The 2012/13 Grant Industry Report

For many potential applicants, advisers and consultants wanting to understand the amount of Government funding that is available to the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) sector, the process can be daunting. In my 2012/13Grant Industry Report, I have set out the...

5 R&D Tax lessons from the Tier Toys AAT case

The Tier Toys AAT case has a number of interesting lessons for R&D Tax Incentive applicants as well as for the broader Grants Consultant industry. The facts of the case are quite involved and I suggest that you read the case to familiarise yourself with all the...

Proposed changes to EMDG for 2014/15

  Certain proposed changes to the EMDG Act will make good reading to many exporters, including those exporters that are starting the export journey and who may not have had the financial resources to commit and meet the current threshold limits. It would appear...

Online export sales – how can EMDG help?

For the financial year 2012/13, Australian exports amounted to $301.5b. PayPal Australia has estimated that the value of Australian exports sold over the internet is currently $5.6b and would rise to $15b in 2016. Since 2007/08, total exports have increased by an...