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8 Tips to Help Prepare for Your Tax Strategy Meeting

It’s important to ensure you are properly prepared for your tax consultation.

Many aspects of business can be challenging, and taxes are at or near the top of the list for many business owners. Working out all of the many details associated with your taxes and remembering to account for any new or amended tax laws is a significant task.

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What You Need to Know Before Setting Up a Family Trust

In order to make sure your trust is exactly what you want, it’s important to choose the right service for the right reasons.

Aside from the business off the ground, few things will make a business owner happier than experiencing steady growth and profits. Your financial specialist may suggest setting up a family trust as your company and profitability expand. While it is likely, you have heard the term. You may not be sure what a family trust is or if this is a wise action for your company. There are several pros and cons to consider before you begin setting up trust accounts.

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What You Need to Do to Protect Your Assets

To fully protect both your business and personal assets, you need to implement a comprehensive asset protection plan.

If you are like most people, you went into business to make money, and you are well aware that running a business can be quite consuming. However, you need to consider what strategies you employ to protect the assets you worked so hard to acquire. (more…)

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Business Valuations: Eight Benefits for Your Business

Business management and evaluation.

You put everything you have into your business, time, talents, and resources, to name a few. However, have you put much time into considering the actual value of your company?

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Five Ways a Bookkeeper Can Help Your Business

Bookkeepers help manage your day-to-day finances.

A bookkeeper is responsible for maintaining a company’s financial records in an organised fashion. They keep owners and managers apprised of the condition of the business and help with planning future financial moves.

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24 Common Accounting Terms Explained

Accounts-payable, basic accounting terminology.

Regardless of your industry, you can benefit from knowing basic accounting terms. A majority of business owners need to have a working knowledge of accounting phrases, especially if you are in charge of your company’s books.

It is a common fallacy that you should not try to understand your accountant because the field has its unique language. You will be in a better position if you take a little time to become familiar with the accounting vocabulary.

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Outsourcing Your Accounting

Working accountant.

As any business owner can tell you, there are not enough hours in a day to keep up with all of the facets of running a company. While being busy is good, being overwhelmed leads to costly mistakes and burnout.

A timely solution for the issue of being too busy is for you to think about outsourcing some of the tasks that are on your plate. While some of the aspects of your company need your direct oversight, others are fine in the hands of a qualified person.

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When is the Right Time for Growing Your Business?

Business growth.

In business, it is easy to become overly excited about profits and strong sales. While both are excellent and arguably two of the reasons you are in business, you do not want to jump too quickly and put the cart before the horse. At the same time, fear is a killer of companies. And no one wants to contemplate missed opportunities.

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7 Financial Moves You MUST Make When Starting a Business

Business woman calculating.

Owning and operating a business is the dream of scores of people. Whether you see yourself running a bed and breakfast at the shore, designing cutting edge software, or grooming dogs and cats, it all starts with a dream.

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Australian State and Territory Economic Relief and Stimulus Package

economic stimulus government package

In response to the coronavirus (‘COVID-19’) pandemic currently impacting the economy and businesses generally, each Australian State and Territory Government has announced relief and other support packages as part of the broader economic stimulus measures. To assist tax practitioners and their clients, the NTAA has prepared the following tables which briefly summarise some of the key initiatives announced by each State and Territory Government as at the time of writing.

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