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Robert Crombie
Senior Manager - Quairading

Biography

Robert is the senior manager of RSM in the Quairading office. He is responsible for overseeing the growth and development of business services to clients in the wheatbelt of Western Australia.

Robert was born and raised in Corrigin and has a life long association with the farming community.

Since joining the firm in 2001, Robert has acquired extensive experience in farming organisations and small business having spent time in the Manjimup office prior to becoming the manager of the Quairading office in 2003.

Solutions Robert provides

Robert specialises in the following areas:

  • tax planning and advice
  • cashflow budgeting
  • farm and business planning and analysis
  • succession planning
  • goods and services tax (GST)
  • superannuation (in particular SMSFs)

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce - Accounting (Curtin University)
Publications

Are you a small business anymore?

22 February 2021
With many farmers returning home from the break and land prices booming throughout much of the WA Wheatbelt, the inevitable question will come from a client or two, “how much tax will I pay if I happen to sell the farm?” A fair question, but with the number of variations in landholding structures, it’s a question that should be asked several ...

JobKeeper 2.0 Updates

3 August 2020
A quick recap as JobKeeper 2.0 has been announced. Time is starting to run out for instant deductions on plant purchases. JobKeeper has been extended with payments now continuing for qualifying businesses until July 2021. There has been changes made where there is now 2 separate rates and entities will need to pass a decline in turnover test eac...

Director Penalty Notices - Changes to Directors of companies personal liability

24 March 2020
Companies are often used as an asset protection tool in business. Directors are able to protect personal assets through the corporate veil where only assets of the company can be used to settle liabilities. This has started to change as the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) now is able to apply Director Penalty Notices to initially receive t...

Safe keeping of important documents - don't wait until it's too late

30 January 2020
Typically, most families have a room in their house which is allocated to be an office. That room collects everything from the accountants’ financials, the farm periodicals, rainfall records, kids school reports, medical records, boat magazines etc. In some homes, offices can be a moving stack of papers which migrates from one free tabletop to...