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More compliance burden for R&D Incentive claimants

By William Buck on 10/05/2018 11:32:00 AM

Federal Budget papers released by the Australian Government on Tuesday, reveal that R&D tax incentive claimants including SMEs and the start-up sector may be faced with additional compliance burden.

The unintended benefits of a 32% effective tax rate

By William Buck on 10/05/2018 11:30:00 AM

Treasurer Scott Morrison’s budget announcement to immediately lower tax rates will also have the unintended benefit of reducing tax avoidance.

For SMEs, Budget silence is golden

By William Buck on 10/05/2018 11:25:00 AM

Small to Medium Enterprises across the nation can get on with running their business, after Tuesday's Federal Budget focused on integrity measures rather than imposing significant additional compliance.


Budget 2018: A tax list without the sugar on top

By Greg Travers on 2/05/2018 9:14:00 AM

Building brand equity at board level

By William Buck on 16/04/2018 11:09:00 AM

Driving brand value within an organisation should not be the sole responsibility of the marketing department, a gathering of leading finance industry professionals was told in Adelaide.

Creating and maintaining a Board for the times

By William Buck on 12/04/2018 3:09:00 PM

William Buck expands footprint with ambitious growth strategy

By William Buck on 13/02/2018 4:05:00 PM

Chartered accounting and advisory firm William Buck boosts its business advisory capabilities with the recent acquisition of NSW-based firm, Elliott House. This latest merger represents the next stage in a series of business acquisitions to grow the firms’ footprint across Australia and New Zealand.

William Buck’s International alliance named Association of Year at IAB Awards

By William Buck on 9/10/2017 9:40:00 AM

Praxity – William Buck’s international alliance – has been named Association of the Year at the 2017 International Accounting Bulletin Awards.

It is the third time in four years that Praxity has scooped the prize, which was presented in London on 4 October. This follows the award of ‘Rising Star’ in 2013.

Judges praised Praxity’s “outstanding progress, support and knowledge sharing on a global level”.

2017 Federal Budget: The Government takes “feather’ to fixing housing affordability

By William Buck on 9/05/2017 10:30:00 PM

While the Government feels it has taken a scalpel to the housing affordability crisis, the reality is it’s more of a feather. They have danced around the edges and failed to address the big issues. 

It might sound good in a Budget speech, but the measures are unlikely to be a real fix to our housing challenges. William Buck takes a look at the key issues impacting housing affordability. 

Finding the silver lining in coming superannuation changes

By William Buck on 2/05/2017 1:30:00 PM

The 2016-17 Federal Budget delivered a surprise number of changes to superannuation with 11 announced changes including a $1.6 million cap on contributions in one of its biggest reforms since 1 July 2007.  

What makes an effective employee share plan?

By William Buck on 27/04/2017 2:41:00 PM

There are many factors that impact on an employee’s commitment to a business, with incentive arrangements being a major consideration, says accounting firm William Buck Chartered Accountants.

An entrepreneurial approach is needed to save the medical innovation funding crisis

By William Buck on 29/03/2017 2:31:00 PM

Australia needs to look to the entrepreneurial approach of the United States to encourage more funding when it comes to driving commercialisation of medical research in Australia, says accounting firm William Buck Chartered Accountants. 


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