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No GST getaway for drivers

Thursday, 26th Oct 2017
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is reminding ride-sourcing drivers of the importance of meeting their tax obligations this tax time.
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Small business is thriving and confidence growing latest data shows

Wednesday, 25th Oct 2017
Small business continues to thrive which has been confirmed by Sensis Business Index September quarter results released today and warmly welcomed by Minister for Small Business Michael McCormack.
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Two out of five Australian taxpayers still yet to lodge

Tuesday, 24th Oct 2017
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is reminding taxpayers that with the 31 October deadline fast approaching, now is a good time to lodge your return or make sure you are on your registered agent’s books.
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Businesses get $5 million to help jump-start their innovative ideas in the global market

Friday, 20th Oct 2017
11 Australian businesses will share in $5 million from the Accelerating Commercialisation element under the Entrepreneurs’ Programme to undertake commercialisation activities to bring their new products, processes and services into domestic and international markets.
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JJ Richards contract terms declared unfair and void

Thursday, 19th Oct 2017
The Federal Court has declared, by consent, that eight terms in the standard form contract used by JJ Richards & Sons Pty Ltd (JJ Richards) to engage small businesses are unfair, and therefore void, following ACCC action.
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The FMA and ASIC confirm trans-Tasman collaborative approach to fintech

Thursday, 19th Oct 2017
The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) have re-affirmed their commitment to collaboration and cooperation on the expanding opportunities in fintech and innovation.
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Businesses urged to avoid increased penalties for record-keeping breaches

Wednesday, 18th Oct 2017
Maximum penalties for businesses that breach record-keeping laws have recently doubled and the Fair Work Ombudsman is helping operators reduce their risk of being exposed to big fines with the release of a new online training course.
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Electricity report details affordability, competition issues

Monday, 16th Oct 2017
The ACCC has published a preliminary report into the electricity market highlighting significant concerns about the operation of the National Electricity Market, which is leading to serious problems with affordability for consumers and businesses.
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