Starting your business checklist

Are you new to business? To help you get started, the Australian Government has developed a Starting your business checklist covering many of the basic issues you need to consider.

The checklist contains a series of questions to guide you through the various stages of your business, including before you start, when you start, when you buy and when you run your business.

The checklist will be updated on a regular basis, so please check that you have the latest version!

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Starting your business checklist contents

Below is a summary of the information contained in the checklist. It provides links to information that can help you understand each step in more detail.

Before you start a business

When you start a business

When you buy a business

Running your business


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