March 2017 Newsletter - Firm News


Firm News

Welcome to our first newsletter of 2017. We've had a wonderful start to the year, with plenty of news items to report. With the excitement of the holiday season behind us, it was straight back into the swing of things.

2017 Annual Count Conference

We are proud to announce that we have just been awarded Count's
2017 Excellence in Client Engagement Award at Count's Annual
Conference in Sydney. We are honoured to receive  this recognition
by our professional community; more importantly thrilled to know that
we are at the forefront with the way we engage with our clients.

Hayes Girling Financial was also a finalist in the 2017 Outstanding
Quality Award, sitting top 3 in over 300 firms Australia wide. This is the
third year running that we have been award winners and multi-category finalists.

Staff Updates

We welcomed Richard You to the accounting team in
January, Richard brings an enthusiastic and fresh approach
to the firm, be sure to say hello to him when you have
the chance.

We are also happy to announce that Sheridan welcomed
her second child, a baby girl in January. Both Sheridan
and Holly Rose are doing very well and we wish them
all the very best.

It's not too late!

For those of you that have not lodged your 2016 Income Tax Return, we recommend you contact us as soon as possible, as the ATO deadline for individuals is fast approaching. If you are pressed for time, you are welcome to email your documents to us at


Tax Planning Starts Now

There are 5 key things all business owners must consider right now. Some of these are brilliant wealth creation ideas. Please read on…

30 June will be here before we know it. Let us help you get the most out of the upcoming months.

Too often we end up disadvantaged - we procrastinate and do not take positive action. If you leave your tax planning until the end of May and early June, there may not be enough time to do anything significant to reduce your tax. Worse, you may neglect tax planning altogether.

So, for 2017, our invitation to you is to start now with your tax planning – a quick phone call will start the process – 03 9764 2244.

Click here for more information

Super Reform

On Wednesday 23 November 2016, the Federal Government's proposed changes to super rules were passed by Parliament. This means that from 1 July 2017, the amount you can put into super each year will be reduced – which could impact your retirement plans. So before the changes happen, it's a good idea to consider whether you should contribute a bit extra to your super.

What's changing....Click Here for more information


Private Sales – Car / Equipment under finance

Are you looking to privately purchase a car or equipment under finance? Are you aware of the potential traps and risks associated with doing so? If not, we recommend you speak to a professional to take the worry away from you. At Hayes Girling Financial, we partner with a range of experts within the lending / financing space to ensure you receive the best possible advice when making these purchases.

Things to consider when purchasing a motor vehicle or equipment from a private vendor……..Click here for more information

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