What’s Next for Australian and Global Economies?

The year began with COVID-19 as the biggest threat to the economy and has ended the same way. But along the road there’s been plenty of highs and lows, from lockdowns and fears of inflation, to the debt crisis in China spurred on by property giant Evergrande, and strong global growth. There was also the […]

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Market Update 12 November 2021

Investment markets & key developments Share markets were hit again over the past week as more high inflation readings added to concerns about monetary tightening. This left US and European shares down for the week and Japanese shares little changed. Chinese shares bucked the trend and rose. While falls in US shares weighed on the Australian […]

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Company Directors Now Must Have IDs – Do You Have Yours?

The Government is introducing a new requirement for directors to apply for a unique identification number (Director ID) from November 2021. Existing company directors will be required to apply for a director identification number (Director ID) by 30 November 2022. Directors that are appointed between November 1, 2021 and April 4, 2022 will need to […]

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Paper Certificates of Title Gone – Watch Out Parental Loans

Many parents lending money to their kids to buy a house would accept the paper certificate of title as security for the loan. Although the loan is not secured by a registered mortgage, parents usually take some comfort that while they held the certificate of title, the property could not be transferred from their child’s […]

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Your End of Financial Year Super Checklist 2021

With the 30th of June just around the corner, it may be a good time to review your contribution to superannuation for the 2021 financial year. To help you explore potential options before the end of the financial year, here is a list for you to consider. With any information, we have not considered your […]

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Do You Own An Investment Property?

If you are the 1 in 5 Aussies who own an investment property, changes to a number of rental laws took place on 23 March this year which affects you as a landlord, the property manager you have appointed and your tenants. Given that the changes are plentiful, I suggest you look at their media […]

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