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Estate planning is not a dead issue

31 January 2018
One way to really focus on farm succession is to ask: What would happen if both Dad and Mum died tomorrow?

Going digital in my business? How do I do that?

4 December 2017
Finding a reliable IT advisor is, so they tell me, a bit like finding a good mechanic to look after your car. You can spend a lot of money working out you haven’t found the right person yet. 

Company directors get a safe harbour in relation to potential insolvent trading claims

4 December 2017
On 18 September 2017, what has become called “the safe harbour defence”, became available to company directors from claims against them for allowing the company to incur debts whilst insolvent (“insolvent trading”). This reform was part of the Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda launched in late 2015.

One size does not fit all

29 November 2017
In my previous article, I discussed transferring the family farm to a child without paying stamp duty. The next important step is to seek professional advice as to the capital gains tax implications if the farm was transferred.

The Economist Intelligence Unit whitepaper released

9 November 2017
National Executive Partner and Managing Partner of the Brisbane office, Andrew Graham, recently took part in research for the Connecting Commerce: Business confidence in the digital environment whitepaper, written by Th

Tips to avoid failure for small business - Part 1

6 October 2017
Small business owners take note! At RSM, we have seen many businesses with cash flow problems or debt recovery issues successfully turned around as a result of early action on the part of directors and business owners.  

HR systems – the benefits for small businesses

3 October 2017
As a small or medium sized business, you might be thinking that implementing a HR system is unnecessary or irrelevant for your business. After all, HR systems are just for large corporations, only accessible by a limited number of HR and payroll administrators, and used to electronically store an endless number of personnel files, right?

CRM systems - taking the stress out of building your database

26 September 2017
Customer relationship management systems, often referred to as CRM systems, are designed to do exactly what they say they’ll do, manage your relationships! However we all know that customer data does not populate itself, so how can you streamline this process and take the stress out of populating your da

Cloud accounting packages - what you need to know

19 September 2017
Transitioning from a desktop product to a cloud accounting package is one of the best decisions you could make for your business this year. Here’s what you need to know about making the switch.

Political bid to restore confidence in Murray Darling Basin Authority

1 August 2017
Farmers need greater clarity around what constitutes ‘appropriate compliance’ with Murray Darling Basin Authority water use regulations, before the findings of a badly needed review initiated by the Turnbull government are made public later this year, warns RSM Australia.

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