Low interest rates and an upswing in the property market have resulted in the state government budgeting to receive a near-record $5 billion in stamp duties.
The state government has lifted the payroll tax threshold while removing indexation – meaning more small business owners will be subject to the tax in coming years.
Big banks have passed on official interest rate rises to their customers in less than half the time it takes them to deliver rate cuts, new figures show.
Not-for-profit AustralianSuper will merge with the Queensland-based AUST(Q) Super.
Lawyers for Ginia Rinehart, mining magnate Gina Rinehart's youngest daughter, may issue subpoenas for journalists' notes over "highly disparaging" remarks from her brother, John Hancock, published in various newspapers.
Get caught nicking a $5 T-shirt from Big-W and the police will take you down the station. Get caught stealing a $500 washing machine via a credit card fraud perpetrated on an online merchant and the police, well, they have a lot of other things to do. Keep the white goods.
Target has all but run up the white flag and offered to settle its court battle with US cosmetics giant Estee Lauder over its sale last year of allegedly counterfeit MAC make-up.
When it comes to super, what goes in can't come out until your 65th birthday rolls around - except when dire circumstances mean there's no alternative but to tap the retirement pot.
Labour hire company Skilled has increased its exposure to the oil and gas sector, with the $75.5 million acquisition of Broadsword Marine Contractors, which supplies equipment and boats to offshore oil and gas companies. Skilled will pay $48.8 million upfront, and a further $26.7 million over the next three years.
Investors took the knife to diversified property group Lend Lease after it warned that the global construction sector had deteriorated in the past six months, leading to reduced earnings.
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