Tag List :Money

Operating out of a shoebox

in Money by Nigel Bowen

Keeping the paperwork in order is one of the fundamental responsibilities of a business owner. While you can be sure that a supplier will quickly re-invoice if their bill mysteriously disappears, the Australian Tax Office isn’t going to take you at your word. Especially if you inform them you’ve spent $15,000 on petrol this financial year, but only have a couple of service station receipts you found under your car seat to prove it...

Common small business tax misconceptions

in Money by Nigel Bowen

Galaxy Research recently conducted a survey on behalf of American Express of more than 1,000 Australian small business owners to discover what they knew about the taxation system. The short answer? Not as much as they need to steer clear of heavy ATO penalties. In the interest of helping you avoid either over- or under-claiming while doing your tax return for the 2012-13 financial year, here are some facts you should keep in mind...

Festive pricing: Go low and other strategies

in Money by Peter Wood

From online superstores to niche shops in suburban shopping centres, many stores are currently facing the tricky business of setting festive prices...

What’s my business really worth?

in Money by Anthony Fensom

Putting a dollar value on your business can be challenging for many owners. After all, how is it possible to price years of blood, sweat and tears?...

Cash flow analysis: The key to a healthy company

in Money by Julie Bawden Davis

For a small business, having adequate cash is critical, allowing you to operate, expand and get credit. Keeping tabs on the amount of cash you have moving in and out of your company at all times is essential. To do this, it's necessary to perform a cash flow analysis. While it doesn't determine your company’s profitability, it does show its liquidity, and is a key indicator of the health of your company...

Managing cash flow this holiday season

in Money by Anthony Fensom

The choirs may be singing, but for small business owners the Festive Season may not always be merry...

Cutting Travel Costs

in Money by Peter Wood

If your business is experiencing heavy travel expenses, this could be one area where savings can be realised without losing staff or affecting employee sentiment...

Financial New Year resolutions

in Money by Anthony Fensom

The business and staff are on holiday, the fireworks and champagne are finished and another New Year has arrived. But among the many expectations for the year ahead, what financial resolutions should you set to ensure success?...

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How many hours do you work on your business each week?

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40-50: 23%
50-60: 41%

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