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R&D tax review made public, but the government won’t make a final call on the policy until March 2017

Members of the business community are invited to give their thoughts on the state of tax offsets for research and development as the federal...
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To really tackle corporate tax evasion we need a public register

By Roman Lanis, University of Technology Sydney and Brett Govendir, University of Technology Sydney The Australian government shouldn’t rely on leaks like that of the Panama...
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Everything founders and investors need to know about the new startup tax incentives

A number of months ago the government introduced tax incentives for early stage investors whereby from July 1, 2016, if you invest in a...
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Multinationals on notice following Apple’s €13 billion tax ruling

By Kerrie Sadiq, Queensland University of Technology The European Commission is putting multinationals on notice with its order to tech giant Apple to pay €13 billion...
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ATO flags “stronger action” on small businesses with tax debts

The Australian Tax Office has said it will take "timely" and "stronger action" against small businesses with outstanding debts in an effort to reduce...
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ATO introduces real-time checks for tax returns – and reveals the “dodgiest” work-related deductions it’s seen

Micro business operators are being warned about the consequences of getting their work-related tax claims wrong, with the Australian Tax Office rolling out real-time...
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ATO and ASIC raid 13 properties linked to “pre-insolvency” firms allegedly encouraging phoenix activity

The Australian Tax Office and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission have conducted raids on 13 businesses and residences across the country in a...
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Australia’s reputation for fine wines is under threat

By Paul Kenny, Flinders University The wine tax and its accompanying rebate are outdated and distorting the Australian wine industry. The tax is encouraging the production...
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Queensland Government doubles payroll tax rebate for businesses hiring apprentices and trainees

The Queensland Government will double the payroll tax rebate available to businesses that employ apprentices and trainees in a bid to make it more...
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ATO sounds warning on tax time scams: 226 Australians have lost $1.2 million to tax scammers this year so far

Australian SMEs are once again being urged to be extra vigilant when it comes to their tax affairs, after the Australian Tax Office revealed...
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