Acquisitions & Mergers

There are many scenarios in which you might wish to merge, buy or sell a business enterprise. Whatever the situation, GHR Accounting Group are able to minimise the stress out and maximise the opportunity for you.

Whether you are considering buying a business or merging with another business, we have the experience and the expertise you need. We ask the right questions, and find the necessary answers. Are you getting a good deal? Is the business right for you? Can you afford it? Have all avenues for future growth been investigated?

The services we provide incorporate every stage of the process – from identifying potential acquisitions, through to the negotiations of the commercial elements of the transaction, through to forecasting the future of the business.

 

Incorporated in this is:

  • A review of your goals and objectives
  • Due diligence services
  • Preparation of financial forecasts
  • Advice on potential pitfalls and rewards involved in a merger
  • Assistance with purchase negotiations
  • Advice on financing
  • Assistance with preparation of a business plan

Calling on the skills of professionals means you will be far less likely to purchase an unsuitable business. Let GHR Accounting Group show you how our experience can save you from stress, and provide you with the great opportunity a business acquisition or merger can be.

 

Company Secretarial Services

Company legislation requires businesses to perform many administration tasks that take up a lot of valuable time. The last thing you need as a business owner is to be stressed out trying to ensure you are complying with the Corporations Law.

The possible threat of penalties for failing to keep up with the changing rules is too great a risk to take.

At GHR Accounting Group we are able to relieve this burden for you.

 

Our services include:

  • General advice on company law
  • Company formations
  • Filing of annual returns on your behalf
  • Preparation of all documentation related to minutes and resolutions
  • Maintenance of statutory books
  • Assistance in changes of directors, shareholders, addresses, and office details
  • Bonus Issues
  • Share transfers
  • Registered Office Facility

Please contact us for further information on how we can help you to get back to the task of running your business.

 

Estate Planning

As unpleasant as the task is, estate planning is one of the necessities in life. It allows peace of mind knowing your hard earned assets will be dealt with in the manner you choose.

For business owners, a plan for succession of ownership is essential. We can guide you through the process of providing for business continuity.

The executor and trustee of a will is required to perform a number of duties.

 

At GHR Accounting Group we are experienced in estate planning and can assist you in the following areas:

  • Meeting to discuss objectives for your estate
  • Confirming assets – valuations, inventories, appraisals
  • Documentation involved in estate planning
  • Protecting the assets
  • Paying taxes and debts
  • Estate distribution

 

Succession Planning

In ensuring the long term success of your business, It is critical to establish a well-designed succession plan. Co-ordination of the transition of your business to your successors can be an arduous process. However, with our experience we can address the complex issues of business continuation taking the stress off your shoulders.

Contact us for more information on forming a plan that allows for a hassle free continuation of your business.

 

Superannuation Services & Self Managed Superannuation Funds

As the Government encourages Australians to take responsibility for and reach their financial retirement goals, all of us are repeatedly required to deal with superannuation issues.

Superannuation is the most tax effective means of providing for retirement. A Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) is simply a fund that has been created personally for you. SMSF’s allow you to control your investment strategy, reduce tax through enhanced tax benefits and control administration costs.

Superannuation law is a delicate area and personalised planning is required for each individual. At GHR Accounting Group we are superannuation experts with around 300 self managed superannuation funds within the Practice, many in pension phase. We can assist in developing a superannuation solution that will effectively allow you to reach your financial retirement goals.

 

Services we offer include:

  • Establishment and maintenance of Self Managed Superannuation Funds
  • Completion of tax, compliance and financial information for ATO
  • Strategic advice about how to maximise superannuation outcomes
  • Superannuation Audits
  • Advice concerning Compliance Matters
  • Advice concerning Taxation of Benefits
  • Advice on Employer obligations

 

Trusts

A trust provides a valuable way of protecting the assets you have accumulated for the benefit of others.

At GHR we have extensive experience in the use of trusts both as operating vehicles and for asset protection purposes. We can offer specialist advice on trust formation, operation and ensure that all statutory requirements are met. Obligations for trustees can often be onerous, and our assistance in trust administration will also be invaluable.

 

We are able to:

  • Prepare and execute the vital documentation involved in Trust formation
  • Attend to the special requirements involved in reporting for Trusts
  • Trust administration
  • Minute keeping service
  • Annual accounts
  • Taxation
  • Asset management
  • Investment monitoring
  • Income distribution

Contact us today to ensure that your trust is formed and administered as effectively as possible, covering all legal requirements allowing it to fulfil its purpose.

 

Valuations

An independent valuation provides you with answers to the questions you often need to ask about the true worth of a business or property – am I getting the best price for the sale of my business? Is the asking price too much?

We are trained and experienced in business valuations and are able to provide you with guidelines and formula for evaluating the worth of a business. We are also able to appear in court and in arbitration as expert witnesses in relation to business valuations.

Choose GHR Accounting Group for a professional and accurate valuation service.