New Business Setup

Setting up your own business can be an exciting time.  Before you start, save yourself time and money by being aware of what’s involved in running a business.

Investing time into proper planning is key to turning your dreams into reality.  Operating a small business is not just about working for yourself or working from home, it’s also about having the necessary management skills, industry expertise, technical skills, finance and or course a long-term vision to grow and succeed.

Here at Roz Lahey Accounting we’ve got the low-down on all you need to get started in establishing a small business.  After all, a great idea isn’t all it takes.  It needs careful planning, research and execution.  It is vital you get the basics right before you start.

From discussions in relation to the correct structure, your GST registration, business name registration, to business plans, we can help with it all.

Fundamental questions before starting a business:

  • Is your business idea viable?
  • Is there a market for the product/service?
  • What is that market?
  • Who are your competitors?
  • Do you have the financial capacity to get the business up and running?

These questions will be answered once you begin to research the market into which you wish to enter and when you set about establishing a business plan.

What we offer:

  • Australian Business Number (ABN) and Tax File Number (TFN) applications
  • Office of Fair Trading business name registration
  • Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) compliance and registered office
  • business plans, budgeting and forecasting
  • growth, development and results
  • business succession planning
  • asset protection
  • tax planning and advice.

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What They Say

John Kirkpatrick
Director, Quality Air
"I have been working with Roz for nearly 30 years since she was doing her training with her original employer and have found her to be of high integrity and very helpful on all my matters of taxation."
Anthony & Tracey Best
Mister Minit, Forest Lake
"We have always found Roz and her staff to be professional, friendly and knowledgeable. Our requirements have always been met in a fast and professional manner."
Don Jordin
Managing Director, EHS Landscaping, Browns Plains
"EHS Landscaping has been a client of RLA for the past 15 years. During this time we have always found them to be extremely professional and helpful in all of their dealings with our company."
Garry MacFarlane
Barbeques & More, Browns Plains
"I would not hesitate to recommending the services of RLA to anyone looking for highly professional bookkeeping, financial services and BAS advice."
Frank & Leanne Skalski
ANZ Mobile Lending, Upper Mount Gravatt
"We have used RLA for a period of ten years. We have come to rely on Roz’s advice and have found her very thorough and efficient in all her dealings with us. We have no hesitation in referring her to our family, friends, colleagues and our own customer base."

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