A taxing small business task

TitleA taxing small business task
Publication TypeNewspaper Article
Year of Publication2012
Tertiary AuthorsMazzarol, T
Corporate AuthorsPhil Kemp
KeywordsAustralia, small business commissioner

This is a reprint of "The Conversation" article relating to Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's decision to appoint a new federal Small Business Commissioner. The role and responsibilities of this person are discussed along with an assessment of the existing Small Business Commissioners appointed by different states and territories. The need for the Commissioner to have real power to enforce action is highlighted as being of prime importance.