Archives for January 2014

The going concern exemption to GST

In Australia an exception to the requirement to pay the broad based consumption tax known as the Goods and Services Tax may apply to the acquisition of business assets as part of a business sale. [Read more…]

ACCC guidance for online user reviews

On the 3 December 2013 the Australian Competition and Consumer Authority (ACCC) released guidelines concerning the use and management of online review platforms. The publication recognises the impact of user-generated comments and business reviews on consumer behaviour. The ACCC was of the view that both positive and negative reviews are susceptible to misuse and have the potential to distort public perception. [Read more…]

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