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.
WORKING FROM HOME
Business Maxims Q. I run a plumbing business from home. What can I claim?
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...
Max Newnham This year's federal budget has again shown that the small business sector is largely ignored by politicians and bureaucrats in Canberra.
Max Newnham Over the years there have been many attempts by taxpayers to try and have employment income treated as business income so it can be split with spouses and children.
Annette Sampson Another financial year done and dusted. Well, almost. With a little more than four weeks to go until June 30, it is high time to get in some last-minute tax planning.
Workers' compensation insurance: if you aren't safe, you'll be sorry, writes Alexandra Cain.
Income protection of some form is a must for the self-employed, writes Christopher Niesche.
Alexandra Cain WORKERS' compensation is a minefield for small-business people trying to navigate the different regulations in each state.
Christopher Niesche With the end of financial year fast approaching, it’s time for small businesses to start getting their tax in order and gearing up to take advantage of some law changes coming into force in the new...
Christopher Niesche Different sectors need different coverage so it's vital to correctly identify your requirements.
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 We're opening a cafe in a few weeks' time. How can we maximise our tax claims?
Max Newnham Many small business owners stumble in buying and financing the right sort of work vehicle.
Business Maxims Q. We recently set up an office - can we claim painting and other costs?
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?
Business Maxims Can I claim my $6000 car purchase as a company expense in my BAS?
Business Maxims Q. Can we claim our salaries - which we don't have the money for - as a tax deduction?
Max Newnham When you own a business there are countless rules and regulations that must be met.