This State Budget is about restoring integrity to Queensland’s finances in the medium to longer term and from a long game perspective should be supported. The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) expected a tough budget as the State Government aims to balance the books and be in a position to pay down debt. Read more.
The Queensland business community is very disappointed with the new tax imposts and broken commitments to lift the payroll tax exemption threshold, however there is still much to play for in tomorrow's budget. Read more.
The Queensland business community is bracing itself for electricity price rises ranging between 10 per cent to 20 per cent to be announced by the Queensland Competition Authority tomorrow for 2013-14. Read more.
CCIQ General Manager of Advocacy, Nick Behrens, details CCIQ's response to the Queensland Government's Pre-Budget Announcements this morning to defer the raising of the payroll tax exemption threshold, and an increase to duty on general insurance from 7% to 9%. Read more.
CCIQ Technology recognises the opportunity that revaluating the role of CIO for Queensland affords the Queensland Government. Read more.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) has expressed its disappointment with the missed opportunity to improve the Operation of Queensland’s Workers’ Compensation Scheme. Read more.
Queensland’s economy has become more dynamic, efficient and productive over recent decades. Yet our country’s tax system has not kept up with these changes. Read more.
CCIQ have returned to the Sunshine Coast with the key findings from the Regional Roadshow Business Breakfast in 2012 that have formed the basis of the Sunshine Coast Business Priorities Report. Read more.