What We Do

Useful advice in relation to business, tax or wealth development can often be the difference between success and failure. Our advisory services are delivered by professionals with a wealth of experience and up to date knowledge of the statutory environment.

Management Advisory

Noble & Associates is not unlike your business, we have goals, targets and objectives just like you. In this way, we understand what it is like to manage and run a successful operation. As business owners, we take time out of our business, to work on our business, and encourage our clients to do the same. This is an important part of management. In order to do this, you need information, analysis and a forum to discuss issues.

In conjunction with our management accounting and budgeting services we are able to provide meaningful financial information for analysis and comparison. We look at key indicators and trends and discuss these in the context of your operating environment.

We set aside several hours or a day as the case may be, either monthly or quarterly or as needed, to review finances, strategic plans, discuss opportunities and threats, or simply talk about burning issues that are relevant to you and your business.

Often clients like to meet as a board, so that the management team can be present and discuss issues in an open forum. Our experience across many business sectors combined with our sound knowledge of your business, allows us to participate in a coaching or mentoring capacity, to allow free flow of ideas and open discussion on issues.

Consulting Services

There are sometimes needs and issues that fall outside the normal taxation and accounting services. Noble & Associates, with its wealth of experience and practical approach to problems, is able to consult on a variety of Projects for clients.

Buying & Selling a Business

Buying or selling a business can be difficult. Buying a business is often an exciting yet daunting prospect, while selling a business can be both an exciting yet disheartening time.

Both involve significant time in analysing opportunities and risks, and ensuring you are maximizing your benefits. Here at Noble & Associates we are able to relieve some of that stress for you.

The services we provide in relation to organising the buying or selling of a business include:

  • • Obtaining comparative results
  • • Establishing a realistic sale/buy price
  • • Liaising with business brokers
  • • Negotiating with potential purchasers
  • • Advice on the taxation and GST aspects of the business sale/acquisition
  • • Liaising with legal professionals in relation to the drafting of a contract
  • • Structuring the sale to maximise your after tax return
Our friendly and professional team have years of experience in buying and selling businesses and are able to assist you in achieving the best result, with minimum fuss.

Business Start Up

Let us help you turn your business idea into a reality. If you have a good idea for a new business venture but don't have expertise in the legal or financial aspects of creating a new business, we can help you:

  • Decide on the most suitable structure for your business - sole trader, partnership, trust or company
  • Prepare a business plan, cash flow projections, budgets, and trading forecasts
  • Assess your finance requirements, advise on the best sources of finance, and draw up the necessary proposals
  • Establish a good working relationship with your bank
  • Prepare and lodge all necessary applications for registration with the ATO
  • Complete registration procedures with Australian Securities and Investments Commission
  • Deal with company secretarial issues
  • Set up a recording system for your internal use and for complying with statutory requirements
  • Work with your solicitor to draft appropriate business agreements
  • Set up reporting systems, financial and non-financials, appropriate to your business

Tax Planning

At Noble & Associates we offer a full range of taxation services. Our team is not only well trained and always updating themselves, but have a wealth of practical experience in many facets of taxation in business. Our proactive approach ensures we deliver a consistent service and build solid relationships which stand the test of time.

Taxation can be a major cost to your business. We will work in partnership with you to minimise your tax and help you achieve your key objectives.

We provide a complete service of help and advice in all of the following areas:

  • Income taxation advice
  • Payroll tax advice
  • FBT advice
  • Other State taxes and duties
  • Advice on and implementation of tax effective structures for asset protection and tax minimisation
In addition to our own skills and knowledge, we have business partners in the 'Big Four' and 'second tier' accounting firms who are specialists in the above areas, and provide independent advice on complex issues.

Self Managed Superannuation (SMSF)

Self Managed Superannuation Funds are the ultimate wealth creation vehicle for the discerning person interested in accumulating and managing their own wealth.

At Noble & Associates we have a wealth of experience in setting up and administering SMSF’s. Additionally, we can advise on developing pension and contribution strategies that save tax and optimise wealth.

Strategic Planning

The pressures of daily business can often mean strategic planning takes a back seat - but to have a successful business you must plan ahead.

We'll help you establish a strategic plan that looks at where you want your business to be in the next 3-5 years and how you and your team can achieve these aims and objectives.

Your strategic plan will:

  • • Define the characteristics of your business
  • • Identify your competitors and analyse your threats and opportunities
  • • Define your objectives and financial goals
  • • Put in place an effective implementation plan to achieve your goals
We live and work in a dynamic environment, so Strategic Planning is not a set and forget process. It is ongoing and needs to be reviewed frequently to ensure you are meeting your desired objectives.

Succession & Estate Planning

As unpleasant as the task is, and one which is often ignored, estate planning is one of the necessities in life. It allows peace of mind knowing your hard earned assets will be dealt with in the manner you choose.

For business owners, a plan for succession of ownership is essential. We can guide you through the process of providing for business continuity.

There are many issues relating to Estate planning that need to be addressed. In addition to our own experience with the taxation and business aspects of this process, we have business partners in the legal profession who are estate planning specialists.

Together we are able to assist you in protecting your investments and providing peace of mind for future generations of your family. Some of the areas we cover are:

  • Meeting to discuss objectives for your estate
  • Confirming assets - valuations, inventories, appraisals
  • Reviewing documentation involved in estate planning
  • Protecting the assets
  • Minimising the taxes and debts
  • Tax aspects of insurances and risk management in your estate
  • Liaising with estate planning lawyers and financial planners to provide a balanced and comprehensive approach to your estate.
  • Providing assistance and support to executors and loved ones in order to ease the compliance bourdon of managing the estate