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. Find out how to register a company, get an ACN and apply for a company name.
Our guides can help you with starting a business. Whether you're just thinking about it or you're ready to start, we can guide you every step of the way.
Understand the importance of business planning, including how to develop a business plan, marketing plan, protecting your intellectual property, and planning for emergencies and succession planning of your business.
The decision to close a business is usually due to one of two reasons, you no longer want to run the business and have no one to pass it onto or the business is not making enough money to keep going. Whatever your reasons, closing your business can take time, depending on its size and complexity.
Provides small business advisory services in nothern Australia with grants of up to $200,000 per year, for three years, to deliver low cost advice and information services to tourism small businesses and intenders.
Who can apply:
At a minimum, you must:
- be an eligible corporation that is non tax-exempt, has an ABN and is registered for GST
- be a not-for-profit small business advisory service provider
- be located in northern Australia.
Other eligibility requirements may apply.
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.
The Business Development Centre Esperance provides low cost business advice and services to the Esperance, Ravensthorpe, Hopetoun, Norseman and surrounding areas of WA.WA
Business Station Perth provides advice, workshops and office space for small businesses to help them grow and develop.WA
Import and export licensing and Australian Customs requirements. Expand your business by exporting to new markets or import goods that aren't locally available.
To operate in the Defence industry you will need an ABN, and may need a history of supply performance, a quality assurance program and other accreditations.