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Whether you’re a startup, looking to grow a business, maintain a business or exit one, the Elevate team are always here to help. Learn more about business with each and every news update!

  • Financing a Business

Tax Incentives for Early Stage Investors

The Early Stage Innovation Company (“ESIC”) rules were introduced in July 2016 as a means of incentivizing investment...
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  • Managing a Business

Federal Budget 2020-2021

Last night, on 6 October 2020, The Australian Federal budget was released, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says that this...
  • Exiting a Business
  • Sale Of Business

Demystifying the Business Sale Process

Homeowners know how to sell their house. Art collectors know how to sell their art. Business owner’s know...
  • Managing a Business

Single Touch Payroll

Single Touch Payroll (“STP”) is a reporting change for employers. It starts from 1 July 2018 for employers with 20 or more...
  • Accounting

Finalists in the Australian Accounting Awards

We are excited to share that Elevate Accounting has been shortlisted for the prestigious Accountants Daily Australian Accounting...
  • Starting a Business
  • Structuring

Protecting your IP

The life of an entrepreneur is tough. Amongst all the challenges in developing an idea, building a team,...
  • Cash Flow
  • Growing a Business

Don’t Assume all Businesses are Cash Flow Positive

It goes without saying that businesses need cash flow to survive. We would then assume that most businesses...
  • Cloud Business Systems
  • Managing a Business

Managing Projects for Professional Services

We work with many businesses in the professional services sector – architects, builders, design agencies and consultants. A...
  • Accounting
  • Managing a Business

Profit on Construction Contracts

We work with a large number of construction businesses and we always find major variations in the treatment...
  • Managing a Business
  • Tax

The Art of Tax Planning

The tax year ends on 30 June. Once this date has passed the tax outcome for the year...
  • Bookkeeping
  • Managing a Business

Don’t process supplier invoices manually – it’s a waste of your time!

Businesses lose money every year in unclaimed expenses, such as misplaced receipts, but now you can stop these...
  • Exiting a Business
  • Succession Planning

Passing the business to the kids sounds great, but it has its problems…

Multi-generational businesses are great news stories, however, they are few and far between. Passing a business down from...
  • Exiting a Business
  • Increase Business Value

The Valuation Multiple

Businesses are generally valued using the Future Maintainable Earnings approach, whereby the maintainable profit (EBITDA, EBIT, NPBT or...
  • Business Planning
  • Growing a Business

The One Page Business Plan

Traditionally a business plan has been a lengthy and all-encompassing document. Though there is a place for comprehensive...
  • Start-Up Advice
  • Starting a Business

Customer Acquisition Costs – What is CAC?

The biggest challenge for start-ups, scale-ups or mature businesses is to find new customers. New customers inject fresh...
  • Board Advisory
  • Starting a Business

The Power of a Network

It is unfortunate that sometimes the best product doesn’t win. The old adage of “it’s not what you...
  • CFO Services
  • Growing a Business

Managing Cash Flow When Times Are Tough

Many businesses experience periods of cash flow shortage. When times are difficult and cash flow is tight, businesses...

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