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Regional accounting services for WA businesses

Local business is the heart and soul of regional WA, where deals are done on a handshake and...
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Has your business fallen victim to invoice fraud?

Did you know? Almost one in five small businesses in Australia have fallen victim to invoice fraud. According...
  • Business News

Maximise profits this Christmas

The Australian Retailers Association has predicted a huge spend in the stores this Christmas, anticipating an 11.3% increase...
  • Business News
  • Managing a Business

Covid 19 vaccinations – obligations and rights in the workplace

Australia continues to make major steps forward in re-opening our country and living the “new normal” way of...
  • Business News
  • Managing a Business

Government sets Director ID deadline

Current company directors have until 30 November 2022 to apply for their Director identification number as part of...
  • Exiting a Business

Streamlining the sale of your business

The sale of a business can be a daunting and stressful time for any owner. Unlike many other...
  • Business News
  • Tax

Cryptocurrency – investment or personal asset?

Are you dabbling in Cryptocurrency? Or are you a serious investor? Either way, Cryptocurrency is treated as a...
  • Superannuation

Time to start re-contributing your super?

Did you withdraw a portion of your super as part of the Covid-19 early release super program? From...
  • Business News

WA bucks the trend in job growth for July

As Australia continues to reveal the signs of a Covid-19 impacted economy, WA small business bucked the trend,...
  • Business News
  • Managing a Business

Spring Clean your business financials

Spring season has arrived and so has the perfect time to look at the business To Do list...
  • Financing a Business
  • Start-Up Advice

Building a business? Raise capital through Crowdfunding

Whether it’s a start-up business or an opportunity for expansion, Crowdfunding can be a successful and innovative form...
  • Exiting a Business
  • Succession Planning

Business succession planning – the questions you need to ask

A business is one of the single largest investments we make in a lifetime. Over the years and...
  • Managing a Business

Be “Business Ready” for a lockdown

With the continued uncertainty across Australia, lockdowns and border closures have become a common theme of our new...
  • Financing a Business

Raising capital means selling the dream

With many small businesses the opportunity for growth and sustainability in the market is halted by the hand...
  • Cloud Business Systems
  • Managing a Business

Cloud solutions streamline accounting for business

We often have heard the term “cloud”, or “cloud-based systems” referenced in the business space without much context...
  • Business News

Working from Home? Remember to keep your records

The ATO has been encouraged to look at reinstating the “working-from-home” temporary shortcut method (which ended on June...
  • Business News

Lifestyle assets in the ATO spotlight this tax time

Thinking the ATO won’t look at your new car or mega boat this tax time? Think again. The...
  • Business News

Was your WA small business affected by the last state lockdown?

You could be eligible for a Lockdown Assistance grant. The WA government has announced another round of financial...
  • Managing a Business

Pandemic recovery on track for small business

May proved to be a month of growth for the small business sector, with job security, sales growth...
  • Business News

Success at the 2021 National Accounting Awards

The Elevate Accounting team has been recognised for its excellence across the entire accounting industry, taking out the...
  • Financing a Business

The SME Recovery Loan Scheme

The Government’s SME Recovery Loan Scheme is expected to support the economic recovery and to provide continued assistance...
  • Financing a Business

Business Event Grants

The Business Event Grants is a program that was established by the Australian Government and funded with an...
  • Board Advisory
  • Managing a Business

JobMaker Hiring Credit

The Australian Government has established the JobMaker Hiring Credit program with an allocated budget of $4 billion by...
  • 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...
  • 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
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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...
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  • 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...