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About the Business Cost Calculator
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About cost categories
About compliance cost constraints
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Export a report
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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
Business Cost Calculator present value report
Business Cost Calculator detailed report
Business Cost Calculator cost category report
Business Cost Calculator supporting evidence report
Frequently asked questions
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Enter the Calculate costs tab
Your feedback
What's a regulation
Compliance costs
What's a BCC report
What's a Regulation Impact Statement (RIS)

Helpful websites

This section contains links to other helpful websites that'll help you gather the information you need for filling out sections of the Business Cost Calculator.

Australian Bureau of Statistics earnings & hours
Find information on employee earnings and hours from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Australian Bureau of Statistics counts of businesses
Find information on counts of businesses included in the Australian Bureau of Statistics Business Register (ABSBR).

Australian Taxation Office
Find information on compliance costs and more from the Australian Taxation Office, especially information on 'Response to Regulation Impact Statements (RISs) and Compliance Costs'.

Business Licence Information System
Find compliance information on a variety of licences, registrations and codes of practice. Get details on a variety of issues from registration of a business name to permits for keeping beehives.

The Business Licence Information System also gives you online access to the Office of Fair Trading's databases for NSW and Commonwealth business licences.

Workplace Authority
Find out about wages and employment conditions in Australia. Get details on federal awards and agreements.
Find out payroll tax requirements for each State / Territory. Payroll tax information is also available from the relevant State / Territory government revenue office website.

Important!! These links are external to the Business Cost Calculator. They'll help you find the information you need to include.

We don't take any responsibility for updating the links. We don't have direct control over the content these websites provide or any changes to information they make.

It's your responsibility to check the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information they provide.

Just because we link to a website, doesn't mean we endorse it, the material it provides or any third-party products or services it contains. You also need to be aware of the organisation hosting the website you visit.