RSM Australia

SME insights

There are opportunities no matter what this harvest may deliver

16 November 2017
Bad years on the farm are hard to take, but there are often enormous opportunities for positive outcomes in the area of tax planning and succession planning that can be of huge benefit to the farm’s future.

Victorian farm stamp duty savings

30 October 2017
A significant part of any farm succession plan is planning for retirement. Given ever-increasing farm, living and education cost, most farming enterprises will only support one child and their family of the succeeding generation.

Making disability services viable within an ‘NDIS world’

22 September 2017
Knowing ‘thy core mission’ is the key to surviving the transition to a NDIS environment.

Unlocking vital business information

20 September 2017
In a tough economic environment, small businesses may be forced to cut costs in order to remain viable.  A significant cost for many small businesses is labour, so this is an area commonly targeted. 

Estate planning and the impact of loan accounts

20 September 2017
The impact of loan accounts in business structures on your Estate planning can be far-reaching.

Get the right advice or pay the price | Family farms

6 September 2017
Family farms are part of the fabric of rural Australia. Unfortunately the landscape is dotted by a large number of farms that disappeared from families who either had no succession plan or the estate plan was seriously inadequate.

Failure to seek commercial and strategic advice crippling SMEs

2 August 2017
Many Australian business owners are frustrated at not reaching their growth targets because they haven’t identified the need to transition from an accountant providing basic tax compliance advice to a business advisor who can help implement the right growth and profit targets via strategic advice.

Great profits? It's not just about great sales

25 July 2017
It’s very common for a business owner to focus on their turnover or the sales they generate.

Superannuation - there can be traps for the unwary

25 July 2017
In the lead up to 30 June no doubt cash flows and taxation projections were a focus for many SME owners.  One of your plans could have been to contribute a sum of cash into superannuation and claim a tax deduction. 

Farm Succession Planning and the four A’s

25 July 2017
Farm succession planning has been described as developing a strategy to work out whether someone will take over the farm or whether it will be sold when the owner retires or dies.

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