Industry Survey Deadline Looms

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Tweet Are you a virtual business in Australia? The first national industry survey is being conducted by the Alliance for Virtual Businesses Australian Chapter and the deadline for completion is 30 June. See the below media release for more info or visit the site! Alliance for Virtual Businesses Australian Chapter (A4VBAU) conducts first national comprehensive […]

Small Biz to Benefit from Budget?

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Tweet I read a headline in the Australian Financial Review this morning that “Small Business Wins Tax Write-Off”! Woo hoo I thought. Finally something for small biz. Don’t count your chickens…. On further reading, what the budget actually says is that now I can claim up to $5000 instant write-off on capital purchases, including cars […]

Mailing Lists

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Tweet It’s happened to me a few times now – I’ve had newsletters from various places turn up in my inbox and I think to myself “I don’t remember signing up for that”. Most of the time I put it down to my poor memory for these things and if I decide I don’t want […]

Would you buy a car from this man?

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Tweet Here’s an example situation – one which I know has been happening around and about of late: A carpentry business employs tradesmen carpenters. The boss tells his tradesmen that they would be better off as contractors to the business because they can charge a higher hourly rate than he currently pays them, and they […]

SEEK Job adverts – caution advised

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Tweet There have been a few posts to VA lists of late about jobs advertised on lists like SEEK job placement boards. They might be for medical transcriptionists, typists, phone sales and so on. I would urge caution to any VA who considered applying for one of these advertised positions.  For tax purposes you would […]