Monthly archives for September, 2013

Employee or Contractor

by Jeff Banks

QUOTE OF THE WEEK
Had a couple of days off including the weekend and that gave me time to look at an old movie the 1969 Battle of Britain from where this week’s quote originates:

“This is not the end; it is not even the beginning of the end, but it…

Tidbit of the Day – Gifts for Clients and Deductibility

by Jeff Banks

Today’s topic: Gifts for Clients

Now, when we put our hand in our pocket to do things from an advertising point of view, it’s generally deductible.

Although what the tax department don’t like is people who are claiming things such as gifts, and that sorts of stuff without necessary evidence available….

Why You Don’t Buy Investment Properties in Companies

by Jeff Banks

QUOTE OF THE WEEK
I speak from time to time at seminars about the structural concerns when investing in property from a purely taxation point of view. From that point of view there are various strategies that could improve eventual outcomes but at the end of the day you are…

Seeking Advice

by Jeff Banks

QUOTE OF THE WEEK
For us at Banks Consultancy it’s simple. There is a clear vision of what we want our firm to represent and as such the vision manifests itself into directions in things like service levels and offerings and then on into marketing themes. I see from time…

Accounting and Banks Consultancy

by Jeff Banks

QUOTE OF THE WEEK
The week has seen the end of a short era in Banks Consultancy – one of our staff has left us. An interesting occurrence and nothing at all to do with this week’s quote which is from the 2001 movie Zoolander:

Zoolander: Oh, I thought you were…

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