Kelly is new Collins Hume Partner

Kelly Crethar welcomed to Collins Hume partnership

Managing Partner Jamie Doyle is delighted to announce that Kelly Crethar has joined the Collins Hume partnership from 1 August 2019.

shane bartrim and kelly cretharKelly is a business services specialist who works with business owners on business planning, acquisitions, valuations as well as all their ATO regulatory needs.

With her solid grounding in 'doing the books' which started early in her family's business, Kelly now loves being able to interpret financials into information that business owners can easily grasp.

As a busy mum, Kelly also understands the need to balance the professional world with personal life.

"I have learnt that our time spent in business is quality over quantity, and I help my clients achieve that," Kelly says.

Kelly is looking forward to working with and inspiring local business owners to achieve business and lifestyle success.

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We're more than just accountants

Ever get the feeling your accountant works for the ATO?

Instead of trying to minimise your tax, they worry about upsetting the tax office rather than fighting to get you the best tax result possible.

more than just accountantsUpgrade from an accountant who 'works' for the tax office to one that works with you to improve your financial position and business.

At Collins Hume we take a holistic approach to your financial affairs.

We'll help you minimise tax, improve your business performance, maximise your wealth and ensure you are 'financially sorted'.

Our award-winning accountants are not only highly trained specialists at legally reducing your tax. We also provide a one-stop-shop for all your financial and business tax needs including:

  • tax returns
  • management accounting
  • activity statement preparation
  • payroll advice
  • GST
  • FBT
  • tax minimisation
  • estate planning, and
  • financial planning

Don't pay more tax than you have to!

Call us on 02 6686 3000 and we will tailor the perfect tax solution for you and your business.

Let Collins Hume partner with you to achieve greater business and lifestyle success as your trusted advisers. Call us in Ballina or Byron Bay on 02 6686 3000.

Human cost of late payments

Late payments affect business from financial and operational perspective

It's an issue that's close to our hearts and a conversation that matters.

But another conversation, one that's often lost amid all the talk about lost revenues, invoice-chasing and the rest is the human cost of late payments. Because when businesses aren't paid on time, it doesn't just affect the bottom line – it affects people.

Xero teamed up with PayPal to find out more about how late payments affect, not just businesses but their owners too. 500 small and medium business (SMB) owners shared how they dealt with this ongoing issue. 

Here are the key findings: Read more…

Tax integrity

60,000 tax cheat tip-offs

Tip-offs to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) have reached an all-time high with close to 60,000 tip-offs received between June and May 2019 – almost double the number of the previous year. 

tip offThe ATO thinks the number of tip-offs will reach around 70,000 for the full financial year.

Common problem areas that people feel obliged to report include suspected tax evasion, illegal phoenix activity, and the black economy. More than half of all tip-offs received were for suspected under reporting of income or about the cash economy, for example businesses demanding cash from customers or paying their workers cash in hand.

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B1G1 Legacy book launched

At last ... it's here on Kindle. And it's great.

We're thrilled to be able to invite you to jump on Amazon to grab your very own Kindle copy of our new co-authored book.

B1G1 Legacy BookIt's called 'LEGACY: the Sustainable Development Goals in Action.'

17 really hard-hitting chapters, 52 amazing authors with stunning insights all based around how you and we can make an amazing impact in our world.

You'll be genuinely surprised by it. And you'll be uplifted too.

Talking of 'uplifting', when you grab your Kindle copy on Amazon in these next 48 hours, you'll get it for just USD$1.99. 100% of the proceeds from that go to give kids in need much better outcomes in life by giving them access to quality education.

We hope you LOVE our book as much as we do. This is the first book of its kind in the world. It shows you how small businesses like ours can make a real difference through the power of 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

Grab yours now, right here.

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