Resources

ABN Lookup – the Australian Business Registry public search facility to check ABN’s

http://abr.business.gov.au/

 

ASIC national names index – ASIC’s search facility to check the registration and availability of company and business names

http://asic.gov.au/online-services/search-asics-registers/business-names/

 

Australian Securities & Investments Commission – Australia’s corporate and business services regulator

http://asic.gov.au/

 

Australian Stock Exchange – information on listed companies, their current prices, dividends and other public information

http://www.asx.com.au/

 

Australian Taxation Office – information on income tax and GST law, publications and processes

https://www.ato.gov.au/

 

Australian Taxation Office  - fuel tax credit calculator

https://www.ato.gov.au/Business/Fuel-schemes/Fuel-tax-credits---business/Rates---business/

 

Aust Tax Office – small business benchmarking

https://www.ato.gov.au/business/small-business-benchmarks/

 

Centrelink (Department of Human Services) – pension and allowances for families, carers and job seekers

https://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/dhs/centrelink

 

Share registries – managing your share portfolio

Advanced Share Registry - https://www.advancedshare.com.au/

Boardroom - http://www.boardroomlimited.com/sg/en/index.php

Computershare - https://www.computershare.com/au

Link Market Services  https://www.linkmarketservices.com.au/corporate/home.html

 

State Revenue Office – the Victorian authority responsible for payroll tax, stamp duty and other state taxes

http://www.sro.vic.gov.au/

 

Other interesting places …

Business plan templates - http://www.mplans.com/sample-marketing-plans.php#.WXmc3st--Ul

Foreign exchange rates - https://www.oanda.com/fx-for-business/historical-rates

MYOB accounting software - https://www.myob.com/au

Redbook car values - http://www.redbook.com.au/

Xero accounting software - www.xero.com/au/why-xero/benefits/online-accounting/