Evolution Articles

RBA has dropped interest rates

The RBA met today as they do every month to discuss the economic conditions facing Australia. Expectations were that the board would reduce the cash rate by 25 basis points or 0.25%. However to everyone's suprise the RBA reduce the cash rate by a massive 50 basis points or 0.50% Evolution Accountants welcomes the RBA decision which will mean a boost to the property market which should see a turnaround in property prices, building industry jobs and struggling families.

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Jye gives insite into Brisbane Property Market & SMSF setups

Jye spoke at a Property Network function last night... which was a huge success he discussed how to setup and buy a property in a SMSF. Jye also gave an invaluable insite into making money in the Brisbane property market and gave his own examples of how he succeeded and through out boom and bust... feedback today was fantastic

Evolution Accountant welcomes Bill Parkes

Evolution Accountants welcomes a new team member… Welcome Bill Parkes. Bill is at the pinnacle of his career and brings immense accounting, tax and business development knowledge to our team and is an expert in interpreting legislation. Agian... Welcome to the ever expanding Evolution professional team.

Secrets to improve your cashflow

Many small to medium businesses we handle in our Accounting Practices at Springwood and New Farm suffer from cashflow starvation and its impacting the bottom line!! When debtors are slow payers or they simply avoid your phone call and letter thats a sign that you need to change your process and procedures/systems. Its a red flag that your not managing your business and starving it of cash... we all know what happens when we starve, our mind set changes from abundance to scarsety and that effects the way your approach business decisions not to mention opportunities dry up. When cashflow dries up, its a red flag for you to change your business approach and debtor proceedures Secrets to improving your cashflow Increase you price to compensate you for the extra debt your business is taking on Make your clients pay a significant deposit up front Don’t deal with clients that are not meeting your terms Ensure you have you debtor collection followed up regularly Have an early payment discount for paying within your terms Have late payment fees/penalties if your payment terms are breached Ask for progress payments Take all forms of payment Credit card, direct deposit, Paypal, Bartercard   You options are limited if you dont want too or cant do any of the above but you can: Seek a bigger overdraft which will cost the business in interest Seek debtor funding (3rd parties pay you instantly and collect the funds themselves at a cost of around 5% to you) You inject more of your own money in the business (which is not recommended)   writeen by Jye Amery CPA Evolution Accountants New Farm & Springwood Ph     1300 506 664 Fax   07 3011 1028    

Save Tax by leaving your money in the bank!

As crazy as it sounds save tax by putting your money in the bank.   From 1 July 2013, individuals will be entitled to a tax discount of 50% on up to $500 of interest income they receive.From 1 July 2014, individuals will be entitled to a tax discount of 50% on up to $1,000 of interest income received each year.

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