Gender Inequality in Superannuation

Gender Inequality in Superannuation

Gender gaps can affect superannuation accounts as much as they can affect salary rates. With barriers to entering into fields, lower hourly rates of pay, less hours worked and more unpaid labour affecting the amount of super Australian women are retiring with, as compared to men. Currently, the median superannuation balance for men aged between…

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Company Takeovers – Mergers Acquisitions

Company Takeovers – Mergers & Acquisitions

Did you know that Australia prides itself on maintaining a competitive business market? It does this through the use of specific legislation that limits the effect that some mergers or acquisitions of businesses may have on market competition. By maintaining a diverse market of businesses for services, products and goods, competition is improved and the…

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Super For Contractors

Super For Contractors

Contractors who run their own business and sell their services to others have different obligations to their super than what employees in a business may usually have. A contractor (also known as an independent contractor, a subcontractor, or a subbie) who is paid wholly or principally for their labour is considered to be an employee…

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How Are Different Trust Types Taxed

How Are Different Trust Types Taxed?

A tried and true method of investment, trusts are generally and commonly known as being for the wealthier elements of society. A trust however is a highly versatile tool that individuals  and businesses can use to align with and achieve their particular investment, financial or personal goals. They can also incur a number of taxable…

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