Tenth Avenue Accounting

Our Services


Whether you run a business, sole trader, an employee or hold investments, we offer taxation services.

Business - Beginning To End

If you have a good idea for a new business venture but don't have expertise of creating a business, we can help.

Accounting Software

A decent accounting system will help you keep track of your cashflow and let you complete GST returns easily.


We are experienced in GST issues and can offer expert advice on the GST implications for your business.

Payroll & Bookkeeping

We will discuss your requirements with you to your situation, with constructive advice, on a regular basis.


Our extensive experience with trusts enables us to offer specialist advice on trust formation and ensures all statutory requirements are met.



Whether you run a business, are a sole trader, an employee or hold investments, Tenth Avenue Accountants offer a full range of taxation services.

Our qualified accountants are nationally recognised and offer advice based on proven knowledge and experience to achieve the best possible return outcome for you.

We offer a stress-free approach to your Income Tax Return. Our dedicated qualified accountants will ensure you get the best possible income tax return that you are entitle to. They will let you know exactly what you can claim, what receipts you need to keep and how to maximise your return. We are well trusted by our clients that we get the job done as expertly as possible.

Don’t have time to come in to do your ITR, no worries -Download a copy of the PDF Questionnaire above, and email it to us at your own convenience. Alternatively, Contact us today and request our questionnaire where one of our accountants will be able to complete your tax return and email it back to you. It is a simple and efficient way to do it if you are time restricted! Same value just more time to do the things you love doing.

Operating your business as a sole trader, you are legally responsible for all aspects of the business, including your profits and losses. Being a Sole Trader you will be still require to lodge a tax return under your tax file number but you will require to also have an ABN to use for all your business dealings. As a Sole Trader you are still required to pay tax at the same income tax rates as individual taxpayers and pay quarterly – Pay As You Go (PAYG) installments to pre-pay your tax throughout the year.  Here at Tenth Avenue will be able to help you will all your tax requirements as a sole trader, hassle-free, in a professional and friendly manner.

Just starting out as a Sole Trader? Don’t know where to start? Need to apply for an ABN? What about your super? Have you got employees? Not a problem at all, we can help you from the very beginning, whether you are big or small. Contact us today to come in and see one of our friendly accountant. No job is to big or too little!

Partnership Tax Return, you will need to submit a tax return both for your business and an individual return for each partner of the business.  Separating your business expenses and deductions from your personal, this is a great way to claim certain deductions that are not available to the partnership, but may be claimed by the partners.

Tenth Avenue Accountants can help you from setting up the partnership, to all tax advice for the partnership and tax requirements. We will show you the best way to achieve the best possible outcome tax wise. Contact us today to book your appointment.

Company Tax Return, you will need to submit a tax return for your business and possibly an individual return depending on a few factors which one of our accountant can assist you with.

Taxation can be a major cost to your business. We will work with you to minimise your tax and help you achieve your key objectives. We provide a complete service of assistance and advice in each of these areas:

  • Preparing activity statements and advice on tax payments

  • GST/FBT obligations

  • Advice on, and implementation of, tax effective trust structures for asset protection and tax minimisation

  • Managing any ATO audits or disputes

Tenth Avenue Accountants can help you from the very beginning to guide you with the set-up or planning of a new business venture.

Contact us today to book your appointment.

Business - Beginning To End

Business - Beginning To End

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.

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, or limited 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

  • Register for an ABN with the ATO

  • Complete registration procedures with the 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

Let us help you turn your business idea into a reality!

A good budget is a necessity in a good business plan. It is one of the best business tools you can have, enabling you to set financial targets and measure your performance.

In addition to goal-setting value, budgets will often improve your chances of acquiring funding. Financiers often require budgets as a prerequisite for funding approval.

The techniques we utilise to form financial projections enable you to consider future scenarios and provide you with goals to strive for in your business. There are many types of budgets. We can help you design the right budget for your requirements.

Let us show you how a budget can provide feedback that helps you prepare for the future of your business!

Are you holding too much inventory? Is this the right time to expand your business? Are you going to have enough cash to pay all your expenses every month? Surviving in today’s business climate requires you to spend more time working on your business than in it.

We can provide you with accurate, timely, informative cashflow forecasting reports that enable you to:

  • Realise and understand when cash is available

  • Plan and prepare for expansion, stock control, and taxes

  • Analyse and anticipate key expenses

Equipped with this information, we’ll work with you to develop action strategies that improves your bottom line.

