Small Business Handbook

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How to Calculate Capital Gains Tax

3 Simple Methods: How To Calculate Capital Gains Tax (And Concessions You Can Take Advantage Of!)

Understanding how to calculate capital gains tax is incredibly useful in all stages of owning an asset whether it's looking ...
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Chartered Accountants and Accountants

The Major Differences Between Chartered Accountants and Accountants

Trying to find out the difference between Chartered Accountants and Accountants? When you're looking for an accountant for your business, ...
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Benefits of a Pty Ltd Company

5 Powerful Benefits of a Pty Ltd Company (2020)

If you're a sole trader or in a partnership, you're probably trying to figure out if there are any benefits ...
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ATO Audit - What To Do

#1 Guide to Surviving an ATO Audit

So you or your accountant has been notified that an ATO review and/or an ATO audit will take place on ...
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Negative Gearing in Australia

Negative Gearing in Australia: Should You Do It?

Hearing all this chatter about negative gearing in Australia and want to know what the fuss is all about? Or ...
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Australian Small Business Depreciation

The Best Guide to Maximising Small Business Depreciation

Small business depreciation calculations have gotten a whole lot more simple thanks to the ATO's simplified depreciation rules that took ...
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Profitability Analysis

Profitability Analysis: Are you 100% Sure Your Business is Profitable?

Profitability analysis: it may come as a surprise to many people that some of the fundamental knowledge you should have ...
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FBT Exemptions

How to Save $1,000s with FBT Exemptions

Each year, there are possible FBT exemptions for business owners who decide to spend money on corporate gifts or organise ...
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Fundamentals on How to Buy or Sell a Business

Are you looking to buy or sell a business and not sure where to start? In this article, I'll go ...
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Main Residence CGT Exemption

7 Scenarios That Affect Your Main Residence CGT Exemption

If you own property and use it as your main residence then generally you are eligible for the main residence ...
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The Ultimate Investment Property Tax Guide

The Ultimate Investment Property Tax Guide 2019

What types of investment property tax apply? There are two types of investment property tax that apply to investment properties ...
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ASIC Late Fees

How to Avoid 2 Common ASIC Late Fees and Save an Easy $333

As an accountant, you start to see patterns, and this is no different from small business owners continually penalised with ...
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