Bottrell Accountants, Financial Planners & Tax Agents

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Bootstrapping a business

What is Bootstrapping? Bootstrapping a business is when an entrepreneur uses their own money as start-up capital for their business. The term comes from the old saying ‘pull yourself up by your bootstraps’ and refers to getting something done yourself. This method of financing allows you to have 100% ownership of your business and not […]

Extra time for foreign investors to register agricultural land

Extra time for foreign investors to register agricultural land The ATO has advised that foreigners who own land in Australia now have until 29 February 2016 to come forward and register their agricultural land holdings. Legislation that passed on 1 December 2015 now requires all foreigners with agricultural land holdings to enter their interest onto […]

Macquarie Investment Management to refund clients

Macquarie Investment Management to refund clients Macquarie Investment Management Limited (Macquarie) is due to refund over $5.5 million to around 2,300 clients affected by system errors. The errors occurred between 2001 and 2014, on a number of products using the Macquarie Wrap Platform. ASIC has been working with Macquarie to resolve this matter in the […]