What We Do

We offer the following services to small businesses, sole traders & individuals.

Whether you’re starting a business, just needing your annual accounts & tax returns completed, seeking a business advisor for ongoing business support or just wanting your individual tax return prepared, we can help.

Our approach is hands on so you benefit from regular catch ups and if we think you can improve or develop your business we will talk to you about it.

You get to deal directly with a qualified and experienced Chartered Accountant and Registered Tax Agent while avoiding the higher costs incurred when using larger firms.

Because we are unashamedly small you are not just another client to us. We make sure we understand you and your business and we proactively look for ways to save you time and money.

We offer a quick turnaround on all our services and with monthly or agreed upfront pricing we ensure there are no hidden costs or surprises.

 Taxation
INDIVIDUALS

We assist individual clients with tax planning ensuring that they are claiming all tax deductions, tax offsets, and tax refunds that they are entitled to. We have the skills to go the extra mile and ask the right questions to assess if the client is claiming everything that they are entitled to.

We can assist you with:

– Tax return preparation and end of year tax planning – Investment properties – Capital Gains calculations/estimates – Negative Gearing – ABN and GST registrations, BAS preparation – Salary sacrifice arrangements

BUSINESS

By developing very close relationships with our business clients and putting in the time to understand their business, we provide tailored advice to assist entities with meeting their taxation and compliance obligations and reaching their financial goals.

We can assist your business with:

– Tax return preparation for all business structures (Companies, Trusts, Partnerships, and Sole Traders) – Business advice – to improve your current situation or for a new business venture – Tax planning and advice – Business registrations including ABN, TFN, GST, PAYG – Structure advice aimed at asset protection and tax minimisation – Financial statement preparation – Budgeting/Cash flows/Forecasts – Entity set-up/business start ups – ASIC Company Secretarial

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 GST/BAS
Depending on your business and registration, your GST reporting obligations will either be monthly, quarterly or annual. Take the stress out of GST by engaging us to prepare and lodge your Business Activity Statement. We are a Registered Tax Agent, Chartered Accountant, and our knowledge of the GST legislation is impeccable so you can be assured that your are meeting your compliance obligations and maximising your claims.



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 Bookkeeping/Payroll
BOOKKEEPING

We can look after all your bookkeeping requirements including bank reconciliations, processing of invoices and receipts to make sure your records are always up to date. You will have access to financial reports which will help you manage your business better.

PAYROLL SERVICES

We can look after all your payroll requirements including processing of payrolls, payslips, superannuation payments via SuperStream and reporting, as well as making sure your staff entitlements such as annual leave and sick leave are up to date and accurate.

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE AND PAYABLE

Whether it’s the processing and payment of creditors or issuing of customer invoices and processing of customer receipts we can tailor a solution to suit your circumstances.

DEBTOR MANAGEMENT

We can provide you with a number of options where we look after the management and follow up of customers who owe you money. Our disciplined approach and smart systems will ensure that your cash flow is improved and save you time in following up customers for payment.



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 Financial Reporting, Budgeting & Forecasting
Don't have the internal resources to prepare regular or ad hoc meaningful financial information that will assist you to make the decisions needed to grow your business, identify opportunities or areas for improvement? We can prepare financial reports tailored to your needs and provide meaningful commentary and analysis that will assist you to make the right decisions to increase the profitability of your business.

You may require half yearly or annual budgets and/or forecasts prepared but don't have the time or resources to do this internally. We can be engaged to prepare this for you. Budgeting and forecasting are so important for businesses - without these in place how will you measure your performance and know if you are on track to meet your financial goals?

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 Business Advisory
We can partner with your business to provide superior suggestions and recommendations for amplifying the earnings and financial gains of your organisation. We have the experience, insight and solutions that you need to achieve your business goals.

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 Entity Setup
We know how important it is to get the entity structure correct from the beginning – structuring your business correctly from the start can literally save you thousands of dollars not to mention providing you with the right level of asset protection. N Cook & Associates are highly skilled and experienced in providing structuring advice and entity setups.

We will take the time and explain the advantages, disadvantages, tax benefits and asset protection each structure can offer to assist you to structure your business or investments in the most effective way.

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 SMSF Compliance & Administration
With the ever changing super laws and compliance obligations, SMSF's are far from 'Self-Managed'. We will look after the entire process of administration and compliance, completing the accounts, preparing the necessary minutes and reports, lodgement of the tax return and arrange the necessary audit of the fund on your behalf.

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