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?
Max Newnham Many small business owners stumble in buying and financing the right sort of work vehicle.
Max Newnham When you own a business there are countless rules and regulations that must be met.
Ruth Williams Small businesses struggling with tight cash flows have been warned not to fall behind on employee super payments
Max Newnham Q. I'm a physio doing home visits and need better equipment. Could I claim these under CGT rollover relief?
Max Newnham Three areas to watch out for: GST, asset use and claims after a business closes.
Business Maxims There are many anomalies in the income tax act, some of them relate to motor vehicles.
Business Maxims There are many ways to own and operate a business. Some of them are simple, such as a sole trader or partnership, where the owner earns income as a share of profits.
Christopher Niesche A loss of trade after an unexpected calamity can be devastating.
Christopher Niesche Using a broker is a good policy if your insurance needs are complex.
Business Maxims Max Newnham answers your tax questions.
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.