End of financial year for business
End of financial year in Australia is almost here and Vista is here to help you and your business succeed. If your business is running an end of financial year sale or event, we’ve got a selection of marketing to get you prepped – from promotional posters and flyers to stickers and tags that showcase your discounts. It’s also a good time of year to stock up on tax-deductible essentials that you use for your business every day – like business cards, menus and postcards. You’ll be ready for the year ahead and maximise your tax return.
Frequently Asked Questions
The end of the financial year marks the close of the fiscal year. It’s an important time of year for small businesses as they take stock of their financials and submit a tax return.
The Australian financial year starts on July 1 and ends the next year on June 30.
While the official end of the financial year is June 30, a lot of businesses will run promotions or sales in the lead-up to this date to move last season's stock or inventory. Even if you don't need to run a stocktake or clearance sale, a lot of businesses will capitalise on this busy time of year and participate in other promotional activities to attract customers.
VistaPrint also offers end of financial year deals, which you can out here.
Tax time can be stressful for small businesses. And aside from preparing your business for a busy season of sales, you’ll need to take stock of your financials and submit a tax return.
Here's a quick end of financial year checklist for small business:
- Prepare your financial records - In addition to lodging your tax return, your business might need to complete other tasks like a profit and loss statement or a stocktake.
- Find out what deductions are available - You can claim most of your business expenses as a tax deduction if they have contributed to your earnings. Here's a guide to what you can and can't claim.
- Review your performance and plan for the year ahead - This is the perfect time to assess your businesses performance over the past year and set your strategy for the new financial year ahead. It’s a good idea to review your budget and outcomes and your marketing plan frequently so you can adapt to changes quickly.