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Inside q4: Alethea Rose

For many of the team at q4 financial it could be said that accounting is in the blood. Alethea Rose is no exception. Building on a natural affinity for accounting in school, Alethea has built a...

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Preparing for the end of the financial year!

It is that time again when we need to begin to ensure we are ready for the end of the financial year. For some this means running financial calculations to find how best to be positioned for year...

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Understanding Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT)

Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) was part of a tax reform package introduced by the Hawke Government in 1986.  During the 1970’s and 80’s salary packages commonly included a range of tax-free benefits...

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Budget 2021

Well if theatrics is what Australia needs, we received that last night when Josh Frydenberg delivered his budget speech. Some may interpret this as an election winning speech.  We would have to...

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Why you need a Financial Planner even if you have an accountant

You and your business are different entities. It is common for business owners to mix their thinking around personal and business finances. While business finances get a lot of attention both from...

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Vital checks for keeping your business healthy

Monitoring the health of your business is a priority. Aside from day-to-day management, there are a variety of areas a business needs to proactively and regularly consider to ensure all that you...

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When the stimulus stops how will the real economy look?

It is nearly a year since the world was turned on its head and everything came to a grinding halt here in Australia.  Global emissions slowed along with every aspect of the economy and, of course...

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Managing your team

Most of us are currently thinking about closing out the year and looking forward to 2021. As business owners, the Christmas period is often our only time when we can stop and really get some down...

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Inside q4 financial

One of the things we pride ourselves on at q4 financial is our sense of family, not only in our commitment to workplace satisfaction but also in the interactions we have with clients every day. As...

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A year like no other

This year has certainly been an eventful and challenging year for us all. Facing uncertainty, many have had to adopt new strategies, adapt to a different way of daily life and deal with inevitably...

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Getting the personal finance basics right for business owners

Owning and running a business can be a very time consuming activity. Staying on top of sales, marketing, administration, human resources and compliance are critical for any business owner, which...

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Why Corporate Governance Matters

For many small and medium size businesses corporate governance is considered a ‘big end of town’ requirement and not relevant to their operations.  However as businesses grow, earnings increase...

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