Carnegie Tax Accountants & Business Advisers


We offer Taxation, Accounting, Bookkeeping and Business Advisory Services to a wide range of professions, and industries in Carnegie and surrounding suburbs of Melbourne.

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    Hillyer Riches

    Tax Accountant Carnegie

    You can't get out of it, but you can make the effect as minimal as possible. The fact that you pay business tax in the first place is a good sign your business is doing well and developing at a healthy level.

    At Hillyer Riches tax accountants firm in Carnegie, we've been assisting clients all over Melbourne with their tax returns, tax advice, and finding ways to make sure that tax time is a pleasurable experience. Yes, we said that! The professional service we make available is more than just working on tax returns and standard accountants services; we know that tax is only one feature of operating a prosperous business.

    An essential part of running any business is tax.

    Do you need help to complete your business tax return?

    Typically Tax Accountants can be too fixated on the past. However, at Hillyer Riches wealth advisors in Carnegie, we look to the future and take a holistic strategy to our accountant's services, particularly our business advisory and business mentoring services to business owners. Paying taxes and filling in a tax return may seem unglamorous by anyone's requirement, but we look at them as a badge of effectiveness. Check out this post about Corona Virus ATO Updates in Australia.

    Starting with the most basic of accounting services, we then take a big-picture look at your business and see to it that you're well informed about the tax law as applied to your business. We're continually finding ways to greatly improve your income and grow your business, year on year, so you get the success you're working so hard to achieve. So while you're busy servicing your business, you can be sure we're also working on your business, right there beside you.

    If you're a business based in Carnegie and surrounding suburbs, tax time may be made very much more possible and can even become a beneficial experience. We like to reframe old negative attitudes about taxes, tax returns and tax accountants and position them in a new light. Our firm is in the business of building our client's businesses and make sure that every aspect is dealt with to assist in business growth.

    Accounting Industry specializations

    Individual accounting services are available at Hillyer Riches, a certified public accountant firm in Carnegie. Prepare and lodge your tax return with us, and let our team do the hard work. We provide professional advice to ensure you receive the maximum refund and pay the minimum tax.

    Are you already operating or considering starting a business as a sole trader? Hillyer Riches can help as we are a 'one-stop-shop' for accounting services and tax advice for sole traders and small businesses.

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    Professional Services

    Providing accounting, tax and business advisory to professional services industries comes naturally to Hillyer Riches Tax Accountants in Carnegie. We have a wide range of professional services clients who seek advice and knowledge specific to their industry – and we consistently rise to the challenge of delivering solutions.

    Suppliers, importers, large chain stores, changing demographics, and new sales channels all present challenges for the retail industry. We help retailers find solutions to these kinds of challenges. Our industry experience over many years allows us to align with our clients’ strategies and help them improve their bottom line.

    Are you considering a new Accountant?

    If your circumstances have changed, you've moved, or maybe you're not happy with the service you are receiving from the current accountant/tax agent, it costs nothing to get a second opinion.

    Call us, visit our conveniently located Carnegie office.

    If you decide to become a client of Hillyer Riches, we will take care of the transition for you. We will:

    • Contact your current accountant
    • Arrange for your files including records and documents to be sent to us
    • Get copies of all the necessary paperwork and relevant information
    • Contact the ATO and other agencies to let them know we are looking after your affairs

    Building a Long-Term Professional Relationship

    Need a hands-on accounting team in your corner? We will help you maneuver the myriad of laws and regulations, and minimize tax while ensuring compliance with ASIC and ATO. Located in Carnegie, Victoria, we specialize in business tax accounting and offer our accountant and bookkeeping services throughout Australia.

    Our team of qualified tax accountants handle a broad and diverse range of clients.

    Getting your tax accounting in order can be taxing, complicated and frustrating, but it doesn't ought to be. The expert team at the Hillyer Riches tax accountants in Carnegie possess the needed skills and expertise to handle this for you, reducing costs, boosting efficiency and ensuring hassle-free tax compliance.

