Legislation

Arabon Accountants national minimum wage increase

Fair Work Commission announces 5.2% national minimum wage increase

The national minimum wage will increase to $812.60 per week, or $21.38 per hour, after a decision by the Fair Work Commission exceeds the government’s suggested 5.1% increase. The Commission decided to increase modern award minimum wages by 4.6% subject to a minimum increase for adult award classifications of $40 per week (full-time). The increase …

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Arabon Accountants changes to superannuation

Two important changes to superannuation from 1 July 2022

Two important changes to superannuation will apply from 1 July 2022. As a business owner, it is important that you understand what these are, what they mean for your business and what actions you need to take. Super Guarantee rate will increase from 10% to 10.5% As a business owner, you usually need to pay …

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Arabon Accountants apply for new director ID number

Applications for the new Director ID number open November 2021

Earlier this year, we wrote an article about what you need to know about the new Director ID Number.  A director identification number (director ID) is a unique identifier you need to apply for once and will keep forever. It will help prevent the use of false or fraudulent director identities. Let’s recap the new …

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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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