Rising Fuel Costs Making Hybrids More Attractive

Rising fuel prices are persuading more Australians to switch to hybrid models to save money, a move that has been helped along by Toyota lowering the pricing on its Camry and Prius hybrid models. These factors are also encouraging more private buyers to swap to hybrid models, with sales to private buyers going up by … Continue reading Rising Fuel Costs Making Hybrids More Attractive

Research Shows Ups & Downs In Australian New Car Market

Roy Morgan Research has recently released details of its survey of the intentions of car buyers in Australia i.e. the cars they are intending to buy and when. The results are interesting and show that brand loyalty is strong with a number of manufacturers, for example 64% of those Volkwagen owners who said they were … Continue reading Research Shows Ups & Downs In Australian New Car Market

Changes To GST Arrangements For Commercial Hire Purchase Agreements

The Federal Budget in May 2010 introduced some important changes to the GST treatment of Commercial Hire Purchase Agreements which come into effect on 1st July this year. At the moment GST is only payable on the upfront purchase price of an asset which is financed under a Commercial Hire Purchase Agreement. Term charges imposed … Continue reading Changes To GST Arrangements For Commercial Hire Purchase Agreements