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Thursday, 2 July 2015

More good news tax changes coming for SMEs

Legislation was introduced in Federal Parliament last week that proposes to make changes to the tax law to implement 2015 budget measures that will be welcomed by SMEs. by Terry Hayes

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

July 1 tax and legal changes for your business for 2015: Seven things to know

Turning over the calendar to July 1 today brings in a raft of changes for small and medium businesses. by Cara Waters

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Your small business checklist for the end of financial year

Welcome to the end of the financial year. Time to exhale. by Cara Waters

Monday, 29 June 2015

Fast Lane: Don’t get sucked in to the end of financial year

In case you hadn’t realized, it’s the end of financial year this week. But does everything really need to be done right this second? by Cara Waters

Friday, 26 June 2015

Hockey exhorts SMEs to “have a go” at the $20,000 asset write-off, as Gerry Harvey spruiks it as “Boxing Day sale” equivalent

Treasurer Joe Hockey is urging small businesses to open their wallets in order to take advantage of his government’s $20,000 asset write-off scheme before the end of the financial year. by Eloise Keating

Employee share schemes legislation passed: Five opportunities for businesses

The passing of the employee share schemes tax legislation by Federal Parliament yesterday has ushered in a new chapter in the taxation of ESS in Australia. by Shaun Cartoon

Audit uncovers holes in Tax Office’s CGT program for small business

A report published by the Australian National Audit Office has highlighted problems with the Australian Tax Office’s approach to collecting Capital Gains Tax. by Cara Waters

Thursday, 25 June 2015

Family assistance payments – don't forget the tax link

The cross-over and linking of the tax and social security systems, while sensible from a governmental point of view, has made both systems and the laws applying to them even more complicated. by Terry Hayes

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Government floats option of handing income tax to states or extending payroll tax in bid to “fix the federation”

Australian states and territories could raise different levels of income tax if a proposal being considered by the federal government is adopted. by Eloise Keating
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