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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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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Business as usual or R&D?

By Dr. Rita Choueiri on 08/10/19 - Mins to read: 2 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 08/10/19 - Mins to read: 2 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 William Buck on 08/10/19 - Mins to read: 2 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 Grant Martinella on 08/10/19 - Mins to read: 2 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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