Federal Budget 2012
12:31AM | Friday, 21 December 2012 | Shadow treasurer Joe Hockey has said that he cannot guarantee the Coalition will bring the budget back into the black, despite calling the government’s abandonment of the surplus as “humiliating.”
5:16PM | Monday, 14 May 2012 | Tax experts have warned that many small businesses might not be able to claim the loss carry-back tax refund announced in last week's federal budget.
5:10AM | Thursday, 10 May 2012 | A former government advisor has criticised Labor for potentially deterring overseas investment in this week’s budget.
5:38PM | Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | The Budget has come and gone. Now it’s time to examine what it means for your business.
5:56AM | Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | Was your sector a winner or a loser from the 2012 Federal Budget? It’s time to examine how this budget will affect your industry.
5:51AM | Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | Federal Shadow Treasurer Joe Hockey has branded the 2012 budget “confused”, claiming it fails to provide measures to aid economic growth and will ramp up future debt.
5:44AM | Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | Business and industry groups have welcomed the Federal Budget’s return to surplus but have questioned Treasurer Wayne Swan’s long-term vision for enterprise, with the decision to dump the promised company tax cut provoking ire.
5:33AM | Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan has come under fire for not providing investors with any sort of budget incentive to put their money into promising start-ups.
5:49AM | Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | Some have described this as a Robin Hood budget. Unfortunately, for small business, it may have more in common with the Sheriff of Nottingham. BY GREG HAYES.
5:52PM | Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | COMMENT: Wayne Swan has given tax relief to SMEs with one hand and taken it with the other.