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ATO discriminates against small business people

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

It’s official. The Australian Taxation Office discriminates against small business people. It treats them unjustly and unfairly.

That’s the conclusion that can be drawn from the Inspector-General of Taxation’s report on The Management of Tax Disputes. (Click here for more information and a link to the Inspector-General's report.) More...


Government forces Coles and Woolworths to treat small business with contract fairness

Sunday, March 15, 2015

This month the Federal Small Business Minister, Bruce Billson, released the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct.  This is a big step forward for Australian small- and medium-sized businesses supplying to the supermarket sector.

The Code will force the supermarkets, particularly Coles and Woolworths, to have proper contracts with suppliers to which the supermarkets must adhere. The Australian Consumer and Competition Commission will monitor the Code. More...



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