Book a tax planning conversation with us today

The days of deciding on a tax strategy at the start of the year and then forgetting about it are gone. As taxpayers and tax advisers, we both have to be nimble, flexible and aware of changes. That’s why regular tax-planning sessions are so important. The need for regular tax-planning conversations As your accountant and […]

Tax planning helps you do more with your money

Tax planning is a strategic approach to managing your business’ financial affairs, with the aim of legally minimising your tax liability. In other words, you plan ahead to make sure you pay the taxes you should be paying, but not a penny more. Working with your tax adviser, you can look for deductions, credits, exemptions […]

Review your expenses – and save yourself money!

Running a business will always mean incurring certain expenses, or ‘spend’. Whether you’re a large family business or a small fledgling startup, there will be costs, overheads and supplier bills that mount up – and these expenses will gradually chip away at your cash position, making it more difficult to grow and make a profit. […]

How does an accountant save you money?

Turning a profit will be high on your list of goals as a business owner. And if you want to generate the best margins, that means keeping an eye on the money that’s going out of the business, as well as what’s coming in. So, how can your accountant help with this? The days when […]

Five steps to better cash flow

Need a hand managing cash flow? You’re not alone. The key is getting your invoicing right, by invoicing customers as soon as possible and using tools like Xero’s invoice reminders to move payments along. That said, there are a few other simple rules you can apply to manage your cash flow and get your invoices […]

What are your business goals for the year ahead?

The beginning of a new calendar year is an excellent time to review the year just finished and reflect on what worked, what didn’t, what you’d like to change and new things you’d like to implement. Take the time to review the year and acknowledge all that has happened, good, bad, or indifferent. Examining the […]

Do you know the rules and entitlements during the end-of-year holiday season?

As we head into the summer holiday period, is your business up to speed with your rights and obligations? It can be confusing to employers and employees alike – public holidays worked or taken as annual leave, business shutdowns, annual leave provisions… there are many rules’ employers need to understand. Employees are entitled to annual […]

Our guide to business credit scores

Do you know what your business credit score is, and how it can impact your finances? Your business credit score is a numerical representation of the company’s creditworthiness. In other words, how financially reliable the big credit agencies believe your company to be. In essence your credit score is a measure of your risk to […]

What to look out for when buying a business

Buying an established business is a great way to enter the business world, or to expand your existing business empire. But purchasing a company isn’t something to enter into lightly. Becoming the prospective owner of a new business means doing your homework, researching the business you plan to acquire and working closely with a team […]

Small Business Skills and Training Boost 2023

The Small Business Skills and Training Boost was announced on 29 March 2022 and became law on 23 June 2023. This initiative provides small businesses with a bonus tax deduction to help them train new staff and upskill existing staff. What do you get? Additional Tax deductions. Who is this for? Small businesses, check if […]