Small Business Handbook

Compiled information and guides created for small businesses

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A Guide to Starting a Business in Australia for $650

When most people think about starting a business, they imagine a long and complicated process that requires a significant amount ...
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What Is A Trust? Here’s What You Need to Know

The different types of trusts in Australia are widely used as a preferred business structure when it comes to investments, ...
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Accessing the ATO as a Sole Trader

Starting your own business can be an exciting and rewarding experience, and one of the simplest ways to do it ...
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The Ultimate Guide on How To Do a BAS Statement

Feeling unsure of how to do a BAS statement? If you’re a goods and services tax registered business (GST), it’s ...
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Non-Commercial Losses Explained (The 5 Rules You Need To Know)

It is not uncommon for new sole trader or partnership businesses to operate at a loss for the first few ...
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Capital Gains Tax on Shares: Everything You Need to Know

Capital gains tax is an unavoidable expense that many investors have to face during their investment journey. Whether you own ...
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Advanced EOFY Tax Tips for Small Businesses

The end of the financial year is approaching, which means it’s time for small businesses to save some money with ...
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Business Structures

The Most Common Types of Business Structures Australia

When starting a business in Australia, you will need to choose an appropriate business structure. This decision will affect how ...
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Electric Car FBT Exemption

Electric Car FBT Exemption

In 2022, the Australian Government introduced the Treasury Laws Amendment (Electric Car Discount) Bill  to amend the Fringe Benefits Tax ...
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Hiring an Employee Checklist: How to Hire Top Talent

When running a small business, it's important to ensure you're taking advantage of all the tools and resources available. While ...
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Why Cash Flow Is Important

Why Cash Flow Is Important (& What To Do About It)

Sitting around wondering why cash flow is important for your current venture? With financial issues a common painpoint for Aussie ...
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Xero vs Quickbooks vs MYOB

MYOB Vs Xero & QuickBooks: The Showdown

Inaccurate payroll and bookkeeping are common issues that many businesses face. From initial employee hiring to day-to-day tasks such as ...
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