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Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

How has the Eurozone debt crisis affected the US?

The Eurozone debt crisis seems as though it is a small financial and economic implosion on the European continent. However, a ripple experienced in Europe...

Why you need a reverse roadmap

The short answer: Because otherwise, when it comes time to negotiate, you'll end up with a bunch of nothing.

GST crackdown “most significant change since introduction”

Amongst the Budget announcements last night was the unveiling of the most significant changes to GST since its introduction by former PM John Howard in 2000.

Booming resource states leave NSW in their dust

Australia is set to continue its strong resources lead economic recovery, returning to levels of prosperity not seen since the beginning of 2008. At least for resource rich states like Queensland and Western Australia concludes the latest Business Outlook report from Access Economics.

GST increase predicted to fund Rudd’s hospital spending spree

Australia's Goods & Services Tax (GST) is predicted to increase as pressure mounts on the Federal Government to fund its recent spending, including the recently minted COAG hospitals agreement.

Free: not the only future for the Internet

“Free” is being hailed as the Internet's natural and ultimate future – as evidenced by a growing cohort of bloggers who insist “free” is the only solution to content providers’ Internet woes. However, Ovum believes their economic logic is flawed, and that financing “free” through advertising alone requires a scale which is unlikely to be achieved in online entertainment unless the sector undergoes a radical revolution.

MYOB enters agreement to get your banking data

MYOB has entered into an agreement with BankLink for the supply of bank transaction data to be used in a range of new MYOB products.

Are Aussie accountants economic superheroes?

For many, if not most Aussie businesses, the global financial crisis followed by a broad and deep international recession plunged owners and managers into uncharted territory. Existing on a steady diet of growth and demand for years, and with few true tests of management and financial acumen, my view is that a fair few businesses were unprepared for the impacts of a new economic reality

Businesses urged not to spend in 2010 recovery

Following positive signs of an economic recovery, business owners may be tempted to reclaim the sacrifices they made during the downturn. Former CEO of retail...


Has the Budget delivered for small businesses?

Guest authored by Sam Allert, CEO of Reckon With 23 per cent of small businesses concerned they won't exist...

What the Budget means for startups

In what is being dubbed the "jobs budget" the 2020-21 Budget was the opportunity for the Morrison Government to lay out the...

Government backflips on RDTI cuts with a $2 billion boost

Last night, the Government announced a $2 billion investment into Research & Development Tax Incentives (RDTIs), scrapping a previously proposed $1.8 billion...

Female founders deem Budget ‘A step forward, but more to be done’

Whilst largely satisfied with the way the Budget has catered for women, female founders are saying there is room to create greater...

“The $1 trillion budget deficit”: Economists on the 2020-21 Budget

The 2020-21 Budget delivers the biggest Australian deficit since World War 2. The Government’s fiscal stimulus of $51 billion during the GFC...

Budget 2020-21: What’s in it for businesses?

This year, Australia will see a $213.7 billion deficit. “Our economic response has come at a significant cost,” said...

Josh Frydenberg’s full speech: Federal Budget 2020-21

This evening the Federal Budget will be announced by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg in Parliament House in Canberra. Having...

Federal Budget: Treasurer brings forward tax cuts, braces for large deficit

As the Federal Government hands down the "most important budget since World War II" this evening, Australians can expect to see further...