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Ombudsman calls for small businesses in trouble with ATO to “contact us”

Monday, April 16, 2018

Small business owners are advised to urgently contact the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) if they have experienced heavy handed tactics by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).

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Ombudsman welcomes opportunity to input into ATO inquiry

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell, welcomed the opportunity to provide input into the investigation of the Australian Taxation Office announced by Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, Kelly O’Dwyer

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Small business Ombudsman heading to Traralgon for business breakfast event

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO), Kate Carnell, will share key learnings from her time as Ombudsman and as a small business owner at the Grow Your Business, Together breakfast in Traralgon on 17 April.

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Ombudsman launches inquiry into affordable capital for SME growth

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell, today launched a new inquiry, exploring the range of international initiatives that seek to address the funding gap for small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs).

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Small businesses urged to check bank loan contract terms

Thursday, March 15, 2018

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell, welcomes the

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Payments Register update coincides with second anniversary

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) this week celebrates two productive years helping small businesses throughout Australia.

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Celebrating women in the workforce

Thursday, March 8, 2018

On this, International Women’s Day, Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell, is pleased to acknowledge the importance of women in the workforce, particularly in small business sector.

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Future Fund investment would help small business

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) has welcomed the actions of the Future Fund, in exploring ways to invest in Australian small businesses.

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