How GST Works

This is an excerpt from the Australian Taxation Office Website – Generally, businesses and other organisations registered for GST will:include GST in the price they charge for their goods and servicesclaim credits for the GST included in the price of goods and services they buy for their business. What you need to do for READ MORE

Sole Trader v’s Partnership v’s Company

Knowing the difference between Sole Trader, Partnership and a Company in Australia with Empowering Business A quick explanation of a Sole Trader, a Partnership and a Company. (Excerpt from the Australian Taxation Office website)Understanding your business structureI have spoken to business owners over the years who have been confused about their different business structures. They READ MORE

ATO Fuel Tax Credits

Fuel tax credits for eligible businesses rate increaseFuel tax credits have increased from 2nd August 2021. Below is an extract from the ATO website about your Fuel Tax Credits. Please contact me – to talk about whether you are eligible and how to register. Click here to email Robyn Fuel tax credits provide businesses with a credit for READ MORE

Service NSW COVID Assistance

COVID-19 business grant. NSW COVID AssistanceA one-off payment to help businesses, sole traders or not-for-profit organisations impacted by the current Greater Sydney COVID-19 restrictions. Grants between $7,500 and $15,000 are available to eligible businesses depending on the decline in turnover experienced during the first 3 weeks of COVID-19 restrictions (26 June to 17 July 2021). For eligibility READ MORE

Business Victoria COVID Assistance

July Top-Up Payments are open. Business Victoria COVID AssistanceApplications are now open for the Business Costs Assistance Program Round Two July Extension and the Licensed Hospitality Venue Fund 2021 July Extension. The extended programs give eligible businesses that did not apply in June, or have since become eligible, an opportunity to apply for the equivalent READ MORE

Finding your Bookkeeper Checklist

The questions to ask when you are interviewing your bookkeeper Finding a BookkeeperYou need someone to support you and your business to help you grow. A bookkeeper is someone very personal, so you need to interview them as much as they interview you.  REMEMBER it is not about the first person you meet.  It is about READ MORE