I have been an OBT client since 2008. Previously I’d never had a good experience with an accountant so had no faith in the profession and needed to change. My brother went to school with Brett Garmeister and only had good things to say about him.
Archives for November 2011
Brett has lived his entire life in the Lockyer Valley and joined the OBT team in November 1990. Since 1998 Brett has been a Director at OBT and is very proud to be leading such a progressive firm.
It is not an uncommon practice to outsource some of the functions of running your business to reliable suppliers. When this turned pear-shaped for one business owner, OBT quickly mobilised resources to stem damage and negotiate a favourable outcome with the ATO.
Protecting assets is no longer a consideration for only certain businesses. The fact is that all business owners are negligent unless they have carefully considered and water tight asset protection measures in place. Here OBT looks back at how doing just that saved one business… Read More >>
We have been with OBT for 23 years – our parents were clients a generation before us. The best thing about dealing with Brett Garmeister and the firm is with respect to the diversity of our business activity and how that is covered across all… Read More >>
It is alarming to see how quickly a business can go off course when one element is out of kilter. Here OBT outlines how we steered a client’s business back on course after determining where the problem lay which was right at the heart of… Read More >>
Like many initiatives in business, it pays to plan and implement strategies early to optimise gains at crucial times. Here OBT illustrates how involvement at the planning stages of a business sale helped one couple make the most of their transition into retirement.
OBT Co-Founder and Director Rodney Turner works closely with OBT clients, assisting them to provide adequate retirement funding, the smooth transition of the family farm or business from one generation to the next and appropriate tax effective investments for them.
At OBT we know how common it is for people who have a shared interest to leave the relative safety of being employees, nut out an idea on the back of an envelope and then start operating a new business from humble beginnings. As with… Read More >>