In today’s digital age, having a strong online presence is crucial for businesses across all industries. As a tradie, you might wonder if you can elevate your trade business by investing in a professionally designed website. Is it worth the time, effort, and resources? The answer is a resounding “Yes!” In this blog post, we’ll delve into the key reasons why tradies like yourself can greatly benefit from a professionally designed website. Let’s explore the exciting possibilities awaiting your trade business in the digital realm!Read More
What do you love about your job as a tradie? Meeting clients? Seeing a job come together? Marvelling at the difference between a tired-looking home and a fantastic repaint? One thing is for sure, few tradies would list admin work and bookkeeping amongst their favourite tasks.
The good news is – we’ve got you. At Everest Business Solutions, we specialise in helping tradies like you and other small businesses make sense of the numbers.
You’re good at what you do. You have a full order book for the next few months, and most of your business comes from word-of-mouth recommendations. But once every month, instead of packing your tools into your ute and setting off for the day, you’re stuck at your kitchen table sorting your books. Or worse, you’ve had a long day already, and rather than spending the evening with your family, you’re catching up on admin.
Owning a business is not for the faint-hearted. It’s hard work. If it were easy, everyone would be doing it! But you had a vision, a dream, and you put everything on the line to achieve it, and you did it! You’re awesome!
But, not every business owner is business-minded, and that’s okay. There are the creative types, the makers and the creators. They don’t work the usual 9-5, and they certainly don’t enjoy the compliance aspect of owning a business. They just want to do what they do, make a living and enjoy life. Who doesn’t? But, what about the bookkeeping?
GST, or General Sales Tax, is a goods a services tax that is levied on most goods and services sold for domestic consumption. The tax is absorbed into the final price of a product or service and paid to the government at the end of the financial year by the business selling the goods or service. It’s a term you will have heard often, although it’s not something consumers actively need to consider due to the tax included in sale prices, making it easily forgotten.