Many people dream of achieving independence by starting their own business. The allure of being your own boss, pursuing your passions, and creating something meaningful is a powerful motivator.

At Investax, we are passionate about helping startup businesses thrive. We understand that starting a new venture can be both exciting and overwhelming. That’s why we offer comprehensive support tailored specifically to the needs of new business owners.

We provide comprehensive support tailored specifically to the needs of startup businesses.

STEP Listen and understand

We take the time to listen to your ideas and understand your vision for the business, ensuring we lay a strong foundation based on your goals.

STEP Business structure guidance

Our experienced team guides you in choosing the right business structure, whether it’s a company, trust, or partnership. We provide valuable insights on legal compliance, tax efficiency, and operational flexibility, considering factors like tax benefits, income distribution flexibility, and your exit strategy.

STEP Strategic advice for long-term growth

We offer structured advice that goes beyond creating a safe environment for your business to flourish. Our guidance is aimed at optimising your financial outcomes and positioning your business for sustainable growth.

STEP Personalized approach

We recognise that every startup is unique, and at Investax, we take a personalised approach to address your specific needs. Our goal is to empower you with the knowledge and tools necessary to successfully navigate the challenges of starting a new business. Additionally, if your startup is eligible, we will assist you in organising government grants, ensuring you can take advantage of available funding opportunities to fuel your business growth.

STEP Exit Strategy

When it comes to planning an exit strategy for your startup business, Investax takes into account multiple factors, including transferring the business to the next generation, selling it to a third party, and the potential capital gain outcomes for different types of sales. Our experienced team will work closely with you to develop a customised exit strategy that aligns with your goals and objectives.

STEP Trusted partner

With our support, you can focus on bringing your ideas to life, knowing that you have a trusted partner by your side, providing guidance and expertise every step of the way.

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Frequent Asked Questions
Got questions? Well, we’ve got answers.
What is the first step to start a business in Australia?

The first step is to choose a suitable business structure, such as a sole trader, partnership, company, or trust. Register your business name and obtain any required licenses or permits.

Do I need a business bank account for my start-up?

Yes, it’s advisable to have a separate business bank account for financial transparency and to manage business transactions effectively.

Is it important to register a trademark?

Registering a trademark provides legal protection and exclusive rights to use that mark for your goods or services. It helps prevent others from using a similar mark, which can protect your brand identity and reputation.

How can I protect my start-up’s intellectual property (IP)?

Protect IP through trademarks, patents, copyrights, and confidentiality agreements. Consult an IP lawyer for advice.

Do I need an Australian Business Number (ABN) for my start-up?

Yes, most businesses in Australia require an ABN. It simplifies tax and business dealings. You can apply for an ABN online through the Australian Business Register (ABR) website.

What taxes do I need to consider for my start-up?

Start-ups need to consider taxes like Goods and Services Tax (GST), income tax, and payroll tax. GST is usually compulsory for businesses earning over $75,000 per year.

Do I need a business plan for my start-up?

While not mandatory, a business plan is highly recommended. It helps outline your business strategy, market analysis, financial projections, and goals.

Are there government grants or incentives for start-ups in Australia?

Yes, there are grants and incentives for start-ups, including the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Incentive, Export Market Development Grants (EMDG), and the Entrepreneurs’ Program.

How can I fund my start-up in Australia?

Funding options include personal savings, loans, grants, venture capital, angel investors, crowdfunding, and government programs like the Entrepreneurs’ Program.

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