Government forms, payments and applications all in one convenient location

Businesses regularly deal with government, whether it be paying their rates, applying for permits or licences, or registering for an Australian Business Number (ABN). Although many of these government transactions are now available online, they can often be difficult to find. With the Business Entry Point Transaction Manager, small business can more easily find, manage and complete the transactions they regularly carry out with government. Transaction Manager is an interactive web based tool available at www.business.gov.au.

The system currently offers users access to over 2,200 transactions from a range of Local, State and Federal Government agencies. Approximately 400 of these transactions are administered by local Councils and include rate payments, building applications, and licences and permits. New business related transactions are continually being sought and added to the system.

Transaction Manager aims to assist small business and improve access to government transactions by making as many Federal, State and Local business-to-government transactions available through the one web site. For local Councils, it provides an additional delivery channel for their online services whilst providing their local businesses with the convenience of interacting with the three levels of government from the one location.

The system provides a range of value added services for users. They can search for and complete individual transactions or save them to groups, store their personal or business details in profiles to automatically pre-fill online forms as well as keep records of completed transactions through the systemís Online History. Transaction Manager is free of charge to both users and participating agencies.

Having your Councilís transactions accessible through Transaction Manager is a relatively simple process. Councils retain responsibility for hosting and publishing their transactions Ė Transaction Manager simply provides a discovery mechanism and management tool.

To make your Local Government transactions available through Transaction Manager contact Andrea Benton on (02) 6276 1346 or visit https://transactions.business.gov.au.