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Paintback - July 2017 UPDATE

The problem of unwanted paint and packaging has been solved.
Trade and DIY painters can dispose of unwanted paint and packaging responsibly....
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Understanding Payroll Tax for the 2016-2017 Financial Year

According to the Australian Revenue Office, Payroll tax is a self-assessed, general purpose state or territory tax that is based on the wages paid or payable by an employer to its employees, when the total wage bill of an employer (or group of employers) exceeds a threshold amount. Understanding this tax is vital if you don't want to land yourself in trouble with the Australian Taxation Office. ...
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Marketing yourself as a Professional Master Painter

Promoting yourself does not have to cost you the earth, you simply just need to create a point of difference between you and your competitors.
The first thing you need to understand is your customer base. What are their wants and needs and make sure you address them....
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Property hazards following a flood/storm damage

Asbestos – cleaning and/or removing asbestos containing materials
This information is for home owners, businesses and volunteers who are involved with the clean up and recovery of buildings damaged by the recent floods....
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MPA and Houzz.com.au Partnership Announced

Master Painters Association is proud to announce that we have partnered with Houzz, the world’s largest community of home design, to deliver a number of benefits to our members....
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Legal Issues in a Family Business

A family business can be the best and worst form of an enterprise! If done well, it can turn into a profitable business that that benefits the whole family, but if handled badly, it might feed lawyers (and starve the family) for years....
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ATO extension - date to lodge Taxable Payments Annual Report

The ATO has extended the due date for lodgment of the Taxable Payments Annual Report for the 2015 year onwards, to 28th August, due to feedback received. Extension of the due date was also a recommendation of the Board of Taxation review of tax impediments facing small businesses....
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National Paint Stewardship Scheme - PaintCare

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Press Release - Waste Paint Scheme

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Young workers need special treatment to keep them safe

Ensuring all new workers are familiar with health and safety arrangements on your construction site is critical, but young workers in particular require special treatment....
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