Tax is the focus of our inaugural Best of the Net blog. We know how busy SMEs are so each week we will be rounding up the best articles and online resources for you.

This week we tackle tax which traditionally can be a headache when you are trying to run a business but this year is different. We have been treated with the Small Business Package which includes a generous tax break providing a much-needed boost for SMEs.

Our first round-up will help you reclaim some of your hard-earned money and to stay out of trouble with the tax office.

Twenty ways to maximise your tax savings

SMEs should take advantage of the recent tax break with this comprehensive list of tips from accountants and ATO experts.

Don’t miss a deadline with a July checklist for employers

Designed specifically for SMEs, this ATO site features a five-minute video on how to log your tax claims online from home.

Top seven things SMEs need to do at tax time
From going on a last-minute shopping spree to finding the right accountant, here are seven things you must do.

Avoid an audit when claiming your tax returns

This article reveals why the ATO scrutinised 350,000 of 12 million tax return claims and how to keep your business out of trouble.

Real SMEs getting a big fat tax refund

Do what this guy did to get the biggest tax savings. This article describes what small business owners are actually doing.