Property prices are falling and banks are tightening up on lending in the wake of the banking royal commission.
Earlier today [June 11, 2019] Queensland Treasurer and Deputy Premier Jackie Trad handed down Queensland’s State Budget for 2019-2020. Here are the highlights.
Government bond yields have plummeted this year, which would normally herald a recession. Not everyone is convinced this is likely, however, with other factors at play.
CPA Australia's tenth annual Asia-Pacific Small Business Survey finds that overall, small business conditions in the region are slightly weaker than a year ago.
Would you be willing to spend 10 to 15 years working two jobs, living in rented student-style digs and saving and investing every possible dollar, if it meant you could retire in your 30s? A growing number of millennials think FIRE is worth the sacrifice.
As digital businesses grow globally, individual countries are seeking to tax either the profits or the turnover generated within their own borders – and that’s where the international tax arguments begin.
Earlier today, the Andrews Government handed down its fifth State Budget. Here are the highlights.
The fashion industry’s push to ban use of crocodile and snake skins will surely help conserve the species, right? No, say scientists. It could be counterproductive by removing economic incentives for local populations to preserve wildlife.
The outcome of Australia’s federal election may have been a surprise to many, but the Liberal-National Coalition victory will result in fewer surprises in terms of tax and investment.
Several accounting firms have announced mergers and market players say many more firms are holding talks. What’s driving this raft of accounting firm mergers?
It’s often said that everyone loses in a trade war, but as tensions continue to strain relationships in the Asia-Pacific region, some businesses can see opportunities.
Buy Now Pay Later offerings such as Afterpay have exploded in popularity online, but now questions are being asked about a suitable regulatory regime.
The price of bitcoin crashed in early 2019, but some experts in the field argue that the news is not all bad, with the future for cryptocurrencies looking fairly strong.
CPA Australia members say proposed changes to the taxation of discretionary trusts could discourage small business and hurt the wider economy.
Renovations and repairs can boost the capital value and rental yield of an investment property, but they can also have tax implications, so before reading up on renovation tips, investors should seek expert tax advice.
A nation can have plentiful resources and an established commercial sector, but terrible policies implemented with determination can send its economy into a downward spiral.
Trade tensions in the Asia-Pacific region dampened growth for business last year, but the CPA Australia Small Business Survey has found that not everyone is gloomy about their prospects.
Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has put healthcare, apprenticeships and tax cuts for lower-paid workers at the centre of his electoral pitch as the Australian Labor Party sought to outbid the federal government’s budget measures in its appeal to voters.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg may not have thumped the desk about them on budget night, but there are a host of small and interesting items in the 2019 Budget papers.
Tax cuts, incentives for business investment and spending on health and welfare: tonight’s Federal Budget was crafted with Australia’s May election in mind. Read on for CPA Australia’s verdict on Budget 2019.