Profitable and successful farmers tell us developing and maintaining a budget is one of seven key things that make their business effective.
Developing a budget allows you to control the direction of your business, achieve your goals, make time for the things you want to do and love, and prepare for unexpected bumps in the road.
Starting your budget
Before starting your budget (planning cash income and expenditure), know what to include in your budget, who to involve, and key dates.
Take control with these simple budget templates and guides from quick cash, annual and personal budgets, to sharemilking opportunity calculators and a balance sheet.
Cash management systems
A cash management system is a record of payments and receipts by cheque, credit card, Eftpos, cash or direct credit, entered and coded in a cashbook by you or your accountant.
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