ATO Benchmarks

The Australian Taxation Office publishes benchmarks as a guide to help you compare your small business performance against similar businesses in the same industry. This is great for measuring your business, however benchmarks are one of the indicators that the ATO uses to identify businesses for review or audit. It does this by comparing information reported…

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Ask Able how much hes loving “Ezzybills”

If you haven’t already heard of RECEIPT BANK and EZZYBILLS then let me introduce you to a way to revolutionise your bookkeeping. These add ons work by seamlessly transfering suppliers invoices into your online accounting software, such as XERO, without the need for any data entry. We’re particularly excited about EZZYBILLS. It’s very economical and accurate. The cost is…

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Grants for Small Business Growth

Business Growth Fund Program The Business Growth Fund Program, delivered by the Office of Small Business, is a grant program which provides targeted assistance for small and medium businesses that demonstrate high-growth and employment aspirations. The fund will enable successful applicants to purchase and implement specialised equipment or services to help them seize growth opportunities. Before…

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Visit Sunshine Coast training and workshops

With a large tourism industry and the predominance of small enterprises on the Sunshine Coast, Visit Sunshine Coast (VSC) understands the need to assist the industry in the development of their individual business. Industry forecasts indicate by the year 2030 tourism will be the largest global industry, further supporting the need for education and training…

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How to invest in Bitcoin (if you insist!)

 27 December 2017  Chris Brycki  Investing Following on from our discussion on whether you should invest in Bitcoin and the difference between investing and speculation, we share our tips on how to be a smarter speculator. We know Bitcoin probably got mentioned at least once at your office Christmas party this year. It did at ours. You might…

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Should you invest in Bitcoin?

 19 December 2017  Chris Brycki  Investing If you haven’t noticed Bitcoin and other ‘cryptocurrencies’ like Ethereum making headlines recently you may be living under a Bitcoin! Even Alan Kohler’s nightly finance segment on ABC News now includes a snapshot of the price moves in Bitcoin and other obscure cryptocurrencies. As far as investment education goes for the…

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