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13.07.2020 Accounting

Everything you need to know about the HomeBuilder scheme

Home owners have been given a fast track ticket to renovating or building their new…

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27.05.2020 Accounting | Business Advice | Financial Planning

Catching Up On Life & Business Admin

Whilst we’ve been in the midst of the C-19 pandemic and all that has meant…

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07.04.2020 Culture

Mobile Apps for Small Business

The best apps to help small business owners thrive Small business owners often have to…

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31.03.2020 Accounting | Business Advice

What Is The Jobkeeper Package? UPDATED

In the third instalment of the government stimulus package to help small business through this…

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16.03.2020 Accounting | Business Advice | Tax Accounting

COVID-19: What it means for you & your business – NOW UPDATED ABOVE

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10.03.2020 Accounting | Tax Accounting

How an Accountant Can Help a Small Business Owner

Accountants can help your business in more ways than one When people think ‘accountants’, they…

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03.03.2020 Accounting | Tax Accounting

Quickbooks Online vs. Xero

Market-leading accounting software: which should you choose? With so many accounting tools available to you,…

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01.03.2020 Business Advice

4 Accounting Trends We’ll See in 2020

New year, new decade, new set of accounting trends Not only is it a new…

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26.02.2020 Accounting | Cloud Accounting | Tax Accounting | Xero Accounting

Xero: Powering Small Business

Accounting software that works Xero is a cloud-based accounting software built to help small businesses…

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07.10.2019 Interview

Interview: Paal Ringstad, Le Wagon

Being able to code has become one of the most sort after skills in the…

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27.09.2019 Accounting | Interview

VIDEO: Teva on why communication is so important

Great communication from both us and our clients makes all the different in your experience and our efficiency.

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11.07.2019 Accounting | Interview

Interview: Kitchens U Build

Tell us about your business, what do you do? Kitchens U Build, owned and operated…

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01.07.2019 Accounting | Cloud Accounting | Culture | Interview

Get To Know Liam Turner

Liam is new to the RBK Tribe, working as a Cloud Accountant and learning the…

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26.06.2019 Interview

Re-Leased: Game-changing Software

There’s nothing we enjoy more than working with clients who love the cloud as much…

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17.06.2019 Accounting | Cloud Accounting | Interview | Xero Accounting

Interview: Madeline Prince, The Mantel Store

As the retail industry continues to shift in drastic ways, business owners really need a…

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01.04.2019 Accounting | Interview

Introducing: Seaview Cabinets

Our clients, Seaview Cabinets are award winning cabinet makers with a passion for innovative design,…

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31.01.2019 Accounting | Business Advice | Cloud Accounting | Interview | Xero Accounting

Interview: Chris Garbacz, Studio Ninja

After 10 business attempts, Chris Garbacz landed a winner and is now the self proclaimed,…

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20.12.2018 Accounting | Business Advice | Interview

Meet Animal Carpentry

In such a saturated industry, finding a labour-hire company that guarantees and delivers excellence in…

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27.05.2020 Accounting | Business Advice | Financial Planning

Catching Up On Life & Business Admin

Whilst we’ve been in the midst of the C-19 pandemic and all that has meant…

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31.03.2020 Accounting | Business Advice

What Is The Jobkeeper Package? UPDATED

In the third instalment of the government stimulus package to help small business through this…

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16.03.2020 Accounting | Business Advice | Tax Accounting

COVID-19: What it means for you & your business – NOW UPDATED ABOVE

SEE UPDATED BLOG ABOVE

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01.03.2020 Business Advice

4 Accounting Trends We’ll See in 2020

New year, new decade, new set of accounting trends Not only is it a new…

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12.01.2020 Business Advice

Top Tradie Apps

Trades often fall into the same category as accountants where they can lag behind other…

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06.01.2020 Business Advice

Business Advisor VS Business Coach

Business Advisor vs Business Coach: Which one is right for you? It’s not surprising that…

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17.12.2019 Business Advice | Legal

What You Need To Know About Franchising

What is franchising? In Australia, here’s how we define a franchise: “…one person (the franchisor)…

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16.09.2019 Business Advice

Digital Champions: Jurra Industries

Meet Trent & Tyson, the men behind Jurra Industries, and our Digital Champions.

