Editor's Note

Tuesday 8 May

By Oliver Milman
Tuesday, 08 May 2012

Today on StartupSmart, we pick out 10 things that will be on many start-ups’ wish lists ahead of tonight’s Budget announcement.




With treasurer Wayne Swan under pressure to unveil a surplus – any surplus – there are concerns that small business concerns over tax, red tape and innovation won’t be heeded.

We’ve highlighted the 10 things that we hope Swan will be addressing tonight to get Australian start-ups moving in the right direction.

You can see if Swan delivers upon any of these priorities later on tonight with StartupSmart’s Budget day special email, direct from Canberra, which will be winging its way to your inbox shortly after Swan unveils his fiscal plan for the year.

Our reporter Michelle Hammond is in the nation's capital to pick out the details that will impact your business, along with all the reaction from the business community.

If you run a start-up, it will be essential reading. Don't miss it!

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