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Transparency of tax default data is a win for small business

Transparency of tax default data is a win for small business

Knowing that a business doesn’t pay their bills is incredibly important for anyone in the position of providing trade credit; it is the sole reason that thousands of businesses access credit bureaus in an effort to mitigate risk and safeguard their cash flow. The question is why should knowing that a business has defaulted on […]

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The SuperStream deadline (28 Oct) won’t be pushed back again, small businesses warned

The SuperStream deadline (28 Oct) won’t be pushed back again, small businesses warned

Businesses with 19 or fewer employees have less than two weeks to transition to SuperStream – the new, mandatory electronic standard for paying superannuation contributions.    “The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is pleased that more than 75 per cent of small businesses are already SuperStream compliant however, there is still a way to go to ensure […]

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Data dungeon: the small business case for making ANZSIC code information available

Data dungeon: the small business case for making ANZSIC code information available

Dynamic Business interview with Colin Porter, CreditorWatch. The Federal Government’s Public Data Policy Statement, released last December, flagged its commitment to make non-sensitive government data ‘open by default’, with the aim being to stimulate innovation and drive productivity improvements across all sectors of the economy. Nearly a year on, a slice of data with huge potential benefits […]

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Getting your finances in order for EOFY

Getting your finances in order for EOFY

The end of the financial year can be a stressful time for small businesses, especially if your finances aren’t completely in order. Unfortunately, that’s an all-too-common situation. A recent Xero survey found that three-quarters of Australian small businesses still store their receipts in shoeboxes. With the average Australian business churning through 100 receipts and invoices […]

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New App takes the headache out of tax returns

New App takes the headache out of tax returns

The ATO is helping Australians to better monitor their tax deductions with the introduction of a new online tool called myDeductions. The tool will allow users to capture work related expenses on the go. Recognising that tracking down one years’ worth of receipts is often be the most time-consuming aspect of lodging a tax return, […]

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Surprise visits crack down on phoenix businesses

Surprise visits crack down on phoenix businesses

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has sprung surprise visits on business and residential sites across Sydney in an effort to tackle widespread phoenix activity. The last two days saw the ATO, the National Anti-Gangs Squad, and the NSW Police Gangs Squad Strike Force Raptor and Middle Eastern Organised Crime Squad, conducting access stopovers without notice; […]

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