Business Services

We know what small business needs because we are a small business. As our name suggests we provide management services to the operators of small businesses.

Too often It’s the case of “the tail wagging the dog” we can provide you with the information you need to run your business “that what we are good at” so that you can better manage your business “that what your good at”

Have a great business idea or market niche to start up your own business?

We are Countrywide will make sure you are put into the correct business structure which is both the most tax affective for income distribution and protecting your assets such as your family home or car.  If you are not a new business but wish to have your current structure evaluated to cover the areas above, please contact us as we can get this sorted.

Do you simply feel your not getting the most out of your business? We our experience in the industry, we can supply you with tools  to get your business from stagnant to record growth. This gives you both increased profitable plus a better return on investment for selling your business.

Avoid those sleepless nights wondering whether your business is actually compliant with your employees, income tax and GST. We can review your business to make sure all areas of your business will pass and ATO audit and be compliant with the current Australian Taxation Laws.

The services we offer advice on are;

  • Buying and Selling a business
  • Business Structures and Asset Security
  • Administration Services such as
  • Bookkeeping
  • Payroll Services and
  • Cash Management Services.
  • Sourcing and applying for Finance
  • Insolvency Advice
  • Management and Cost Accounting information

Buying Starting up or Selling a business

Buying

If you have a great business idea and you wish start up your own business, or you have seen an opportunity in an existing business, we can undertake a professional appraisal for you. To give your business any chance of success in the future, it must be built on solid foundations at the start. We can help you form those foundations. 

The type of structure you operate your business through is very important for both taxation and asset security reasons.

We have access to industry / business specific data which we benchmark the new business against so as to ensure you can rely on the information provided. We also have access to experience both Australia and world wide with Pitcher Partners through our membership of the Critical Point Network.

Franchising is a specialty area which is becoming more and more popular with people purchasing businesses. While we are not looking at franchises ever week and therefore our experience is limited, we do have access to those people with that level of experience.

We have a great booklet on running a small business which our clients, and prospective clients, receive free of charge. Give us a call and we will shoot one out to you,

No obligation.  

Selling

If you are selling your business, again, there are a number of areas that need to be addressed, not least of all:

a. Am I getting the right price and

b. how much tax will I have to pay?

We can help with the promotion of your business. While business brokers are recognised as the professionals in the area of finding the buyers. It is our firm you should trust to presents the information on which those buyers will base their decision.

Business Reviews

If you are currently in business and wish to have us do an independent review of your business, just contact us. There is no obligation on you to change from your current accountants.

The big thing here is looking at your business with a fresh set of eyes. Over time the business changes whether you notice / acknowledge it or not. Armed with the information you can then make the informed decisions.    

Administration Services

The administration services we offer are in the areas of:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Payroll
  • Cash Management
  • Corporate (ASIC) Services

These services allow us to do what we do best, using the latest technology along with our knowledge base to carry out your businesses administration. This leaves you to concentrate on running the business, namely, providing a better and more efficient service to clients.

Our involvement can extend from just completing your Business Activity Statements each quarter to running a whole virtual office. In some instances clients have no longer required an administration person.

Most accounting firms offer these services The difference is our understanding of, and passion and commitment to, meeting the clients needs. You will sense this the minute you walk in our door.  

Contact Us

Address
: 70 Lemon AvenueMildura VIC 3500
Phone
: 03 5021 3177
Fax
: 03 5023 3022
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    Have a great business idea or market niche to start up your own business?

    We at Countrywide will make sure you are put into the correct business structure which is both the most tax affective for income distribution and protecting your assets such as your family home or car.

    If you are not a new business but wish to have your current structure evaluated to cover the areas above, please contact us as we can get this sorted.

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      • Business Structures and Asset Security
      • Bookkeeping
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      • Sourcing and applying for Finance
      • Insolvency Advice
      • Management and Cost Accounting

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