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Arabon Accountants Best Interests Duty

What is the Best Interests Duty for mortgage brokers?

The best interests duty for mortgage brokers is a statutory obligation for mortgage brokers to act in the best interests of consumers (best interests duty), and to prioritise consumers’ interest when providing credit assistance (conflict priority rule). These two obligations are collectively referred to as the Best Interests Duty. Based on the Royal Commission’s recommendations, …

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Arabon Business Accounting Digital Trends

Five digital trends for small business fast-tracked by COVID-19

The pandemic has paved the way for a number of sluggish digital trends, many of which have changed the way small business does business forever.  So which trends will have staying power and are suddenly on every small-business owner’s to-do list? We discuss five digital trends for small business that have appeared or been accelerated …

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Arabon Business Accounting Instant Asset Write Off

How will the government’s asset write-off scheme work?

It’s one of the most significant initiatives for businesses in the 2020/21 federal budget, so how will the significant $27 billion asset write-off scheme work in practice? In this month’s budget, the Treasurer announced that almost all Australian businesses will be able to write-off the full value of all new assets purchased over the next …

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Arabon Accountants Federal Budget Wrap Up

Australian Federal Budget 2020-21 Wrap Up

The 2020-21 Federal Budget has been described as the most anticipated in our history defining its post-COVID road to recovery despite the country experiencing its worst economic conditions since World War 2.  In this article we sift through the federal budget’s contents and what they mean for our nation’s SMEs. Personal income tax cuts The …

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