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About the Business Cost Calculator
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About cost categories
About compliance cost constraints
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Add an overview
Set up compliance cost constraints
Calculate costs
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What to include
What next
Set up compliance cost constraints form
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Create an option
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Create a task
See an option
Delete an option
Copy an option
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Create a task
See an option
Reorder an option
Delete an option
Copy an option
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Create an activity costing
See an option or a task
Reorder an option
Reorder a task
Delete an option or task
Copy an option or task
Show and hide tasks
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See an option, task or activity costing
Reorder an option
Reorder a task
Reorder an activity costing
Delete an option, task or activity costing
Copy an option, task or activity costing
Show costings for years
Show and hide tasks
Show and hide activities in list
Form 1 - create an option
Form 2 - create a task
Form 3 - create activity costing
See cost summary
See calculation formula
Wage calculator
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Business Cost Calculator report
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Business Cost Calculator detailed report
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Your feedback
What's a regulation
Compliance costs
What's a BCC report
What's a Regulation Impact Statement (RIS)

What to include

Department / Agency

This is your department or agency name. Include your full department / agency name. Do not use abbreviations.

Wrong: DBCDE
Right: Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy

Proposal name

This is the name you give to your proposal. Make it as clear as possible. This means, if you've created a number of different proposals, you can tell the difference between one and another by the names.

Problem being addressed

This is the problem you want to solve with the proposal you're creating.

You can cut and paste the info from another document, for example, a Microsoft Word document.

Note: When pasting text into the Business Cost Calculator, you will lose any formatting, such as bold or bullet points.

What regulation is already in place?

This is any regulation or policy the government has already put in place or has talked about publicly - they've announced an initiative related to the problem you're trying to solve.

What are the objectives?

These are the objectives of your proposal. It must focus on solving the problem you've already provided.

You can cut and paste the info from another document, for example, a Microsoft Word document.

Note: When pasting text into the Business Cost Calculator, you will lose any formatting, such as bold or bullet points.

Why is government action needed?

Why do you think the government needs to take action to solve the problem? Enter this into the field.

You can cut and paste the info from another document, for example, a Microsoft Word document.

Note: When pasting text into the Business Cost Calculator, you will lose any formatting, such as bold or bullet points.

Feedback / comments from consultation

This is where you enter info that backs up your proposal. It could be from feedback you've received about the issue, or comments made.

You can cut and paste the info from another document, for example, a Microsoft Word document.

Note: When pasting text into the Business Cost Calculator, you will lose any formatting, such as bold or bullet points.

Reference number

This is the reference number for the proposal.