OBT helped a new client who had been through a very sticky situation: an employee carrying out works away from the business premises accidentally severed a telecommunications cable with a backhoe. With a major outage and service disruption on the telecom company’s hands, they soon went scalp hunting for damages placing fault firmly at the business owner’s door.
Archives for December 2011
Please be advised that we will be trading through the Christmas and New Year as follows: Gatton – our office will close from Saturday 24 December 2011 (we are working on Friday 23rd) and reopen on 3 January 2012. It will be possible to leave… Read More >>
Unless you’ve been holed up in a bunker, you would probably have heard about the ATO’s campaign to unearth the perpetrators of tax avoidance.
It’s official! OBT Financial Group in Gatton recently took out the top honour for 2011 Medium Business of the Year in the STAR Regional Business Apprenticeship And Training Awards.
As a business owner, the purpose of your business is to create value for you as owner, for your customers and your team. Value for owners is created through return on equity investment and the growth in the value of your business.
At OBT we see many business owners being totally consumed with the day to day aspects of running their businesses. As a result, they fail to realise that the choice of entity under which they choose to operate their business can have a significant bearing… Read More >>
ATO allows reasonable estimate for documents destroyed by disaster In the midst of the Queensland flood inquiry, the ATO has made things a little easier for flood victims in Queensland dealing with disaster recovery The Tax Office has issued a practitioner fact sheet to assist… Read More >>
Accountants and business advisors provide a number of varied services so decide what you need before appointing one who presents a good fit for you and your business.
Sound asset protection strategies minimise the risk of losing your financial assets in life as well as death. But why is it necessary to rethink asset protection when you’ve already been through this with your adviser? At OBT we see six areas in which you… Read More >>
As predicted, the 2011/12 QLD State Budget included major revenue reforms and assistance packages for Queenslanders. OBT looks at the major changes and outlines them in more detail: