Find out if your business is entitled to an ABN. It's free and you can apply online. Registering for an ABN is not compulsory, but you will need one to register for the GST.
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.
If your business name is no longer required when selling, closing or changing your business, you'll need to tell the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).
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.
You'll need to register as a company if you decide it's the best structure for your business. It has different legal, financial and record keeping responsibilities than other structures.
A TFN is a unique number issued by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to individuals and organisations to help manage tax and other government services. The type of TFN that you need however, can depend on your business structure.
Your domain name is your website address on the internet and gives you an online identity or brand. Find out how to register a domain name for your business.
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.
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. This is called Pay As You Go (PAYG) withholding.
Find out the 5 key steps for setting up your business including deciding on business type and structure, registering your business name, applying for an ABN and understanding taxation and finance.