Tax Time Monthly November 2017

2017-11-14T12:04:43+00:00 November 14th, 2017|

In this edition of Tax Time Monthly, Hall Chadwick looks at last month’s tax issues: Qualifying criteria for the reduced corporate tax rate Satisfying the ‘given’ to trustee requirement of a Binding Death Benefit Nomination. AFL player and coach payments for image rights are taxable wages. Cleaning service contracts are not employment agency contracts. Please [...]

NAB Group Economics – India Growth Puzzle

2017-10-25T14:32:55+00:00 October 25th, 2017|

The Indian economy has slowed considerably since the first half of 2016. The demonetisation program and the recently-implemented GST legislation were disruptive factors. They, nevertheless, do not account for the slowdown in its entirety. The Indian economy enjoyed windfall gains through lower oil prices, the effect of which has largely been eroded. Looking ahead, [...]

Proudly hosting leaders from Indian business

2017-10-12T17:31:42+00:00 October 12th, 2017|

This week we proudly hosted the Indo Australian Chamber of Commerce and their 16th Business Mission Delegates in our office in Collins Street. The event brought together leaders from business, industry and government for an evening of networking with around thirty members of the delegation. Delegates on the Business Mission represented outsourcing and BPO [...]

Tax Time Monthly October 2017

2017-10-05T17:05:14+00:00 October 5th, 2017|

In this month's edition of Tax Time Monthly, Hall Chadwick looks at last month's Bills to limit deduction claims for travel and depreciation on residential properties impose a vacancy fee for foreign owners of residential real estate implement the First Home Super Saver Scheme allow contributions for eligible homeowners over 65. We also look [...]

India Desk Spring 2017

2017-09-21T11:04:17+00:00 September 21st, 2017|

Welcome to our latest edition of Hall Chadwick Melbourne’s India Desk Spring 2017. In this edition, we report on AIBC's Business Dinner with special guests TATA Coffee and India's continued economic growth in the June Quarter. We are delighted to once again host the Indo Chamber of Commerce's 16th Business Mission on Tuesday October [...]

HCM News Spring Edition

2017-09-26T14:27:15+00:00 September 20th, 2017|

In this HCM News Spring Edition we’ve included the latest updates from the ATO on how to interpret and apply the July 1 changes of superannuation legislation reform. We also look at: New CGT cap for downsizers Foreign resident CGT withholding for long property settlements GST obligations for onshore suppliers of low-value goods Superannuation Guarantee [...]

Tax Time Monthly September 2017

2017-09-20T16:45:12+00:00 September 20th, 2017|

In this month’s edition of Tax Time Monthly, Hall Chadwick looks at recent guidelines and updates issued by the ATO including: Guidance on the new "Similar Business Test" to claim tax losses Accounting for uncertain positions: AASB Interpretation 23 Bills introduced to increase Medicare Levy to 2.5% Super death benefit paid to bankrupt via [...]

Melbourne ranks number one for best places to live

2017-08-29T12:48:26+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|

Melbourne leads The Economist's liveability rankings for a fifth consecutive year, receiving a perfect score for healthcare, education and infrastructure. The Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) Liveability Index ranks 140 cities each year on those topics, as well as stability, culture and environment. The rankings are the result of scores for "lifestyle challenges" in 140 [...]

Continuing our commitment to build two-way trading opportunities with Indian business

2017-09-19T16:25:57+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

Recently, Hall Chadwick Melbourne Directors David Lissauer and Peter Pryn proudly sponsored AIBC Victoria’s business event attended by Mr Sanjiv Sarin, MD and CEO of India's largest coffee producer and exporter, Tata Coffee and Mr Amit Pant, VP and Head of Sales. The event brought together key business leaders including Mr Philip Jones, Director [...]