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Smartcompany News and Analysis: Revealed: The “trap” that could make the loss carry-back tax break hard to claim, Retail chain collapses, World’s richest mums, Yahoo CEO gone

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At first glance, the loss carry-back proposal introduced by the government in last week’s budget looks great for SMEs. But, as deputy editor Cara Waters reports, there are a few catches emerging from the fine print and today she reveals a key “trap” that could make it hard for businesses to offset losses against profits. We also look at the collapse of retail chain Game, examine why private companies are remaining upbeat, and look at Yahoo’s decision to move on its CEO Scott Thompson over that resume gaffe. Plus in Entrepreneur Watch , James Thomson looks at how James Packer got his groove back. News Loss carry-back "trap" could mean that many businesses will fail to get tax refund, tax experts say Local arm of video game retailer Game now placed in administration Private businesses predict profit increase of 18% next year: PwC Yahoo chief Scott Thompson resigns over resume controversy – and three other executives who have done the same th

Smartcompany News and Analysis: 13 things to expect from the Federal Budget, Green manufacturer collapses, Kmart boss slams rival retailers, Lessons from Craig Thomson scandal.

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The big day has finally arrived and SmartCompany editor James Thomson and deputy editor Cara Waters are in chilly Canberra, set to enter the Budget lock-up to be dazzled by Treasurer Wayne Swan’s fifth Budget and his first (tiny) surplus. Cara and James will bring you all the details and analysis from the Budget in a special email that will hit your inboxes soon after the Treasurer stands up to deliver his speech this evening. Come back to SmartCompany at 7.30 for our full Budget coverage. To keep you going until then, we’ve got a full Budget preview, we look at the collapse of a green products manufacturer and we take some tips from Kmart boss Guy Russo, who has slammed Australian retailers. News Federal Budget 2012: Swan will unveil $1.5 billion surplus in tonight’s “fair go” Budget Listed green manufacturing business Style Limited collapses into administration Kmart boss slams retailers’ outdated model: Here are three of his smart strategies