Mid-tier encourages ‘fence sitters’ to innovate

By William Buck on 13/12/2018 03:01:11 am

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 03/12/2018 03:05:19 am

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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From Family Farm to Global Tourism Experience

By William Buck on 15/12/2015 06:45:56 am

When luxury South Australian tourism facility Kangaroo Beach Lodges launched its newest offering recently – a state-of-the-art onsite catering service showcasing local produce – it signaled another major step forward for the experience-focused business. While guests at the launch sipped on Champagne, sampled fine locally sourced produce and enjoyed the...
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Government fast-tracks generous tax measures for farmers

By William Buck on 09/06/2015 04:50:34 am

The Federal Government has announced it will bring forward tax depreciation measures for primary producers announced in this year’s Federal Budget. The move opens the door for farmers and other primary production businesses to claim accelerated depreciation on fencing, water facilities and fodder storage in their 2015 tax returns, rather...
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Are You Maximising The Accelerated Write-Offs For Water Facilities Assets?

By William Buck on 01/05/2015 12:49:19 am

Special rules exist to allow up-front tax deductions in relation to capital expenditure incurred on water facilities assets. These claims are available to either primary producers or entities who supply water to primary producers. For entities eligible for the deduction, the ATO allows a 100% claim on capital expenditure related...
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