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Budget: What’s in store for small business

The Abbott Government has unveiled the 2015-16 Budget, unveiling a $5.5 billion package driven by tax breaks aiming to support the nation’s 2 million-plus small businesses.

Budget: Small business said to benefit from tax cut

Australia’s small businesses are said to be receiving a tax cut in tonight’s budget, part of a portfolio that Small Business Minister Bruce Billson described as “delicious” and “delightful”.

Businesses downbeat after hard Christmas

Australia’s business confidence has suffered after a difficult Christmas period, according to the December quarter 2014 ACCI Survey of Investor Confidence.

Inaction on lowering GST threshold angers online retailers

Advocates for Australian-made products have slammed the nation’s treasurers for political cowardice after they deferred a decision on reducing the $1,000 GST low value exemption for overseas online purchases.

North Sydney named Australia’s savviest ‘eTown’

North Sydney was named the eTown for 2013 at an event this morning, with Federal Treasurer and member for North Sydney Joe Hockey present to congratulate the council and local businesses.

Australian banks cry “Don’t regulate us” despite massive profits

The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) has come out and labeled the current debate on banking regulation in Australia spearheaded by Labor's Wayne Swan and the Liberal's Joe Hockey as "long on rhetoric but short on facts".

Hockey blames AU$ collapse on Resource Super Profits Tax

Joe Hockey insists that Labor's Resource Super Profits Tax has caused the AU$ to collapse despite Kevin Rudd instead blaming the Liberal Party's negative talk for the fall.

Hockey – Parental leave tax a ‘Huge Windfall’

Shadow treasurer Joe Hockey has defended Tony Abbott's paid parental leave plan, arguing the 1.7 percent levy on businesses would be a "huge windfall...

Helping Australian businesses through COVID-19

As we continue to navigate the impacts of the global pandemic, Export Finance Australia is supporting Australian businesses with access to finance.  Without a doubt, new...

“Innovate or perish”: Martin Duursma

Martin Duursma is a Partner at Main Sequence Ventures. Prior to Main Sequence Ventures, Martin co-founded Datapac Australasia and then went on...

“We have to be bold and visionary”: Sally-Ann Williams

Sally-Ann Williams is the CEO of Cicada Innovations, one of Australia's leading deep tech incubators. Before joining Cicada, Sally-Ann was an Executive...

Navigating the 2020-21 Budget: Top tips for businesses

Business investment is a key theme in the 2020-21 Budget. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced tax changes that are a “game changer” in...

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...