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A taxing question: Does the tax system work for small business?

A taxing question: Does the tax system work for small business?

There must be a simpler way to allow allow small businesses to concentrate on the task at hand - increasing revenue and growing their profits.

  • by Louis White

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Capital gains payable on home used by a business
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Capital gains payable on home used by a business

There is a common misconception that a business owner should not claim a tax deduction for expenses related to a business being operated from a home.

  • by Max Newnham
Hidden benefits for small business in the 2018 budget
Analysis
Analysis

Hidden benefits for small business in the 2018 budget

A careful reading of the 2018 federal budget reveals several positives for small business.

  • by Max Newnham
Budget savings result in increased admin costs
Opinion
Federal budget

Budget savings result in increased admin costs

Single-touch payroll could result in increased administration costs for small business.

  • by max newnham
Asset write-offs and a bank: the small business budget wish list
Federal budget

Asset write-offs and a bank: the small business budget wish list

Small businesses and lobby groups aren't holding out much hope for a cash splash in the 2018 federal budget.

  • by Cara Waters
Are banks too big for boards to govern?
Opinion
Opinion

Are banks too big for boards to govern?

Debate needed on different models of financial-services governance and oversight.

  • by Tony Featherstone
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The many factors to consider when starting a business
Opinion
Opinion

The many factors to consider when starting a business

As a general rule a business and business assets should not be owned and operated through a company structure.

  • by Max Newnham
How private equity swallowed Rockpool
Entrepreneur

How private equity swallowed Rockpool

Rockpool is opening a rash of new restaurants as Quadrant Private Equity prepares to sell or float the business next year.

  • by Cara Waters & Chris Vedelago
The myth about the way most businesses are taxed
Analysis
Company tax

The myth about the way most businesses are taxed

There is often a misconception amongst new business owners that they are taxed on the money they withdraw from their business.

  • by Max Newnham
The five most lucrative industries for small businesses
Entrepreneur

The five most lucrative industries for small businesses

Data shows trade based industries are the top performing for small businesses.

  • by Cara Waters
Queensland's economy on the way up as interstate migrants flee Sydney
Government

Queensland's economy on the way up as interstate migrants flee Sydney

Sydney's "diabolical" housing affordability may be pushing people to flee north, which could boost retail spending in Brisbane.

  • by Felicity Caldwell