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Balancing Cashflow and Profitability for Business Success

Distinguishing between cashflow and profit is crucial for managing a successful business. Both serve distinct financial purposes and understanding their differences is essential. Profit, also known as net income, is the outcome of subtracting expenses from revenue, while cashflow reflects the movement of cash in and out of a business. Positive cashflow indicates more money coming in, whereas negative cashflow indicates more money going out.

How are Sole Traders taxed in Australia?

Whether you’re just starting as a sole trader, contemplating a shift in your business structure as a company owner, or an established sole trader looking to project your tax obligations for the upcoming year, it’s crucial to gain a clear understanding of how tax rates function for sole traders in Australia.

What is Cash Flow Forecasting

Imagine your business’s finances as a vast and dynamic ocean, each wave representing the ebb and flow of your cashflow. In this analogy, cashflow forecasting becomes your navigation tool, helping you smoothly sail through the financial waters.

‘Tis the season to talk about Christmas Party Tax Rules

Have you ever wondered how to navigate the Fringe Benefits Tax when planning your business’ Christmas party? Well, fret not! We’ve got you covered with all the details on how to keep the party going without breaking the Christmas budget.

Income Averaging: Who It Applies To and How It Works

Income averaging is a tax-saving strategy introduced by the Australian Tax Office (ATO) to promote tax fairness. It is aimed at individuals who experience significant fluctuations in their earnings, and involves spreading out their taxable income over several years to find the average (i.e. the new taxable income in which they are assessed against).

How To Increase And Maintain Cashflow In Your Business

In this blog post, we’ll explore strategies to enhance your business cashflow, systemise your accounts, and make informed decisions with confidence. Let’s dive in!

Why Your Small Business Should Use Swell: A Cashflow Forecasting Tool

In the world of small business, keeping up with the latest data trends and maintaining a healthy cash flow can be quite demanding. This is where Lemonade Beach’s Cashflow Forecasting program, “Swell” steps in – a real time financial tracking and management tool that serves as your financial consultant and advisor.

Three Swell Levels to Transform Your Business: Snapper, Bells, and Mavericks

In this blog post, we delve into the three levels of our Swell Cashflow Forecasting tool: Snapper, Bells, and Mavericks. Each one is designed to address the specific needs of businesses at different phases of their journey.

Year End Payroll Tasks for Employers

As we are approaching the end of the financial year, it is important to get the records right to finalise the payroll. Here is an overview of the general year end payroll tasks that you should be working through…

Paying Dividends from Your Trading Company

It is common for owners (shareholders) of companies to want to access the profits that have accumulated over time and use these funds for their personal lifestyle. One way this can be achieved is declaring and paying dividends.