Power imbalance between car dealers and manufacturers in review

Automotive dealers are calling on the federal government to step in to address a power imbalance between large car manufacturers and independent auto retailers amid concern businesses are resorting to desperate measures to stay afloat. Read more

Client Update – February 2019

Happy New Year to all our valued clients and friends! We wish you and your families a happy and prosperous 2019. Read more

Client Update – December 2018

Summer is upon us and December arrived with bush fires in Queensland and flooding rains in NSW. Our best wishes go out to all those affected as well as our brave emergency services workers. Read more

Introduced tax policy creates company vehicle accountability

Undeniably, the popularity of utes in Australia continues to grow. Many businesses and individuals believe that owning a ute, rather than a car, can provide significant tax advantages, in particular to Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT). Read more

Updates to Long Service Leave Act

The Victorian State Government recently passed the Long Service Leave Bill 2017, resulting in the Long Service Leave Act 1992 being replaced with the Long Service Leave Act 2018. The updated Act will come into effect from 1 November 2018 and will have a number of significant impacts on employers. Read more

Celebrating 20 years of Community Banking

Earlier this month we met with a number of our clients from around the country who were in Bendigo for the Bendigo Bank ‘Community Bank National Conference’. This conference was extra special as it was the 20th anniversary since the first Community Bank opened. Read more

Client Update – August 2018

We are well into the swing of things at AFS with our business services and audit teams in the middle of one of our busiest periods of the year. Read more

Client Update – June 2018

It is with great pleasure we announce and welcome Josh Griffin as our newest Partner of the firm.

Josh Griffin, Partner at AFS & Associates.

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The business lifecycle: from the eyes of an advisor

A business can go through many phases during its life. From start up to succession planning, it’s important to have a trusted advisor to assist when the time is right. Read more

2018-19 Federal Budget – Highlights

The 2018-19 Federal Budget (Budget) has been delivered with Treasurer Scott Morrison confident that Australia will continue its economic recovery, returning to surplus by 2021. Read more