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28.08.2019 Business Advice

Plugging in your business for success

Earlier this month Jase and Greg attended the Small Business Digital Champions project conference, as…

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07.04.2020 Culture

Mobile Apps for Small Business

The best apps to help small business owners thrive Small business owners often have to…

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14.08.2019 Culture

Championing Digital at Facebook HQ

Last week, Jason, Greg and Victoria from WLKR Digital flew to Sydney for the Small…

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11.07.2019 Culture

RBK’s EOFY Event Video Recap

On the 20th June 2019 we celebrated the end of financial year with a night…

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01.07.2019 Accounting | Cloud Accounting | Culture | Interview

Get To Know Liam Turner

Liam is new to the RBK Tribe, working as a Cloud Accountant and learning the…

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21.06.2019 Culture

The End of Financial Year Event Wrap Up

If there’s one thing the RBK team can do (besides provide excellent financial service and…

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15.11.2018 Culture

6 Ways To Mix Up Your Office Christmas Party

The silly season is upon us. Which means one thing…Christmas carols! Ok, two things. It’s…

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08.10.2018 Accounting | Cloud Accounting | Culture | Xero Accounting

Xerocon 2018

Picture this: almost 4,500 people at the Brisbane Convention Centre, for a two-day conference, described…

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10.08.2018 Culture

The RBK 2018 Retreat in Port Douglas

First off, this wasn’t designed as an extravagant splash of cash just for the sake…

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04.07.2018 Culture

CELEBRATING NAIDOC WEEK

What is NAIDOC Week? Every July, NAIDOC Week celebrates the history, culture and achievements of…

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16.03.2020 Accounting | Business Advice | Tax Accounting

COVID-19: What it means for you & your business – NOW UPDATED ABOVE

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10.03.2020 Accounting | Tax Accounting

How an Accountant Can Help a Small Business Owner

Accountants can help your business in more ways than one When people think ‘accountants’, they…

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03.03.2020 Accounting | Tax Accounting

Quickbooks Online vs. Xero

Market-leading accounting software: which should you choose? With so many accounting tools available to you,…

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26.02.2020 Accounting | Cloud Accounting | Tax Accounting | Xero Accounting

Xero: Powering Small Business

Accounting software that works Xero is a cloud-based accounting software built to help small businesses…

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21.02.2020 Accounting | Tax Accounting

5 Tax Season Tips For Small Businesses

It’s that time of the year again, and we’re here to help you prepare Tax…

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18.02.2020 Accounting | Tax Accounting

Choosing a Tax Professional

Tax advice in Melbourne: who do you turn to? Finding the right person to give…

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04.12.2019 Tax Accounting

Christmas parties and gifting: what can you deduct?

Christmastime means a few things: the stress of December deadlines, parties, presents, and a dash…

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06.08.2019 Tax Accounting

Car Fringe Benefits

Fringe benefits are benefits that are provided to someone because they are an employee of…

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14.06.2018 Accounting | Business Advice | Tax Accounting

Get On Top Of Your Tax With These 9 Simple Tips

Get on top of your tax this year With the end of the Financial Year…

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13.06.2018 Books | Financial Planning

The Barefoot Investor: 9 Steps To Financial Freedom

The Barefoot Investor is a team favourite for a reason. It takes what seems like…

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13.06.2017 Books | Financial Planning

The Barefoot Investor: Part 3

It’s here! The final instalment. These last three chapters of The Barefoot Investor take the…

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18.05.2017 Books | Financial Planning

The Barefoot Investor: Part Two

You guys loved part one of this topic… so now that you’ve got the basics…

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08.05.2017 Books | Financial Planning

The Barefoot Investor: Part 1

This might surprise you, but Jase, Jono and Greg are closet bookworms. A team favourite…

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03.02.2020 Legal

Debt Collection? Visit RBK Legal

If you’re anything like us, 2020 has started with a bang. However, the first couple…

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17.12.2019 Business Advice | Legal

What You Need To Know About Franchising

What is franchising? In Australia, here’s how we define a franchise: “…one person (the franchisor)…

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02.12.2019 Legal

Why every business needs great legal advice

We picked Matt’s brain on why it’s worth engaging a lawyer from the beginning, some of the common reasons why businesses might need to get a lawyer and what to look for when deciding on a lawyer for your business.

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14.10.2019 Legal

VIDEO: Meet Matt

Lawyer by day, dog lover by night. Meet Matt, our Legal Director and sad Saints fan 😉

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23.09.2019 Legal

Does your business have reliable terms and conditions?

