Support for Businesses - Australian Tax Office (ATO)

ATO offer a range of tools and services to help make it easier for you to get your tax and super right. It's part of our commitment to improving your tax and super experience. 

Supported by Northern Beaches Council, the ATO are running a series of free face-to-face workshops that are specifically designed for small business with small group sizes which give you the opportunity to ask questions from a highly experienced ATO member of staff.

See our Business Events Page for upcoming dates and to register.

You can also look at the Australian Tax Office Website to find a range of online tools, webinars and learning resources 


Workshop topics include:

Tax Essentials for Small Businesses

Learn about business structures, tax registrations, deductions, reporting and record keeping requirements for small business.

This 2 hour introductory workshop is designed those who are new to business or who are thinking of starting a small business. You will learn about business structures, tax registrations, reporting requirements, record keeping principles and where to go for help and information when you need it.


Record Keeping for Small Business (GST Registered)

Gain hands-on experience of recording money in and out of your business. Learn how to calculate and record GST as well as time-saving tips

This 2 hour introductory workshop is for small businesses who want to learn how to keep records to claim all entitled deductions who are registered for GST or who are thinking of registering for GST. 


Employer Essentials for Small Business

Understand your tax and super obligations as an employer. 

Do you have employees, or are you thinking of employing workers? In this free 1.5hr workshop you will learn about what to do when you hire workers, pay as you go (PAYG), how to report fringe benefits, superannuation reporting and taxable payments.


Single Touch Payroll: Introduction

Understand how your payroll tax and super reporting obligations as an employer will be streamlined using Single Touch Payroll.

Are you a small business employer with less than 20 employees? Join us for this 90 minute overview session. Find out more about the options and concessions available to small business employers to report payments such as salaries, wages, tax withheld and superannuation each time you pay your workers.


Go to our Business Events page for more details and to register