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Richmond

Suite 3, 2 Stawell Street,
Richmond VIC 3121 (03) 9571 8144

At Argent Accounting, it is our privilege to work with a diverse range of businesses across almost all industries, including Property & Construction, Law Firms, Professional Services, Food Retail and Hospitality, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Trades businesses and others.

Argent Accounting has firsthand experience working with law firms and considers this a niche service offering.

James Patterson believes that there is no one better placed than Argent Accounting to provide advice and assistance to your law firm, given his own close connection with Argent Law.

We understand the complexities around what it means to run a law firm successfully and have developed a range of valuable management and reporting tools to assist law firms to make decisions quickly and effectively. Argent Accounting can offer a complete accounting package for all small to medium law firms, which starts with how the firm utilises its legal software, through to how this information integrates seamlessly into the accounting software of choice.

Our service offering also includes a full management reporting package which is tailored specifically for law firms and includes critical staff productivity KPI reporting, monitoring performance against financial targets and regular business management reporting.

Child Care Centres

Argent Accounting can offer a complete accounting packages for Child Care Centres and understand the nature of business and issues and opportunities which are relevant for the child care industry.

We can assist childcare providers which all of their accounting and business advisory needs, including but not limited to:

  • Assistance with acquisitions, including due diligence matters, structuring and all other relevant assistance;
  • Budgeting and cash-flow planning;
  • Tax Planning and minimization strategies,
  • Self-Managed Superannuation Funds;
  • Assistance with sale of business, including preparing your business for sale, structuring for sale;
  • Capital Gains Tax advice, including advice in relation to Small Business CGT Concessions;
  • Fixed Asset Ledgers and Depreciation schedules;
  • Directors Loans Issues;
  • Employment and payroll related Salary Packaging;
  • Existing systems review, Accounting Software selection and integration;
  • Bookkeeping Training and Support, data entry and processing;
  • Management Reporting, meetings and planning;
  • Review and maintain Internal Controls;
  • Shareholder or Partnership Disputes; and
  • Family Business Disputes.

Contact Argent Accounting now for assistance with your Child Care business.

“The thought of setting up a company to own and run a successful Child Care Centre was a little scary at first. James from Argent Accounting helped to ensure this process was easy by initially helping with our business structure and made sure we understood the different options available to best suit our needs. He assisted us with our initial business plan which provided us with a clear idea of what to expect and prioritise. As our business has grew, we were offered an opportunity to sell. Argent Accounting provided us with critical advice and ensured we were able to get the best possible tax outcomes from the sale”

Melanie Colwell – Futures For Kids Pty Ltd

The difficulties associated with manufacturing in Australia are well documented. These include the rising cost of labour in Australia, the difficulties with maintain competitiveness against cheaper import alternatives, as well as cost pressures generally in Australia.

However, despite the changing times and broader economic factors impacting manufacturing based businesses, there is still a place in Australia for a huge number of manufacturing related business across of range of industries! Manufacturing is not dead, it’s just evolving.

Business owners who have been able to specialise or develop niche high margin products. Customisation and adaptive product offerings mean business owners can compete not only in Australia but across the world.

Manufacturing business include industries such as:

  • Food and Beverage;
  • machinery and equipment;
  • Furniture;
  • Printing;
  • Chemicals (including fertilisers, pesticides, pharmaceutical, medicinal, cleaning products, toiletries, cosmetics, photographic and explosive); and
  • metals and plastics.

Argent Accounting understands the accounting and taxation issues faced by manufacturing business owners and our services for wholesale and manufacturing businesses include:

  • Assistance with inventory management processes, software integrations and reporting;
  • KPI setting, benchmarking and analysis;
  • Assistance with acquisitions, including due diligence matters, structuring and all other relevant assistance;
  • Budgeting and cash-flow planning;
  • Pre-lending reviews and assistance with financing and funding requirements;
  • Tax Planning and minimization strategies,
  • Assistance with sale of business, including preparing your business for sale, structuring for sale
  • Capital Gains Tax advice, including advice in relation to Small Business CGT Concessions
  • Fixed Asset Ledgers and Depreciation schedules
  • Directors Loans Issues
  • Employment and payroll related Salary Packaging
  • Existing systems review, Accounting Software selection and integration;
  • Bookkeeping Training and Support, data entry and processing
  • Management Reporting, meetings and planning;
  • Review and maintain Internal Controls
  • Shareholder or Partnership Disputes
  • Family Business Disputes;

Real Estate Services Packages

Our Real Estate Support Team provides back office support to a number of real estate agencies.  The administrative support includes quarterly management reporting, bookkeeping, payroll, accounts payable, account sales, trust accounting and general administrative service

Argent Accounting has firsthand experience working with businesses in the property and construction industry, including Property Developers and builders.

Property related business and investment activities can be extremely lucrative, however many people do not understand just how complicated the taxation treatment of activities can vary. Taxation implications can significantly vary depending upon the activities are actually being undertaken.

Given the scale of capital investments and historically proven potential profits of a property related investment or development, “getting it wrong” can have extremely costly implications. The income tax treatment of property related transactions, Capital Gains Tax (CGT), Goods & Service Tax (GST). There are a range of other legal, business and taxation related factors that dictate how a property related project should be structured.

When undertaking a property development, tax legislation must be carefully considered in line with the stance taken by the Australian Taxation Office with regards to various scenarios.

When we provide advice in relation to the most appropriate business structures for property related business activities, we don’t just consider the scale and nature of the project itself; we also take into account the unique circumstances of those undertaking the project.

Argent Accounting’s services for Property Developers and Builder’s include:

  • Income Tax Minimisation strategies;
  • Maximize Asset Protection;
  • Access to Capital and reinvesting of project profits;
  • Allowing for the admission of new business partners or investors;
  • Complying with all legal requirements in your Industry;
  • The risk profile of the people undertaking the activity;
  • Consider future entitlement to CGT discounts and concessions; and
  • Whether there is a need for flexibility depending upon changing intentions for a property.

Contact Argent Accounting for assistance with your property related investment or business endeavours.

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