small business

Would your business satisfy the same business test?

  Companies carrying forward tax losses from a prior year must satisfy the ATO’s “continuity of ownership test” (COT) or, if unable to do so, the “same business test” (SBT) for losses to be deductible against assessable income of future years. The SBT provisions contained in Division 165 of ITAA97 are drafted narrowly and therefore

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Cash flow: It can be a make-or-break issue for small business

  Virgin entrepreneur Richard Branson once said the secret to success is to “never take your eyes off the cash flow because it’s the life blood of business”. And one of Rich Dad Poor Dad author Robert Kiyosaki’s oft-quoted pieces of advice is: “Making more money will not solve your problems if cash flow management

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