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Getting your bills paid on time

Running your own business can be extremely rewarding but there will always be times when it will be quite the opposite. Depending on the business, many factors will determine the success or failure of a small enterprise however the most common…
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Businesses can claim previous year tax losses

If your business has made tax losses in years to the current one, but you haven't yet offset all those losses, you can still carry these forward and claim a deduction for them in a later year — as long as you meet all the requirements of the…
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Cashflow options for your business

FinCare's Senior Business Finance Manager discusses with you options to preserve and protect cashflow for your business. Why your business needs to consider options NOW? What would happen to your business if a key customer didn’t pay? Can…

6 steps to protect the future of the family business

To ensure continuity, a succession plan is absolutely essential for every family business. And this is regardless of whether the family runs a global empire, family farm or corner store. History shows that succession is the Achilles Heel…
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If you’re in business, you need to know about the PPSR

There is a simple step that many businesses can take to better manage the risk that can attach to certain assets Not so many years ago, a new scheme was introduced, which also established a national register, that could affect anyone who…
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Five ways to recession-proof your business

Economies tend to face headwinds every ten years as the business cycle moves from periods of growth to contraction. While recessions are challenging for small and medium businesses across Australia, it doesn't mean there aren't significant opportunities…
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5 small business strategies for kick-starting the financial year

How often do you give your business finances a tidy-up? As another end-of-financial-year rolls by, now is as good a time as any to undertake a bit of housekeeping. The stresses of running a small business often see us rushing, unprepared,…
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Eight tips to help start your new financial year with a bang

The new financial year is here and now is a great time to review, refine, plan and take some action to set yourself up financially. To help kickstart your finances, try these simple steps. Take stock Let’s be honest. What went right…
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The new financial year – time to review business performance

With the financial year at an end, and a new one just beginning, small and medium sized businesses have been busy preparing financial statements and income tax returns for lodgement with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). From a strategic…