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Tax Resources

Taking the mystery out of tax for freelancers, contractors and the sole traders.

Australian Self-Employed Tax Calculator


Most sole traders find it hard to work out exactly how much tax they’ll need to pay. Most tax calculators are set up for permanent employees...

The sole trader's guide to tax deductions


“I think I should pay more taxes,” said no sole trader ever. If you’re self-employed and/or running your own business, you know how hard it...

What is GST, and how does it work?


Goods and Services Tax (GST) is an additional tax that is charged on most goods and services in Australia. When you buy and sell goods, you...

How to register as an ABN Sole Trader


Setting yourself up as a sole trader is not a complex task and usually doesn’t cost you anything - unless you use a third party. The first s...

[Infographic] Expenses tradies should be claiming


Here is a list of common expenses tradies can raise as part of their day-to-day business activity. While this list doesn’t have everything y...

Navigating the End of the Financial Year


For most, the end of the financial year can be a stressful and confusing time. There are deadlines to keep track of, expenses and receipts t...

[Quiz] Should you register as a company or a sole trader?


Many sole traders think that they have to register a Pty Limited company in order to trade. This is a common misconception. In fact, there...

Tax rates for sole traders


Whether you work for an employer or work for yourself as a contractor, freelancer, or self-employed tradie, taxes are unfortunately a fact o...

Sole trader tax tips for the new financial year


According to our latest research, Australian sole traders spend an average of 7 hours a week and $400 a month managing their tax and financi...

The NDIS support worker's guide to tax deductions


In a perfect world, claiming tax deductions would be simple, straightforward, and intuitive. Unfortunately, we live in the real world, where...

What is a BAS - and how do sole traders lodge it?


When starting out as a sole trader there are a lot of things you need to consider: how to promote your business, how to price your services,...