Category Archives: Consulting

How To Save $1,833 In Tax This (and Every) Year With Your Car

How To Save $1,833 In Tax This (and Every) Year With Your Car

First things first. I want to put a big fat disclaimer on this: Buying a car for “tax purposes” doesn’t save you money. I am absolutely not advocating you run out and get a car to save tax.   But if you are going to get a car because you need a car to get […]

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What Should A Small Business Board Of Advice Be Talking About?

What Should A Small Business Board Of Advice Be Talking About?

“You need an advisory board” is something I’ve heard a bit in the market place. It’s something I tell my clients, it’s something the QLD state government will provide up to $10,000 in funding to under the Accelerate Small Business Grants Program, but it’s something I fear doesn’t get the return on investment it should.  And […]

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The Risks Of Being A Company Director

The Risks Of Being A Company Director

Starting a company is easy. Too easy almost. Just be over 18, not bankrupt, fill in a form, pay the fee and you’ll have a Pty Ltd company registered with ASIC (Australian Securities and Investments Commission) in about 10 minutes. There’s no knowledge requirements, no tests, nothing telling you before you click the button “by […]

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Which Business Structure Is Right For You?

Which Business Structure Is Right For You?

In this article, I am going to run through what to consider when structuring your business. But I’ll cut to the chase and tell you up front that 9/10 times I recommend Pty Ltd company owned by a discretionary trust (or a variation of this structure). And even more freebies; The director(s) of the company […]

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You Need More Than Resolve

You Need More Than Resolve

It’s that time of year again.  You’re thinking about what you want to achieve; change; improve; never do again starting midnight on the 31st December.  This time is different, it won’t be like this last year. This time you mean it. Whether its losing weight, saving more money, drinking less we’re all pretty good at […]

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