RSM Australia

Business Advisory

While we provide peace of mind through taking care of the usual accounting and tax compliance matters, our real value lies in seeking to help you address business challenges and uncover opportunities. We do this by developing a deep understanding of your needs, challenges and ambitions and take a proactive approach in working with you across all facets of the business. By offering fresh insights and perspectives combined with practical and pragmatic advice we can assist you to make critical business decisions with confidence. 

Whether it is working with you to protect your assets, fund your business for growth, or develop an exit strategy to maximise your return for a comfortable retirement, our advisers devise practical solutions to help you achieve your goal.

Depending on the lifecycle of your business, the first step may be to conduct a business “health check” to clarify your options and choices. From there our advisers work with you to map out a plan to help you achieve your desired outcomes for the business.

Victorian farm stamp duty savings

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’

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

Unlocking vital business information

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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