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ATO targets work expenses, rental properties and more

ATO targets work expenses, rental properties and more

The Australian Tax Office has revealed it is using extensive data analysis as part of a crackdown on a number of areas, including offshore bank accounts and phoenix operators. By Terry Hayes
Your deepest intentions exposed and for sale

Your deepest intentions exposed and for sale

The way we search and terms we use are all insights into our intentions, our feelings and our desired purchases. The big tech giants now know more about us than our family and friends. By Fi Bendall
Frenemies in an age of tectonic shifts

Frenemies in an age of tectonic shifts

In an age of massive change, companies need to embrace customers and competitors to survive claims VM Ware chief executive Pat Gelsinger. By Paul Wallbank
Virtualisation saves money but who will save you more?

Virtualisation saves money but who will save you more?

When it comes to costs, not all virtualisation software is created equal. By David Markus
Sarah Thompson from GoodFit PR: My Best Tech

Sarah Thompson from GoodFit PR: My Best Tech

Sarah Thompson is the founder and director of GoodFit PR, a public relations agency dedicated to fitness, health and wellbeing. By Andrew Sadauskas
Your customers are fast adopters of new technologies – but what about your business? Control Shift

Your customers are fast adopters of new technologies – but what about your business? Control Shift

Did you know a higher percentage of Australians own tablets than Americans? If not, there are a few other key facts you need to consider. By Andrew Sadauskas
How Amazon and Google are killing Box, Dropbox and Hightail: Best of the Web

How Amazon and Google are killing Box, Dropbox and Hightail: Best of the Web

Back in April, I observed how competition was intensifying in the cloud storage market, but this was likely to lead to a shakeout. It appears the day has come. By Andrew Sadauskas
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Australian video review: Gadget Watch

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Australian video review: Gadget Watch

Here's a review of the 2014 edition Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet. By Andrew Sadauskas
The Christmas online marketing strategies you need to start implementing now: SEO Video

The Christmas online marketing strategies you need to start implementing now: SEO Video

Many businesses will put off thinking about their Christmas marketing until October or November, when it’s too late. Here are the essential strategies you need to start implementing now. By Jim Stewart
Flight Centre picks up Topdeck Tours as net profit tumbles; Mobil agrees not to use petrol price website for five years: Midday Roundup

Flight Centre picks up Topdeck Tours as net profit tumbles; Mobil agrees not to use petrol price website for five years: Midday Roundup

Flight Centre has posted a full-year net profit of $206.92 million, down 16% from $246.08 million a year earlier, as it announced plans to acquire a 90% stake in UK-based tour operator Topdeck Tours. By Andrew Sadauskas and Eloise Keating
$24 billion cost to stopping the NBN rollout: Report

$24 billion cost to stopping the NBN rollout: Report

Putting a stop to the roll out of the National Broadband Network would cost the economy $24 billion, according to a federal government report containing a cost-benefit analysis on four possible scenarios for a rollout of the NBN By Andrew Sadauskas
Ker-ching! Tax on high income earners’ super raises $300 million

Ker-ching! Tax on high income earners’ super raises $300 million

The Australian Tax Office has revealed a tax on superannuation, known as Division 293, has raised nearly $300 million from nearly 100,000 higher income earners, but a leading tax lobby group says the situation is not as bad as it sounds. By Andrew Sadauskas
Wesfarmers buys iconic Aussie brands Hard Yakka, King Gee and Stubbies for $180 million

Wesfarmers buys iconic Aussie brands Hard Yakka, King Gee and Stubbies for $180 million

Iconic Australian brands Hard Yakka, King Gee and Stubbies have found a new home, with retail conglomerate Wesfarmers agreeing to pay $180 million to Pacific Brands for the workwear trio. By Eloise Keating
Red Rooster caught paying staff chicken feed: $650,000 in underpayments

Red Rooster caught paying staff chicken feed: $650,000 in underpayments

A Fair Work Ombudsman investigation has found more than 3000 Red Rooster employees have been underpaid close to $650,000. By Eloise Keating
Help! My staff just won’t clean up after themselves

Help! My staff just won’t clean up after themselves

Regular readers of Aunty B will know that I take a no holds barred approach when it comes to office cleaning, but I have a feeling you’re not going to like my advice. By Aunty B
Federal Court upholds landmark Sunday penalty ruling

Federal Court upholds landmark Sunday penalty ruling

The Federal Court has rejected a union appeal of a Fair Work Commission decision to reduce penalty rates for Sundays under the 2010 Restaurant Industry Award. By Andrew Sadauskas
Over one third of Australian businesses attacked by online fraudsters

Over one third of Australian businesses attacked by online fraudsters

Despite preventative measures to combat online fraud 36% of Australian businesses have been attacked by fraudsters. By Cara Waters
71-year-old owner says Australia’s oldest hobby business up for grabs

71-year-old owner says Australia’s oldest hobby business up for grabs

A Sydney hobby business that has been operating for 79 years is looking for a new owner. By Eloise Keating
The business of digital life and death

The business of digital life and death

For those concerned about properly managing their estate, digital death raises complex issues. By Dionne Lew
Domain name scams continue to take SMEs for a ride

Domain name scams continue to take SMEs for a ride

Don’t let inattention to detail get you burnt. By Craig Reardon
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