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  • Small business benchmarks

    Small business benchmarks are a guide to help you compare your business's performance against similar businesses in the same industry.

    We release updated benchmark ratios each year. The most recent data is from the 2019–20 financial year.

    In this section

    Types of small business benchmarks

    Understand small business performance benchmarks for all industries and input benchmarks for domestic trade work

    Compare your business now

    Use three steps to compare your business against your competitor and see if you are above or below benchmarks

    What it means to be outside the benchmark range

    Find out why your benchmark is above or below the range for your industry

    Correcting a mistake

    What to do if you find a mistake in your tax

    How we use business performance benchmarks

    Understand how we use benchmarks to identify businesses avoiding their tax obligations

    Related pages

    Benchmarks A-Z

    Find out more about each benchmark, sorted alphabetically

    Benchmarks by industry

    Find out more about each benchmark, grouped by industry

    Small business benchmarks methodology and ratio calculations

    Find out about methodology and labels used to develop small business benchmarks

    Last modified: 21 Apr 2022QC 22307