Archives for November 2011

St Andrews Day Mens’ Dinner 27 November 2011 – Brisbane Australia

On Friday evening 27 November 2011, Brisbane’s Scottish community gathered to celebrate St Andrews Day at the 2011 annual mens’ dinner. [Read more…]

Social Media Policy Template

Thanks for your interest in our Social Media Policy template. This will help you define and control the use of social media by your employees for your organisation. Our Social Media Policy Document looks at both authorised and private use of social media for organisations. It’s a free for you to download and modify to your needs.

This template may change as time passes to update it in line with evolution of the case law relating to employee use of Social Media and the various uses of Social Media for Australian businesses.

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Directors and their associates to be personally liable for SGC and PAYG obligations

On 13 October 2011, the Federal Government introduced new tax legislation into Parliament.

The Proposed legislation increases directors’ personal liabilities for non-compliance with Pay As You Go (PAYG) withholding tax and Superannuation Guarantee Charge (SGC) contributions and also increases the Australian Tax Office’s (ATO) powers.  The new law is aimed at protecting employees against phoenix company activity.   It is important to note that fraud or dishonesty of the companies, directors, or associates is not an element, therefore inadvertent errors and/or mischaracterisations of payments are included. [Read more…]

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