Capital Gains

Can I claim my mortgage on my business tax?

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.

MONEY

Cash splash: 12 ways to beat the taxman

Tax.

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.

BUSINESS MAXIMS

Tax tactics: maximise your return

Tax time.

Max Newnham Tax return time is approaching, so make sure you don't land yourself with a large bill.

Finance

Taxing times - how to prepare your business

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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...

WORKING FROM HOME

Tax tactics: what to claim when you work from home

Working from home tax tactics.

Business Maxims Q. I run a plumbing business from home. What can I claim?

How to write off business costs

Writing off business purposes.

Business Maxims Q. We recently set up an office - can we claim painting and other costs?

We owe ourselves salaries

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Business Maxims Q. Can we claim our salaries - which we don't have the money for - as a tax deduction?

BUSINESS MAXIMS

How do I get rollover relief?

Swiss ball.

Max Newnham Q. I'm a physio doing home visits and need better equipment. Could I claim these under CGT rollover relief?

Smart owners always ready to sell

Christopher Niesche SMALL BUSINESS owners who want to get the best price when they sell should start preparing for the sale years in advance, experts say.

Lead time crucial for selling business

It's not easy for small businesses to keep afloat when the market is pulses up and down.

Christopher Niesche Small-business owners who want to get the best price when they sell out should start preparing for the sale years in advance, experts say.

Business advice

Business Maxims

Business Maxims with Max Newnham

Max Newnham Questions and answers with small business expert, Max Newnham. This week: everything you need to know about capital gains tax.