If your business didn’t need to provide the Australian Tax Office (ATO) with a tax return, would you still use an Accountant?
For most business owners the answer is a resounding “No”. They see their Accountants fees as a “grudge” purchase because all their
Accountant does is ATO driven compliance taxation work. However, understanding and using your financial information is a major key to your
It’s time to find a Great Accountant/Business Advisor, not just a Tax Agent. One that believes in your vision and can provide you with practical insights on how to achieve your goals.
Even at the best of times, owning and operating a small business can be challenging. Owners need an accountant/business advisor supporting them, someone who understands the ups and downs of business and has the real-world knowledge and experience of business success.
There is a difference between a good Accountant and a great Accountant/business advisor. Good Accountants know numbers, but great Accountants know people
A great Accountant will:
Ask yourself today.
Do I love my Accountant?
Does my Accountant believe in my vision and provide practical insights on how to achieve my goals?
Does my Accountant work with me to provide proactive Tax Planning advice?
If you answered No to any of the above maybe it is time to think about whether your Accountant is the right fit for you. Perhaps your needs have changed or you have outgrown your Accountant, it happens.
We often hear business owners say, “I think it would be too hard to leave my Accountant”. The simple answer is No. It is actually a very simple and easy process and it can be the difference that makes you fall back in love with your business.