Company Tax

Missing tax cut doesn't spell doom for small business

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Max Mason Wayne Swan’s surprise decision to drop Labor’s previously promised one per cent cut in the company tax rate will still have benefits for small business, economists say.

What the budget means for small business

Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan

Max Newnham This year's federal budget has again shown that the small business sector is largely ignored by politicians and bureaucrats in Canberra.

Swan challenges Abbott on tax cuts

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Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan has challenged Opposition Leader Tony Abbott to support the government's proposed tax cuts for small business.

Tax cut a boon as work dries up

Landscape gardeners James Anderson (left) and Danny Fern

Rachel Wells James Anderson, who runs a small landscaping business, says the government's plan to reduce company tax by one percentage point would help offset the slowdown his business is already beginning to see.

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