Business Tax Working Group


R&D incentive spared after company tax cut scrapped

3:27AM | Tuesday, 12 March

No changes will be made to the R&D Tax Incentive after the Business Tax Working Group failed to find a “revenue neutral” way to fund a company tax cut, which has been pushed for by lobby groups.

We put Small Business Minister Brendan O’Connor under the start-up spotlight

5:42AM | Wednesday, 23 May

Starting a business may feel like a solo struggle, but it may be of some comfort that smaller enterprises now have a representative at the top table of government for the first time in a decade.

Loss carry-back "trap" could mean that many businesses will fail to get tax refund

5:21AM | Monday, 14 May

Tax experts have warned of yet another hurdle for businesses to overcome in attempting to claim the loss carry-back tax refund announced in last week's federal budget.

Federal Budget 2012: Company tax cuts dumped as Swan blames Opposition

5:38AM | Tuesday, 8 May

The Government’s much-hyped company tax cuts have been dumped, but Treasurer Wayne Swan has blamed the Opposition for blocking the cuts and forcing the Government to “redirect” the funds to families.