RSM Australia

Business Advisory Services

Address business challenges and uncover opportunities through business advisory services

While we provide peace of mind through taking care of the usual accounting and tax compliance matters, our real value lies in helping you address business challenges and uncover opportunities.

We do this by developing a deep understanding of your needs, challenges and ambitions − taking a proactive approach in working with you across all facets of the business. By offering fresh insights and perspectives, combined with practical and pragmatic business advice, we can help you make critical decisions with confidence. 


Whether it’s working with you to protect your assets, fund your business growth, or develop an exit business strategy to maximise your return for a comfortable retirement, our advisory services devise practical solutions to help you achieve your goals.

Here are some of the business advisory services we offer:

Business planning

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 team work with you to map out a plan to help you achieve your desired outcomes. We can plan for all business phases, from start up to growth and maturity.

Business strategy & development

RSM will help you create a tailored business strategy to suit your unique goals, including minimising waste, structuring your purchasing, analysing data and maximising potential opportunities.

Cloud accounting

Our experts can assist your transition to an efficient and effective cloud-based accounting system.

Financial management

By taking a deep dive into your data and processing your financial information, our experts can provide detailed insight into the implications of your key business decisions. Using their expertise, they turn this information into actions that can reduce risks, improve processes and ultimately drive profit.

Disability services and NDIS

We offer business advice to disability service providers, supporting the transition to NDIS. This involves business strategising, planning, risk management, marketing, HR and IT.

Family wealth and private client

Our advisory services include family wealth management − assisting with tax, money transfer, risk management and reporting, as well as safeguarding and growing wealth.

Profit and growth improvement

Profit is key to business success. We will work collaboratively with you to develop a bespoke strategy to achieve the right amount of growth, and offer business advisory solutions to overcome any challenges.

Structuring advice

Our team provide specialist advisory services that focus on implementing the right business structure. Not only will this streamline processes, it will ensure adequate cash flow, maximise your return and assist you with your regulatory obligations.

Succession and estate planning

RSM Australia can help you plan for the future handover of your business. We will work collaboratively to devise a well-structured succession plan, as well as offering advisory solutions regarding admin and taxation costs.

Single Touch Payroll

STP applies to all employers. Our team are on hand to help you successfully adhere to and manage this legislative requirement.

Growth and profit solutions diagnostic

Our team will clarify which areas to focus your energy on to ensure successful business growth and profit.

For more information on our business advisory services, follow the links below.

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Case Study: Invoice2go

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Farm Management Deposits – Are they still an effective tax planning tool?

The farm management deposits (FMD) scheme is designed to allow primary producers to manage their tax, enabling them to shift income from good to bad years. However, the FMD scheme has a number of limitations which mean that the scheme may not be a suitable tax planning strategy for all taxpayers.

How Is Your Budget Going?

“Why bother to budget, it never goes to plan…”

Long term succession and estate planning

Bill Beard covers the Do's and Don'ts of long term succession & estate planning. Below are some insights at a glance: Treating your children fairly does not necessarily mean equally Honest communication is crucial

Three tips to being a growth-ready farm

With the steady consolidation of farms across Australia and the increasing pressure on efficiency, being growth-ready means formulating a strategy to suit your growth plans. Here are three tips to ensure you have a growth-ready farm.

Protecting your superannuation package

The Government's 'Protecting Your Super' package - announced in the 2018-19 Budget - is a comprehensive package of regulatory reforms designed to protect Australians' superannuation savings from undue erosion by fees and insurance premiums.

How to strengthen and simplify your allied health practice

The allied health sector is notable for its variety and complexity but there are rich opportunities too.

Instant asset write-off increased to $30,000 – more businesses to benefit

There is some good news for business on the instant asset write-off front. Both the size of business and the amount you can write off instantly as a tax deduction has been increased. While these measures are welcome, it has added a little complexity for the year.