This article by Nina Hendy of The Age on 27th November is important for all Business Owners to think about. The risk of not paying yourself an appropriate salary is that you dip into the "Business Till" (or not) and don't get a realistic view on how the business is travelling. Further, if you are not paying your self a salary, you also probably won't be contributing to your Super fund (if you have one). If this is true, you need to ask yourself why am I in my business?