Why use a registered tax agent?
Getting the best tax advice for you and your business is paramount. Registered Tax Agents are highly qualified and regulated by the Tax Practitioners Board. Tax Agents are required to have experience and are issued with a license to practice. An Agent must hold Professional Indemnity Insurance and operate by a strict Code of Conduct
Can you help me to understand BAS, GST and FBT?
At SBA, we can provide a full range of services to assist your business. BAS, GST and FBT are all part of our business offering and we can assist with one or all of the company’s tax requirements
What is the SBA Service Advantage?
Our website will give you a more thorough understanding of the SBA Service Advantage but put simply; more frequent contact, full transparency of fees & knowledgeable and experienced output. The SBA service advantage eliminates uncertainty, adds back the value and provides opportunities to deliver new levels of service. A client can expand and prosper or consolidate and prepare ahead for change. More than this, a client can reduce costs, improve efficiencies and gain invaluable advice and support from a trusted advisor.
How long has SBA been in business?
SBA commenced servicing the SME market in 1997. The business has always been based in North Sydney, NSW
My business is not based in Sydney. Do you service other states?
Yes, SBA services clients as far are Queensland and Western Australia. SBA also services some International clients and also clients that are transitioning from overseas
Is my business too small to be an SBA client?
At SBA, no client is too small. This may sound cliché but with clients ranging from new-start businesses to clients with a turnover in excess of $50M, our range is very broad. We appreciate that smaller clients may need more assistance, so we provide this with a hands-on approach at the same time being conscious of costs. That’s why SBA offers a one-hour free consultation to all new clients. They can explore the opportunities available through SBA from Taxation to Finance and even Government Grants
I need to set up a company or trust. Can you help me?
Understanding which structure is the most suitable one is key. We invite you for a one-hour free consultation to discuss your requirements
I need a business plan – can you help me?
Yes we can and how about we apply for a Government Grant for you at the same time? We can do this all in the comfort of the SBA office at North Sydney
Your website mentions Government Grants. Are they difficult to obtain?
If you don’t receive the correct advice and structure the application accordingly, there could be delays in applying for and receiving a Government Grant. At SBA, we can provide the necessary application information, structure the application for you and manage the process through to completion. Normally, it takes no more than a day of your time. SBA can assist with R&D Tax Incentive Scheme, Export Marketing and Development Grants and New Business Grants
If I want to change my Accountant and use SBA, is the process difficult?
SBA will manage the process for you. Normally it takes no more than a letter from your existing Accountant and an exchange of communication. At SBA, we make the process as seamless as possible
How much do your services costs?
There are a range of services offered by SBA but as we mentioned earlier, we are completely transparent and more than happy to discuss costs before any service is provided. We also offer a 20% saving on any existing accountancy or taxation fee you are currently paying*
SBA also offers finance and other services. Can I or my company use them?
At SBA, we try to assist our clients as much as possible. Our service offering extends from just accounting and taxation, and includes support for financial services, insurance, wealth management, migration and private equity opportunities. Our finance platform includes 35 Lenders and 17 external service partners; all working together to assist each and every SBA client
I’ve heard that Debtor Finance is difficult to obtain and finance of last resort. Is this true?
An SBA Director has extensive knowledge in this particular area of Asset-Based Lending. There still remains uncertainty with this type of product but once understood, many business owners have seen the advantages of using Debtor Finance and the benefits that this form of funding can provide to a business. It is most certainly not the finance of last resort; in fact quite the opposite! If you want to know more, please contact SBA today and we will assist you to understand every aspect so that you can make a balanced and informed decision
Can you help my business with Payroll Services?
A number of existing clients use SBA to assist with Payroll Services. Additionally, SBA has assisted clients to understand and manage the recent changes to how superannuation contributions are paid on behalf of employees. At SBA, we are more than happy to assist in any way we can – it’s all part of the SBA Service Advantage
*New clients only and does not apply to a basic tax return for individuals
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