Small Business Resources

From start-up to success, we’ve got all the information you need to run and grow your business.

The reasons that anyone starts a small business are varied. It might be the appeal of setting our own hours, the desire to make your own decisions or the chance to build your own dream instead of someone else’s. The reality of owning and running a small business is anything but easy. With that in mind we’ve created a small business resource hub with guides, blogs and checklists to help your business flourish.

Resilience Hub

Things have been tougher than usual for Australian businesses recently – from drought, to fire, and a global pandemicWe measured resilience in small business owners & got their insights and advice for bouncing back after adversity.

The latest resources to help you run your business

7 step guide on how to start a business in Australia. Read more >

Small business financing: 4 ways to inject cash. Read more > 

Understand the 4 business structures. Read more >

What is an invoice? Key features, samples and tipsRead more > 

Single Touch Payroll – Are you ready? Read more >

How and when to lodge a small business tax return. Read more >

4 budgeting tips for small business. Read more >

Top accounting terms you need to know.  Read more >

5 tips for writing a business plan.

COVID-19 Hub

The COVID-19 pandemic has made running a business more challenging than it‘s ever been. At Reckon we’re here to help with information, tips and resources to help you manage your small business during the crisis and into the recovery phase.

Accounting 101 Guide


From business structure to tax returns and accounting equations, solid accounting is the foundation of a thriving business. Download this guide to learn the fundamentals of small business accounting and set your business up for success.

Free invoice template


For those just starting out that might not need a full software package just yet, try our free customisable tax invoice & invoice templates for small business. The documents are fully editable and contain all the legal requirements of an invoice to help you get paid faster. Simply add your business name and a few other details and you’re ready to go!

Business plan template


A good business plan can help validate your business idea, give you direction and help you to achieve your goals. We’ve developed an editable business plan template to guide you through creating your first business plan.

Check out our other small business resources

From Single Touch payroll to budget marketing hacks, we’ve got you covered.

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Single Touch Payroll

Key dates, FAQs and more info on how to prepare your business for STP.

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Cloud computing

The case for the cloud. 5 reasons your business should make the switch.

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End of financial year

A step-by-step tax checklist to help you stay in control of your tax obligations.

Download checklist >

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Marketing on a budget

5 simple hacks for marketing your business on a shoestring budget.

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Advice I gave my 20 year old self

Reckon CEO, Sam Allert discusses his career journey from reception to CEO.

If you don’t build your dream, someone will hire you to help build theirs.

Tony Gaskins

Author & Business Owner

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