Company tax


Four key questions for the end of the financial year

6:21PM | Wednesday, 19 June 2013 |  The end of the financial year is an opportune time to think about the big picture of your business. Here are four questions that can help ensure the next year is your most successful one yet.

ATO commissioner Chris Jordan promises to "drive change" in tax system

3:24PM | Thursday, 14 March 2013 |  New ATO commissioner Chris Jordan intends to make the nation's tax authority more open and is willing to experiment with new ways of dispute resolution.

Time to write off your asset-based tax

3:02PM | Wednesday, 13 March 2013 |  Recent changes to the tax law mean you could be entitled to accelerated depreciation of your business assets. Here’s how you can take advantage of this change to reduce your tax bill. BY GREG HAYES.

THE NEWS WRAP: Joe Hockey criticises the Federal Government’s company tax reforms

10:16AM | Thursday, 25 October 2012 |  The federal opposition has claimed that Labor’s tax reform plans have descended into “chaos” after a working group failed to come up with a way to lower the company tax rate.

Seven essential tax time housekeeping tips

5:30PM | Wednesday, 23 May 2012 |  It’s just six weeks until the end of the financial year. Unless you want the taxman to clean your business out, you must start dealing with these seven areas right now. BY GREG HAYES.

Federal Budget 2012: Wayne’s SME tax trick

5:52PM | Tuesday, 8 May 2012 |  COMMENT: Wayne Swan has given tax relief to SMEs with one hand and taken it with the other.

THE NEWS WRAP: SMEs set for tax cut as mining tax passes Senate

3:14AM | Tuesday, 20 March 2012 |  The Federal Government’s controversial mining tax is set to become law after being passed by the Senate, paving the way for a tax cut for Australia’s 2.7 million small businesses.

Greens give ultimatum on small business tax cuts

3:04PM | Monday, 12 March 2012 |  The Greens have outlined their tax wish list, calling on the government to legislate its company tax cuts and lift the definition of small business from $2 million to $5 million income.