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Monday 18th February 2019
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By  Stephanie Oakley

The beginning of the year after a break is great time to focus on the future of your business and its goals, for some of us it's time to think about buying a business.

If purchasing a business is new to you, or it is something you may be thinking about we have a series of answers to the most frequently asked questions

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Monday 18th February 2019
Categories: Business | Health | Not For Profit
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Safeguarding your ethical business practices and introducing new ones could be the best thing for your business.

 

Do ethics matter for your business?

In short, yes. Living in the ‘Information Age’ has meant that employees, businesses, and the general public have access to more information than ever

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Monday 18th February 2019
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Small businesses with cash flow problems put themselves at risk of failing or suffering financial hardship.

Cash flow provides a business with stability so they are able to pay employees, avoid loan defaults and pay the overheads necessary to keep their business up and running.

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Monday 18th February 2019
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

On 1 July 2018, the Australian Tax Office (ATO) rolled out Single Touch Payroll (STP).

This changed the way employers with 20 or more employees reported their employees’ tax and super information. Generally through payroll or accounting software that offer STP reporting (or through a third-party service provider), employers

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Monday 18th February 2019
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

Coming out of the holiday period is usually a slow time for businesses but there’s never been a better time to get on top of things.

The New Year brings business owners great motivation and opportunity to bring their business to greater heights. Whether you want to get on top of your business’ finances, relationships, policies,

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Wednesday 6th February 2019
Categories: Business | Tax
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By  Stephanie Oakley
Australian Tax Office research indicates that, of the three in four enterprise owners that sought business tax advice from an accountant, 65 per cent retained a proactive relationship afterwards. This indicates how prized a proactive business accounting strategy is.
 
But what exactly is a proactive approach
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Monday 21st January 2019
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

A retail or commercial lease is a legally binding contract between a landlord and a tenant of a retail shop that allows the tenant to use the landlord’s property in return for rental payments. The process of renewing or terminating your lease depends on your agreement with your landlord and you actually may not have the right to

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Monday 21st January 2019
Categories: Business | Tax
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By  Stephanie Oakley
The business community can feel more personal than professional at times because small and medium enterprises (SMEs) need to support one another to survive. Australian Bureau of
Statistics' research shows sole proprietor businesses had a 16 per cent exit rate within their first year in 2017. This shows many entrepreneurs
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Wednesday 19th December 2018
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

The ATO has allowed clients to authorise their registered agent to act on their behalf for Single Touch Payroll (STP).

On 1 July 2018, the Australian Government introduced STP for employers with 20 or more employees. The new scheme requires employers to report payment activities each time employees are paid. The STP engagement authority

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Wednesday 19th December 2018
Category: Business
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By  Stephanie Oakley

The holiday period is the perfect time to declutter your documents but avoid throwing out those essentials you need to keep.

Since different rules apply to different documents, the length of time a business needs to retain them depends on what the documents are. Holding on to your documents for seven
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