Have you ever wondered how your business performs compared to your competitors? What is their average bottom line? Are you spending enough on advertising? Are you paying too much rent? Are your staff costs too high? Surviving in today’s business climate requires you to spend more time working on your business than in it. We can provide you with accurate, timely, informative benchmarking reports that enable you to:

  • See how your business compares to your competitors

  • Understand more about how the rest of your industry works

  • Analyse the key performance indicators in your industry

Equipped with this information, we’ll work with you to develop action strategies that improve your bottom line.

It is often a hard decision to retire or move on from your business when there is uncertainty about who will take it over and if the business will continue to prosper.

Succession planning is essential for any business and refers to the identification and development of successors’ of the company by matching the company’s future needs with aspirations of individual employees. The benefits of having a succession plan well in advance often increases the retention of key employees and allows the business to thrive.

It may also be a process that identifies weaknesses in the potential future management structure of the business, which you can attend to before it is too late. It is important to consider not only the legal and taxation obligations but the impact on family relationship if you intend on keeping the business in the family.

Our expert staff can alleviate some of the stress associated with succession planning by proving you with tailored information on stamp duties, capital gains tax consequences, transfer of bank guarantees, the impact of full or partial control and the appropriate timing of transfer control.

Selling a business can be a difficult, disheartening time and the tasks involved can seem particularly arduous. At Tenth Avenue Accounting we take the unwanted burden from you.

The services we provide for preparing to sell a business include:

  • Obtaining comparative results

  • Establishing a realistic sale price

  • Taking the business to the market

  • Negotiating with potential purchasers

  • Drafting a contract

Our friendly, professional team will help you obtain a maximum return for your business.

Accounting Software

Accounting Software

Let us help you make the right choice of accounting software. A decent accounting system will help you keep track of your cashflow and let you complete GST returns easily.

Choosing the right system for your business can be difficult. After all, there are over sixty accounting packages available in Australia. Here at Tenth Avenue Accounting we invest considerable resources into ongoing staff training to ensure we can recommend the best accounting solution for your business.

We are representative of XeroMYOB and QuickBooks. 

What is Xero?

Xero is online accounting software that has been designed for small to medium sized businesses. It makes managing the financial health of your business more transparent, straightforward and fun.

Xero runs in the cloud so its easy to collaborate with us as we’re both looking at the same real-time information from your business.

Is Xero right for my business?

We can work with you to decide if Xero is right for you. We’ve helped businesses from a range of industries make the move to Xero and can advise you on the conversion process from your current system.


Six ways Xero can help your business

1. Intelligent Banking

Xero automatically imports all your bank, credit card and Paypal transactions meaning there is no need to manually enter information.

Once the data is in Xero its intuitive bank reconciliation matches your transactions for you so all you need to do is double check and click OK.

2. Beautiful Invoicing

Create and send beautiful invoices in Xero. The layout is fully customisable letting you create professional invoices you’re proud of.

It’s easy to email invoices to your customers who can choose to pay online so you get paid quicker. Xero will even tell you when your invoice has been opened so no more “lost invoice” excuses.

Repeating invoices can be automated, saving you from having to send them out manually each time.

3. Control of Your Bills

Xero clearly lets you see what you owe and when it’s due. Payments can be planned and scheduled ahead of time so you can stay in control of your cashflow.

Adding a bill to Xero is simple and you can make batch payments of multiple bills via online banking, saving you from having to pay each one individually.

Recurring bills can be set up so the future doesn’t hold any surprises for your bank balance.

4. One-click Financial Reports

With one-click you can create reports and budgets all using your real-time business data. Reports are interactive and you can drill down into the source transactions.

Xero takes all the hard work out of preparing your BAS by automatically calculating your return. There are over 40 reports including profit & loss, balance sheet and many more.

5. Work from Anywhere

You can access Xero from anywhere, at anytime – all you need is access to the internet. There is nothing to install or update and Xero automatically backs-up everything for you.

Yes! you can access Xero through your smartphone. Xero Touch lets you manage your business from your pocket.

6. A World of Add-ons

Xero allows software developers from other companies to integrate their products in with Xero. Everything talks to each other saving you time and duplication of effort.

From payroll to stock control to point of sale – there are add-ons for all your needs. New add-ons are created regularly increasing the possibilities for your business.

Want to know more or have queries give us a call today.

If you’re looking to become more involved in the management of accounts and payroll in your business but don’t know where to start, then talk to us about how MYOB can help. MYOB has long been a name associated with business accounting and has a range of great products to suit businesses of all shapes and sizes.

