Our focus is working with small to medium sized businesses to look after the mandatory compliance requirements and add value through improving business performance.
With a comprehensive network of legal, finance and other specialists to call on when we identify your particular needs, you can rest assured you will be armed with all the right knowledge to make an informed decision.
Tax Advice & Compliance
Tax is part of our lives and affects us all in individual ways. The Australian tax system is complex and every changing, hence the need for an effective tax strategy and to ensure your lodgements are up to date and are done properly in compliance with the ATO regulations.
We will provide you with timely, accurate and efficiently completed financial statements, income tax returns, BAS, FBT etc – so your focus isn’t detracted from running your business.
We agree with you on a fixed annual price, with the option of paying in monthly instalments to ease your cash squeeze.
Accounting & Business Advisory Services
We provide business owners with holistic commercial advice & solutions, tailored to your unique business needs.
We will work with you through the life cycles of your business to add value by improving business performance.
Starting Your Business
Whether you’re a start-up or buying an existing business the list of things to tick off can be daunting – registrations, regulations, employer responsibilities, tax obligations, bookkeeping, IT and on it goes. We will work with you through this exciting time to ensure your business gets off to a flying start.
Before starting your business it is important to consider the most appropriate legal structure from which to operate. We will explain to you the different structures and help you decide which will best suit your needs.
We can advise you on the most appropriate software solution for your record keeping needs, including online (“in the cloud”) offerings. To avoid costly wrong decisions it is essential you make an informed decision that is right for you from the outset.
Growing Your Business
To make the right decisions business owners need timely and reliable reports that they can understand. We can provide you with tailored reports that can help you analyse trends and identify problems in your business.
But figures alone will not guarantee right decisions, they need sound analysis before plans are implemented and changes put in motion. By working with us we will assist in your understanding of what your figures are saying and what actions you might take to improve your profit and/or cash flow.
And of course annual budgets and cash flow forecasts are a necessary part of any business.
Succession Planning and/or Selling Your Business
Do you know what you want to happen to your business when you retire?
You might exit your business voluntarily through sale or retirement, but also through unexpected, unplanned events, like death, illness, family disputes.
Succession planning is important for you to consider, as it will set out what you want to achieve for your business/family/wealth/self and ensure a strategy is developed to minimise tax and that your goals are achieved. We would welcome the opportunity to discuss your plans with us.
Got a Brilliant Idea???
You may be eligible for the Government’s Research & Development Tax Incentive.
This incentive provides cash flow in the form of a 45% refundable tax offset to companies with aggregated turnover of less than $20 million p.a. (Companies above this turnover threshold have access to a 40% non-refundable tax offset.)
If you are undertaking, or thinking of undertaking, research and development in any industry for any purpose, contact us to find out if you’re eligible.