Tax For Small Business: A Survival Guide

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 2, 2012 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
Don't just survive tax time -- discover how your business can thrive through tax time!

Operating a small business isn't easy. Each day business owners are challenged with everything from supervising staff and negotiating with suppliers to managing payroll and inventory -- and, ultimately, turning a profit.

Thankfully, ensuring that your business is tax-compliant is no longer the ordeal it used to be. Tax for Small Business: A Survival Guide is a must-have reference for Australian small businesses, with all the information you'll need to legally minimise your tax and maximise your business's profits. Topics covered include:

  • the Simplified Tax System (STS)
  • income tax
  • superannuation
  • capital gains tax
  • fringe benefits tax
  • GST, BAS and PAYG
  • worker's insurance
  • land tax.

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About the author (2012)

Max Newnham has worked as a chartered accountant for more than 30 years. For the past 15 years he has been a regular contributor to The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald on small business, tax and finance matters. Max is the author of two previous books: Super Made Simple: A Survival Guide and The GST Survival Guide — for Families and Small Business.

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