Tax accounting services – Open the door to your peace of mind

When it comes to compliance, our experts have you covered Tax legislation in Australia is an increasingly complex, constantly shifting landscape – a potential minefield for many. Simply put, if you can’t keep up with compliance, then the ATO will ensure that it costs you and your business time and money. This is where Ruth Watson & Associates step in. Our supportive, dedicated team can manage all of your lodgements, ensuring your Business Activity Statements, income tax and payroll tax returns are always timely and compliant. We know that corresponding with the Australian Tax Office can be long-winded, confusing and stressful. Our tax experts use their vast industry knowledge and years of experience to communicate with them effectively on your behalf. We deal with the ATO, so you can focus on the bigger picture. Beyond compliance – Helping you plan for the future Compliance isn’t all we do; our team excel in finding value and are driven to help your business reach the next level. You can trust us to identify the best structure for your company. See for yourself how our tax planning and structuring strategies can help you legally minimise your tax liabilities. Our tax accounting services include:

  • BAS – GST & PAYG reporting Whether your GST must be paid and reported monthly, quarterly or annually, we ensure your BAS (business activity statements) are lodged on time, with complete compliance. We sweat the small stuff, so you can get back to your core business activities.
  • Communicating with the ATO We understand that dealing with the ATO can cause considerable stress. We have years of experience corresponding with the ATO directly, using our extensive knowledge and persuasive strategies to communicate with them effectively on your behalf. That’s one more burden that you needn’t carry.
  • Tax planning and minimisation From splitting supers and utilising government incentives to assessing asset acquisitions, we’re experts in finding value. See how our tax planning and minimisation strategies can help you plan for the future. In the meantime, check out the 2018 tax diary so you can be sure you never miss a key ATO date.
  • Payroll tax We can lodge your periodic payroll tax, ensuring you avoid the hefty penalties that come with non-compliance.
  • Fringe benefits tax We can review, prepare and lodge FBT returns, or streamline the whole process, granting you a comprehensive understanding of how to comply with your obligations. We will also liaise with the ATO on your behalf. As always, we provide complete compliance, without any cause for concern.
  • Capital gains tax It’s important to account for CGT when disposing of assets. Using our efficiency and knowledge of CGT, we can assist you in disposing of your business tax free. The savings can be remarkable.
  • Reporting/statements Our team are experts in in analysing and presenting financial information, ensuring that we meet all of your reporting needs. Whether you require reports weekly, monthly or quarterly, we ensure that you gain valuable insights from our reporting work.
  • Tax audits The ATO are consistently increasing their auditing activities, and this auditing process can cost you a substantial amount of time. We make sure you’re prepared, filling out the necessary forms before checking your amended assessment. We’re here to take the stress out of taxes.