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Accounting, budgets and cash flows

Setting up and managing your accounts

Having a good accounting system in place can help you organise and keep track of your business activities. Use these tips to learn more about accounting and what you need to consider when setting up systems for your business.

GET ADVICE ABOUT SETTING UP AND MAINTAINING GOOD ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS

Working with a business adviser can help solve business problems and connect you to funding.

SEARCH FOR A BUSINESS ADVISER IN YOUR AREA

The ATO website has a guide to record keeping which is designed to help you understand the record-keeping requirements for businesses to meet your tax, superannuation and employer obligations.

SEE THE ATO'S GUIDE TO RECORD KEEPING

New to Business Essentials can be found on business.gov.au and it provides information, tools and resources to small businesses on a variety of topics. 

GO TO NEW BUSINESS ESSENTIALS

Creating a budget or cash flow statement

Planning ahead is a great way to minimise stress and avoid problems down the track.

Creating a budget for your business can help you to plan where you need to direct your money and where it’s needed most.

FOLLOW THESE TIPS TO CREATE A BUSINESS BUDGET

As a small business owner, managing your cash flow is vital. A cash flow statement can help you understand where your money is coming from and where it is going.

FIND TIPS AND A TEMPLATE FOR DEVELOPING A CASH FLOW STATEMENT