Our Services

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Accounting

At Robert M Kennedy & Co we prepare financial statements for all entity types including companies, sole proprietors, partnerships and trusts. One of our key aims is to ensure that our clients’ compliance needs are taken care of allowing you to focus on your own professional and business needs. Accounting involves more than simply preparing financial statements each year, and as such, we provide effective value-added services enabling your business to achieve its goals.
We utilise XERO and MYOB software programs. All staff are XERO Certified Advisors.

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Corporate Governance

Robert M Kennedy & Co provides its clients with guidance and advice in relation to the operation and required compliance of their corporate structures.
We can act as your agent with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and assist with the obligations of your company.
Our corporate governance services include:

  • Company formations;
  • Registered Office facility;
  • Minute and Resolution preparation;
  • Deregistrations of corporate structures;
  • Corporate register management; and
  • Preparation and filing of ASIC documents.

Taxation

Robert M Kennedy & Co has a dedicated team of tax professionals who are focused on delivering timely, quality tax services to assist our clients navigate the complex tax landscape and provide solutions to complete tax issues which support client’s commercial objectives.

The ever-changing tax environment demands a business adviser dedicated to keeping clients one step ahead of the relevant tax issues.

Tax Compliance

We assist clients in ensuring all their compliance and lodgement obligations are met, and offer guidance with any reviews or audits undertaken by regulatory authorities.

Tax Planning

Tax is likely the largest single impost on any business, consequently it needs to be managed more actively than any other expense. We work with our clients to ensure their goals are achieved while ensuring taxation implications are minimised where appropriate.

Tax Structure

Today’s decisions, or lack thereof, can cause enormous costs tomorrow. Working with you, we can help identify potential problems and help you take appropriate action before problems occur.

Situations with which we can assist include;

  • Establishing a new structure;
  • Reviewing a structure that has been outgrown by your business and personal needs;
  • Restructuring to access commercial and tax opportunities together whilst ensuring asset protection;
  • Finalising a business structure and avoiding unanticipated tax impacts; and
  • Resolving existing complex tax challenges and disputes.

Business Advisory

At Robert M Kennedy & Co we are committed to work closely with our client’s businesses as they transition through the different cycles of business life.
We assist our clients in a variety of circumstances by providing critically appropriate business advice at each stage of the business life cycle.
We can assist with preparation of a business plan. The elements and assumptions in the plan will vary depending on the current stage of the business life cycle and where the plan is targeted.

Succession Planning

Robert M Kennedy & Co offers relevant support for our clients regarding succession planning.
Handing over a business to family members successfully can mean the difference between being financially sound going forward or losing the value of many years of hard work.
More than 70% of family owned businesses do not survive the transition from founder to second generation. Developing and implementing a well-designed plan is essential to long-term success of businesses from the early start-up to future iterations.
Succession planning applies irrespective of whether family members or others are taking over a business. One day a business exit will be required and succession planning covers the key steps to prepare the business for that event.
With a business sale, we can prepare the necessary financial information required to market the business and advise on the tax implications of the different methods of sale.

Department of Human Services

We have extensive experience with Centrelink and Family Tax Benefit Issues, including Age Pension, Family Tax Benefit Part A & Part B and MyGov accounts. Let our professional staff assist you with any of these matters.

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Please contact us for a free no-obligation discussion about how we can assist you in these matters.