Archive for May, 2018

How Should I Choose a Business Broker in Melbourne?

Not all business brokers are created equally. You really need someone looking out for you, whether you’re buying or selling a business. You need someone trustworthy, experienced and knowledgeable. What’s the best way to sort the wheat from the chaff? First, speak to the broker and gauge how you feel. Do you feel at … Read more »

Business Brokers Save Buyers Time, Money and Stress

Buying a business directly from a vendor isn’t a great idea. Buying through a broker will save you time, money and stress. A good business broker has helped people buy and sell businesses time and again, and will have seen all the patterns, trends and tricks. They can help you consider clauses for your Offer that will help protect your interests (or what to ask your solicitor, if you have … Read more »

Budget 2018-19 is Good News for Small Business

On Tuesday night Treasurer Scott Morrison delivered the 2018-2019 Federal Budget to the Australian Parliament. It’s good news for small businesses. The government proposes to extend the $20,000 instant asset write-off scheme from 1 July this year to June 30 2019. The scheme allows small businesses to immediately write off assets costing less than $20,000, rather than making deductions over several years.

Other initiatives were welcomed by the small business community, … Read more »

Small Business Wins Big in Victorian Budget 2018/19

Victorian businesses warmly welcomed the Victorian Government budget 2018/2019, delivered by the Treasurer Tim Pallas earlier this week. New measures adding up to about $500 million are expected to boost Victorian businesses. These measures include strategies for assisting business to access new markets, grow operations and reduce red tape. Lower tax rates for small businesses were also announced. From 1 July 2018 the pay-roll tax free threshold will rise again … Read more »