What I Learnt From My First Investment

Do you remember your first financial investment? Why did you act? Did you have help? 20 years ago I started my investment journey with no real knowledge of investments. As a fresh-faced 17-year-old, I took my first real job in an accounting firm and discovered money. Each day I would travel into the city via
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The Consequences Of Late Tax Lodgment

At Wilson Pateras, we understand that Australians lead busy lives. Even with the very best intentions, business owners and individuals can become caught up in their daily responsibilities and fail to meet their tax lodgment obligations on time. Thankfully, the ATO (Australian Tax Office) recognises this too and generally doesn’t apply penalties in isolated cases
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Tax Advice For Doctors

Tax Advice For Doctors Doctors, your dynamic and rewarding career in the medical industry also means that you’re considered to be high income earners, therefore falling into a higher tax bracket. When it comes to your specific deductions, inferences and tax responsibilities – you’ll require a proactive, strategic financial plan that best suits your specific
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We are the Accounting Firm of The Year 2019!

Great news! We are very proud to announce that Wilson Pateras has been awarded as Firm of The Year by the industry-leading Australian Accounting Awards. This award recognises the firm in the accounting industry that managed to execute and sustain a growth strategy in a marketplace of tough nationwide competition. This year, the Australian Accounting Awards
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Why use Wilson Pateras for your outsourced financial controlling?

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Our outsourced financial controlling service allows you to freely access a highly trained expert, located locally in Melbourne, who can assist you with a wide range of business financial services including bookkeeping, payroll processing, financial reporting, Xero setup and tax compliance.   Below are 11 reasons why Wilson Pateras’ outsourced financial controlling service is the best. Scalability. We
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The Importance of Specialist Accountants and Bookkeepers for Medical Practices

As a practice manager in the medical industry, you face unique challenges – long hours, complex systems, time demands and the constant pressure to run a successful and profitable practice. In this month’s blog, Wilson Pateras’ Manager Swinly Perera details how outsourcing an accounting expert who understands the specific accounting and bookkeeping requirements of the medical
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Bookkeeping for Barristers: Mark Forte on Virtual CFO

Distressed clients, deadlines, difficult cases and disputes – without a doubt, the professional life of a barrister or solicitor is a challenging one. As specialist accountants, Wilson Pateras understand the pressures that legal professionals face – from staying across ever-changing legislation to remaining in continuous communication with their clients. Wilson Pateras, we understand that lawyers
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Get Ready For Single Touch Payroll

  Single Touch Payroll is a government initiative to streamline business reporting obligations. When an employer pays their employees under Single Touch Payroll the information will be sent directly to the ATO at the time of the payroll.   Key features: Employers with 20 or more employees will be required to start reporting through Single
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