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    Hobby or a Business?

    March 2, 2017

    Generally speaking, once you start to receive money for doing certain things, you need to consider whether you’re simply conducting a hobby which is generally beyond the reach of income tax (unless CGT is applicable) and GST, or whether you have a taxable business. For GST purposes, registration for GST is generally based on having […]

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    You’ve got a great business idea… now what?

    March 1, 2017

    Starting a new business can be an exciting chapter in your life but it’s important not to skip over the first few important decisions on your way to becoming the next Richard Branson, or Mark Zuckerberg. In Australia, there are over 280,000 new businesses set up each year – hairdressers, coffee shops, tech start-ups and […]

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    Key Changes to Superannuation for 2017

    February 24, 2017

    The Federal Government has now passed the superannuation changes originally announced in the May Federal Budget, claiming it will save close to $3 billion. The changes to the superannuation system are extensive and include: Concessional and Non-Concessional Contribution Cap Personal Deductible Contributions Catch-up Concessional Contributions Transition to Retirement Income Streams Below are the key changes […]

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    Export development grants – Is your business eligible?

    February 14, 2017

    For businesses commencing export activities or already pursuing overseas markets, Austrade’s Export Market Development Grant may be a valuable source of assistance. Read on to find out if your business is eligible and what expenses can be claimed. This article has been posted in full on our national site. If you would like to read […]

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