Business Links Australia Pty. Ltd. is a CPA Practice
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Introducing Business Links Australia

We are an Underwood based, CPA firm of accountants specialising in servicing small and medium businesses and self-managed superannuation funds. Our aim is to provide our clients with a service that far exceeds the level offered by many other accounting firms.

Feedback from clients who have come to us from other accounting practices indicates the most frequent frustrations they have experienced include: difficulty in getting through to someone who can help them; non-return of phone calls; inability to explain matters in simple terms; taking months to complete work and lack of feedback on progress.

We have made a conscious effort to address these types of issues as well as to provide accounting and taxation services of a very high standard.

Personal Attention

Our aim is to develop a close professional relationship with you and your business. Your relationship will primarily be with the principal of the practice, who is supported by a team of well qualified staff who share the firm’s commitment to delivering a high quality, personalised service.

Responsiveness

We are committed to returning telephone calls on the same day if possible, and no later than the next working day. Feedback from our clients regularly indicates how much they appreciate being able to easily get through to us with their queries. Indeed we prefer that clients contact us beforehand as it is much easier to give advice up front rather than trying to correct things after the event.

Communication

Tax legislation is complex. As we want to assist you in managing your business we will make every endeavour to help guide you through the mass of taxation issues that confront small businesses every day. We make every effort to explain complex tax matters in everyday language so that our clients have a good understanding of their tax affairs.

Processing Standards

A number of surveys of accounting practices have shown that an average turnaround time of three months for the preparation of end of year financial statements and the associated tax return is common. We aim for a turnaround time of at the most six weeks, and in most cases our completion time is within four weeks.

Quality Assurance

As a CPA practice, we are required to undergo peer reviews of our internal processes and procedures. Feedback from these reviews has been overwhelmingly positive.

The qualifications of our staff and our processing procedures are aimed at ensuring a high quality result each and every time. All of our accountants are either CPA qualified or completing their CPA qualification and all accounting and taxation work prepared by our staff is reviewed by the practice principal before being finalised.

Services

Rather than offer a choice of a standard package of services, we tailor our services to meet your needs. We meet with prospective business clients free of charge in order that we can gain an understanding of your business and your needs. At the commencement of our engagement, we prepare a terms of engagement letter for you which sets out our understanding of what services are needed and an estimate of cost so that you can be sure we are on the same page as you. We are also required to provide this letter under the professional standards of CPA Australia.

Our range of services is extensive and includes:

  • Bookkeeping
  • Preparation of financial statements and statutory accounts
  • Budgeting and cash flow analysis
  • Management reports
  • Business valuations
  • Tax structuring advice
  • Tax planning
  • Tax returns – individual, partnership, trust, company, superannuation fund
  • Business activity statements
  • Salary packaging
  • Fringe Benefits Tax
  • Company secretarial services
  • Breakeven analysis

Other Services

In addition to our accounting and taxation services, we can also provide specialist business development services through our sister company, Business Links Advisory and Consulting Services. This in-house expertise makes us uniquely different to most other accounting firms. These services include:

  • Business planning
  • Marketing activity planning
  • Improving operational productivity
  • Implementing effective systems and procedures
  • Improving team performance
  • Implementing Key Performance Indicators
  • Improving financial performance

We also have a number of trusted independent business advisors we can refer you to for specific expertise if the need arises. These include specialists in the fields of business law, employment law, business finance, occupational health and safety, and information technology design and maintenance.

Our Approach

The philosophy of Business Links Australia is to assist our business clients to create their ideal business; one that is profitable, stable, efficient, and easy to manage.

While we understand that each business is different, Business Links Australia have developed and utilise a proven process for assisting our business clients to optimise business performance and value, while at the same time creating lasting business change.

We utilise advanced software technology to support our clients with the financial administration of their business. This translates to reduced MYOB administration hours and employment costs for our clients.

Business Links Australia also utilise an extensive suite of business development tools and topical information sheets, which assist clients to improve the performance of their business.