There's a major difference in how money is viewed if you operate your business as a company.
Small business operators could face hefty costs from taking the Commonwealth to court if they miss out on government contracts under new proposed legislation that is supposed to help level the playing field.
The increased tax offset means a tax reduction for small business.
Finding a solution to late payments.
American Express is cutting the fees it charges small businesses by up to 1 percentage point under an aggressive expansion plan aimed at doubling its Australian footprint in two years.
Frankly you should give a damn.
Eight things you need to tick off.
As SMEs increasingly look to alternatives to banks, Kate Carnell is focusing on the fintech sector.
It might make sense if you want to buy a car.
Their crowdfunding bid exceeded financial expectations, but this Australian brand says it wasn't all that it cracked up to be.
One of the unfortunate facts of doing business these days is that the assets of a business, and sometimes the owner's assets, can be open to attack if it is sued.
Australian small business owners are about to get really inventive about what they can claim on their tax.
The Goods and Services Tax has been a part of the Australian business landscape for almost 17 years now. There have been some changes over that time, such as the increase in the income threshold requiring compulsory GST registration up to $75,000, but in many ways the GST system is largely unchanged.
The tax planning options for the 2017 year for many small business owners have become clearer.
Carlton & United Breweries is increasing payment times to small business suppliers rather than cutting them.
The Greens are moving to position themselves as the party of choice for small business.
Local Blue Pages owner says court judgment against him is unfair.
The ombudsman will push for legislation if big businesses fail to sign up.
If you're a sole trader unfortunately you can't employ yourself.
Key states are refusing to sign up to the government's small business red tape scheme.
Family trusts are all about control.
Phillips started her business five years ago and decided to use a charge card rather than a credit card for her business expenses.
Online florist Ready Flowers collapsed into liquidation last month but has reappeared as ZFlowers.
Post budget pressure continues on the big four banks.
Deductions don't depend on being an employee or a contractor.
Small business didn't rate a mention in Labor's budget reply.
Extending the instant asset write-off and banking reform are on the agenda for small business.
The small business ombudsman says the Australian Bankers' Association's response is disappointing and excludes many small businesses.
Paying family is about playing the game by the rules.
Alecia Whitelaw would like to see incentives for hiring staff.
A popular tax write-off scheme for small businesses will be extended for another year in a significant win from the Budget for the sector.
No one is that important. No one is that necessary.
They're fearless and fabulous.
Find out how they get that special sauce in the business DNA.
Young people are breaking away from traditional forms of employment and taking their chances.