Terms and Conditions (T&C’s) are the rules that you (and your clients) have to play…

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13.09.2019 Legal

VIDEO: Why every business needs good legal advice

Despite the size or state of your business, you need great legal advice. Matt talks us through why that’s the case!

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12.09.2019 Legal

RBK LEGAL: Meet Matt Campbell

Matt Campbell is the face behind RBK’s new legal services. We sat down with Matt…

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14.06.2019 Legal

Election Results 2019

After what many would describe as another cringe-worthy election campaign, we have a winner. If…

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14.05.2019 Legal

The Election Round Up

ScoMo or Shorten… Pauline or Clive? The Sex Party? The Greens? The upcoming federal election…

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13.07.2020 Accounting

Everything you need to know about the HomeBuilder scheme

Home owners have been given a fast track ticket to renovating or building their new…

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27.05.2020 Accounting | Business Advice | Financial Planning

Catching Up On Life & Business Admin

Whilst we’ve been in the midst of the C-19 pandemic and all that has meant…

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31.03.2020 Accounting | Business Advice

What Is The Jobkeeper Package? UPDATED

In the third instalment of the government stimulus package to help small business through this…

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16.03.2020 Accounting | Business Advice | Tax Accounting

COVID-19: What it means for you & your business – NOW UPDATED ABOVE

SEE UPDATED BLOG ABOVE

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10.03.2020 Accounting | Tax Accounting

How an Accountant Can Help a Small Business Owner

Accountants can help your business in more ways than one When people think ‘accountants’, they…

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03.03.2020 Accounting | Tax Accounting

Quickbooks Online vs. Xero

Market-leading accounting software: which should you choose? With so many accounting tools available to you,…

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26.02.2020 Accounting | Cloud Accounting | Tax Accounting | Xero Accounting

Xero: Powering Small Business

Accounting software that works Xero is a cloud-based accounting software built to help small businesses…

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21.02.2020 Accounting | Tax Accounting

5 Tax Season Tips For Small Businesses

It’s that time of the year again, and we’re here to help you prepare Tax…

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18.02.2020 Accounting | Tax Accounting

Choosing a Tax Professional

Tax advice in Melbourne: who do you turn to? Finding the right person to give…

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27.05.2020 Accounting | Business Advice | Financial Planning

Catching Up On Life & Business Admin

Whilst we’ve been in the midst of the C-19 pandemic and all that has meant…

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15.11.2019 Financial Planning

Capital Improvements VS Repairs & Maintenance

Our friends at Capital Claims Tax Depreciation are taking over the blog this week for an easy-to-understand explanation of the difference between capital improvements and repairs and maintenance.

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11.07.2019 Financial Planning

Martin Lakos on Interest Rate Cuts

Martin Lakos is a regular economic and market commentator on the ABC, Channel 7, Sky…

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11.07.2019 Financial Planning

Rebecca Pritchard on Financial Freedom

We were lucky enough to have Rebecca Pritchard from Wealth Enhancers join us at our…

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29.04.2019 Financial Planning

2019 Budget Recap

Struggling to decipher what the outcomes are for this year’s Federal Budget? You’re not alone….

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14.01.2019 Financial Planning

4 things to reset in the New Year

If you’re waiting for a push in the right direction, nothing delivers motivation like a…

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28.12.2018 Financial Planning

Managing Financial Stress with Inovayt

Inovayt, who are also the team behind RBK Wealth and Finance, are our go-to partners…

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05.12.2018 Financial Planning

Family Trusts: The Basics

When a new client becomes part of the RBK family, we like to start with…

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25.11.2018 Business Advice | Financial Planning

How to Survive the Holiday Season (as a small business)

For many industries, tis’ the season that work slows down as the out of office…

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17.08.2018 Business Advice | Interview | Mortgage Broking

Interview: Julian Muldoon

We had a chat with Julian Muldoon, Director of 1Group Property Advisory. 1Group was born…

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09.03.2017 Business Advice | Interview | Mortgage Broking

Interview: Julian Muldoon

As a Director at Property Way, Julian is an expert on all things real estate….

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01.03.2017 Mortgage Broking

Top Tips For First Home Buyers

Top Tips For First Home Buyers Consider A Mortgage Broker This is a bit of…

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06.02.2017 Business Advice | Interview | Mortgage Broking

Interview: Nick Reilly

We had a chat to Nick Reilly from Inovayt and RBK Finance about mortgage broking to…

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