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Last week the Tax Commissioner Michael D'Ascenzo launched ‘100 People,’ an innovative online presentation that represents all the individual taxpayers in Australia as though they were one hundred people.
If you are planning to make a fortune, perhaps you should consider your business structure before you give away half of it in taxes.
The Tax Office has some useful tips and information to help businesses start the new year on the right foot. There are some important things all small businesses need to remember, including good record keeping practices, meeting GST obligations, reporting, paying tax and superannuation.
If you are a trustee of a Self Managing Superannuation Fund (SMSF) you have a range of responsibilities that you must adhere to in the day-to-day operation of your fund. Here is a checklist outlined in the Government's Role and Responsibilities of Trustees paper which details what you must be aware of as a trustee of a SMSF.
Advice about business records you need to keep, and how well you keep them.
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