KINGAROY businesswoman Anitta Stallwood has welcomed the small business initiatives handed down in last nights Federal Budget.
Ms Stallwood of RBM Industrial Bags said small businesses are the backbone of the nation.
"Real measures such as lowering the company tax rate by 1.5% will directly assist our business and keep people employed," Ms Stallwood said.
"Our business will also directly benefit from the Accelerated Depreciation changes, helping us to expand and create further job security for our employees into the future.
"This is important, as it ensures a prosperous business for us, a prosperous region for the South Burnett."
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has also welcomed the announcement and said the jobs and small business package includes several initiatives such as red tape cuts and measures to encourage start-ups and entrepreneurship.
"There are hundreds of South Burnett small business owners who will really appreciate these announcements that will help them grow their local business and our local economy," Mrs Frecklington said.
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