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can property investors claim stamp duty

Can property investors claim stamp duty?

Stamp duty is one of the largest expenses involved in purchasing an investment property, so it’s unsurprising that investors often ask if it’s tax deductible. Stamp duty is a form of tax that state and territory governments charge for certain documents and transactions, including the sale of a property.

Extension to HomeBuilder Program

The Victorian Government has announced there will be a three month extension to the HomeBuilder program as a result of the Stage 3 and 4 COVID-19 restrictions across the state.

Have you reviewed your Business Continuity Plan?

While many business have enacted their business continuity plan (BCP), the current situation shines a bright light on their importance and for some, it has also highlighted gaps and weaknesses in their BCP.

Client Update | August 2020

August is here and the wattle is in bloom, a sign that spring is around the corner. As some of the country starts to reopen and get back on track, other parts continue to operate under tight restrictions.

Are your passwords really keeping your information safe?

One of the most common methods for hackers to access electronic devices and accounts is by predicting passwords.  Conversely, one of the easiest ways to protect your information and devices is by making your passwords too difficult to hack.

New legislation edges Victoria closer to gender equality

After passing through Victorian Parliament in 2019, the Gender Equality Act 2020 (Act) represents a landmark step in breaking down discrimination and gender barriers in the workplace.