John Corias

John Corias is a senior partner at m.a.s accountants. He has specialised in small business accounting since 1987, including new business structuring and taxation advice, as well as new business development.

What obligations do SMEs owe employees?

Starting up and successfully running a small business can certainly be overwhelming at times and it is of the utmost importance that you get...

Cash flow is a whole of business system, not just an invoice and collect system

Remember, you may be invoicing business to business, but there are real people at the other end of the process and their emotions can and will affect how quickly you get paid.

Five tips to avoid business owners burnout

The word burnout is one that is sadly becoming increasingly prevalent in today’s society when it comes to small business owners.

Better control needed in SMB rising costs, here’s how

One of the most common issues faced by small businesses is keeping control of the businesses finances and ensuring that the business continues to be profitable.

2013 gone but not forgotten: Small business lessons

Sometimes, business has a short memory. As we already near the end of January, we’re embracing the New Year we’re renewed vigour and vitality.

Putting new life into an existing small business

For any small business owner, there comes a time when you reach a stage in the business life cycle where you feel like business has stopped moving forward and the business is just going through the motions.

Business budgets: a roadmap to success

When the Federal Treasurer handed down the budget for the nation, we were prompted to think about budgets from the perspective of small businesses.

Business growth – are you ready for the next level?

The prospect of expanding beyond a home or small office operation is something that quite often stirs at the heart of many small business owners.

3 important tax concessions for SMBs

Small businesses are the lifeblood of our economy, employing almost half of our nation’s total workforce. They deserve assistance in the battle to compete with large competitors and ecommerce stores.

How to buy an existing business

Choosing to buy an existing business can be a great opportunity to hit the ground running without the disadvantages of starting from the ground up.

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