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EOFY Tax Planning

21 June 2022
What to consider when tax planning for End of Financial Year

How to create a pricing structure for your building and trade services business

9 June 2022
Do you have a comprehensive pricing strategy or are you flying in the dark when it comes to quoting jobs for your building and trade service? Not knowing what you should be charging could result in you working long hours in your business for little financial reward.

Are you a Building and Trade Business looking to access ATO Online Business Services?

23 May 2022
If you’re a small business operator in the Building and Trade Services space, and you’re looking for ways to streamline activities and save time when dealing with the Australian Tax Office (ATO), we’ve created three simple steps to access the ATO Online Business Services.

Is crypto the next payment option for businesses?

17 May 2022
As we inch ever-closer to a cashless society – tapping our cards, phones and even watches to pay for goods and services – the question on everybody’s lips is: how long until we see a digital currency in Australia?

Should I be outsourcing?

4 May 2022
Have you ever heard yourself say “there just aren’t enough hours in the day"? With no time to focus on your business, it might be time to think about outsourcing.

Your really useful pharmacy budget

27 April 2022
Preparing a budget is a critical step in any business however a majority of business owners simply don’t prepare budgets for their business.

The Level 2 COVID-19 Business Assistance Package: What is it and what am I entitled to?

11 April 2022
West Australian businesses may now be eligible for the Level 2 COVID-19 Business Assistance Package.

New framework concept for regulating aged care

8 April 2022
The government announced a concept paper that outlines a new, improved approach for regulating aged care. The introduction of the new framework aims to strengthen and enhance the protection and rights of older Australians.

Early Stage Innovation: An overview of the ESIC tax concession

29 March 2022
In order to encourage new investment in small Australian innovation companies with high-growth potential, the Government has introduced two ESIC tax concessions. These are available from 1 July 2016 to qualifying investors who invest in an Early Stage Innovation Company (‘ESIC’).

Why business owners need to get on top of leave balances after lockdowns

14 March 2022
With nowhere to go and nothing to do but work, accumulated leave balances have increased dramatically. With borders now open, it’s a great time to encourage staff to take some much-needed time out and use up some of their leave.

How to get the most out of your subscription membership

10 March 2022
Subscribing to access a service or product, or Software as a Service (SaaS), is very much a part of our everyday lives, especially in business. Previously, expensive upfront costs, installation, and deployment were a barrier to new technology in a business, but since the introduction of SaaS, the uptake in these services by business has been significant in Australia.

Financial Assistance for Flood Victims in Queensland

9 March 2022
Queenslanders facing the enormous task of cleaning up and rebuilding their local areas and homes may be slightly comforted in knowing there are now several state and federal funding grants available to them.

Mandatory Director ID – does this apply to my trades business?

8 March 2022
With the new obligation for directors of a company to hold a Director Identification Number, it is important to understand if it applies and how it works to ensure your trades business is compliant.

Positioning you and your pharmacy for success

18 February 2022
Your time is valuable and can be easily directed to lots of different areas.

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