Plan ahead for a smooth sale

The role that small business plays in the economy is generally well understood but how well do the owners of those businesses understand their true worth? Read more

Client update – December 2016

AFS turns 70

In this month’s edition we cover the history of AFS. This year we celebrate 70 years of service in Bendigo and beyond. From humble beginnings to a team of over 70, we take a look back at the history of the firm.

 

BDG blogThe wonderful work from all of our team over the years has shaped AFS into the successful firm it is today. AFS now has seven Partners and over 70 staff, comparing itself to second-tier firms in Melbourne.

Our culture sets us apart from other accounting firms. It’s the customer service and respect with which we treat our clients that makes us stand out. It defines who we are and how we connect with our clients and community.

Read about where our firm began and how it became all that it is today here.

 


December newsletter

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Also in this issue:

 

  • December economic summary
  • Superannuation reform Bill passed
  • SuperStream compliance under the spotlight
  • Small business exit plan
  • Research and development tax rate change
  • Primary producer income tax averaging
  • Simplified record keeping
  • AFS takes the cup four years running
  • Toiletry packs for those in need

We hope you find this issue informative, should you wish to investigate any of these matters, we encourage you to contact our office.Christmas hours

Client Update – October 2016

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Cystic Fibrosis a cause for casual cash

In this month’s edition we cover the fight for cystic fibrosis. Earlier this year we were saddened to hear the news that little Macie had been diagnosed with CF. Macie is the granddaughter of Danny Caulfield, one of our long time associates. Read more

Find your fund with Bendigo GrantGuru

Finding and accessing funding can be a timely process. Thanks to GrantGuru, finding a grant that’s right for your business has never been easier. Read more

Client Update – August 2016

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Community Foundation head up in the clouds

Our cover story is about our work with the Community Foundation for Central Victoria (CFCV) and what transferring to cloud accounting meant for them. Read more

Client Update – June 2016

Lets keep this 24 hour service open

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Our cover story is about our casual cash recipient Lifeline Central Victoria and Mallee who do amazing work in Central Victoria. Read more

2016 Federal Budget – Highlights

The 2016-17 Federal Budget was handed down on Tuesday 3 May. The Government has forecast a cash deficit of $37.1b for the 2016-17 financial year.

We have summarised the key budget highlights and an outline of the changes announced. The major revenue measures announced in the Budget included: Read more

Tax Update – May 2016

Tax planning

tax-web-imageThere are many ways in which entities can defer income, maximise deductions and take advantage of other tax planning initiatives to manage their taxable income. Taxpayers should be aware that they need to start the year-end tax planning process early in order to maximise these opportunities. Read more

Client Update – April 2016

April Update

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A million meals to share

Our casual cash recipient Bendigo Foodshare do amazing work in Central Victoria. Read about their ambitious campaign to raise money for a million meals in March. Read more