Max Newnham Many small businesses operate from the owner’s home. This could mean the factory is a shed in the backyard and the office a corner of the kitchen or dining room table.
Max Mason Wayne Swan’s surprise decision to drop Labor’s previously promised one per cent cut in the company tax rate will still have benefits for small business, economists say.
Paul Drum How to handle GST in a small business with Paul Drum, of CPA Australia.
Adam Cooper The ACCC is warning small businesses to justify prices if they use the carbon tax to rort customers.
Max Newnham Tax return time is approaching, so make sure you don't land yourself with a large bill.
Max Newnham Don't know whether a payment is tax deductible or not? The golden rule is that it must be linked with the earning of income.
Max Newnham When you run a small business you can potentially be subject to countless state and federal taxes.
Max Newnham We're opening a cafe in a few weeks' time. How can we maximise our tax claims?
WORKING FROM HOME
Business Maxims Q. I run a plumbing business from home. What can I claim?
Max Newnham Q. I know I need to obtain an ABN from any supplier but do I need to get one for the people I do work for?
Business Maxims Q. I am a UK citizen, and am doing a spot of freelance writing. Should I be taxing myself through my ABN number?
Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan has challenged Opposition Leader Tony Abbott to support the government's proposed tax cuts for small business.
Rachel Wells James Anderson, who runs a small landscaping business, says the government's plan to reduce company tax by one percentage point would help offset the slowdown his business is already beginning to see.
Business Maxims There are many anomalies in the income tax act, some of them relate to motor vehicles.
Business Maxims Max Newnham answers your tax questions.
Mark Bouris The truth is that you can't influence a rate cut, but you can look for a better deal.
Tony Kaye Insolvencies across Australia's small business sector are soaring, with the number of companies placed into administration at the highest since 1999.
Chris Zappone RBA slashes rates by the most since the GFC in a bid to reignite growth in the sagging economy.
Christopher Niesche OWNERS of home-based businesses should not assume that their home and contents insurance will provide adequate coverage for their business and their business activities, insurers are warning.
Christopher Niesche The increased cost of construction brought on by the carbon tax and the soft economic conditions mean many more small businesses are taking the risk of being underinsured, an insurance consultant...