TAXATION SERVICES

“in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes” – Benjamin Franklin 1789

Whilst taxes may be certain it is important to ensure you pay no more than that which you ought. The taxation landscape is increasingly complex and to navigate a successful path requires skilled advice and assistance – this is our role. CMS has a wealth of knowledge to provide you with sound taxation advice tailored to your needs. We work closely with our clients to identify taxation risks and strategies that exist. Our staff undertake regular training sessions to keep abreast of the latest changes to taxation law in order to provide our clients with a superior level of advice.

Our taxation services include:

TAX PLANNING & STRUCTURING

We provide pro-active advice to enable you to defer assessable income and accelerate deductions. We also provide guidance and advice regarding the tax implications of transactions, events or business progression including restructuring of your Group as required.

ELECTRONIC RETURN LODGEMENT

We prepare and lodge all types of electronic returns with the Australian Tax Office via a secure connection. These include income tax, FBT and GST returns.

FRINGE BENEFITS TAX (FBT)

We will calculate, prepare and lodge your annual Fringe Benefits Tax returns.

PAYROLL TAX

We will calculate, prepare and lodge your annual Payroll Tax returns.

GOODS & SERVICES TAX (GST)

We will calculate, prepare and lodge your monthly and/or quarterly activity statements for businesses and individuals.

INCOME TAX

We will ensure that you and your business are complying with all facets of your tax obligations.

Preparation and lodgement of income tax returns for all entity types;

Strategic planning and advice;

Targeting benefits available under small business concession;

Capital Gains Tax related matters;

Preparation of financial statements and taxation returns.

Attending to Australian Taxation Office PAYG instalment variations;

Interaction on your behalf with the Australian Taxation Office where required;

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT (R&D)

We can assist you in preparing and lodging your R&D claim