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Australian gst revenue is collected by the federal government, and then paid to. James is the author of share investing for dummies, third australian edition and getting started in shares for dummies, second australian edition. Pricebook ratio is calculated by dividing the current market price of the share by the book value per share of the company. Understanding how the stock market works, researching companies, assessing the risk and using a good broker will help you buy shares wisely and build a robust, diversified share portfolio. From the moment you begin your writing business you should take the time to gain a good understanding of your primary tax deductions.100 1366 23 976 682 584 669 575 1108 943 1026 1562 1554 654 304 340 472 1551 1033 1094 1004 348 1105 1188 1359 747 721 25 110 955 1036 280 63 833 771 1087 1468 308 1473 18 1053 1229 50 1350 936 1113