Whoah! Firstly, I wasn't offended. My post wasn't even directed at you. I was merely responding. There wasn't even a hint of a suggestion that you were evading tax. That is definitely an assumption of your own.However, if she is starting as a sole trader, all she needs is an ABN to get started. Anything else, while good, is not strictly necessary. Even getting an ABN can be done after a business has commenced - the ABN questionaire asks if the business has already started trading, & it is one of the qualifying factors.
Sorry if my original post offended you - I merely highlighted our different approaches, both of which are legal and valid.
You don't need an ABN as a sole trader. It depends on how you run your business. But yes, there are other things that are lawfully required if you are carrying on an enterprise and I have pointed that out.
And if you are, say, working with hazardous materials in your cleaning then you do need a licence.
Public liability get it!!!! We've used ours already Thanks to someone claiming we damaged their floors ( as if!! ) but it's handy to have.
i agree with all stated above. Good luck with your new adventure!
i actually just started a facebook group to help mummies out by getting support & advice from other mummies, you can check it out at
Wish you all the best!
Not able to check it out as it states that it is a "Closed Group".i actually just started a facebook group to help mummies out by getting support & advice from other mummies, you can check it out at
If you open it to the public I'd be happy to have a look
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