MYOB Essentials

Essentials keeps things simple. It’s been designed for sole traders and small businesses that have limited accounting knowledge but are looking to take greater control of their accounts.

Essentials runs completely from the cloud so you have the convenience of accessing your accounts from any internet browser, wherever you are.

It has everything you need, and nothing you don’t, to manage and grow your business.

  • Anywhere access from the cloud.

  • Gain a clear picture of your cashflow and link to your bank accounts.

  • Prepare GST calculations, send invoices, run reports and manage payroll.

  • A Cashbook version is available for businesses with more simple needs.

  • Get phone, email and live chat support from MYOB.

MYOB AccountRight Live

AccountRight Live has three different packages to provide more flexibility to businesses.

The main difference between AccountRight Live and Essentials is that AccountRight Live can run from your desktop, the cloud or both. This gives you the best of both worlds – you can still work on your accounts when you don’t have access to the internet, but also be reassured that your data is securely backed up in the cloud and accessible to you from anywhere, at anytime. Your data can also be backed up on your local PC.

AccountRight Live does all the great things that Essentials does, but the different packages give you the options of adding on inventory management and time billing, as well as more detailed payroll and reporting options.

  • Work on your accounts even when you don’t have access to the internet.

  • Securely back up your data in the cloud.

  • Flexible packages covering all your business needs.

  • One set of accounts which can be accessed by multiple users at the same time.

  • Get phone, email and live chat support from MYOB.

Want to know more or have queries give us a call today.

Save time and enjoy running your business with QuickBooks Online accounting software. Now you can work more efficiently anytime, anywhere on any device.

QuickBooks have multiple key features.

  • Invoicing – Get paid faster with invoicing that shows off your business.

  • Payroll – Be confident your payroll is compliant with Quickbooks online.

  • Payments – Get paid on average 15 days faster with more ways to accept payments.

  • Mobile App – Save time by running your business on-the go with your moible device.

  • Security –  Your data is stored on our servers in the clouds. Safe and compliant at all times.

  • GST & BAS – Track your GST and lodge your BAS directly with the ATO.

  • Reports – Get instant reports and know how your business is performing.

Want to know more or have queries give us a call today.

Payroll & Bookkeeping

Payroll & Bookkeeping

Modern business requires up-to-date, accurate financial information.

We can relieve you and your staff of the enormous burden of all your bookkeeping and accounting needs, including preparation of your annual accounts and periodic management accounts for tax, business appraisal and planning purposes.

We will discuss your requirements with you and provide information relevant to your particular situation, as well as constructive advice, on a regular basis.

Alternatively we can customise a training program, using the most effective accounting package for you.

Once you’re familiar with the software, you will be able to spend more time doing the things you love… not bookkeeping.

Administering your payroll can be time-consuming and divert you from your core business activities. Added to this, payroll and employment legislation are growing increasingly complex.

We can relieve you of this burden by providing a comprehensive, confidential payroll service that includes:

  • Customised payslips

  • Administration of PAYG, statutory sick pay, and annual leave

  • ATO filing

  • Summaries and analyses of staff costs

  • Administration of incentive schemes, bonuses, and termination payments

Even if you only have a few employees, you will save by engaging us to administer your payroll.



The GST system is a complex and confusing one. Consequently Tenth Avenue Accountants ensure our team remains up to date with any changes, enabling us to offer you accurate advice.

Every transaction now has an associated GST issue. We are experienced in these issues and can offer expert advice on the GST implications for your business.

The GST-related services we offer include, but are not limited to:

  • Business activity statement (BAS)

  • Instalment activity statement (IAS)

  • Advice on registering for GST

  • Filing and adjusting GST returns

  • ATO audit assistance

Get in touch today.


A trust provides a valuable way to protect the assets you have accumulated for the benefit of others. Our extensive experience with trusts enables us to offer specialist advice on trust formation and ensures all statutory requirements are met. Obligations for trustees can often be onerous, and our assistance in trust administration can prove invaluable.

We can assist with:

  • Preparing and executing the vital documentation required for trust formation

  • Attending to the special requirements involved in reporting for trusts

  • Completing the trust administration:

    • Minute-keeping service

    • Annual accounts

    • Taxation

    • Asset management

    • Investment monitoring

    • Income distribution

Contact us today to ensure your trust is formed and administered as effectively as possible, covering all legal requirements and guaranteed to fulfill its purpose!

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