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For businesses and employers
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For businesses and employers

Your business tax obligations

Learn about the records you need to keep while running your business, the importance of budgeting for tax payments and your balance date.

Starting a business - your balance date

Defines a balance date and explains how to apply for a balance date other than 31 March.

Putting your tax returns right

Learn how to make a voluntary disclosure and what to expect from an audit

Starting a business - budgeting for tax payments

Explains the importance of budgeting for payments of income tax and GST, and that income tax is paid on profits from the very first year of business. Also includes information about the early payment discount available for the first year of paying provisional tax.

Starting a business - keeping records

Outlines the types of records that should be kept for tax purposes, and the benefits of accurate record keeping.