Paying less tax is about more than just making deductions. We take a holistic view of your business so you can minimise your payable tax for the long term.
We have over 40 years of experience and we work diligently every day. You can rest assured you're in safe hands for tax compliance.
We provide a full range of financial services, including year-round accounting, tax planning, and tax compliance.
Effective financial services require an understanding of your business and goals. We're with you on the journey for the long-term.
Staying up to date is essential for tax compliance. We take the time to fully understand any changes in tax policy so you can get the full benefits.
At Liston Newton Advisory, our aim is to help you minimise the amount of tax you pay, and make sure there aren’t any nasty surprises waiting for you in the new financial year.
Our tax minimisation experts are here to help with your business needs and determine the most effective tax minimisation strategies for both your business and your personal situation.
We have worked with Liston Newton's Accountancy and Advisory Team for over a decade. During that time, our business has grown substantially both organically and through purchases. This wouldn’t have been possible without Liston Newton Advisory to assist with our business planning, providing proactive advice and ensuring our accounts were always compliant in a complex and volatile industry.
Liston Newton's Accountants analysed our financial and business situation and helped us implement strategies to improve our position. Their strategies turned our business from making a loss, to recording a 6-month net profit of 36 per cent. And we are now on track to show a 240 per cent increase in turnover over the next financial year.
Liston Newton helped us move our accounting over to Xero. Their Accountant managed the set up and training so we felt comfortable with the software. We now have all our processes streamlined which gives us improved visibility of our business performance. This has allowed us to open 2 more stores without a significant increase in administration effort.
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Through effective planning, we'll help you minimise your tax for the long term.
Long term tax planning is the most effective way to minimise your tax, and requires a combination of strategies to maximise your savings.
A key part of long term tax planning is making sure you have the right structure in place for your business and personal assets. There can be a large difference in the amount of tax you pay if you choose to run your business as a sole trader, a trust or a company.
On top of this, it's also important to plan where your personal assets are held, where you invest your money, and ensure you take advantage of strategies such as negative gearing and making personal superannuation contributions.
Click here to read about our five most popular tax minimisation strategies.
Your superannuation contributions are tax-deductible; they reduce the overall profits in your business and taxable income in your name.
As a business owner, you can contribute directly from your business and claim a tax deduction as a business expense. Alternatively, you can make personal super contributions and claim the tax deduction in your personal tax return.
You also get generous tax benefits, including:
Click here to read about how you can use superannuation to pay less tax.
Income tax deductions are a great way to minimise the amount of tax your business is required to pay. We consider this short-term tax planning, as you can make these decisions within the financial year.
There are some effective tax minimisation strategies you can put in place now that will help reduce your tax burden come 30 June. These include:
However, tax deductions are just one part of the tax minimisation puzzle. By utilising both smart short-term and long-term tax planning, you can ensure your tax bill is always kept as low as possible.
Click here to read our checklist of tax tips and deductions to help you round out your financial year.
Selling a business is a big decision. It’s the end result of years of hard work, so you want to make sure you do it right.
What to do with the profits after selling your business, and the best tax structure after your business sale. Read more here.