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Upcoming Events

Feb
27
Thu
ATO – Courier Services – Taxable payments: Introduction – Warner @ Pendicup Community Centre
Feb 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
ATO - Courier Services - Taxable payments: Introduction - Warner @ Pendicup Community Centre | Warner | Queensland | Australia

Do you provide courier services and pay contractors to carry out those services? Did you know there is new legislation that affects you?

Come along to this 60 minute session for practical help on what you need to do.

ATO: Courier Services – Taxable payments: How to report – Warner @ Pendicup Community Centre
Feb 27 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
ATO: Courier Services - Taxable payments: How to report - Warner @ Pendicup Community Centre | Warner | Queensland | Australia

This event is a follow-up to the Courier services – Taxable payments: Introduction session.

If you provide courier services and need to report payments you make to contractors, come along to this 60min session for practical help on how to report.

Mar
6
Fri
North Lakes Chamber of Commerce – Creating Connections @ Hideaway Cafe & Bar
Mar 6 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Creating Connections

Join other members and guests of the Chamber on the first Friday of each month of a social networking event at the Hideaway Restaurant, Bar & Cafe.
End the week with a relaxing afternoon for a drink, chat and catch up with other business within the North Lakes region.

 Time: 3:30pm – 5:30pm

Cost: FREE

Venue: Hideaway Bar & Cafe – Unit 13 /14-18 Discovery Drive, North Lakes

Mar
24
Tue
Hills Chamber of Commerce: March Breafast – Speaker Ingrid Moyle @ Arana Leagues Club
Mar 24 @ 6:45 am – 8:30 am
Hills Chamber of Commerce: March Breafast - Speaker Ingrid Moyle @ Arana Leagues Club | Keperra | Queensland | Australia

You have a fabulous new website for your small business: One that has taken blood, sweat, tears and a bucket of money to produce. What could possibly go wrong now? Join us for breakfast with Ingrid Moyle from Heart Harmony Communications to find out.

In this romp through the back-end of the interwebs, we will be covering a stack of website unmentionables. You will leave this session with a heap of instantly applicable strategies to keep your website safe, secure and in your control.

What You’ll Discover:

  • Essential jargon: What is WordPress, a theme or a plugin and why does it matter?
  • Why websites need the same maintenance as your hair.
  • What you should delete from your website this minute for greater security.
  • What a child’s lockable diary and your username have in common.
  • The one plugin that is the canary in the mine that tells you that your website probably hasn’t been set up correctly.
Apr
2
Thu
ATO – Starting a Small Business – Chermside @ Australian Taxation Office
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
ATO - Starting a Small Business - Chermside @ Australian Taxation Office | Chermside | Queensland | Australia

Are you thinking of starting a small business? Maybe you have a hobby that is becoming a business?

This FREE session will help you understand:

  • the difference between a hobby and a business,
  • ?what to do if your hobby turns into a business,
  • the most common business structures and
  • the registrations you may need to be in business.

Getting it right is important so come along, ask questions and give your business the best chance of success.

Note: Must bring photo identification to be able to enter the federal government building.

ATO – Introduction to business records- Chermside @ Australian Taxation Office
Apr 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
ATO - Introduction to business records- Chermside @ Australian Taxation Office | Chermside | Queensland | Australia

Introduction to business records

Are you starting a new small business?

Come along to this FREE introductory session run by ATO staff. You will learn about which business records to keep, the legal requirements and how long to keep your records.

This basic session also introduces you to the benefits of developing good record keeping habits as well as tools to help you manage your records.

Note: Must have photo identification to enter into federal government building.

ATO – Planning your regular business financial commitments: Chermside @ Australian Taxation Office
Apr 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
ATO - Planning your regular business financial commitments: Chermside @ Australian Taxation Office | Chermside | Queensland | Australia

Come along to this one hour session being held to learn a straightforward five-step process to stay on top of your regular financial commitments and develop a personalised action plan.

Find out how to identify business activities that trigger financial responsibilities as well as practical help to plan for and meet your future commitments. You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and to network.

After the session, we will ask you to complete a short survey – we value your feedback and suggestions.

Please note: Photo identification will be required to access the building.

Apr
3
Fri
North Lakes Chamber of Commerce – Creating Connections @ Hideaway Cafe & Bar
Apr 3 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Creating Connections

Join other members and guests of the Chamber on the first Friday of each month of a social networking event at the Hideaway Restaurant, Bar & Cafe.
End the week with a relaxing afternoon for a drink, chat and catch up with other business within the North Lakes region.

 Time: 3:30pm – 5:30pm

Cost: FREE

Venue: Hideaway Bar & Cafe – Unit 13 /14-18 Discovery Drive, North Lakes

Apr
16
Thu
ATO: Tax Essentials – Chermside @ Australian Taxation Office
Apr 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
ATO: Tax Essentials - Chermside @ Australian Taxation Office | Chermside | Queensland | Australia

Are you new to business, or thinking of starting a small business?

Give your business the best start!

REGISTER NOW to come along to this FREE introductory workshop run by ATO staff.

You’ll learn the basics about:

  • common business structures
  • business registrations and reporting
  • expenses you may be able to claim including motor vehicle, depreciation and homebased business expenses
  • where to go for help and information when you need it

We will show you online tools and resources that can help you and you’ll have the chance to ask questions.

This is a great opportunity for you to network.

Please note: Photo identification will be required to access our building. Due to new security measures at ATO sites, please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.

This event will not be catered; however, participants are welcome to take snacks or beverages in.

Apr
30
Thu
ATO: Record keeping (GST registered) – Chermside @ Australian Taxation Office
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
ATO: Record keeping (GST registered) - Chermside @ Australian Taxation Office | Chermside | Queensland | Australia

Are you new to business, or thinking of starting a small business? Give your business the best start!

This FREE 2 hour introductory workshop is for small businesses who:

  • want to learn how to keep records to claim all entitled deductions
  • are registered for GST or who are thinking of registering for GST.

At this event you will have hands-on experience of recording money in and out of your business. You will also learn how to calculate and record GST as well as time saving tips allowing you to focus on your business.

To get the most out of this workshop, bring a pen and calculator.

After the event we will send you a short online survey – we value your feedback and suggestions.