Posts belonging to Category business

Real Estate Agents on Notice

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Tweet Ethics of real estate agents came into sharp focus at the end of 2011. In late October, Melbourne real estate agency RT Edgar Toorak were ordered to pay $200,000 in damages for deceitful conduct – and the seller of the property in question was also found vicariously liable for the actions of their agent. […]

Risk Management – Don’t Overlook It

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Tweet So, we’re day 38 of 2012 and the inevitable happened – my PC kaked itself. And of course it’s inevitable – it’s a piece of machinery after all and they are designed to fail … eventually. I’ve had a pretty good run with this one actually – it’s been about five years I think. […]

Question of Ethics?

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Tweet I just turned down a job offer that was probably the best of my VA career so far. A potential client offered to bring me to their location to show them how to set up and use social media for their business. They indicated they weren’t much good at learning online and would prefer […]

ATO Benchmarking Reviewed

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Tweet It was reported recently that tens of thousands of small businesses targeted by the ATO for no more than making unusually low profits will be able to fight the system without fear of recrimination. Inspector-general of taxation Ali Noroozi has now reviewed the ATO benchmarking used to identify taxpayers who may be under-reporting income. […]

Small Business are PEOPLE

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Tweet On Sunday 9 October 2011, Peter Strong, Executive Director of the Council of Small Business of Australia appeared on Meet the Press. He spoke about the frustrations of small business over tax compliance and the government’s red tape, the carbon tax, and the Greens’ plan to cut small business tax from 30 to 25 […]