Reprieve finally offered to farmers in Australia’s 2015 Federal Budget
An accelerated depreciation package awarded to Australian farmers is expected to cost $70M over the next four years. From July 2016, farmers will be able to claim an immediate, total deduction for any spending on fencing and water infrastructure.Read More›
Breaks for small businesses announced in the 2015 Federal Budget
Australian small businesses are the greatest winners in the Federal Budget 2015.
Costing the Government $5.5BN, the initiatives introduced for small business are intended to have a greater impact, as the government hopes these generous tax breaks will stimulate the economy.Read More›
Succession Planning – Face the Future with Confidence
Many primary producers are not prepared for succession and end up making decisions at the last minute. This lack of planning, leads to poor outcomes for the family and the business. The sooner you plan, the better the outcome.Read More›
Far too often, small business owners carry the weight of the world on their shoulders alone, operating as a one-person band.
They try, or more accurately, struggle to take care of the service delivery, product development, bookkeeping and business expansion all at once. As the business grows, it slowly becomes apparent that the load needs to be shared.Read More›
Martin Pentecost joined the Powers Team in February 2015 as our new Agribusiness and Finance Consultant.
With over 20 years of experience in agribusiness, Marty has a strong understanding of the issues and challenges facing agriculture and rural industries. Marty is based in the Rockhampton Office but travels to Biloela and throughout Queensland on a regular basis.Read More›