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9 09, 2021

How hiring an accountant can improve business workflow

September 9th, 2021|Accounting, Financial Planning, Support|

You’re thinking about hiring an accountant for your small business - but you’re unsure exactly what they can do for you and wondering if it’s really worth it. Small business accountants offer more than just the obvious service of managing your accounts. Accountants are a crucial component of any successful business, big or small; acting as a financial indicator that [...]

27 08, 2021

What to ask an accountant about financial planning

August 27th, 2021|Accounting, Financial Planning|

It's important for individuals to regularly assess their financial situation, check their expenses, and make logical predictions and decisions that will impact their future. Financial advisors and BAS or IAS accountants are experienced in helping individuals by giving them advice about taxes, financial planning, assets, investments, and small business endeavours. Here are some financial factors you should talk about when [...]

15 08, 2021

What to ask an accountant if you work for yourself

August 15th, 2021|Accounting, Financial Planning|

Self-employees, freelancers, sole traders and the like have a lot of benefits to being their own boss. But the financial side can be a complicated component, especially if you’re running a small business by yourself. Speak to an accountant to help you save money by choosing the right tax structure, helping you meet important deadlines, and more!   How to [...]

25 06, 2021

How to properly budget for your business

June 25th, 2021|Accounting, Financial Planning, Support|

Budgeting is a crucial part of running any business as it can determine if you have enough capital for your business to continue to survive at all. This is a worst case scenario - but if you’ve never budgeted, how do you know you aren’t just losing more money? Once you start crunching numbers and analysing your spendings, you might [...]

14 06, 2021

How to organise your business taxes so they are ready to lodge

June 14th, 2021|Accounting, Financial Planning, Support|

Are you new to running a small business? Or perhaps you aren’t quite so new, but still have difficulty understanding corporate taxes. Read on to learn tips and tricks about organising your taxes and information for this year’s business tax return. Small business accounting can often be more difficult than running a larger business because you might be on your [...]

11 05, 2021

The ultimate guide to tax deductions for small business owners

May 11th, 2021|Accounting, Financial Planning, Support|

Tax deductions can cause confusion for business owners. That’s what makes it so crucial to work with a good accountant to comply with accounting quality standards that help foster business success. Interested in learning about tax deductions to make the most of your 2020-21 tax return? Look no further than this complete guide to small business tax deductions. Save you [...]

23 04, 2021

Does every small business NEED an accountant on its side?

April 23rd, 2021|Accounting, Financial Planning|

In a single word, the answer is “yes!” A lot of small businesses assume that they “do not need” an accountant, that they’re small enough and their finances are straightforward enough to do on their own. Unfortunately, this way of thinking often ends up becoming the downfall of many businesses as they find themselves struggling with the time and effort [...]

11 03, 2021

How a business accountant can help you (aside from taxes?)

March 11th, 2021|Accounting, Financial Planning, Support|

For most business owners, the only times they see their accountant is around tax time, when they need help filling out their business tax return. It’s the busiest time of year for us accountants - of course, that doesn’t mean that we’re spending the rest of the year just twiddling our thumbs because we don’t have anything to do! Our [...]

24 02, 2021

When you should talk to an accountant about your business

February 24th, 2021|Accounting, Financial Planning, Support|

While it’s highly recommended (especially if you’re only just starting out), not every business needs an accountant. For sole traders in particular, you might only need the help of a small business accountant when first getting started. After all, it’s one of the most pivotal parts of your business’ financial journey. Assuming your business stays the course, you might only [...]

11 02, 2021

What might happen if you don’t file your tax return on time

February 11th, 2021|Accounting, Financial Planning, Support|

October isn’t the only due date you’ll need to keep in mind when it comes to your tax return - if you run a business, their business tax return is actually due at the end of February, a full 4 months after your personal one. As of the time of writing, that date’s only a little bit over a week [...]