All posts by: Geoff Gartly

About Geoff Gartly

Geoff has been assisting businesses with their taxation and business affairs for many years. His practical advice has assisted his clients to grow their businesses and plan their financial future. To contact Geoff please call 039597 9966

Exit planning for couples brings its unique challenges and opportunities as romance intertwines with business. Working as a romantic couple brings pleasure, frustration and opportunity all rolled up into one package. Sometimes it just doesn’t work for some, but for those were the sparks fly, business booms and it all comes together it’s a special Read More

When securing credit for your business you as the owner or director may need to provide the financier a personal guarantee. Our clients in the building and construction industry will often require to provide personal guarantees to secure supply. Many of these owners and Directors are personally guaranteeing thousands of dollars in the event of Read More

Why have a stocktake sale! Many small businesses who hold stock have those items that collect continue to collect dust. The cost of this dust is a burden that you finance year after year. It’s cash not in your pocket. Old stock are products are often a result of last summer seasons, old models or a bad Read More

Have your Say ! The Victorian Governement are conducting a survey in terms of red tape for small business in the Construction Business Our practice looks after a lot of small businesses in this space and we encourage you to let Government know how they can help make the industry a better place to get Read More

Why have a stocktake sale ! Many small business who hold stock have those items that collect continue to collect dust. The cost of this dust is a burden that you finance year after year . These products are often a result of last summer seasons or a bad buying mistake. Either way its time Read More

What factors will increase your final price a business owner may pay for your business? There are certain factors that will make your business more valuable . You should take the time to analyse your business and review what changes you should make that can help sell it for more value. Here are 5 factors you should Read More

Tax why it hurts so bad when you have to pay it! Most people I have met in life understand that you may not like paying tax but its part of the fabric of the society we live in .They get on with graciously paying the tax they owe. Sometimes paying a big tax bill Read More

Bitcoin trading and your tax obligations ! Doing nothing or thinking you will not be detected when it comes to meeting your tax obligations with crypto currencies is not an option! Yesterday, being the 3rd of April passing the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Amendment Act 2017 (Amendment Act) was enacted as Law.  The new Read More

Taxing property developments. Taxes can be your worst nightmare ! Undertaking Developing property will have tax implications, and the type of tax you may ultimately pay can determined by what your intentions are with your property. Overall property development can be a very profitable opportunity but there a few speed humps to negotiate. One of Read More

How to Evaluate Your Marketing Spend  One of the most important success factors of small businesses is the ability to generate revenue, and to do that, most businesses need to market their services and products to bring in new customers and sales. The challenge for small business is how to make their marketing dollars work Read More