Customs update

You’d have to be hiding under a rock not to realise the impact the pandemic is having on business. Many importers are struggling with cash flow issues at the moment. If you’ve found yourself in a position where you’re looking for extra cash, it might be time to review...

Freight update

This time last year, we reported to you that there had been a 20% decrease in freight rates over the previous 12 months. A year is a long time in freight, even in normal circumstances and with unprecedented disruptions caused by the outbreak of COVID-19 across the...

EMDG Update

Applications for the Export Market Development Grant in relation to FY2020 activities are now open. There have been a number of positive key changes to the program implemented to the further boost the incentive to Australian SME’s when it comes to export. Most...

Compliance and Audit

A number of recent decisions by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal have found against R&D applicant who had registered activities that were subsequently deemed by AusIndustry to be ineligible. These decisions serve as a timely reminder to ensure any claims lodged...

R&D Tax Update

An update on proposed changes to the legislation. Over the last two years, we’ve published a number of newsletters and items referring to proposed legislative changes to the Incentive. Having first announced these changes in May 2018 as part of the 2018/19 Federal...