    Using Hillyer Riches tax accounting firm in Carnegie, you find yourself in safe hands. In terms of both business and personal tax accounting, our team is amid the leaders in the Victorian. They promote businesses to grow at a high level.

    By balancing a warm and considered approach to clients with the type of knowledge that can only be gained from many years in the industry, we go out of our way to achieve the results our customers want, need and look forward to.

    Book online or phone us to discover more.

    Since its inception, Hillyer Riches has been at the forefront of tax and accounting, providing a broad range of services to local businesses in Melbourne. We offer Individual Tax Returns, Business Taxation and Accounting, Self Managed Superannuation Funds, Bookkeeping, and Business Advisory services.

    Hillyer Riches understand Doctors and Healthcare professionals require specialist attention. Our team of experts offer friendly, industry leading advice relating to tax, GST and compliance that will maximise your return, addressing all your financial requirements.

    We have extensive experience in servicing the manufacturing industry, including the provision of accounting, information technology, and audit services, and regular periodic management reporting, which supplemented with more detailed financial analysis, lies at the heart of astute commercial decision making.

    Hillyer Riches Tax Accountants in Carnegie also specialise in helping small business to achieve great things, so whether you run a bar, cafe, restaurant or coffee cart, our accountants are here to offer an extensive range of accounting support services for your hospitality business.

    Why Choose Hillyer Riches Tax Accountants in Carnegie?

    Hillyer Riches Tax Accounting Services in Carnegie have recognition for swift, precise and expert accounting and business advisory services, under the guidance of a principal officer, Travis Allen, who is a certified accountant with over 30 years' experience in professional practice.

    The Hillyer Riches Tax Accountant team are problem solvers who work with you to reduce costs, enhance processes, mitigate risk and offer strategic advice. We are committed to delivering outstanding service to all our clients in a pleasant, personalized and professional way at an economical price.

    At Hillyer Riches Tax Accountants Firm in Carnegie, we understand that every need is different. What works well for one client may not fit the next, which is why we pride ourselves on spending the time to understand our client's needs so we can adapt a solution that works for them.

    Book online or phone us to know more.


    Preparation of Income Tax Returns: With solid lodgement date management, Hillyer Riches can deliver services to prepare Income Tax Returns for Companies, Trusts, Partnerships and Individuals as required. We receive frequent up-to-date training in changes to taxation legislation to ensure that we can provide these services to you with the knowledge, and the returns are prepared to the highest standards of the ATO.

    General Taxation Planning: For individuals or businesses in any industry, Hillyer Riches wealth advisors in Carnegie provide successful and effective taxation planning with attention to changing tax laws and provisions. Taxation planning for businesses and individuals is required before completion of the financial year and lodgement of income tax returns. Recurring a review of the client's scenario when needed will enable us to determine taxation planning risks and opportunities to make sure there are no unpleasant surprises at the end of the financial year when it is too late.

    Book online or phone us to find out more.

    Business Advisory

    For business owners, running a business can be a challenging, lonely and irritating experience. The bright side is that it doesn't need to be that way-- with the right help running a business is an exciting and rewarding adventure and one that can give you the greatest reward.

    Our business advisors are experts in creative and innovative businesses. We'll help you make positive and well-informed decisions for your business in any kind of industry. Our solution will be tailored to meet your unique needs, including providing advice on:

    • Financial management
    • Structures
    • Business succession

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    Relied upon and informed advice on accounting and taxation matters for a varied range of clients and industries. An ongoing professional development program ensures our team remains at the leading edge of changing taxation law. Most importantly, Hillyer Riches wealth advisory takes a positive approach to assist clients with accounting and taxation requirements. Whether the matter is personal or pertains to a business, at all times, our team gives sound guidance and effective planning.

