Pricing of International related party product distribution arrangements

By Jonathon Larosa on 08/10/19 - Mins to read: 2 minutes

If you’re an Australian distributor for a related foreign manufacturer then now’s the time to consider and apply the ATO’s Guide and Risk model to your product pricing arrangements. Applying from 13 March 2019, the ATO Guide sets out circumstances under which they consider the pricing of your distribution arrangements...
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5 tips to maximise SaaS customer renewal rate

By Timothy Maclean and Troy Janissen on 08/10/19 - Mins to read: 2 minutes

How well do you know your customer renewal rate? Also referenced as the ‘Customer Retention Rate’, this is one of the best indicators to understanding how much your business is valued by customers. A renewal or retention rate measures the percentage of customers who will extend their relationship with...
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New manufacturing grant open for SMEs

By Dr. Rita Choueiri on 08/10/19 - Mins to read: 2 minutes

Are you a small or medium manufacturing company looking to invest in capital equipment and new technologies that will allow you to develop new products or diversify into new markets? If so, you’re in luck – the Federal Government has just opened the doors to a new manufacturing grant for...
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Important Queensland Land Tax Update

By William Buck on 08/10/19 - Mins to read: 2 minutes

When considering tax and property investing, many people will tend to consider negative gearing and capital gains tax. These are major tax considerations. However, you should also be considering land tax, which is a tax levied by each state. In Queensland, land tax applies when as a company or trust...
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5 common mistakes to avoid for your employee share scheme

By William Buck on 08/10/19 - Mins to read: 2 minutes

By Director of Tax Services Jack Qi and Manager Alex Zinzopoulos It’s fair to say that creating and maintaining an employee share scheme is outside the field of expertise of most startup founders. Because of this and the inherent complexity involved, we are often asked to resolve issues which, with a little discipline...
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How to nail your startup employee share scheme in 5 steps

By William Buck on 08/10/19 - Mins to read: 2 minutes

By Director of Tax Services Jack Qi and Manager Alex Zinzopoulos Given the critical importance of attracting, retaining and incentivising key talent to the success of a startup, the merits of employee share and options schemes are well-accepted within the tech sector. It has become almost obligatory for startups and scaleups to set...
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