Starting a business

Starting a business is a mix of excitement and anxiety.

Starting a business correctly means less hassles later

Starting your new business, whether it is your first business or twenty-first is an exciting but anxious time. Starting out on the right foot is important. 

Some of the things to get right when starting your business are:

  • Business Structure - the structure of your business can have a big impact on taxation and legal obligations later on. Deciding on whether you are want to be a sole-trader, partnership, company, trust or even not-for-profit is important to get right.
  • Business Registration - registering your business name, obtaining an Australian Business Number (ABN) and business tax file number establish your business entity which enable other registrations such as obtaining a .com.au website domain.
  • Bookkeeping - bookkeeping is one of the first services that a business is likely to outsource. Having sound, reliable financial records will set you up for success. Making you accounts easy to manage saves time and effort when things begin to get more complex.
  • Cashflow Management - managing cashflow is one of the biggest challenges in business, particularly starting out. Getting enough money in the door to fund operations and invest is crucial.

We are here to support your business startup​

Saige has worked with many businesses who are just starting out and helps ensure you have the right structure, appropriate government registrations along with providing advice on managing your accounts and cashflow.

We offer a comprehensive bookkeeping service to keep you accounts in order from the very beginning and can assist in preparing BAS and tax returns as required by the ATO. 

Providing experience where you need it​

We can provide you with our many years of experience helping businesses succeed through the startup phase. Talk to us about your startup and where you need help.

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