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Starting your own business

The key things you need to know and do when starting your own business.

Work out whether you're in business and when your business starts for tax purposes.

Tax, super and registration obligations you need to consider before you start a business.

See your key tax obligations for a sole trader, partnership, company or trust business structure.

Tax treatments for franchise-specific payments and transactions between franchisors and franchisees.

You may need to report money and assets taken from your company or trust as income in your tax return.

Simple habits – like using digital tools, getting advice and keeping good records – help your business to stay on track.

Tax time essentials, learning resources, tools and services to support small business.