Plan. Control. Grow.

At Helm Accounting, we specialize in helping people who make things. If you own a business in building and construction, engineering, or a specialist trade then we want to meet you.

We will help you plan your business and control your money so your business can grow. We want you to succeed.

We are committed to giving our clients the best solutions and advice.  We are great at accounting and tax but that is just the tip of the iceberg. We keep the big picture in mind, looking at where you are now and providing you with the focus and planning to get where you want.

Whether you are just looking for help to survive the tax office requirements or you want to take your business to the next level, we are the people you need to see.

The latest from the Helm Accounting Blog

Success in business requires a number of essential ingredients. A sound strategy. A robust business model. Effective planning. Strong financial control and bookkeeping. A good team. Great systems. Measurement. Focus.

But you know what? Even all those elements are not enough without this skill: Execution.

Call it “Getting Things Done”, making things happen, the action habit, extreme focus… call it what you like, for many entrepreneurs it’s what separates mediocre from magic. It’s the difference between a business that plods along from one year to the next, and one that grows, evolves, impresses, enriches. Read More

Thomas Edison once said that “Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration”.

Unfortunately, going from that inspirational idea to the finished product takes a lot more than hard work. Just like Edison, you also need to invest in a lot of research and development.

And R&D doesn’t come cheap. 

Fortunately the Federal Government helps business in two ways: Grants and Tax Incentives.

 

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If you’re still paying your employees’ super with bank transfers (or worse still, cheques), then you need to change the way you do things–and fast.

From 1 July 2014, if you make super contributions for 20 or more employees you’ll have to make those payments online. (Those of you with fewer than 20 employees have until 1 July 2015.)

That means you’ll no longer be able to pay by cheque (yes, some super funds still insist on being paid that way). And chances are a bank transfer won’t cut it either because you’ll also need to include other details such as the employee’s name, Tax File Number and Super Fund member number. Read More

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