Property developers targeted for ‘phoenixing’ by federal government

Property developers acquiesce to GST remittance

Taxation legislation mitigating property developers burdens residential buyers Property developers acquiescing to proper and timely GST remittance has prompted the federal government to strengthen taxation compliance in order to secure revenues to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), presenting a new Bill to the parliament that delivers on the government's 2017-2018 Budget

Pool compliance checks aim to pressure landlords and agents: QBCC

Pool compliance - QBCC set to ramp up pool safety checks for landlords and property managers.

Pool compliance becomes enforcement challenge Real estate agents, landlords, pool safety inspectors and unfenced inflatable pools are all the focus of a pool compliance crackdown this summer swimming season. The Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) has launched a campaign this month, focussing on pool safety and compliance. QBCC Commissioner Brett Bassett said

Queensland taxation changes stifling property industry confidence: Property Council

Queensland taxation - Image: Dark clouds over Queensland capital, Brisbane as Property Council express concerns about investor confidence dropping from proposed land and foreign investor taxation.

Investor confidence in Queensland taxation debate The ANZ Property Council of Australia's latest confidence survey has recorded a drop of two index points for Queensland in the March 2018 quarter since the State election due to unfavourable taxation changes. In the peak industry bodies press release, the Property Council announced that "The

Townsville Port in political play with Treasurer Jackie Trad

Townsville Port hosts Qld Treasurer Jackie Trad announcing crane and cargo machinery acquisition for the port

Townsville Port involved in political hustle The political jostling over major infrastructure funding announcements between local, state and federal government could be adding to the tainted reputation of Queensland and corporate logistic interests on the back of the anti-Adani campaign by the Palzsuzcus government, and a rather bizarre press conference at

How is the Townsville North Queensland economy and employment performing?

Townsville North Queensland - How the economy is performing

Townsville North Queensland quarterly update The Townsville North Queensland economic outlook has seeds of growth and business confidence but official Queensland treasury employment data shows unemployment is still lingering over 10 percent, the Herron Todd White (HTW) Quarterly Economic Snapshot reported this month. The critical drivers of Townsville and North Queensland’s economy

Social impact investing designed in Turnbull national housing plan impacting North Queensland

Social impact Investing - Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison announces the new National Housing Finance Corporation

Federal housing policy governance and finance Social impact investing and the Turnbull government’s replacement for the failed National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) has been announced by the federal Assistant Treasurer in the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation (NHFIC), as planned in the federal budget. Although the Turnbull government scheme is defined

First home buyers get leg up from Turnbull Government

First Home Buyers

First home buyers super savings First Home buyers are set to receive a boost to their home saving options as the Turnbull government's plan for a First Homebuyer Super Saver Scheme (FHSSS) passed the parliament, and older Australian are allowed to contribute money from the sale of their family home into

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