Mark Chapman

Mark Chapman

Mark Chapman

4 Posts

Published Posts

View More

What the government tax exemption means for SMEs

In the wake of the recent bushfires, a number of measures have been announced by government to help fire-affected small businesses, their owners and their employees to recover and rebuild – including tax exemptions and grants.  Crucially, whilst many of the grants and payments on offer would normally be regarded as taxable income (meaning that… Continue reading What the government tax exemption means for SMEs

Mark Chapman

Mark Chapman

Author

What can and can’t be put through as “other” expenses

By: Mark Chapman, H&R Block, Director of Tax Communications Each year, Australian taxpayers claim billions of dollars in deductions in their tax returns. Some of them, such as claims for using your car for work or the costs of work-related clothing, are quite easy to categorise and have their own box on the tax return.… Continue reading What can and can’t be put through as “other” expenses

Mark Chapman

Mark Chapman

Author

The financial challenges small Aussie businesses are facing

Small business is the engine room of the Australian economy and with the numbers of small businesses growing rapidly, allied to the explosion in the ‘gig’ or ‘sharing’ economy, there are thousands of Aussies confronting the challenge of getting a business off the ground for the first time. So, if you’re a budding entrepreneur, what… Continue reading The financial challenges small Aussie businesses are facing

Mark Chapman

Mark Chapman

Author

Opportunities abound in China for Aussie SMEs but on-the-ground relationships are essential

China’s booming economy and rapidly growing middle-class present a wealth of opportunities for Australian businesses, particularly those companies able to tap into the rising demand for high quality goods and services. But many local SMEs with international expansion goals have discovered it’s not as simple as heading overseas and establishing operations. In a culture such… Continue reading Opportunities abound in China for Aussie SMEs but on-the-ground relationships are essential

Mark Chapman

Mark Chapman

Author

Yay! You have seen it all