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Thursday, 3 September 2015

It’s on: ATO to crack down on 90,000 small businesses over next three months

The Australian Tax Office plans to target up to 90,000 small businesses it says are failing to comply with their tax obligations over the next three months. by Cara Waters

CGT small business concessions continue to catch SMEs out

A lot has been written about the capital gains tax (CGT) small business concessions, not all of it complimentary. by Terry Hayes

Thursday, 27 August 2015

Small business tax changes come into effect: What it means for you

Several beneficial SME tax changes announced in the federal budget in May are now law, after royal assent was given to the amending legislation yesterday. by Terry Hayes

Monday, 24 August 2015

Four things you need to know about scrapping the online GST-free threshold

Australian retailers have been celebrating this weekend after the federal and state treasurers agreed to scrap the low-value GST-free threshold on online purchases made from overseas suppliers. by Broede Carmody

Friday, 21 August 2015

Decision to be made today on GST-free threshold

Australian businesses will find out today if low-value goods purchased from their online international counterparts will be subject to the goods and services tax. by Eloise Keating

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Small business backs the naming and shaming of multinational tax dodgers

A parliamentary committee has recommended publicly shaming companies that are not paying their fair share of tax in Australia, to the applause of small business advocates. by Broede Carmody

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Plea for ATO to have “compassion” in its pursuit of small businesses

Small business owners and organisations have called for compassion from the ATO as the number of applications being made by the Tax Office to wind up SMEs soars. by Cara Waters

Monday, 17 August 2015

Taxman to axeman: Small business “carnage” as ATO wind-ups soar

Figures compiled by Jamieson Louttit & Associates show 396 applications to wind up companies were filed with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission in July. by Cara Waters

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

GST roadblock deterring Uber drivers

The uncertainty and ongoing legal cloud surrounding GST is leading “masses” of Australian Uber drivers to quit the service, a former driver says. by Denham Sadler
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