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  • Key webinar topics for small business

    Our key topics for the small business webinar series are split into 15 sessions. These sessions run for approximately 45 minutes and are of interest to you if you:

    • are thinking about starting a new business
    • are just starting a business
    • want to update your knowledge.


    • Times listed will be in Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) and, from October to March, Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT).
    Small business webinars



    Planning your regular financial commitmentsExternal Link

    Come along to this 45-minute session to learn a straightforward five-step process to stay on top of your regular financial commitments. Find out how to identify business activities that trigger financial responsibilities as well as practical help to plan for and meet your future commitments.

    Courier services - Taxable payments: IntroductionExternal Link

    Do you provide courier services and pay contractors to carry out those services? Did you know there is new legislation that affects you? Come along to this 45-60min session for practical help on what you need to do.

    Cleaning ServicesExternal Link

    Do you provide cleaning services and pay contractors to carry out those services? Did you know there is a new legislation that affects you? Come along to this 45-60 minute session for practical help on what you need to do.

    Single Touch Payroll: Introduction External Link

    Are you a small business employer with less than 20 employees? Join us for this one hour overview session to understand how your payroll tax and super reporting obligations will be streamlined, using Single Touch payroll.

    An introduction to tax basicsExternal Link

    Introduces you to the basic tax issues you need to consider if you are thinking about starting a business, such as business structures, tax registrations and record keeping.

    Income tax deductionsExternal Link

    Looks at the fundamental principles of income tax deductions that apply to all businesses. We look at the tax treatment of different deductions, including depreciation of assets.

    Home-based businessExternal Link

    Provides you with information about claiming home-based expenses and understanding how capital gains tax may apply.

    Motor vehicle deductionsExternal Link

    Runs through the special rules when claiming deductions for motor vehicles, and provides practical examples of how to record and claim the expenses.

    Concessions for small businessExternal Link

    Looks at the concessions available for income tax, capital gains tax (CGT) and goods and services tax (GST).

    Activity statement essentialsExternal Link

    Explains how to complete your activity statement. The primary focus is on the labels to be completed for the GST, pay as you go (PAYG) withholding and PAYG instalments.

    Goods and services taxExternal Link

    Helps you to understand how GST works and its implications for business.

    Record keeping and budgetingExternal Link

    Helps you meet your tax obligations, as it is essential you maintain complete and accurate records. We also discuss the importance of budgeting, and the key role records play in budget management.

    Employer obligations overviewExternal Link

    Explains the tax issues and obligations relevant to employers, such as pay as you go (PAYG) withholding, super guarantee and fringe benefits tax (FBT).

    You may also be interested in:

    • Annual tax obligations for employers webinar 
    • Employee or contractor webinar
    • Taxable payments reporting webinars 


    Super obligations for employersExternal Link

    Takes a more in-depth look at super for employers. We explain which of your employees are eligible for super, how to calculate their super and what happens when super is not paid on time.

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    Issues for contractorsExternal Link

    Addresses some commonly asked questions around employee versus contractor. Also addresses other issues relevant to contractors, such as personal services income.

    DepreciationExternal Link

    Addresses some commonly asked questions around claiming deductions for depreciating assets.

    Next steps:

    If you need to get in contact with your session coordinator, phone 1300 661 104.

    Last modified: 27 Mar 2019QC 16164