max Newnham What are the rules?
Max Newnham When setting up a trust and using a company as the trustee what type of company do you set up?
Robert Spano COMMENT: Record low interest rates should be conducive to investment, but continued economic uncertainty is causing SMEs to hold onto their cash and ultimately resulting in lower productivity.
Max Newnham A reader wants to find out whether her company should purchase a second vehicle for mixed purpose use.
Tim Reed COMMENT: The value of an accountant has been transformed from one of compliance to that of an adviser.
Max Newnham The first targeted small business tax concessions were introduced in September 1999. Since then there have been other concessions and incentives with the most recent being an immediate write off of assets purchased costing of under $20,000 by the federal government in the 2015 budget.
Julie Rynski COMMENT: The latest results of the Westpac-Melbourne Institute Small Business Index show there's a stronger sense of optimism than there has been for some time.
Max Newnham Why should I earn extra income because I will only end up paying more tax?
Max Newnham Do small business owners have to pay themselves award wages?
Martin Seward COMMENT: Small businesses are missing out on 450,000 return Sydney to Melbourne flights each year.
Max Newnham What are the rules?
Max Newnham How do the personal services income rules apply for GPs?
Max Newnham How should you remunerate yourself when you're self-employed?
Andrew Watson COMMENT: How SMEs can manage financial considerations for export.
Max Newnham How should you claim costs when your business is not yet earning income?
Tim Reed COMMENT: With tax time over what should businesses be doing?
Max Newnham What are the rules when it comes to buying a car?
Louis White A slew of upstarts is challenging the dominant players in this space.
Max Newnham Cash flow is an important determinant about whether a business should register for GST.
Mark Allsop COMMENT: Have you thought about what you can be doing differently to drive profits in FY15/16?
Max Newnham What are some measures announced in the federal budget that haven't been widely discussed?
Christine Long How can an enterprise survive a catastrophic natural disaster?
Christopher Niesche Learn how to raise money from the people who have generated tens of thousands this way.
Christopher Niesche There's one way to buy a business that's almost guaranteed to get the banks across the line.
Sally Rose The small business lobby wants responsibility for managing employee superannuation records to be stripped from employers altogether, a radical overhaul that would make the industry's overtime and over budget SuperStream reforms irrelevant.
If I trade in my $6000 car for a new $25,000 car before June 30 can I write it off in this year's tax return?
Alexandra Cain Too ashamed of your office to invite clients in for meetings? Now's the time to splash some cash on new furniture.
Max Newnham How do proposed rules to give small business owners access to immediate tax write-offs for expenses that cost less than $20,000 work?
Matt Goss Fringe benefits tax can be a major impost, so here are some ways to reduce your exposure.