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Buying a business or franchise checklist

When you buy a stand-alone business or franchise, it’s essential to carry out your own checks to verify that the previous owner or franchisor has a solid underlying business system.

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New hire checklist

This includes creating a job description, interviewing and selecting candidates, making a job offer, administration tasks and induction.

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Employee obligation checklist

From payslips to payroll tax, there are a lot of matters you have to cover if you're running a business.

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Business start-up checklist

This covers structuring and registering your business, organising your finances and other set-up tasks.

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Important information


As this advice has been prepared without considering your objectives, financial situation or needs, you should, before acting on the advice, consider its appropriateness to your circumstances. All products mentioned on this web page are issued by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia; view our Financial Services Guide (PDF 59kb)

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