Helping the poor on Capitalism Appreciation Day

5:22PM | Friday, 3 May 2013 | Taskmaster

As loyal Taskmaster readers will know by now, Friday, May 3, is Capitalism Appreciation Day. Old Taskmaster says it’s the ideal occasion to help the poor.

How do I qualify for an R&D tax credit?

5:57PM | Friday, 3 May 2013 | Robert Krigsman

The Australian Research and Development Tax Incentive scheme provides a tax offset to eligible companies engaged in R&D activities. Here are some key details you should be aware of.

Driven to (creative) distraction

4:40PM | Friday, 26 April 2013 | Jason Rose

Creativity is important in any business. However, it’s essential for you to treat innovation as a means to an end, rather than an end in itself.

Clive Palmer runs for politics ... again: Three projects he actually got going

4:57PM | Friday, 26 April 2013 | Patrick Stafford

Mining magnate Clive Palmer is at it again, with an attempt to relaunch the United Australia Party. Thankfully, at least some of his current projects are successful – here are three examples.

At what point can I claim a tax credit for research?

4:32PM | Monday, 8 April 2013 | Robert Krigsman

There are a number of criteria the government needs you to meet before you can claim an R&D tax credit. Here are some of the main ones you’ll need to look at.

The personality traits of the start-up entrepreneur

4:14PM | Monday, 8 April 2013 | Nina Hendy

It’s no fluke that successful entrepreneurs are outgoing, confident and self-disciplined. Research suggests a number of key personality traits are needed to succeed in business.

Video: Welcome to the new StartupSmart

3:01AM | Monday, 18 March 2013 | Oliver Milman

As you may have noticed, StartupSmart has had something of a makeover. But beyond the cleaner, more striking design, there are plenty of fantastic new features for budding start-ups to get their teeth into. Here’s a look at what’s changed.