For many, the word ‘retirement’ is associated with the idea of extended holidays to far-flung locations or spending quality time with grandchildren. However, there are a range of financial, emotional and psychological fears that are often linked to retirement – and for good reason.
Office real estate is undergoing a fundamental shift, while COVID-19 has accelerated a number of global real estate investment trends, including the continued growth of e-commerce and falling home ownership. However, new trends have also emerged, in particular, the decentralisation of work.
Queenslanders can now officially apply for a $25,000 grant to build or renovate their home under the HomeBuilder initiative, as the state’s construction sector continues to play a key role in Queensland’s economic recovery from COVID-19.
From working with an accounting firm in one of Brisbane’s iconic high-rises to celebrating 20 years as an accountant with OBT, Sue’s career is certainly varied. Read why, as we congratulate Sue Dobinson on Happy 20th Anniversary at OBT!
Read how being actively involved in how and where your super is invested, could make a real difference to your retirement savings over the long-term.
Reminder about potential FBT implications for celebrating with employees this festive season. FBT obligations depend on the amount spent, when and where a party takes place, who attends and the value and type of gifts given.
Slow economic growth is a global theme, with few exceptions. The Australian economy is not immune to this slowdown.
The recent Federal election will have a major influence on the economy as will government spending in the future. Read why.
We’re not trying to recommend who you should vote for, but instead we believe that it is vital that our clients understand how they will be affected by the result of the Election.
Rebates for on-farm water infrastructure expenses to help primary producers in drought-affected areas available for $50 million over 3 years, starting in 2018-19 financial year.