    In the continually evolving business environment, you can count on our business services team being expert, updated and ready at hand to assist you with your business matters. Whether your concerns are taxation, accounting, business planning, cash flow and budgeting, or business valuation, feel confident that our staff are available to advise you.

    Book online or phone us to learn more.

    We specialise in financial services for medium sized trade businesses. The services we offer are all aimed at doing what really matters: securing your financial growth and freeing up your time so that you can enjoy life. 

    We understand what farmers require to effectively manage the finances of their farming operations and we have been a leading provider of business and financial advice, taxation and accounting services to Primary Producers and the rural sector for more than 30 years.

    Our experience and relationship with franchise groups gives us real time insight on franchise systems and their performance. We provide franchises with business, taxation and accounting services. We also act as consultants to the head franchisors in setting up cloud accounting & business and structures.

    At Hillyer Riches, our specialist property tax accountants in Melbourne are renowned for their reliable tax advice and property tax accounting services for property investors. Our property tax accounting and tax advice extends to the various estate planning factors including ownership and control of assets.

    Superannuation Services

    Are you a new company looking to streamline your start-up? Or are you looking to set up a trust or self-managed super find? We can aid with everything, including ABN, GST, TFN and Business name registration, contact today and get the process started.

    At Hillyer Riches, we pride ourselves on being the SMSF professionals in Carnegie and surrounding suburbs.

    A self-managed superannuation fund-- or SMSF-- is a popular way for Australians to plan for their retirement and embodies some of the most significant areas of investment for retirement in Australia. Hillyer Riches has considerable experience in this area, mainly helping you on how to utilize your superannuation to maximize wealth and financially retire.

    Amongst the main draws of an SMSF is its supreme customizability and how the fund might be personally designed and built to meet the requirements of the trustee as they approach retirement.

    Retirement means different things to everyone. But most of us share the desire to be safe and secure as possible at this time of life. A part of this could be taking control of your retirement by the establishment of a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund. We can also take care of the preparation of annual financial statements and income tax returns and arrange for the statutory yearly audit all in one place!

    Of course, this benefit is not available without a degree of hard work. Each year, an approved audit must take place, annual records must be compiled, and a Superannuation Tax Return must be handed into the ATO before the yearly deadline.

    This is where Hillyer Riches provide our advantage. We handle all of this and more, supplying you with a well-managed, fully compliant SMSF. This means you can make the most out of your SMSF, developing a winning strategy for contributions, pensions, estate planning and more.

    We can assist you with:

    • Establishing a Self Managed Super Fund if you do not have one already
    • Building a winning investment strategy which gives you the financial advantages you need
    • Organizing an effective and ATO compliant tax strategy to provide you with the optimum benefit
    • SMSF administration and ongoing management
    • Preparing all certificates and documents
    • Planning for the transition into retirement and beyond
    • The procedure of winding up an already established SMSF
    • Ongoing advice and support going forward

    Our dedicated SMSF services include:

    • SMSF Administration
    • SMSF Advice
    • SMSF Setup
    • SMSF Lending
    • SMSF Property Investment


    Our services include all aspects of tax accounting and planning, pre-30 June reviews, tax cost minimisation strategies, capital gains tax record keeping, BAS and IAS requirements, and cloud bookkeeping services. We will make sure you comply with all statutory requirements at both state and federal levels – it is our job, not yours, to keep up with all the legislation.


    Let Hillyer Riches, we take care of your XERO and MYOB bookkeeping needs while you focus on growing your business! We offer bookkeeping services for small businesses in all the major suburbs in Melbourne. We will take care of your books while you focus on making more sales for your small business. Check out our accounting solutions and see which suits your needs.


    We ensure that you are structured in the most tax-effective manner so that you can be confident that you are paying the least amount of tax possible. Legally minimising the amount of tax payable is strongly dependent on having the appropriate structure in place so that you can apply the funds towards growing a sustainable business.

    Why choose us?

    Hillyer Riches is the top choice for SMSF accounting and management consultation in Melbourne.

