Compliance for small business - Small business-knowing your legal requirements-business names

If you operate a small business using a business name, you have certain legal obligations. Some common ones are listed below:

See also Cancelling a business name.

If your small business operates as a company see Knowing your legal requirements - companies.

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Knowing your legal requirements - companies

What books and records should my company keep?

Directors and financial reporting

Companies that must lodge financial reports with ASIC

Keeping your company details up to date

Changing a company type

Changing a company name

Ensuring your company is solvent

Annual statements and late fees

How to lodge documents and avoid late fees

Waiving a late lodgement fee

Illegal phoenix activity

Your obligation as a company director

More about small business

Small business home

Starting a small business

Compliance for small business

Closing a small business

Resources

Levelling the playing field for small business

Levelling Playing Field 

ASIC, the ATO, Fair Work Ombudsman, ACCC,  and the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman discuss what they are doing to help small businesses compete on a level playing field.

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Last updated: 23/03/2016 03:13