Liston Newton Advisory's in-depth understanding of your industry means we can solve even your most complex business challenges.
As a carpenter, an effective business structure, good cashflow management and effective record-keeping are key to helping you remain competitive.
Our team can assist with everything from setting up your business structure to optimising your accounting processes for ongoing success.
Sub-contractor/employee payment & compliance
Invoicing & accounting software
Our 40 years of experience gives us the knowledge to help take your carpentry business from strength to strength.
We can assist with business structuring, job costings, payments and compliance, tax planning, accounting software and much more.
We're here for the long haul, working to understand your unique business goals to deliver maximum advantage.
Make your business operations easier and more efficient with our industry-leading accounting technology and software.
18 Twelve Carpentry specialises in high-end inner city residential work for some of Melbourne's most prestigious homes.
In 2015, we helped them to correctly structure their business set-up. Since then, we have assisted the owner with navigating a transition to Xero, managing a growing payroll and devising a system to correctly quote jobs for improved profitability.
Since our involvement, the business has expanded its team and completed several high profile award-winning projects.
We're a specialist accounting and business advisory firm with many years of trade-focused experience.
We focus on helping our clients introduce the best processes, solutions and advice to meet their business goals.
Our team can provide everything from strategic advice to practical ongoing accounting, for unrivalled business efficiency.
This can be a grey area for trade business owners – but as a general rule, if you hire a sub-contractor with the working characteristics of an employee, you would need to be paying super from day one.
This can be a complex calculation, but bear in mind the associated costs of hiring a staff member – including super, long service leave and payroll tax – to ensure you have the correct charge-out rates.
Construction industry employers are required to pay CoINVEST to employees on a quarterly basis.
There is no right or wrong answer here. What's most important is to review your business and make the best choice based on your situation. We can advise whether you would be better suited to one or the other option, or even a combination of both.
We can guide your carpentry business through the perils and pitfalls of running a business. Talk to us for expert advice.