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Small business

Start-ups - where do I start?

Every successful business begins with a simple thought, an inventive idea or identifying a niche in the market which grows into a viable and commercial operation. For those looking to start their own business, it can seem a daunting task with a seemingly endless web of information available. However, seeking appropriate professional advice and assistance early on will simplify the process and allow you to focus on turning your idea into a reality. Two critical issues to consider during the early stages when launching your start-up business will be what entity or structure the business will operate, and how to fund the business through each stage of its lifecycle. These two considerations will form part of your business plan and the pitch to potential investors.  

Transfer duty exemption for Queensland small business restructures

Small business owners in Queensland who restructure their business on or after 7 September 2020 may be eligible for full or partial duty exemption on the transfer.

Small Business: Getting Back to Business

In March 2019 the Minister for Employment and Small Business, Shannon Fentiman MP released a media statement declaring that small business contributed $113 billion to the Queensland economy and employed 44% of the private sector workforce.