Strategies for improving Business Performance in 2019

Posted by Michael Derin on 07-Jan-2019 07:00:00

By now you’ve probably settled back in to the working week, feeling recharged from the Christmas break. Your team is well rested and motivated to get stuck into all that 2019 has install. With your optimistic outlook and the positive energy surrounding your business it makes 

January is the perfect month to reflect on the past twelve months and revise your strategies for the year ahead.

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Topics: Budget, Business Growth & Cashflow, Entrepreneur, SME, Small Business Accounting, KPI, Azure Group News, strategic advisor, business strategy

How to avoid a Tax Hangover this Festive Season

Posted by Azure Group on 20-Nov-2018 12:13:56



It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas...

While Santa’s checking his pressie list, make sure you check out our 8 tips to get yourself and your Business ready for the Festive Season. 

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Topics: tax obligations, Accounting Firm Sydney, Small Business Accounting, Business accounting, cashflow, forecasting, christmas, taxation, Azure Group News

Can you do the math? What's 25 percent of $148?

Posted by Azure Group on 18-Oct-2018 09:57:05



One area that many entrepreneurs and small business owners undervalue is math. What do we mean by math? The ability to, at any moment, know the critical numbers that calculate whether you are profitable or not.

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Topics: Business accounting, Business accountants, Small Business Accounting, Azure Group News, business advisory, Sydney Accountants, Accounting Firm Sydney, Entrepreneur

9 Tax Saving Hacks that Small Business Owners often miss

Posted by Tanya Moran on 16-Oct-2018 07:49:06



The 2018-2019 tax year is well under way. Small business owners know that cash flow is often a major worry and stress. Living on tight margins, every penny counts. So make sure you aren’t paying more tax than you need to!

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Topics: taxation, Tax professionals, Australian Taxation Office, Tax, small business, Small Business Accounting, Sydney Accountants

5 Reasons you should understand the Value of Your Business

Posted by Kelly Morgan on 28-Sep-2018 07:00:00



Ever wondered what your business is worth? 
If you aren’t planning on selling in the near future you may not have even thought about it. However, we think it's important to always understand the value of your business and outline 5 compelling reasons why!

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Topics: Business success, Small Business Accounting, Business accountants, small business, Business Growth & Cashflow, Azure Group News, business valuation

Four painless ways to make your Tax Debt go away

Posted by Tanya Moran on 27-Sep-2018 09:44:29



Having a tax debt can be stressful. But there are proactive things you can do to ensure that you handle your tax debt in a way that will keep you out of hot water with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).

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Topics: ATO, tax debt, tax obligations, Tax professionals, Small Business Accounting, Australian Taxation Office, taxation, Tax, Azure Group News

7 Tax Questions when Starting a Business

Posted by Tanya Moran on 14-Sep-2018 16:24:08

Starting a business is an exciting time in your life. There are so many decisions to make and important things to learn, and tax is often the last thing that we want to think about. However, you can get into hot water pretty quickly if you ignore your tax obligations. So here are 7 common tax questions that you need to know if you are starting a business:

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Topics: Tax professionals, claiming tax, tax obligations, Starting business in Australia, startup accountant, Small Business Accounting, Azure Group News

How Business Owners can avoid a Cashflow Crisis

Posted by Kelly Morgan on 20-Jul-2018 09:53:20

 

Cashflow! Managing the money coming in versus the money going out and getting the timing of this to all line up can be stressful. Cashflow is critical and is one of the major factors in business success and failure.

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Topics: cashflow, Business Growth & Cashflow, Business accounting, Small Business Accounting, Business efficiency, Business performance, Azure Group News

Four Tips for Small Businesses to Take Control of their Banking Destiny

Posted by Azure Group on 19-Jul-2018 08:47:37

 

The news is littered with articles about the powerful banks taking advantage of the small business man. Because of some of these stories many people feel that they are powerless against the banks and their bank holds all the cards. However, the latest Scottish Pacific SME Growth Index highlights some opportunities for SMEs to take greater control over the banking and show that they actually have more control than they thought.

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Topics: small business, Business banking manager, Business banking, Small business loans, Small Business Accounting

5 Reasons you should Seek Advice from an Accountant

Posted by Azure Group on 17-Jul-2018 08:47:15

Often when we have a tough business decision to make we are at a loss as to who we should get advice from. There is often a fear that professionals have their own agenda so we shy away from asking. Instead many people turn to family or friends. While they might have your best interests at heart, they are often ill equipped to advise on business or finances. This can mean that you get the wrong advice and make ill informed decisions.

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Topics: Accounting Firm Sydney, Sydney Accountants, Business accounting, Accounting sevices, Outsourced accounting services, Small Business Accounting, Business accountants