Brad Callaughan

Brad has more than 9 year’s professional accountancy experience. Brad has worked in senior management roles within Taxation and Business Services dealing with a number of clients from a range of business sectors. Brad is an avid property investor and renovator and has always been involved in small business ventures since the age of fourteen. Callaughan Partners was formed to deliver and exceed our client’s expectations; the continuation of this is the driving passion and focus of our business. Brad enjoys developing his own business interests and property portfolio along with his interests in golf, horse and dog racing, sports and fishing.

EOFY: Should you prepay private health insurance?

Private health insurance - to prepay or not prepay? This seems to be the question of the week, and although it appears more of a personal finance issue, your decision could impact the funds you have available for re-investing into your business.

Preparing for the EOFY: 12 expert tips

The end of the financial year (EOFY) is less than eight weeks away now, and it’s important small business owners know what tax obligations and changes need to be accounted for, before June 30.

Why every business should take reporting seriously

Having your accountant do your reporting might cost you a little extra, but there are a number of serious benefits to having an experienced professional look closely at important business figures.

Tips for negotiating appropriate customer credit terms

Customer credit terms are a negotiation not to be to be taken lightly, and a selective procedure is vital for business protection, success and longevity.

Avoid business burn-out with a time out

Running a business can be all-consuming and exhausting, which makes it vital for SMB owners to take time out, recharge their batteries and keep the passion they feel towards their business blazing.

What you need to know about Fringe Benefits Tax

Putting systems in place to ensure data is captured and accurately categorised for FBT purposes throughout the year could save you and your accountant a big chunk of time and effort at the end of March. Here's some expert advice to get you on the right track.

The how-to guide to tax planning

March is upon us again, and this means just one thing - tax season is near! Here's what you should be doing now to prepare your business for the end of the financial year.

The 10 tell tale signs your business is under pressure

Sometimes it can be difficult to see the bleeding obvious, even if it's right in front of your face. This can be especially true for business owners, whose judgement can be clouded by the very nature of their relationship with their business. So, here are the ten early warning signs your small business might be under pressure.

Build a culture of communication and enjoy the benefits

Communication, delegation and good team relationships are the basis of a good business. How well are you communicating with your employees?

Don’t misjudge the importance of a good accountant

Every small business owner needs a good advisor and many need help to stay on top of record keeping, which is where a good accountant can lend a hand.

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