The problem is indisputable – women make up just over half of the Australian population yet, on average, they are paid $26,000 less per annum than men
A concerted crackdown on the black economy could generate up to $5 billion per annum in additional Commonwealth revenue alone.
To avoid the Grinch stealing your Christmas by way of an FBT bill, here are some tips to keep in mind as we enter the silly season
In many areas of public policy there is pressure on legislators and regulators to take action when the speed of change, often technological, has left laws far behind.
Australia is at risk of becoming too inward-looking. We need to look out to the world if we are going to maintain our standard of living.
The state government has allocated $150m to regional Queensland and $27.5m in Brisbane and SE Queensland, for its Back to Work scheme, which follows similar moves made in recent years by other states.
Small to medium sized businesses that implement a simple and effective year end process set themselves apart from their competitors and position themselves for advantage for the year ahead.
Grant Wardell-Johnson, Partner, Tax shares his first impressions on the 2017 Federal Budget.
It seems from the Budget that substantial tax reform is still off the table – though the moves on the black economy are important for the integrity of the system.
KPMG #Budget2017 predictions put the black economy, responsible expenditure and good debt vs bad debt at the top
The Black Economy will feature on Budget night with the purpose of raising revenue and seeking equity for business. This should lead to a stronger tax system. But there is a need to balance privacy and ensure the rules actually work.