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A permanent $20,000 instant asset tax write-off for businesses tops SME wishlist, MYOB finds

A permanent $20,000 instant asset tax write-off for businesses tops SME wishlist, MYOB finds

Seven in ten small businesses want the $20,000 instant asset tax write-off to continue past 30 June, this year, when it is due to expire, according to accounting software provider MYOB. The latest MYOB Business monitor, a bi-annual survey of more than 1,000 small businesses, asked operators what policies they would and wouldn’t vote. MYOB […]

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Tech leaders and start ups excited by Malcolm Turnbull as Prime Minister

Tech leaders and start ups excited by Malcolm Turnbull as Prime Minister

Tech leaders have expressed new found enthusiasm and excitement following Malcolm Turnbull’s appointment to Prime Minister this week. As a founding director of Australia’s first internet company, OzEmail, Mr Turnbull’s credentials and acumen are expected to deliver a boost to tech start ups across Australia. “He understands the challenges we face in regard to tech disruption […]

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Small business the focus of unfair contract terms draft legislation

Small business the focus of unfair contract terms draft legislation

The Abbott Government has today released a draft legislation put forward to further protect small businesses from unfair contract terms.  Businesses with less than 20 employees undertaking transactions under $100,000, or under $250,000 for contracts that go over a year, are to be the main beneficiaries of the new laws, which the Government says are […]

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