It's a legal requirement for you to keep records of your business transactions for a minimum of five years, so it's important that you have good record keeping practices in place.
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.
If you've got an entrepreneurial spirit, but you're a little younger than the typical age of a business owner, don't worry - you can still start a business as a minor with some proper planning and information!
About reporting and making payments for taxation purposes, using activity statements. You make payments and report your obligations under the tax system using an activity statement.
Federal income tax is levied on the taxable income of a person or a business. Find out when you need to lodge your income tax return.
Deductions for costs incurred in running your business are allowable, provided the expenses are not of a private, domestic or capital nature.
Free business templates, checklists, and toolkits to help you plan, start and grow your business.
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.
Information on employer obligations to make superannuation guarantee contributions for eligible employees and choice of super fund, Australian Taxation Office requirements and payment cut-off dates, and the Small Business Superannuation Clearing House.
Your business will inevitably change and grow over time as you respond to different market opportunities, economic factors and personal issues.