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Accounting For Melbourne Start-Ups

When you’re starting a new business, regardless of your size or the sector you plan to operate in it is vital to ensure that you have the appropriate legal and accounting structures in place right from the start.

Clear Tax has a well established reputation as a business accountant Melbourne startups can rely on to provide high quality accounting and financial services that will get your new enterprise up and running. Our financial planning specialists work with you to put appropriate structures in place that give you the freedom and peace of mind to focus on day-to-day operations, so vital in any start up business.

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We can also advise and support you if you are acquiring an existing business, or you want to restructure your current operations better to maximise efficiencies and profits. As part of this process, we always look at the full range of appropriate tax minimisation strategies that might be available to you as result of any legal or accounting restructuring.

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Understanding Financial Position

As part of this process, we will also assist you in understanding your overall financial position from the outset, so that you are best able to use your resources in order to grow and take advantage of new opportunities.


Having a tailored business structure in place is also important, not least for the fact that if you find you need to restructure down the road, it can have significant implications in terms of capital gains tax, stamp duty, and advisory costs.

Structure Impacts

Furthermore, how your business is set up will likely impact how much tax you pay, your potential personal liability, and the degree to which your personal assets are protected, so having the appropriate structure in place for you specific circumstances is essential.

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Structuring Your New Melbourne Business

There can be a lot to think about when you’re setting up a new business, so it’s important to have impartial, professional advice that you can trust so that you understand your rights, obligations and duties.

Clear Tax provides a wide range of financial planning services specifically for Melbourne startups and emerging enterprises that will ensure you have appropriate legal protections in place, and that you are compliant with all relevant state and federal legislation. This can include managing government registrations and preparing company documentation on your behalf.

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I have worked with Clear Tax Accountants in Richmond Melbourne for about one year. They have managed my returns, my Jobkeeper, my grants and all they have done very professionally and are a wonderful friendly group of friends. I recommend them if you’re considering an accounting firm.
Great job to all of your Clear Tax teams. As the name states its been a very clear advice and efficient. Always helpful to develop our business via free seminars. Great job guys.
I have been dealing with Yuvraj for number of years. His personal, professional and prompt service is second to none, one of the many reasons i have referred her to my clients and friends. will continue to do so. Without a doubt, 5 star all the way.
Their services are dependable, quick, and reasonably priced. They keep me informed about new tax legisaltion that may affect my position and will assist me reduce the amount of tax I owe or maximise my refund. I’m certain that my taxes are being handled in the most efficient manner possible. Thank you very much!
Highly recommended clear tax accountant. Ash and Manish and the team are providing the best services in Melbourne, extremely helpful, knowledgeable and professional. They are very responsive and answer all your queries. Always happy with their work so thank you very much.
Ash and Yuvraj are a great team. They genuinely care and help people. They are professional and friendly. No matter how busy they are, they will always get back to you. I have called Ash few times and he has always called back irrespective of the time, always chirpy even over the phone. I would highly recommend their team.
Ash and the team at Clear Tax have been absolutely spot-on for me and my business. Thorough, informed, approachable and, above-all, affordable, their company provides an incredibly refreshing and forward-thinking alternative to the more ‘old-school’ accountancy firms. Thank you for helping me in an area of business I do not love!
We are delighted with the service Ash and his team at Clear Tax Accountants has afforded us since we joined them. They are very forward thinking utilising new software apps and technology. Most importantly for us, they are always accessible to help and answer our queries, as well as taking the time to get to know more about our business, Government Grants and how it works – a rare thing!
Excellent Service & help with all aspects of my accounts. Working as a micro-business I have little time to spend on accounts and the team at Clear Tax Accountants have looked after me brilliantly from the very beginning. I feel I am in safe hands and they answer queries in a very straightforward manner so I understand everything in order to decide what to do best for my business. Delighted with Ash and Yuvraj. Thank you!
We are delighted with the service Ash and his team at Clear Tax Accountants has afforded us since we joined them. They are very forward thinking utilising new software apps and technology. Most importantly for us, they are always accessible to help and answer our queries, as well as taking the time to get to know more about our business, Government Grants and how it works – a rare thing!
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The Value Of Developing A Business Plan

When you are first starting out in a new venture, it can be challenging to have a clear strategic plan in place as to how you expect the business to operate and grow.

The CPAs at Clear Tax will work with you in the initial stages of your startup to help you answer the fundamental questions that need to be a part of any business plan. For instance, together we will explore the potential markets for your product or service, as well as the envisaged customer base and competitors in your sector or industry.

This information will enable you to have a clearer picture of any additional start up funding that may be required, as well as assisting you to draw up business and financial objectives and goals for the short, medium, and long term.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Below are answers to some of the most common business start up questions our accountants get asked.
  • What Do Specialist Startup Accountants In Melbourne Do?

    A specialist startup accountant in Melbourne can provide a range of services to help your business get off the ground. They can assist with bookkeeping and financial planning, helping you to establish a solid foundation for your business. They can also offer advice on taxation and compliance matters, ensuring that you are meeting all your obligations as a business owner. Specialist startup accountants can help you to navigate the often complex world of business regulations, helping you to avoid any costly mistakes.

    If you are starting a business in Melbourne, or anywhere else in Australia, it is essential to seek professional advice from a specialist startup accountant. They can help you to establish your business on solid footing, and ensure that you are fully compliant in all tax matters.

  • When Should I Engage A Startup Tax Accountant?

    Ideally, you should engage a specialist startup accountant before commencing business operations. This will allow them to help you establish your business structure and advise on the most tax-effective way to operate your business. They can also assist with the preparation of your business activity statements and tax returns, ensuring that you are meeting all your obligations come tax time.

  • How Much Will It Cost To Engage A Startup Accountant?

    Fees for engaging a specialist startup accountant will vary depending on the services required and the size and complexity of your business. However, you can expect to pay anywhere from $500 to $5,000+ for comprehensive startup accounting services.

  • How Do I Know I’m Choosing The Right Startup Accountant?

    When choosing a specialist startup accountant in Melbourne, it is important to select someone who has experience in working with startups. They should be able to offer advice on a range of business matters, including bookkeeping, financial planning, taxation and compliance. It is also important to choose an accountant that you feel comfortable working with, as you will be sharing a lot of personal and financial information with them.

    Choosing the right specialist startup accountant can make all the difference to the success of your business. They can provide invaluable advice and support, helping you to avoid any costly mistakes. If you are starting a business in Melbourne, be sure to engage the services of a specialist startup accountant to ensure your business gets off to the best possible start.

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