23 February 2017
This morning, the Fair Work Commission announced Sunday penalty rates paid in retail, hospitality, fast food, and pharmacy industries will be reduced from 1 July 2017.
Conversations began on the topic to bring the Sunday rate in line with the lower Saturday rate back in 2015 and this reform was just one of several workplace relations recommendations made by the Productivity Commission to the Fair Work Commission.
21 February 2017
Land tax is a tax levied on the owners of land in New South Wales as at midnight on the 31 December of each year. Land tax applies to land regardless of whether income is earned from the land.
If you own any property in NSW that is not your principal place of residence as at midnight 31 December 2016, including a holiday house or unit, you may be liable to pay land tax.