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Einsights data analytics ‘ahead of the curve from its competitors’

Posted on Mar 2, 2016

Einsights CEO Sandeep Rao says his data analytics company builds strong relationships with businesses and aims to help them reduce the pain and anxiety in accessing information ­ anytime, anywhere. Rao says expansion plans into the US and the UK during 2016 are on track, in CIO Outlook. For more see


Weak tax reform agenda hurting Australian economy

Posted on Feb 28, 2016

Canberra’s minimalist approach to tax reform is hurting Australia’s economy.

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ATO has greater power to hold assets of foreign investors who avoid tax

Posted on Feb 22, 2016

BDO tax partner Chris Ball told Fairfax Media‘s Nassim Khadem he was concerned that the tax office would be able to use the proposed changes to foreign investment applications as extra leverage during tax disputes.


3 tips to prevent ‘whaling’ – email scam that tricks business execs

Posted on Feb 21, 2016

A scam that looks so simple you would think staff won’t fall for it. But they can, and in many organisations, they have.

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4 hot topics for #KDKBulletin 18Feb16 – #negativegearing #APRA 2016 focus #ridesharing #Deloitte report, @KPMG #taxreform

Posted on Feb 18, 2016

See #KDKBulletin 18Feb16 with the latest stories on the negative gearing debate by @McKellInstitute, #APRA’s focus in 2016, and @D_AccessEcon @Uber_Australia #ridesharing report. A Matter of Opinion is by @KPMG Grant Wardell-Johnson on tax reform in an election year?  This week’s expert is @robmckiepp, a partner at #PitcherPartner IT consulting.

Tax reform in an election year?

Posted on Feb 15, 2016

2016 will be an interesting year for tax reform. It is an election year. The earliest date for a standard House of Representative/Half Senate election is 6 August 2016, although it would be possible for an early House-only election or a double dissolution.

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See #KDKBulletin 11Feb16 – #Health privacy #FinTech Adoption Index #State of resources #disrupt your business model

Posted on Feb 11, 2016

See #KDKBulletin 11Feb16 with the latest stories on health privacy in Australia by #Corrs Chambers Westgarth, #Fintech helps customers take control, and the resources states lose steam according to Deloitte Access Economics. . A Matter of Opinion is by #Pitcher Partners Consulting client director Assyl Haider on 2016 is a good year to disrupt your business model – before someone else does.  This week’s expert is Ron Jorgensen is a partner in #Rigby Cooke’s tax and wealth group.

2016 is a good year to disrupt your business model – before someone else does

Posted on Feb 10, 2016

Today, the average length of time a company stays in Standard & Poor’s 500 (S&P 500) is 15 years. Not too long ago, the average tenure was 60 years. The churn rate is so high that a S&P 500 company is now being replaced every two weeks.

The main driver for this change is the impact of technology on the way businesses operate and what customers expect. Left unchecked, lower barriers and new, digitally-enabled business models can create competitors from former customers, such as Uber and AirBNB. Read More

Is GST reform still on the table?

Posted on Feb 8, 2016

GST has been dropped as part of the government’s tax reform mix when Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he was not yet convinced that increasing the GST will lead to stronger economic growth. SmartCompany‘s Eloise Keating includes comments from Pitcher Partners’ Craig Whatman.

How do you navigate volatile markets?

Posted on Feb 7, 2016

Pitcher Partners’ David Lane talks to Mark Todd  from Sky Business’s  “Your Money, Your Call” about volatile markets.

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