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2019 Budget benefits available for businesses now
3 weeks ago

2019 Budget benefits available for businesses now

By  •  Budget

The Australian Government handed down the 2019-20 Federal Budget on Tuesday night. The Budget was significant in that it forecast the first national surplus in more than a decade, hopefully …
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Government should introduce road user charging to replace falling fuel excise revenue
11 months ago

Government should introduce road user charging to replace falling fuel excise revenue

The federal government needs to adopt road user charging to recover falling fuel excise revenues before electric car drivers get used to paying nothing, the boss of Infrastructure Partnerships Australia …
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Crossbench push to lock Australia’s 560 largest companies out of tax cuts
11 months ago

Crossbench push to lock Australia’s 560 largest companies out of tax cuts

Woolworths, Caltex, Imperial Tobacco and the Ten Network would be among the hundreds of companies frozen out of the $35.6 billion remaining of the company tax package under a renewed …
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New tax and super information service for small business owners
1 year ago

New tax and super information service for small business owners

By  •  Information

Staying up to date with taxation and superannuation laws is one of the areas that small business owners struggle with, largely because few have the time to wade through complex …
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Federal Labor proposes tax changes for Family Trusts
2 years ago

Federal Labor proposes tax changes for Family Trusts

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Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten announced last week that, if elected to Government, Labor would introduce new taxation laws that would impose a tax rate of 30% on Family Trusts …
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Taxing questions for the trucking industry
2 years ago

Taxing questions for the trucking industry

After years of being overcharged for fuel excise, the Australian trucking industry is becoming increasingly able to benefit from favourable interpretations of often-complex legislation. But the debate is not quite …
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Coalition Small Business Statement
3 years ago

Coalition Small Business Statement

The Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP Minister for Small Business Assistant Treasurer

The Turnbull Coalition Government is backing hardworking small businesses as part of our national economic plan for jobs …
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Ethanol producer Manildra paid just $6.5 million company tax on $1.2 billion mandated sales

Heath Aston, 22 March 2016

Manildra, the ethanol producer that enjoys mandated sales into the unleaded petrol supply in NSW, paid just $6.5 million in company tax on sales of …
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Cigarettes could rise to $40 a packet under Turnbull government tax slug plan

Simon Benson, 15 March 2016

THE price of a packet of cigarettes could soon soar to $40 if the Turnbull government copies a Labor plan to help pay for income …
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Fuel excise and rego should be scrapped | report
3 years ago

Fuel excise and rego should be scrapped | report

Annabel Hepworth, 17 February 2016

A radical plan to impose direct charges on motorists could help add almost $35 billion a year to the national economy by 2040, modelling commissioned …
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