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Why a Business One Low Plan?

Electronic and staff-assisted transactions included:

  • Unlimited electronic transactions1
  • 25 free staff-assisted and cheque transactions per month.

Complimentary invoicing tool⁵

Biz Invoice lets you create and send invoices from your mobile or desktop, helps with reconciling, and sends automatic payment reminders from Westpac Online Banking. And now eligible sole traders6 can set up BPAY® to accept credit card payments.

Benefits for your business

  • Link a Business Debit Mastercard® to your account4
  • Make and receive secure payments via PayID
  • Link an optional cheque book to your account
  • View up to 7 years of statement history
  • Lock your card temporarily in seconds if it’s lost or might be stolen5
  • Deposit, receive and access funds, and make payments through a variety of channels including in branch, online, telephone banking and debit card.

With Business One Low you also get

Receive payments near instantly

Our business bank accounts offer some of the fastest methods available for making and receiving payments. Find out more.

 

 

Connect with your accounting software

Link your account balances and transactions to your accounting software7, such as MYOB®, XEROTM and Quickbooks®.

 

 

 

Accept credit card payments

 

When linked to this account, our Biz Invoice online invoicing tool allows sole traders to set up BPAY3 . This provides their customers with the option to pay securely by credit card.

 

Westpac Protect™ Security Guarantee

If your Westpac account is compromised as a result of Internet fraud, we guarantee to repay any missing funds, providing you comply with our Online Banking Terms and Conditions.

 

Rates and fees

Fee Amount
Cheques - deposited or collected (additional deposit fee may apply) $0.60 per cheque
Withdrawal or deposit at branch $1.00
Narrated credit $1.00
Fee Amount
Electronic transactions $0
Non-Westpac/St.George/Bank of Melbourne/BankSA branded ATMs within Australia (cash withdrawals or balance enquiries). An ATM operator fee (disclosed at the time of the transaction) may be applied by the ATM owner. $0
Overseas withdrawal fee for withdrawals from other overseas ATMs. $5.00 or nil for cash withdrawals from ATMs belonging to institutions in the Global ATM Alliance.
Overseas ATM balance enquiry $0
Westpac foreign transaction fee The amount charged is dependent on the nature of the transaction, as set out below.
Fee Amount
Non-Westpac/St.George/Bank of Melbourne/BankSA branded ATMs within Australia (cash withdrawals or balance enquiries). An ATM operator fee (disclosed at the time of the transaction) may be applied by the ATM owner. $0
Business Telephone Banking 20 free enquiries per month, then fees as disclosed below.
Business Online Banking $0

Our Business One Low account does not pay interest. 

Eligibility

  • 18+ years old (applicant plus all signatories)
  • Must not be an individual using the account for predominantly personal purposes
  • Eligible entities include sole traders, partnerships, companies, associations, self-managed super funds, trusts and not-for-profit organisations
  • Operating in Australia with an Australian address.

Additional banking services you can link to your account

Business savings account

Complement your business transaction account with a Business Cash Reserve savings account. It comes with no monthly service fee and earns you variable interest on the full account balance.

Business overdraft

If your cash flow requires some help, link a Business Overdraft to your business transaction account to access additional funds.11  
 

EFTPOS machine 

Take fast, secure card transactions with a mobile EFTPOS machine or EFTPOS that integrates with your POS system. All machines come with the option of simple, flat rate pricing with no lock-in contracts. 
 

Things you should know

Business Debit Mastercard® Terms and Conditions (PDF 451KB)


Before making a decision about any of our products or services, please read all the terms and conditions. Fees and charges apply and may change.


Find out what information you need to provide to become a Westpac customer.
 
^Account opening criteria applies.

 

1.Fees may be incurred for certain electronic transactions such as foreign transactions and withdrawals from some overseas ATMs. Customers must be able to meet any applicable fees and charges. For a complete view of fees, please refer to our Terms and Conditions (PDF 693KB).

 

2.To be eligible for Biz Invoice you must be registered for Online Banking and hold a Westpac Business One Low Plan or Business One High Plan or Foreign Currency Account (excluding the Chinese Yuan RMB foreign currency account).  Terms and conditions, fees and charges apply in relation to the above accounts. Read the disclosure documents for your selected product or service, including the Terms and Conditions or Product Disclosure Statement for  Westpac's Online Banking facilityBusiness transaction accounts and  Foreign currency account (PDF 291KB), before deciding.
 
