Small business workshops and webinars

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 are offering free workshops and webinars on a variety of tax topics for small business.

We’re holding a series of workshops across Australia in 2018 that are specifically designed for small business.

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 (No events currently planned December 2018 - February 2019)

Queensland

South Australia

Tasmania (No events currently planned December 2018 - February 2019)

Victoria

Western Australia


Small Business Webinars

If we haven't scheduled a workshop in your area or at a time that suits you, we don’t want you to miss out!

We also have online webinars for small businesses, on a range of topics.



Other resources

- the small business newsroom, which publishes short articles; and
- the new to business essentials series of online education modules.


If you have any questions, send us an email at sbtalk@ato.gov.au


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 are offering free workshops and webinars on a variety of tax topics for small business.

We’re holding a series of workshops across Australia in 2018 that are specifically designed for small business.

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 (No events currently planned December 2018 - February 2019)

Queensland

South Australia

Tasmania (No events currently planned December 2018 - February 2019)

Victoria

Western Australia


Small Business Webinars

If we haven't scheduled a workshop in your area or at a time that suits you, we don’t want you to miss out!

We also have online webinars for small businesses, on a range of topics.



Other resources

- the small business newsroom, which publishes short articles; and
- the new to business essentials series of online education modules.


If you have any questions, send us an email at sbtalk@ato.gov.au


  • Tax essentials

    almost 3 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...

    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 (GST registered)

    almost 3 years ago

    Are you new to business, or thinking of starting a small business? Give your business the best start!

    This FREE 2 hour introductory workshop is for small businesses who:

    • want to learn how to keep records to claim all entitled deductions

    • are registered for GST or who are thinking of registering for GST.

    At this event you will have hands-on experience of recording money in and out of your business. You will also learn how to calculate and record GST as well as time saving tips allowing you to...

    Are you new to business, or thinking of starting a small business? Give your business the best start!

    This FREE 2 hour introductory workshop is for small businesses who:

    • want to learn how to keep records to claim all entitled deductions

    • are registered for GST or who are thinking of registering for GST.

    At this event you will have hands-on experience of recording money in and out of your business. You will also learn how to calculate and record GST as well as time saving tips allowing you to focus on your business.

    To get the most out of this workshop, bring a pen and calculator.

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

  • Record keeping (not GST registered)

    3 months ago

    Are you new to business, or thinking of starting a small business? Give your business the best start!

    This FREE 2 hour introductory workshop is for small businesses who:

    • want to learn how to keep records to claim all entitled deductions

    • are not registered for GST.

    At this event you will have hands-on experience of recording money in and out of your business. You will also learn time-saving tips allowing you to focus on your business.

    To get the most out of this workshop, bring a pen and...

    Are you new to business, or thinking of starting a small business? Give your business the best start!

    This FREE 2 hour introductory workshop is for small businesses who:

    • want to learn how to keep records to claim all entitled deductions

    • are not registered for GST.

    At this event you will have hands-on experience of recording money in and out of your business. You will also learn time-saving tips allowing you to focus on your business.

    To get the most out of this workshop, bring a pen and calculator.

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

  • Employer Essentials

    almost 2 years 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.

    ...

    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.’



  • Small Business Webinars

    8 months ago

    Our key topics for small business webinar series is split into 12 topics. These live sessions run Monday to Friday for approximately 45 minutes and are suitable if you are either:

    • just starting a business or thinking about starting a new business
    • wanting to update your knowledge.



    Our key topics for small business webinar series is split into 12 topics. These live sessions run Monday to Friday for approximately 45 minutes and are suitable if you are either:

    • just starting a business or thinking about starting a new business
    • wanting to update your knowledge.