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There are a number of different taxes that can apply to your business, depending on your location and business activity.
- Capital Gains Tax (CGT)
Capital Gains Tax (CGT) is the tax that you pay on any capital gain you include on your annual income tax return.
- Excise duties
Excise duty is a tax levied on certain types of goods produced or manufactured in Australia.
- Fringe Benefits Tax
Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) is a tax payable by employers for benefits paid to an employee or the employee’s associate.
- Goods & Services Tax (GST)
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a broad-based tax of 10 per cent on the sale of most goods and services and other things in Australia.
- Income tax for business
Federal income tax is levied on the taxable income of a person or a business.
- International tax
Residents and non-residents have different tax rates, which is why you need to find out what international tax obligations apply to you.
- Land tax
Land tax is an annual state government tax payable by the owner of land.
- Land tax in your state or territory
Contact the Revenue Office in your state or territory for information on land tax.
- Pay As You Go (PAYG) withholding
Pay As You Go (PAYG) withholding is a legal requirement to withhold amounts for income tax purposes.
- Payroll tax
Pay-roll tax is a state tax on the wages paid by employers. It is calculated on the amount of wages you pay per month.
Rates are property taxes charged by local government on properties in their municipal area.
- Stamp duty
State and territory governments impose taxes on a range of paper and electronic transactions.
- Tax concessions for small business entities
Eligible small business entities can access a number of tax concessions