Salary Packaging – Salary packaging of employee bus transport costs

Unless an employee is solely a ‘work from home’ employee, then travel to and from work is a necessity of working life. Many employees catch public transport to and from work to avoid the expense and traffic involved with driving. If an employer has employees who regularly commute to and from work by bus, is …

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Eligibility ‘ Rating Categorisation: the Karimbla Case

The Sheahan J (NSW Land and Environment Court) has handed down the decision in Karimbla Properties v Council of the City of Sydney et al [2017] NSWLEC 75 (‘the Karimbla Case’). Karimbla Properties (‘Karimbla’) contended that once earthworks commence on land which has approval for a residential project, the land should be classified as ‘residential’ …

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GST Q&A – What items are included in calculating GST turnover?

Question Quick question regarding GST turnover – can you please advise what items are included in calculating council’s GST turnover. Answer ‘GST turnover’ is defined in the GST law with reference to whether a particular turnover threshold is met (or not met) e.g. GST registration turnover threshold, cash accounting turnover threshold, etc. The key elements …

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