• Service: Private Enterprise, Private Companies, Family Business, Individuals
  • Type: Business and industry issue
  • Date: 27/09/2013

The Business Adviser

The Business Adviser
Our regular newsletter for the private and family business sector highlighting recent taxation, superannuation and legislative changes.

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The Business Adviser: September 2013 

In this edition, we showcase the results of our Family Business Survey 2013. We also continue our series on today’s leading economic drivers and provide a summary of the key fiscal elements of the recent change in federal government. In addition, we also explore social media, tax transparency issues and changes to business names regulation.
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  • 2013 KPMG/FBA Family Business survey results –  Results of our seventh Australian Family Business Survey overwhelmingly highlight family businesses as resilient, adaptable and sustainable.
  • The election is over…now what? –  On 7 September 2013, the Australian public elected a new government to lead our country. This article looks at how this will impact your business and key considerations going forward.
  • Economic Outlook –  KPMG’s Chief Economist, Dr Ashley Winston, provides his views on both the current state and future outlook for the Australian economy.
  • Changes to Business Names/Trading Names – With the creation of the national business names register, businesses need to move quickly to preserve their name.
  • Tax Governance and tax transparency amendments – The political pressure and focus on corporations paying their fair share of tax has reached unprecedented levels.
  • Social media – A risky business: In the attempt to keep up with changing trends in social media, many businesses have been caught out without structured policies and processes. Find out where you could be at risk.
  • Family Business Governance – When considering your decision making processes and the role of governance in your family business, are you just 'ticking the box'?

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