Starting your consulting business
- Visit the Entrepreneurship Centre at 111 Lisgar Street <www.entrepreneurship.com>
- Get an accountant.
- *Don't* incorporate unless there is a good reason to incorporate
- Register a business number and GST number at the start. You don't
have to pay GST until you earn over $30,000, but most government departments
won't deal with you unless you have a GST number.
- A sole proprietor does not need to register a business name - you
can do business under your own name. A bank account under a business
name has rules and costs that you don't have to deal with using a personal
Thanks to a discussion in Digital