Social Resources

Though nothing to do with business or bookkeeping we would like to give a plug to our favorite pastime, SQUARE DANCING, which is ‘fun and friendship set to music’. Not to mention it’s a healthy low impact exercise activity. Maintaining a healthy life-work balance is very important for busy business people. Square Dancing is a great way of getting out an maintaining that health life- work balance. If you don’t know how to square dance check out the beginners classes in the Square Dance website link below, it’s easy. There are new Square Dance classes starting all the time at a place near you.

Square Dancing in Western Australia

Click the play button below to listen to a Square Dance singing call.
This incorporates the square dance moves called to any popular song.

The links below may be helpful for business compliance purposes, taxation purposes, help on regulatory requirements and financial assistance and grants for qualifying businesses.

Australian Taxation Office (ATO)

For Income Tax, GST, Excise and all other Federal taxation matters.

Australian Taxation Office (ATO)- Small Business Benchmarks

Small business benchmarks are a guide to help businesses compare their performance against similar businesses in an industry.Benchmarks are one of the indicators the ATO use to identify – for review or audit – businesses that may be operating in the cash economy. If your business operates outside the industry benchmarks you are the most likely to draw the ATO’s attention for an audit.

Office Of State Revenue WA OSR

For Payroll Tax, Land Tax, Transfer Duties, First Home Owners and all other WA State taxation matters.

Federal Government Grants

For Federal government small business grants and loans.  Want to get a grant, a loan or financial aid for new equipment, fixtures, renovations, training and advertising or to hire staff.

GrantsLINK

Has information about all federal, state and local government funding programs that can help you and community projects.

Find a Licence

Ever wondered if your business legally needs a licence to operate it’s business operations or you are not sure?Then check out the Small Business Development Corporation (SBDC) which maintains a licence information data base which provides details of Federal, State and Local Authorities’ business licence information.

Registering a company

  Australian Securities & Investments Commission ASIC

Centrelink

Has information about the New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS), a self employment program for unemployed people who wish to start their own independent business. Also information on other government freebie entitlements.

Tax Time documents checklist to bring to your Tax Agent

This is a checklist of documents you may need to bring to your tax agent to prepare your annual tax return. (Note: we are registered tax agents and can help in the preparation of income tax returns.)