Business as usual or R&D?

By Dr Rita Choueiri on 14/05/19 - Mins to read: 3 minutes

Helping innovative entities realise their worth The client Australian designers and manufacturers of AV, education, data, electrical and sheet metal products for over 50 years. The challenge Assess the company’s business processes and projects to assess eligibility for R&D Tax Incentive. William Buck’s solutions Identification of eligible R&D projects; Streamlining...
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Small companies may become large as a result of additional assets recognised under the new lease standard

By William Buck on 14/05/19 - Mins to read: 3 minutes

All Australian business leases will be subject to new accounting rules from January 1 2019, which could have significant impact on an entities overall financial position. Cate Pozzi, Senior Manager Network Risk, at William Buck Chartered Accountants and Advisors, says under the new rules a small proprietary company meeting the...
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Mid-tier encourages ‘fence sitters’ to innovate

By Amy Kitson on 14/05/19 - Mins to read: 3 minutes

Commentary from Dr. Rita Choueiri, Principal of Research and Development Services and Jack Qi, Tax Director. R&D tax experts say tech companies shouldn’t be deterred by the ATO's clamp-down on software companies’ eligibility for the Research and Development Incentive. Dr. Rita Choueiri, Principal of Research and Development Incentives at William Buck, says...
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Festive fraudsters risk to businesses

By William Buck on 14/05/19 - Mins to read: 3 minutes

While the Christmas holiday break is traditionally considered a time to unwind and reflect on the past year, it can also be one of the highest risk periods for business fraud. It is often when key senior management or CEOs take holidays leaving their businesses exposed to risk and opening...
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How a Skincare Company Defied the Odds to Become the Top IPO in 2015

By Liz Smith on 14/05/19 - Mins to read: 3 minutes

Until early November, few people had heard of BWX Limited, a hair, body and skincare manufacturer based in Dandenong. While the company’s leading brand Sukin is among Australia’s top pharmacy stocked skincare ranges, BWX remained relatively out of the spotlight, that is, until it became the most successful IPO of...
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The Lucky Country What the Innovation Package means for Australian Businesses

By Todd Want on 14/05/19 - Mins to read: 3 minutes

Over the last couple of months, the media has been awash with opinion columns about the Federal Government’s Innovation Package. With Australia lagging behind its peers on the Global Innovation Index (ranked 17th, it sits behind the UK, US, and New Zealand), the innovation package is designed to create a...
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