031WatchOutScammersAboutThe changes that need to happen as part of the national switch to NBN will affect everyone, so it’s important to be vigilant against unscrupulous individuals who will use this to their advantage. Fraudsters pretending to be from NBN are targeting individuals, especially those who use a home landline. It’s best to be wary of anyone who unexpectedly claims they’re signing you up to the new service!

142InVinoVeritasWETRebateReformsAndWineIndustryIncentivesAustralia is the fourth largest producer of wine in the world by value and volume, and the industry is well regarded as a significant contributor to both the domestic and export economies. According to Wine Australia, the Australian wine industry – encompassing wine grape growing, winemaking and wine related tourism – contributes $40.2 billion in gross output to the Australian economy.

140YourBusinessWebsiteAreTheCostsDeductibleSetting up, maintaining and modifying a business website can involve significant costs. When considering whether spending related to a website is tax deductible, business owners need to take into account Taxation Ruling TR 2016, which sets out the Commissioner of Taxation’s views for the purposes of the Taxation Administration Act 1953.