Blog

Below are a collection of blogs and articles written by our team to provide you with timely information, perspective and advice to help you think differently and make better decisions about your business.

Retrospective Audits and budget cuts – R&D getting pushed to breaking point

While the Morrison Government, spearheaded by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, push ahead with changes that could cripple the R&D Tax Incentive, Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) Kate Carnell AO has called for an end to retrospective audits of R&D Tax Incentive claims where the associated refunds were paid (and spent) years…

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Government Set to Cripple Australian R&D Investment

Late last week, the Treasury Laws Amendment (Research and Development Tax Incentive) Bill 2019 (the revised bill) was introduced to the House of Representatives. The revised bill contains proposed changes to the R&D Tax Incentive. The history of the revised bill stems from a 2016 review of the R&D Tax Incentive report…

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Patient Funding for Impatient SMEs

The recent federal government announcement of a government-led alternate source of financing is music to the ears of SME’s across Australia. Similar to models that have been used in the UK and Canada, patient equity borrowing will allow small business to invest in operational and geographic expansion, with regional areas…

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Why has your business growth stalled?

The first in a series of posts about stalled business growth and what can you do about it Everything seems to be moving along nicely until one day, you stop growing. Do you even need to care? Well, yeah. In business, if you’re standing still, you’re falling behind, dying the…

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