Business

Seven revenue priorities when you start your business

1. Generate sales as quickly as possible Your first priority when you launch your business is to gain some traction in the market as quickly as possible. Some tips: Ensure you have a compelling point of difference Build and promote your credibility Work for free or less than the normal rate in return for endorsements […]

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Common GST Mistakes

20 Feb 2014 Posted ByLouise McLoughlin Even though the Goods and Services Tax (GST) has been in operation for more than 10 years, despite its best efforts to educate the general public, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is still receiving business activity statements (BAS) containing many errors. Most of these errors relate to the over-claiming of GST […]

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The importance of sound advice: 7 ways to achieve family business longevity

What are the common strategies successful family businesses share What advisors need to know to help their client’s family businesses build cohesive, long-lasting growth. By David Harland CPA 21 Jun 2016 Ernst & Young (E&Y) thinks it has found “what makes successful family businesses tick.”  In an international study that looked at 21 global markets, […]

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How to become your accounting clients’ CFO

The role of being a trusted advisor will always be the sole domain of accountants By MARK PHILLIPS 28 Apr 2016 More and more accountants are outsourcing offshore to not only meet changing client expectations, but exceed them by becoming a de facto CFO. With the end of another Financial Year on the horizon, many […]

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Return on relationship: How accountants can build client engagement

Accountants play a central role in their clients’ worlds It’s never been more crucial for accountants to build deep, strong and lasting relationships with their clients. Andrew Albury FCPA, a director and senior private client adviser at MGD Wealth in Brisbane, argues that to compete with financial planners, traditional accountants need to lift their game. […]

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Accounting for the future

By MARK PHILLIPS 13 May 2016 William Buck national chairman Nick Hatzistergos FCPA is an old hand who applies a proactive approach to capitalise on new disruptors. Everyone can have 20/20 hindsight, but identifying future trends and properly planning for them is different. Accounting has become an “always-on” profession, and finding ways to future-proof it […]

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10 tips to start-up success

Every start-up has to begin somewhere  If you’re thinking of taking the plunge into your own start-up, you might want to take a few notes from the guy who wrote the book on the process, and how to get it right. By David Walker Venture capitalist Paul Graham is famous for his ability to pick […]

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