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Call for government to consider UK regs to help ensure big businesses pay SMEs on time

Call for government to consider UK regs to help ensure big businesses pay SMEs on time

The Coalition has been urged to follow the example set by the UK Government and introduce legislation to deter big business from making late payments to SME suppliers. From April 2017, large companies and limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) in Britain will be required by law to publicly report twice a year on their payment practices […]

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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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SMEs not buying recession talk: MYOB survey

SMEs not buying recession talk: MYOB survey

Talk of a looming recession is being shrugged off by SME operators, according to the latest Business Monitor from accounting software provider MYOB.  The bi-annual survey of more than 1000 SME operators found that 26% expect the economy to improve over the next year, while a further 33% expect it to remain the same. The […]

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One in four SME owners are juggling businesses

One in four SME owners are juggling businesses

Two in five SME owners either operate multiple businesses or plan to, according to new research from MYOB with Tim Reed, the cloud accounting provider’s CEO, declaring “the great Australian entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well.”  Findings from MYOB’s latest SME Snapshot – a survey of 589 business owners – indicate that a quarter of […]

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SMEs pessimistic about economy but start-ups forecast revenue growth: MYOB survey

SMEs pessimistic about economy but start-ups forecast revenue growth: MYOB survey

Despite federal election promises of greater support for SMEs, businesses owners remain pessimistic about the Australian economy, with two in five expecting it to worsen in the coming year, the latest MYOB Business Monitor revealed.    The bi-annual national survey of over 1,000 SME operators found that 42% believe the economy will decline over the […]

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$20,000 Tax break: Putting small business “front and centre”

$20,000 Tax break: Putting small business “front and centre”

Three months after the 2015 Budget announced a $20,000 tax break to small businesses, Tim Reed, CEO of MYOB, provider of business management solutions, shares his professional view with Dynamic Business on the effect these budget measures can have on the Australian small business community. Commenting on the $20,000 tax break, Mr Reed said “small […]

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Why would anyone opt for desktop accounting over cloud?

Why would anyone opt for desktop accounting over cloud?

The debate may seem won, but desktop accounting software is hanging around longer than many cloud-converts would have thought. So why would any business opt for the desktop option, when the advantages of cloud are shouted loud and clear from the likes of Xero, MYOB, Intuit and Reckon, and more? Brad Paterson, Intuit Vice President and Managing […]

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