Business basics for newly arrived Australians

Tax basics for those newly arrived in Australia starting a business

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Apply for an ABN

Apply for an Australian Business Number to comply with the Australian tax laws

Produce a complying tax invoice for your sales

Do you need a trading name?

A business name other than your name needs to be registered

Choose an entity type

Discuss with your accountant which entity best suits your circumstances

  • Sole trader
  • Partnership
  • Company
  • Trust
  • Self managed SUper Fund

Who needs to Register for GST

You must register for GST and levy 10% gst on your services or sales if your turnover exceeds $75,000.

Speak to your accountant if unsure.


A good business stays up to date with bookkeeping and its tax obligations

some tips

  • Keep a separate business bank account
  • keep bank statements
  • choose an accounting software
  • Keep your receipts
  • be able to issue your sales tax invoices

Know your scoreboard

Like a sports game, your business needs to know if you are winning

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