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R&D tax incentives: policy uncertainty is driving companies to innovate overseas

This week marks the one year anniversary since the review of the R&D Tax Incentive by Mr Bill Ferris, Dr Alan Finkel and Mr John Fraser was handed to the…

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Company directors in spotlight as ATO tests for ‘justified trust’

Justified trust is the current buzz phrase in tax and represents the ATO’s effort to reinstate public trust in the corporate tax system

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Collaboration is a muscle, it requires training and exercise. Is defence industry match fit?

Never before has Australian Defence Industry been so publicly front of mind for government. With $195B of new capital investment by government in Defence and with Christopher Pyne, the new…

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Digital Transformation: More than meets the eye

Inside boardrooms around the world, there’s a constant digital hum disrupting business and life as we know it. Beneath the buzz, the cool and the wow, lies the sheer ability…

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SMEs want reassurance and action from government in 2017… and less red tape

Cut red tape! This was the overwhelming response from our clients when asked what they wished for from government in the coming year. It’s an understandable concern. KPMG Enterprise (SME)…

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#MYEFO: not responding to changed circumstances and borrowing from the future unfair to future generations

Put simply, we are simply not responding to our changed circumstances. Our first reading of MYEFO suggests for the period FY17 to FY20 government receipts are expected to be about…

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Australian CEOs back their ability to innovate and thrive

Australian CEOs are more optimistic about their company’s future growth prospects and the world economic outlook than their global counterparts.

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Top advice for startups moving to the US as elevate61 tour kicks off

If you have a love of shoes, interest in the start-up scene, or read the finance news lately, you should have heard of Shoes of Prey – Australia’s most recent…

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Domestic producers to global competitors: manufacturing is alive and well in Western Sydney

Western Sydney companies are reinventing themselves from domestic producers in a small market to become globally competitive businesses. A number of themes are evident among these businesses; the need to…

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