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Upcoming Events

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
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.

May
14
Thu
ATO – Record keeping (not GST registered) – Chermside @ Australian Taxation Office
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
ATO - Record keeping (not GST registered) - Chermside @ Australian Taxation Office | Chermside | Queensland | Australia

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

Give your small 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 not registered for GST.

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

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

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

Note: Please bring photo ID to ensure entry in government building

May
28
Thu
ATO: Employer Essential – Chermside @ Australian Taxation Office
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
ATO: Employer Essential - Chermside @ Australian Taxation Office | Chermside | Queensland | Australia

Do you have employees, or are you thinking of employing workers?

Understand your tax and super obligations as an employer.

Are you a small business with employees, or are you thinking of employing workers?

Understand your tax and super obligations as a small business employer.

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

You’ll learn about:

  • what to do when you hire workers, and how to determine whether they’re employees or contractors
  • pay as you go (PAYG) withholding annual reports and payment summaries
  • how to report fringe benefits for your employees
  • superannuation reporting and due dates.
  • taxable payments reporting for the building and construction industry.

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

Please note: photo identification will be required to access our building.

This event will not be catered; however, you are welcome to bring in your coffee or a snack.

Jun
11
Thu
ATO: Single Touch Payroll: Reporting – Chermside @ Australian Taxation Office
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
ATO: Single Touch Payroll: Reporting - Chermside @ Australian Taxation Office | Chermside | Queensland | Australia

Are you a small business employer with less than 20 employees?

Have you a basic understanding of Single Touch Payroll? Are you involved with payroll procedures and want to know more about the practicalities and logistics of implementing and reporting through Single Touch Payroll?

Join us for this 90 minute session to find out about the practical options, systems and concessions to help you to report your payroll tax and super reporting obligations.

You are also encouraged to register for our Single Touch Payroll: Introduction workshop being held immediately before this one.

Please note: photo identification will be required to access our building.

This event will not be catered; however, you are welcome to bring in your coffee or a snack.

ATO – Ride-sourcing and tax (Sole Traders) – Chermside @ Australian Taxation Office
Jun 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
ATO - Ride-sourcing and tax (Sole Traders) - Chermside @ Australian Taxation Office | Chermside | Queensland | Australia

If you provide ride-sourcing services for a fare or work through a facilitator such as Uber, SheSafe, Shebah or

GoCatch, this session will help you understand how income tax, or goods and services tax (GST) applies to your earnings.

Ride-sourcing is taxi-travel for GST purposes. If you have a ride-sourcing enterprise, you need to:

1. have an Australian business number (ABN)

2. register for GST from the day you start

3. collect and pay GST on the full amount of every fare

4. keep records of income and expenses for both GST and income tax purposes.

Come along to this session where we’ll help you understand how to get it right.

Note: This session is designed for sole traders

Please note:

1. Photo identification will be required to enter the building

2. This event will not be catered; however, you are welcome to bring in your coffee or a snack.