The taxes you must register for depend on the type of business you’re starting. Some tax registrations apply to all businesses and others may be compulsory depending on your business’ size and type.
For sole traders, understanding how much PSI you earn is important as it can affect what tax deductions you can claim. Find out what personal services income means for sole traders.
When you make payments to employees and some contractors, you need to withhold an amount and send it to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) at regular intervals. We call this Pay As You Go (PAYG) withholding.
Fringe benefits are an important part of business and can be a useful way of attracting quality staff. However, if you're going to provide fringe benefits to your staff, you need to be aware of your taxation obligations.
GST a broad-based tax of 10 per cent on the sale of most goods and services and other things in Australia. Find out about when you need to register your business for GST, and how to register through the ATO business portal.
Read our Tax topic for information on the how taxation applies to business, including taxation and your employees, income tax, land tax, GST, capital gains tax, rates and taxation when selling or closing a business.
In order to provide the best service to our customers, we occasionally plan interruptions and outages to our services to perform maintenance and upgrades.
Grant recipients for the Incubator Support initiative
Find out how and when you need to register for a business name, the costs and how to choose your name.
How to register a business name and how to search a name to check it's available. Find out what business name registration means for your business.