TAX: Claiming the Research and Development Tax Incentive for agricultural activities

This Alert has been jointly developed by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and Department of Industry, Innovation and Science. The Research and Development (R&D) Tax Incentive is jointly administered by Innovation and Science Australia (supported by AusIndustry within the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science) and the ATO. Description The ATO and AusIndustry are reviewing…

Country of Origin Labelling update & food forums

CoOL information forums for food The Department of Industry Innovation and Science, in partnership with the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, will be conducting information forums to educate businesses on the CoOL (Country of Origin Labelling) reforms for food.¬†The forums will be held in capital cities and…

Country of Origin Labelling Legislation Update

On 1 July 2016, the Australian Government introduced changes to country of origin labelling for food to provide clearer and more meaningful information to the Australian community about where their food comes from.