SME Business Planning

Budgeting and
Cash flow forecasting

Taxation planning for Toowoomba business involves more than just tax returns. Understanding how your business is tracking, and whether cash reserves can handle the most robust trading conditions is essential for every business owner, be it a ‘start-up’, or a mature business trading over many years. A good budget is a necessity in the modern trading environment and can be a business owner’s best friend and a great tool to set financial targets and measure performance.

Are you looking to fund business growth through some timely and strategic lending? A well-planned budget will assist every loan application and is often a prerequisite with many lenders.Are you holding too much inventory? Is it the right time to expand your business?

Are you going to have enough cash to pay all your monthly expenses? Surviving in today’s business climate requires spending more time working on your business than in it.

Accurate, timely, and informative cash flow forecasting reports enable you to understand when cash is available, plan for expansion, control stock, analyse key expenses, and undertake effective tax planning.

The skilled team at Moore Lewis & Partners Toowoomba small business accountants will develop financial projections, scope out future scenarios, and provide you with strategies and solutions to negotiate the challenges of everyday business. There are many types of budgets and Moore Lewis & Partners will help design the right budget for your business.

Finance and Lending Strategy 

There is often a real sense of achievement when a business owner reaches the point of wanting to invest in the growth of their business, and why not! Investing for growth usually involves seeking out appropriate finance options, and there are many things to consider before taking that step.

The lending market in Toowoomba is crowded with a sea of finance providers offering different rates, products, and features as well as varying conditions and loan structures. The skilled team at Moore Lewis & Partners know the lending market and will provide advice and support, to seek out and secure the most appropriate lending arrangements for your personal and business needs. Putting in place the right lending structure with effective taxation advice can also maximise any taxation advantages. Moore Lewis & Partners – part of the building blocks to your business success.

Business Start-up

Starting your own business in Toowoomba or anywhere in South West Queensland can be an exciting and challenging time. There are many things to think about as you turn the coldness of a vacant shop or office into a vibrant and living enterprise. Ordering stock, erecting shelves, setting up office equipment, and developing something resembling a marketing strategy are all top of mind.

However, there are a few things in the area of small business accounting that need attention so you’re both legally compliant and have efficient back office systems in place.

These potentially include –

There are substantial differences and implications when choosing to trade as a sole trader, partnership, family trust or company, and you need the right advice from Moore Lewis & Partners small business accountants in Toowoomba.

Software solutions 

With over 60 different accounting and bookkeeping software packages available to Toowoomba businesses, it can be challenging to choose the right one for you. Having the right package will inject a range of efficiencies into any business saving substantial time with cash flow planning, accounts and revenue management, taxation planning, payroll, BAS and GST processing amongst others.

MYOB, Reckon, Xero, and QuickBooks are the main packages used by Toowoomba businesses.

Moore Lewis & Partners small business accountants invest considerable resources in ongoing staff training across all the popular accounting and bookkeeping packages, so we remain at the top of our game providing you with the right advice and support.