has resulted in a budget deficit of $161 billion, $52.7 billion lower than the government’s expected deficit. With the virus still a threat to the global and domestic economy, the Budget contains various measures to support businesses and individuals …

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Seven Tips For Securing A Business Loan

Securing a business loan in Australia isn’t necessarily difficult but knowing how to navigate your way can be the difference between success and failure. Banks and other financial institutions offer a wide range of business finance options, from commercial property loans, commercial vehicle leases, and commercial and equipment leases, to simpler options such as letters …

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Changes to casual employment

The Fair Work Act 2009 (FW Act) was amended to change workplace rights and obligations for casual employees and the changes came into effect on Saturday 27 March 2021. What’s changed? The Amendment Act introduces a: Casual Employment Information Statement definition of casual employment pathway for casual employees to move to full-time or part-time (permanent) …

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