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Resources for small businesses and contractors

Small Business Handbook

7 Scenarios That Can Affect Your Main Residence CGT Exemption

If you own property and use it as your main residence then generally you are exempt from capital gains tax ...
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The Essential Tax Guide on Property Investing

What types of tax apply to investment properties? Several taxes apply to investment properties that owners should be aware of ...
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The 2 Most Common Types of ASIC Penalties in 2019

As an accountant, you start to see patterns and this is no different with mistakes made with Australian and Securities ...
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6 Characteristic of a Great Accountant

We've all cherished the stereotypical idea of an accountant sitting in a lonesome office crunching away at numbers for hours ...
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What is Professional Indemnity Insurance?

If you run a business, it's important to protect your business against potential legal costs and claims by third parties ...
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Bucket Companies: How You Can Save $1000s in Tax With This Strategy

Bucket companies, also known as corporate beneficiaries or a dump company, are an incredibly useful strategy for tax planning and ...
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Land Tax and How You Can Reduce It

A Quick Story I want to tell you a quick story of a new client situation we often get (about ...
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3 Steps to Reducing Your Accounting Fees

Finding out if you're being charged the correct fees by an accountant and whether it's necessary for certain services can ...
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6 Reasons You Need Financial Statements (And What They Are)

Often, a common question I receive from clients who are starting their own business for the first time is whether ...
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4 Simple Steps to Have Your FTL Penalties Remitted by the Tax Office

Part of your business obligations is to ensure that you are meeting all lodgement and reporting deadlines as required by ...
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7 Tips to Improve Your Business Cash Flow – Why Cash Flow is King!

Without fail, one of the most common issues I've run into is business owners come to me confused about why ...
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5 MUST Have Apps For Your Small Business (2019)

If you’re a small business owner and looking to increase productivity and organisation, it’s important to utilise the power of ...
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Contractor Handbook

7 Scenarios That Can Affect Your Main Residence CGT Exemption

If you own property and use it as your main residence then generally you are exempt from capital gains tax ...
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The Essential Tax Guide on Property Investing

What types of tax apply to investment properties? Several taxes apply to investment properties that owners should be aware of ...
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Difference Between Employers and Contractors

Deciding on being engaged as an employee or contractor can be two very different things despite a lot of similarities ...
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Guide to Super for Contractors

If you are a contractor or sub-contractor, then there is a chance that you may be entitled to super contributions ...
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6 Characteristic of a Great Accountant

We've all cherished the stereotypical idea of an accountant sitting in a lonesome office crunching away at numbers for hours ...
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What is Professional Indemnity Insurance?

If you run a business, it's important to protect your business against potential legal costs and claims by third parties ...
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An Ultimate Guide to TPAR

Tax Payments Annual Report, otherwise known as TPAR, is a specific report that must be lodged by businesses to the ...
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4 Simple Steps to Have Your FTL Penalties Remitted by the Tax Office

Part of your business obligations is to ensure that you are meeting all lodgement and reporting deadlines as required by ...
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5 MUST Have Apps For Your Small Business (2019)

If you’re a small business owner and looking to increase productivity and organisation, it’s important to utilise the power of ...
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How Do Tax Deductions Work?

Tax deductions can assist with increasing your tax refund. As a business owner, you can claim deductions for the majority ...
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5 Simple Steps to Changing Accountants

Is your accountant not responding or taking far too long to get back to you? We often have clients sign ...
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Comprehensive (2019) Guide to Single Touch Payroll (STP)

Single Touch Payroll (STP) is a new method of reporting tax and superannuation information to the ATO. Your payroll or ...
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Videos

How Hiring My First Employee Changed EVERYTHING

I officially started my business 3 years ago. But I only started to feel like I was actually running a business last year, when I hired my first employee in 2018. Since then, my team has grown, and so has my business. Let me explain how I was able to go from self-employed to running a business with multiple departments, and working towards a business that essentially runs itself.

How I Turned My Hardships to Opportunities

When you're facing a lot of hardships, it's difficult to keep running a business, let alone start one. But hardships are also something you can turn into opportunities. Let me tell you about how I used personal hardships as an opportunity to start successful businesses. I hope my story can motivate you in some way.

Starting A Business: Just Do It

Starting a business is hard and to be honest, it's an uphill battle for a very long time. But it can also very rewarding, and there's no other feeling like running your own business! Let me share with you my personal experiences and the reasons why I started my own businesses.

eBooks & Tools

Essential Lodgements for Small Business

This guide on essential lodgements for your small business is essential reading for any contractor or small business looking to ensure they are meeting all requirements to operate their business legally.

The Hiring Your First Employee Guide

Looking to hire your first employee? Box Advisory Services' guide on hiring your first employee is essential reading for any contractor small business looking to expand the size of their team.

Eligible Tax Deductions

Tax deductions are a huge money saver if you know what they are, how they work and in what situation to utilise them.