5:34PM | Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | AVCAL supports the federal government’s decision to extend the consultation period for proposed changes to super fund rules that, if implemented, could have a negative impact on startups.
4:16AM | Tuesday, 2 April 2013 | Australian merger and acquisition activity has reached its lowest level in eight years, according to data collected by Bloomberg.
5:22PM | Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | Small business owners have a worryingly poor knowledge of a number of regulatory changes set to start in the new financial year, such as amendments to superannuation and the tax-free threshold, according to new research.
11:17PM | Friday, 25 November 2011 | A leading business group says it’s appalled by the Federal Government’s lack of consultation on lifting compulsory superannuation by 3% from 2013-14, claiming the increase will cost jobs.
11:29PM | Thursday, 3 November 2011 | The Federal Government says a new superannuation scheme will be simpler and cheaper to use, potentially easing the burden of red tape faced by small business owners.
7:47PM | Friday, 1 July 2011 | Survey reveals widespread confusion is accompanying impending super contribution changes.
6:50PM | Thursday, 30 June 2011 | A crackdown on the cash economy, sham contracting and super contributions herald the new financial year.
6:47PM | Tuesday, 7 June 2011 | The ATO has dealt a blow to the Coalition, claiming its plan to cut small business expenses would cost taxpayers more than $250 million over four years.
6:11PM | Friday, 3 June 2011 | The Federal Coalition has pledged to remove the “unpaid tax collector” status of small firms if it achieves government, in a move that has been welcomed by small business groups but dismissed by Labor.
5:01PM | Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | The Government has acted on howls of protests from the accounting and financial planning professions by relaxing penalties on excess superannuation contributions for first-time and inadvertent breaches.