Business Maxims Operating a business through a company can be a great idea when starting out. But the tax benefit can be outweighed when profits have built up.
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?
Mark Bouris Make sure you know your customers and be clear on what they look for from you.
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.
Mark Bouris The truth is that you can't influence a rate cut, but you can look for a better deal.
Mark Bouris Mark Bouris answers letters to guide you through a marketing minefield.
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Max Newnham Tax return time is approaching, so make sure you don't land yourself with a large bill.
Federal government to reduce what it gives to low and middle-income earners through super co-contribution from mid-2012.
Tony Kaye Having a better relationship with your bank could save you if push comes to shove. Here's how to do it.
Max Newnham Often the first financial commitments that cash-strapped businesses ignore are payments due to the tax office.
Business Maxims Q. Can we claim our salaries - which we don't have the money for - as a tax deduction?
Max Newnham Businesses who fail to pay their employees' superannuation properly face a raft of penalties and risk attracting the notice of the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Max Newnham Too often many business owners neglect their insurance requirements of not only the business, but also the business owner.
Max Newnham Questions and answers with small business expert, Max Newnham. This week: everything you need to know about capital gains tax.