Last year, you may recall that I wrote about the importance of moving beyond selling resources- the foundation of our economic relations with China to date - to take advantage of vast opportunities to provide services to the growing middle classes.
It’s fair to say entrepreneurs and small to medium businesses had little chance of getting in on ...
Recently dubbed the ‘Apple of Accounting’ by Sydney Morning Herald (SMH), Xero holds an enviable position in the cloud accounting marketplace: they are the only provider to have designed a platform that seamlessly integrates with third party providers.
The benefit of this integration is a real-time, small business toolbox of over 300 software ...
Welcome to 2014 and a happy new year to those celebrating Chinese New Year, the year of the Horse.
I’d like to start by sharing with you an interesting conversation I had at the start of the New Year with a friend of mine - let’s call him Bill. This is how the conversation went.
Bill: “How are things?”
Doug: “I’m optimistic.”
Bill: “You’re ...
At some stage, many small and micro business owners, freelancers and soloists will reach a crossroad: you’re making sales and business is growing, but you have more work than you can manage – which can be exciting and confronting in equal measure! So what do you do if the path ahead looks less like the Yellow Brick Road and more like a German a...
It has become increasingly difficult not to notice the introduction of cloud-based accounting products in the market over the last year.
With many of the products promoting new time-saving techniques, better security and easier access to live information it’s certainly worth investigating the different products on the market and how they can be...
A letter to our new PM
After the election I penned this letter to our new Prime Minister outlining all the things I hope he’ll consider on behalf of our clients and the broader business community.
The Hon Tony Abbott MP
Thanks to all that came to the event, and all of your great questions. If you missed the opportunity, please feel free to ask an accountant here, or contact us to arrange a free 30 minute consultation.
Ask an Accountant: Wine Tasting and Financial Q&A
Enjoy premium wines and antipasto in the inviting warmth of Orang...
Thanks to all that attended the workshop and helped make it a success. If you missed the opportunity, please feel free contact us to arrange a free 30 minute consultation.
Business Review in a Box: a practical financial workshop
Business owners in Melbourne’s fast-growing inner west are invited to join managing partner Doug Mitchell in a ...
Last week’s announcement by the Rudd Government of their intention to streamline eligibility criteria for the Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) on salary sacrificed employee cars, which avails the Government of approximately $1.8b, was met with a tidal wave of conflicting opinion from Australian business.
Those who shouted the loudest – in particular, ...
Time is running out! Take action to reduce your tax
With the end of the financial year just around the corner, now is a good time to start organising and preparing your financial affairs.
We all know how stressful this time of the year can be, so to make your life that little bit easier, we’ve come up with a quick check-list to ensure that y...
Doug and the team at Mitchell Wilson have supported my travel businesses for years. They are great accountants and financial advisers with a deep understanding of our industry who constantly offer valued advice in relation to business strategy, tax planning and personal tax. They take care of everything.
CEO, Express Travel Group
They're more than just accountants - they're really GOOD PEOPLE.
They translate the technical talk and keep it RELEVANT.
They're ASTUTE and I can trust their advice.
I wouldn't make a business move without talking to them FIRST.
They create TRUST in our business relationship and that's invaluable.