Our 40 years of experience in trade accounting has given us the insights required to support businesses like yours.
Whether you're facing large upfront business costs, OH&S issues or bookkeeping and tax planning challenges, we're here to help you navigate everything from the relatively simple to the head-spinningly complex.
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With 40 years of trade experience, we've the right knowledge to turbo-charge your success.
Our specialist services are made for businesses like yours, whether you need financial advice, bookkeeping, and everything in between.
We take the time to understand your unique requirements, so we can help you plan and structure for the long-term.
Our accounting technology is designed to shoulder your business burdens, so you don't have to.
Phil Ridder Motor Mechanics wanted to grow their business – so over a ten year period, we helped them to first identify achievable gross profit targets and then devise a plan to meet them.
We took a closer look at their employee charge-out rates to help them improve capacity and more accurately factor in parts and incidentals when quoting.
The business achieved clear profit targets each year, which led to increased business growth and wealth generation for the owners.
Our specialist team of accountant have more than 40 years of experience working with automotive mechanics like you.
Whether you need strategic advice on structuring for success, or ongoing solutions for more smoother daily running, we can help.
Trust Liston Newton Advisory to hand you the best tools, advice and processes to get the job done right.
For items under $30,000 you may be able to reduce your overall taxable income by deducting the whole amount in one financial year.
For items over $30,000 you will need to depreciate the asset and claim it over a number of years – for example by deducting 15 per cent in the first year of use, and then 30 per cent for each year following.
Ensure you choose the right award/agreement for your apprentice, and decide whether to offer full time or part time status.
Keep good records and produce accurate pay slips. Finally, remember to cover your apprentice under your own workcover policy.
By changing over to Xero, you can quote and invoice on a job straight away. This is one of the easiest ways to streamline processes, improve time management and assess job profitability.
We're here to steer you through every eventuality on the road to success. For expert advice, talk to us today.