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Unfair contracts affecting small businesses: will they finally become illegal?

If passed the legislation will be another small step along the path of closing the power gap between small business and ...
hearing, dispute resolution, labour-hire

Court date served to souvlaki restaurants over alleged underpayments

The restaurant operators have allegedly not yet complied with the Compliance Notice to backpay five workers their pay an...
STP, payroll system, reporting

Businesses urged to switch to Single Touch Payroll Phase 2

Employers needing help in implementing STP Phase 2 are advised as well to consult a tax or BAS professional or payroll p...
Fair Work Ombudsman

FWO unveils priorities for the new financial year

The universities sector is being seen as a possible sector of concern due to incidences of underpayments, including to c...
pride, EOFY

ATO provides guidelines for small businesses filing their tax returns

The tax time toolkit is designed for both small businesses and their tax professionals and includes guides on reporting ...
tax returns, tax time

Small-business leaders struggling to understand their tax return forms

Many small-business leaders do not fully understand some key components such as tax offsets, asset depreciation, and pro...

Four things fintechs must consider when launching into new markets

For fintech companies looking to go international, tech solutions should not be overlooked - it may be the key to a mark...
cleaning company, cleaner

Court date for former cleaning business over alleged underpayments

The affected workers were allegedly underpaid casual minimum wages, including casual loading, under the Cleaning Service...

What is a conflict of interest policy in your business contract?

Having a properly worded and effectively delivered conflict of interest policy can alleviate potential issues before the...

ATO warns on “double-dipping” of tax deductions

While some people make genuine mistakes, there are those who look to gain an unfair advantage by claiming incorrect or f...