Business Advice

Supporting franchises with improved access to information

We have updated our information to make it easier for franchisors and franchisees, including prospective franchisors and franchisees, to access information and support. Are you interested in buying a...

By business.gov.au 18/05/2021
Be COVID fraud aware

We have developed a guide help you recognise common scams and share tips on how to protect your business and customers. Scammers target small business owners as they recognise they are busy and usual...

By business.gov.au 23/04/2021
Franchising: Is it for you?

A franchise can seem like a safe way to buy your own business. However, in reality, it comes with specific risks and challenges that you should understand and investigate before signing a contract.&nb...

By ACCC © Commonwealth of Australia. 20/04/2021
Optimism in franchising sector sets the pace for Australian small business recovery

After reporting a recovery in revenues in the December 2020 quarter, franchise business networks are far more positive about 2021, according to the latest Australian Franchise Sector “Pulse Chec...

By Darryn McAuliffe 15/04/2021
What If You Still Have A Loan On The Business?

"I want to give you some tips today if you're looking at selling your business and you've still got a loan on that business, you might have some equipment finance or something like that, so here's wha...

By Steve Finn 18/02/2021
A handy toolkit for small business

Whether you use a registered tax agent or lodge your own tax return, it’s helpful to have information you can refer to when you want to get ready for tax time. The Tax Time 2020 toolkit is now ...

By ATO 23/10/2020
Watch out for scammers

When you're running a business, there’s a lot to think about. Don't forget to protect your personal and financial information. Scammers often try to ‘phish’ for information by imper...

By Australian Taxation Office 30/09/2020
Improve your cyber safety and protect your business

Make sure you complete the Cyber Safety Checklist to help improve your cyber security and protect your identity Australian businesses are being targeted with COVID-19 scams, fraud attempts and decept...

By business.gov.au 24/09/2020
Finding and Delivering Value in Challenging Times

In the current marketplace, it’s easy to say that your franchise can’t afford to invest in innovation, training or new initiatives. But can you really afford not to? It might be a new yea...

By Mary Aldred 14/05/2020
Supporting Your Small Business

The Australian Taxation Office offer a range of tools and services to help make it easier for you to get your tax and superannuation right, and to help your business thrive. Owning and operating a bu...

By Australian Taxation Office 17/04/2020