Future Farmer Webinar Series | RSM Australia

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Three webinars held over April, May, and June 2021

tax accounting, legal and economic risks for south australian farmers

Empowering South Australian farmers to navigate the complex business world.

The South Australian agribusiness sector is thriving. Responsible for producing approx. 45% of the state’s exports ($4.8 billion) across the world every year, several sectors including grain, food and wine production engage more than 18% of the state’s workforce.

It is vital that SA farmers have the necessary tools and insights to conquer the ever-changing and complex world of business.

Run by Director of RSM Australia in Adelaide, Brad Loftus, the Future Focused Farmer Series is a three-part webinar series that will explore the tax accounting, legal and economic factors impacting SA’s agribusiness sector to support you through the challenges and opportunities that impact your business.

We invite you to register for one or all of these informative webinars.

Webinar 1 | Tax Planning - Tips and Traps for FY 2021 Don't get caught out! »

Webinar 2 | Taking Farming Bookkeeping into the future »

Webinar 3 | Succession Planning - Tax and Practical Considerations »

Register for all three webinars here >>

Webinar details


Date: Wednesday, 28 April 2021

Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm ACST

What you will learn?

Join Brad Loftus in a three-part webinar series aimed at increasing agribusiness owner’s financial awareness while showing them new technologies that can improve their business.

In the first session, Brad will discuss tax planning for the 2021 financial year and what you can do now to be prepared and put you in the best position come July 2021.


Topics Brad will cover:

  • Instant Asset Write Off (IAWO)
  • FMD strategies
  • Primary production concessions
  • Structuring
  • Forward planning
  • Other opportunities

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Date: Wednesday, 26 May 2021

Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm ACST

What you will learn?

Improving your planning skills can save you time and money in the immediate and medium term. Join Brad Loftus as he explains why using programs like Figured and Xero will help improve the efficiency of your farm cashbook and seasonal planning.


Topics Brad will cover:

  • How to use Xero in your farming business
  • Paperless office strategies through best use of Xero and its features
  • Payroll
  • Figured budgeting and forecasting using real-time information
  • What happens with your historical data
  • Integration with other software
  • Subscription pricing model

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Date: Wednesday, 23 June 2021

Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm ACST

What you will learn?

Succession planning can be an intimidating prospect, but procrastination can lead to even more pain further down the road.  Pain that could easily have been avoided by talking through your aspirations and concerns with your trusted advisor.

Brad will discuss the practicalities of succession planning, potential speed-bumps you may encounter and how a solid plan can result in a renewed sense of purpose for all involved.


Topics Brad will cover:

  • Restructure of asset holdings
  • Avoiding unnecessary tax in the future
  • Facing challenges practically
  • Retirement planning & off farm assets

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This is the final webinar of a three-part series helping South Australian agribusiness owners improve their financial position and overall knowledge. 


Meet the presenter

Brad Loftus| Director, RSM Australia

With over 20 years’ experience in the accounting industry, Brad can adhere to all business needs, from the commencement of business through to retirement. Brad assists clients across all market sectors with a focus on childcare and agribusiness. By analysing their current structures, Brad is able to find unique solutions that complement the client’s business. Find out more >>

Event location

This is an online webinar via Zoom.


21 - 24 March 2023 | 6 - 9 June 2023 | 10 - 13 October 2023