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    WA a false google my business review

    i am a semi retired person in the computer repair business I have a great, flawless reputation with 100% 5 star reviews going back over a very long time i had someone show up at end of day on a weekend asking me to fit a battery they provided. I said ok. They did not bring a power cord because...
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    NSW Starting Online Business as Sole Trader - Risks of Personal Assets

    I am planning to start an online business selling products to customers. I have decided to operate as a "Sole Trader" for the start. In the business.gov.au website, I went through the "Key Aspects of being a Sole Trader" and came across this sentence: Has unlimited liability - all your personal...
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    NSW Business Structure for Professional Services - Sole Trader, Partnership or Corporation?

    Which one is the best business structure for professional services firms, sole trader, partnership or corporation? The traditional way is a partnership, but is it no longer viable due to unlimited liability and no separation of legal entity? What are the pros and cons of these 3 types of...
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    VIC Questions to Set Up as Sole Trader?

    A colleague has some questions. He is setting up a sole trader business cleaning windows. 1. Can his business have a name such as "sparking windows" as opposed to his name? 2. He lives in a rental property whose lease is in his partner's name. The lease states no businesses can operate from...
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    VIC Food Delivery Service as a Sole Trader - Commercial Law Regulations?

    Hi everyone. I am planning to start an online food delivery service (like UberEats) as a sole trader to deliver homemade food (sourcing from independent home-based kitchens - not us) to customers. Basically a website where: Customers: Select their food from the menu, order it to get it...
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    NT Property Settlement - Forced to Resign and Relinquish Shares?

    Hi, I am currently going through family circuit court proceedings in regards to children's matters and property settlement. My ex and I were together since 2005 and have incorporated his sole trader business to a PTY LTD in Nov 2005. I am currently still company secretary and 50% shareholder...
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    NSW Builder not paying subcontractor due property damage

    Hi everyone I'm a sole trader been working for a builder pty Ltd on a new private home as a subcontractor. I made some scratches on a glass wall while sanding stairs. Becsuse of this they didn't pay my last 2 invoices . They paid my first progress payment invoice and partly the second. They...
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    VIC Registering a Trademark in Multiple Fonts and Styles?

    Hi there, I run a very small business as a sole trader, registered under my own name, and I'm looking into trademark registration for use as a business name / brand. My question is regarding the fonts and styling protected under a single trademark registration, i.e. can a single trademark...
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    NSW Sole Trader Pitched at Client - Legal Claims?

    Hello all, I am a sole trader, often doing freelance work for businesses in the creative field. Recently one such business, whom I have freelanced for in the past, has sent me a ‘Notice of Intent’ (from their work email address) on ground of the following event: - The operator of business...
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    NSW Sole Trader - Any Legal Issues in an IT Support Business?

    Hi, I'm thinking about becoming a sole trader. I will be fixing people's computers or solving problems related to technology. I understand that I need public liability insurance in case I break something but what else do I need? If a client needs a physical part replaced, if I provide it, what...