3.To be eligible to set up BPAY with Biz Invoice you must be registered for Online Banking and be a Sole Trader who is the sole owner of the Westpac Business One Low Plan or Business One High Plan account to which Biz Invoice is linked. Each BPAY transaction will incur a transaction fee. Read the disclosure documents for your selected product or service, including the  Biz Invoice BPAY Sub-Biller Agreement Terms and Conditions (PDF 248KB) and  Direct Debit Request including the Direct Debit Request Service Agreement (PDF 36KB), before deciding. Terms, conditions, fees, charges and eligibility apply. Full details are available on application and subject to approval.
4.Business Debit Mastercard® holders need to be at least 18 years of age, and other eligibility criteria apply.

5.
Card Lock will temporarily stop new transactions on your card for up to 15 days or until reactivated. The card will reactivate after 15 days if you do not cancel the card. Cards to which a temporary lock can be applied will be listed when you sign in to Mobile Banking or Online Banking and visit Lock a card temporarily under Cards services.
 
6.Fast or near real-time payments are sent and received using Osko by BPAY and can be addressed to either a PayID or a BSB and account number. Near real-time payments require both the payer and payee to have Osko enabled accounts. Payments may take longer in some instances, such as where there is a technical interruption to the service, there is a payment to a first time payee or when the payment is caught for additional security screening. BPAY® and Osko® are registered trademarks of BPAY Pty Ltd ABN 69 079 137 518.
 
7.Read the  Westpac Online Banking Terms and Conditions (PDF 503KB) before making a decision. Not all accounts are eligible to be included in a feed. These can include loan accounts and accounts requiring multiple authorisations for transactions. Bank Feed must be set up with Third Party Service Provider before it can be connected in Westpac Live. If your Third Party Service Provider does not appear in the drop down menu in Westpac Live, you may need to check that your provider is registered with Westpac. Should there be any changes in your user access or network access levels, you may need to disconnect your Bank Feed(s) as any access changes will not impact bank feeds.  The products and services offered by these Third Party Service Providers may be subject to terms and conditions and fees and charges.  Westpac does not guarantee or endorse the services or products offered by these Third Party Service Providers.

8.Customers must be able to meet any applicable fees and charges.

9. A deposit to an account with two cheques will count as three transactions, one for the deposit (depending on the channel used) and one for each cheque lodged because each item requires individual processing.
 
10.Narrated credits are branch transactions using a serial number encoded deposit slip designed to allow you to identify the deposit from the serial number used.

11.Westpac’s normal lending criteria applies. Fees and charges apply and are available on request.
 

Overseas ATM cash withdrawal surcharges: Some overseas banks may also apply a surcharge to withdrawals from their ATMs. This should be drawn to your attention before you proceed with your transaction. This surcharge amount will be added to your withdrawal amount, converted to Australian dollars and debited to your account as one transaction.  Details of how to access your accounts via an ATM whilst overseas, and of the participating institutions in the Global ATM Alliance, are available in the 'A banking guide for overseas travel' brochure.  Visit your local branch, call Business Telephone Banking for further details or sign in to www.westpac.com.au/business.


Foreign transaction fee: This fee will be incorporated into the $AUD transaction amount shown on your statement.  The fee charged will either be:
(a) 3% of the $AUD transaction amount where a transaction is made in foreign currency and the merchant or financial institution accepting the card is located outside of Australia (comprising of 2% Westpac Processing Fee plus 1% Westpac On-Charged Scheme Fee);
(b) 2.2% of the $AUD transaction amount where a transaction is made in foreign currency or the merchant or financial institution accepting the card is located in Australia (comprising of 2% Westpac Processing Fee plus a Westpac On-Charged Scheme Fee of 0.2%).


Business Telephone Banking enquiries - Low or High: Account enquiries include balance enquiries and obtaining the details of a deposit or withdrawal.  20 free enquiries per month, then:  $0.25 for self service and $0.65 for staff assisted (does not apply if the minimum monthly balance in the account is greater than $5,000 or a minimum $5,000 overdraft exists). An account balance enquiry received immediately after, and as part of, a withdrawal transaction is exempt from fees and does not count towards the monthly number of free transactions.


World Mastercard®, Mastercard® and the Mastercard brand mark are registered trademarks of, and PayPassTM is a trademark of, Mastercard International Incorporated.


BPAY® and Osko® are registered trademarks of BPAY Pty Ltd ABN 69 079 137 518.