Getting the most from your Accountant means more than doing your Taxes

Posted by Azure Group on 14-Jan-2019 13:38:47



Great accountants don't just take care of tax-prep and compliance issues. Numbers really do tell a story and today's entrepreneurs are turning to qualified business accountants to help drive success and business profits.


We often think of an accountant as the person that does our tax return or lodges our BAS statements each quarter. But an accountant with true commercial acumen can really make a significant difference in your business and help you.

Strengthening and developing your relationship with your accountant is really an investment in your long term business success.

Here are some examples of how your accountant can add more value to your business.

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Topics: Accounting Firm Sydney, Azure Group News, Business accountants, Sydney Accountants, taxation

Do these 50 things to become a better Entrepreneur

Posted by Azure Group on 06-Dec-2018 07:43:06



There is one thing that entrepreneurs want, and that is to be better. They are constantly striving for bigger and better. Never satisfied, they are always looking to achieve great things. But the one thing that will bring about the greatest shift for an entrepreneur is within. Working and investing on themselves is the best investment an Entrepreneur can make.

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Topics: Entrepreneur, Business success, Business growth, entrepreneurship, Azure Group News, Sydney Accountants

5 Useful Tools for Startups to overcome their "journey difficulties"

Posted by Michael Derin on 29-Nov-2018 10:10:32



Despite accounting’s boring reputation, it can't be emphasized too much how essential it is that your business follows best practice accounting principles right from the start. No matter what size your startup is, there are some fundamentals that even the smallest self funded startup should be applying from the get go.  

To keep your people costs down it can be beneficial to automate as many of your processes as you can. 

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Topics: startup accountant, Startups, Startup Australia, startup problems, Sydney Accountants, accounting tools, Business accounting

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

What’s essential to Setting up properly in Australia?

Posted by Michael Derin on 23-Aug-2018 11:06:39

If you are looking to operate your foreign owned business in Australia there are a few things you need to consider. Making sure that you get some of the key components right from the beginning can save you a lot of headaches and costs later on down the track. Here are some of the key things we think you need to consider before commencing your operations:

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Topics: Startup Australia, Startup investors, Sydney Accountants, international business, Azure Group News, Starting business in Australia, Company Director, TFN

Key Tax Concessions for Small Business

Posted by Tanya Moran on 09-Aug-2018 08:43:36

Small business owners need to be aware of tax concessions. While you need to check your eligibility, here are a few concessions may apply:

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Topics: Tax professionals, SME tax rates, small business, Sydney Accountants, Accounting sevices, Outsourced accounting services, Business accountants, Azure Group News

How your Tax Strategies can affect your Business Loan

Posted by Azure Group on 26-Jul-2018 10:21:59

 

Traditionally banks have been wary of lending to small business and the capacity to borrow is becoming more difficult. Because of this, banks have spent most of their focus on bigger fish, leaving entrepreneurs and startups to generally fend for themselves. However, Australia is built on small businesses, so it is in all of our best interest to make sure that these businesses get the help they need to become successful.

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Topics: Sydney Accountants, Business loans, Business banking manager, Small business loans, Investment, banking solutions, Business banking, Business accountants

Can Negative Gearing be used as a Profitable Strategy for Property Investors?

Posted by Tanya Moran on 24-Jul-2018 09:54:57

 

Negative gearing…..a topic that polarises most financial advisers and confuses most investors. So is negative gearing a good strategy? Can it be used to as a profitable strategy for Property Investors? In this article we look at exactly what negative gearing is and the difference between negative and positive gearing.

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Topics: Negative Gearing, Net rental income, capital raise, Capital growth, Tax deductions, Positively geared property, Investment, Sydney Accountants, Business accountants

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