BUDGET 2021

2021 federal, state and international budget coverage from CPA Australia


INTHEBLACK

ACT’s 'business-lite' budget ignores potential for economic winter

07 Oct 2021 Budget Economics

New Zealand spends as the economy recovers

20 May 2021 Budget Economics

The Australian Government will provide $4.3 million in 2021-22 to support agricultural showmen and women.

Beyond the budget headlines – 16 items you might have missed

12 May 2021 Budget Economics

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Do big businesses pay their fair share of tax?


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Businesses turn to digital to weather tough economy


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Will a universal basic income reduce inequality?


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Good energy: Moving to renewable power


As rents in the CBD become cheaper owing to weaker demand, those companies that couldn’t previously afford a CBD address may move in.

The future of cities in a post-COVID world


Can integrated reporting find its way?


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