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Small business workshops

We are committed to delivering a better client experience for small business.

Helping you access the right information, at the right time, in the right way and building strong relationships is an important part of this commitment.

We’re holding a series of workshops across Australia in 2017/2018 that are specifically designed for small business. We encourage you to attend any of our events on offer:

You can view the dates and locations of events in different States by clicking on the links below:

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Northern Territory

Queensland

South Australia

Tasmania

Victoria

Western Australia


We are committed to delivering a better client experience for small business.

Helping you access the right information, at the right time, in the right way and building strong relationships is an important part of this commitment.

We’re holding a series of workshops across Australia in 2017/2018 that are specifically designed for small business. We encourage you to attend any of our events on offer:

You can view the dates and locations of events in different States by clicking on the links below:

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Northern Territory

Queensland

South Australia

Tasmania

Victoria

Western Australia


  • Tax essentials

    almost 2 years ago

    Are you new to business or thinking of starting a small business?

    Give your business the best start!

    REGISTER NOW to come along to this FREE introductory workshop run by ATO staff.

    You’ll learn about:

    • business structures and their different rules, tax rates and obligations

    • tax and non-tax business registrations

    • allowable deductions, including motor vehicle deductions, depreciation and home-based business expenses

    • annual and quarterly reporting requirements

    • record keeping principles

    • where to go for help and information when you need it.

    We will show you online tools and resources that can... Continue reading

    Are you new to business or thinking of starting a small business?

    Give your business the best start!

    REGISTER NOW to come along to this FREE introductory workshop run by ATO staff.

    You’ll learn about:

    • business structures and their different rules, tax rates and obligations

    • tax and non-tax business registrations

    • allowable deductions, including motor vehicle deductions, depreciation and home-based business expenses

    • annual and quarterly reporting requirements

    • record keeping principles

    • where to go for help and information when you need it.

    We will show you online tools and resources that can help you and you’ll have the chance to ask questions.

    This is a great opportunity for you to network.

    There is a dedicated Employer essentials free workshop so employer obligations are not covered in this event.

    Please bring a pen and your smartphone or tablet. After the event we will send you a short online survey – we value your feedback and suggestions.



    Here’s what small business owners have been saying about the workshop:


    ‘I'm now able to proceed with my business plan using the correct information to do so. I didn't think I was in a position to start prior to attending this workshop.’

    ‘I will better be able to prepare to be compliant as my business grows.’

    ‘This was my introduction to the tax system in Australia so was very valuable in sorting out the requirements and how to go about it.’


  • Record keeping

    almost 2 years ago

    Are you new to business or thinking of starting a new business?

    Good record keeping is important even before your first transaction occurs. It can save you time and helps you to claim all the deductions to which you’re entitled.

    So give your business the best start!

    REGISTER NOW to come along to this FREE introductory workshop run by ATO staff.

    You'll learn:

    • why good record keeping is important

    • what records to keep and for how long

    • tips for retaining good records

    • where to get help and support..

    We’ll show you an example that demonstrates:

    Are you new to business or thinking of starting a new business?

    Good record keeping is important even before your first transaction occurs. It can save you time and helps you to claim all the deductions to which you’re entitled.

    So give your business the best start!

    REGISTER NOW to come along to this FREE introductory workshop run by ATO staff.

    You'll learn:

    • why good record keeping is important

    • what records to keep and for how long

    • tips for retaining good records

    • where to get help and support..

    We’ll show you an example that demonstrates:

    • typical transactions,

    • how to deal with cash receipts and payments, and

    • how to report amounts in the activity statement.

    We will show you online tools for reporting and resources that can help you. You’ll also have the chance to ask questions.

    This is a great opportunity for you to network.

    Please bring a pen and calculator. After the event we will send you a short online survey – we value your feedback and suggestions.


    Here’s what small business owners have been saying about these events:


    ‘Thanks, I really needed this. I should have come sooner’

    ‘I can set up the correct process right from the beginning’

    ‘I will use this to become more efficient and accurate in my record keeping’








  • Employer Essentials

    10 months ago

    Do you have employees, or are you thinking of employing workers?

    Understand your tax and super obligations as an employer.

    REGISTER NOW to come along to this FREE introductory workshop run by ATO staff.

    You’ll learn about:

    • what to do when you hire workers, and how to determine whether they’re employees or contractors
    • pay as you go (PAYG) withholding annual reports and payment summaries
    • how to report fringe benefits for your employees
    • superannuation reporting and due dates.

    • taxable payments reporting for the building and construction industry.

    ... Continue reading

    Do you have employees, or are you thinking of employing workers?

    Understand your tax and super obligations as an employer.

    REGISTER NOW to come along to this FREE introductory workshop run by ATO staff.

    You’ll learn about:

    • what to do when you hire workers, and how to determine whether they’re employees or contractors
    • pay as you go (PAYG) withholding annual reports and payment summaries
    • how to report fringe benefits for your employees
    • superannuation reporting and due dates.

    • taxable payments reporting for the building and construction industry.

    We will show you online tools and resources and you’ll have the chance to ask questions.

    This is a great opportunity for you to network.

    Please bring a pen and calculator. After the event we will send you a short online survey – we value your feedback and suggestions.


    Here’s what small business owners have been saying about this workshop:

    ‘I'm clear about tools and resources to hand and will thoroughly check things through based on this info.’

    ‘If I employ someone I will ensure I get the contractor/employee question correct.’

    I work for an accounting firm; this event will help us to help our small business clients.’