Quest to find bitcoin's founder highlights currency's biggest threat

1:07AM | Friday, 8 January 2016 |  The hunt has resurrected a worry that has long plagued bitcoin users.

BlueChilli launches program to help startups be “ripe and ready” for innovation statement investment surge

12:26AM | Thursday, 17 December 2015 |  Startup founders need to brace for a dip in investor interest in the first half of next year in anticipation of new taxation measures in July.

Innovation package just gets us back to square one

12:04AM | Thursday, 10 December 2015 |  We need to get real about how far behind the rest of the world we’ve fallen regarding innovation. $1 billion is what Samsung spends on R&D every three weeks.

Malcolm Turnbull unveils $1 billion innovation statement

12:37AM | Monday, 7 December 2015 |  But is it all that startups are hoping for?

Labor announces plans to boost angel investing and regional innovation

12:09AM | Friday, 4 December 2015 |  The opposition is proposing an upfront 50% tax deduction for investments up to $200,000 per year.

How Uber and Airbnb are reducing their Australian tax bill

12:12AM | Tuesday, 1 December 2015 |  It certainly helps that the current international tax regime was developed in the last century, before the internet was invented.

Uber and Airbnb to face Senate grilling over “aggressive” tax minimisation practises

11:43AM | Wednesday, 18 November 2015 |  Uber and Airbnb will take the stand at the Senate inquiry into corporate tax avoidance today in Sydney as part of the global push to boost transparency and crack down on profit shifting.

An equity crowdfunding framework and tax cuts on budget wishlist for Aussie startups

5:43PM | Monday, 11 May 2015 |  Startups are eagerly awaiting the Abbott government’s second budget after Small Business Minister Bruce Billson announced it would contain the “most substantial small business package this country has seen”.

Netflix won’t collect GST in Australia as debate heats up

3:37PM | Friday, 20 March 2015 |  The debate over GST reform has once again been pushed into the spotlight following confirmation online streaming service Netflix will be exempt from passing on the goods and services tax to its customers when it launches in Australia next week.

Shadow assistant treasurer Andrew Leigh calls for regulation of Airbnb and Uber

1:42PM | Tuesday, 27 January 2015 |  Rapidly growing international tech businesses like Airbnb and Uber should be subjected to stricter regulation to ensure they don’t avoid their tax obligations, according to shadow assistant treasurer Andrew Leigh.