The CPA Australia pre-budget submission to Federal Treasury focuses on reducing regulatory burdens and encouraging investment innovation.
People who negatively gear investment property are most likely to be on higher incomes, yet the upfront tax benefits of negative gearing that they claim is relatively modest.
Economists are divided on whether interest rates in Australia are headed up or down, but they do see demand for labour rising. Here’s the interest rate forecast for 2019.
Hailed as the rising star of South-East Asia's economies, Vietnam has undergone considerable business and cultural transformation, courtesy of the Doi Moi economic renewal policy. The question now is where the country goes from here.
Detailed disclosure may be of benefit to some, but getting all consumers to read complicated financial documents, like insurance policies, and take note is another matter entirely.
David Mazzone FCPA is pioneering the use of AI (artificial intelligence) to ease some of the pain of separation and divorce. AI takes information entered by users and compares it against family law cases to provide a starting point for dispute resolution.
As traditional lenders ration their credit, fintech offerings become increasingly attractive. What advice should an accountant provide to businesses borrowing outside the big banks?
Hong Kong was slow off the fintech starting block, but with government support has made up for lost time. The smart money is on the Greater Bay Area (GBA) initiative, which stands to escalate recent fintech developments.
Former regulator Dan Davies argues we should stop seeing fraud - like that of Bernie Madoff - as a sign of decay and accept that it will happen in a healthy, trust-based commercial society.
The Hong Kong budget, delivered by Financial Secretary Paul MP Chan FCPA on 27 February, announced a surplus of HK$58.7 billion for 2018-19, down from the surplus of HK$138 billion for 2017-18.