Starting your business

Developing your idea

You have an idea. You're passionate and want to get started. 

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Getting ready to launch

You're ready to register your business to make it official.

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Setting up your accounts

You're ready to set up your business banking and start trading.

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Getting ahead

You want to build your business network and get in front of more customers.

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Running & growing your business

Managing your cash flow

You have money coming in and money going out. Keep on top of your cash flow.

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Managing your tax

You need to stay on top of your reporting and tax obligations.

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Maintaining momentum

You want your business to stay on track even when life throws up surprises.

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Stay relevant

You need to adapt and innovate to keep up with market changes.

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Financing your next move

You need to invest in your business to take it to the next level.

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Taking care of your team

You already have staff or are thinking of hiring.

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Things you should know

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.

1 You can only open an account in 10 minutes or less if you’re a new customer or existing customer who is either a sole trader or a director of a private company (Pty Ltd). Once we’ve identified you and checked your business details with ASIC successfully, you’ll see your account immediately in NetBank.

Taxation considerations are general and based on present taxation laws and may be subject to change. You should seek independent, professional tax advice before making any decision based on this information. Commonwealth Bank is also not a registered tax (financial) adviser under the Tax Agent Services Act 2009 and you should seek tax advice from a registered tax agent or a registered tax (financial) adviser if you intend to rely on this information to satisfy the liabilities or obligations or claim entitlements that arise, or could arise, under a taxation law.