    Licenced SMSF specialists and advisors, Hillyer Riches, are committed to getting the very best for their clients looking for the ideal solution. It is this level of knowledge and client-centric dedication, which puts Hillyer Riches head and shoulders above the rest in the Australian market.

    Hillyer Riches, together with you, can help you establish strategies to assist in moving towards a desired level of income to guarantee a comfortable retirement for you.

    Hillyer Riches provides a complete administration service for Superannuation Funds. Most of the funds administered are Self Managed Superannuation Funds, with all technical and administrative criteria being managed by our specialist team.

    Self Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) Establishments: In addition to the preparation of financial accounts, income tax and regulatory return, audit and all statutory and compliance matters relating to self-managed superannuation funds, Hillyer Riches can also assist clients in the establishment of a new fund by taking care of the preparation of trust deeds, minutes and associated documentation via Self Fund Pty Ltd (Priority Super).

    Our SMSF team are more than happy to talk with you about your current SMSF or whether an SMSF is suitable for you. Feel free to contact the team.

    Book online or phone us to learn more.

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    Bookkeeping Services in Carnegie

    Are you searching for a bookkeeper in Melbourne that is both proficient and reliable? Do you need somebody who can train you on bookkeeping and accounting software?

    The team at Hillyer Riches knows about helping you get your business up to speed with our cost-effective bookkeeping services and ensure you're organized at the end of the financial year. Whether you need help with payroll services, including payslips, annual leave and superannuation or accounts payable and receivable and debtors, our accountants can personalize our bookkeeping services to suit your particular needs.

    Having been in the industry for years, we have seen our fair share of businesses and clients attempt to take care of all of the associated duties themselves. This includes organizing all of the necessary paperwork, cash flow, finances, employees and everything else that incorporates it. In these instances, they were unable to pay attention to their business and help it evolve. This is where outsourcing a portion of your work to a dependable third-party service can give you the freedom you require to focus on the aspects of your company, which matter.

    While the majority of people typically find taking care of numbers and paperwork cumbersome and dull, our BAS agents and bookkeepers in Carnegie, Carnegie East and surrounding suburbs live for this sort of work. Challenging taxation regulations and complex paperwork are our specialties. Our accountants make the complicated appear straight forward and will have the ability to devise a comprehensive bookkeeping strategy that keeps your business operating smoothly.

    At Hillyer Riches, Bookkeeping firm in Carnegie, Melbourne Vic, we believe that getting your bookkeeping correct is the bedrock for business success. We can relieve you of the large stress of all your bookkeeping and accounting needs to make sure that you can emphasize what's vital - running your business. We aim to help you focus on your business goals every day by providing a seamless bookkeeping service where you can gain access to reliable information at any time.

    Keep your business running effortlessly.

    Every business needs efficient bookkeeping seven days a week to keep running smoothly and ensure there are no surprises come tax time. We use a range of services to our clients across Carnegie, Carnegie East and surrounding areas to help businesses ensure they are keeping up-to-date, accurate records of their accounts payable and receivable, and complying with government regulations for payroll, tax and superannuation.

    Accounting Software Set-Up

    Among the main reasons our businesses struggle is because there is no proper bookkeeping and accounting system to help you to know if you are running out of cash. Once your business evolves, you will have an increased volume of paperwork, bank statement, tax invoices, purchase order, credit card statement, payroll records. The information listed on these documents are necessary for your tax purpose, and it is almost impossible to keep track or calculate your GST, PAYG withholding, super manually.

    Having a reliable accounting software will help you to:

    • Delivering ongoing efficiency and productivity enhancements that minimize repetitive administrative tasks.
    • Supplying information about your business that is accurate, up-to-date and enables you to make insightful business decisions.
    • Improving your cash flow by enhancing transparency about your accounts receivable, accounts payable and inventory requirements.
    • Allowing your business to quickly scale up to cope with more customers, more products, more sales and more staff seven days a week.

    At Hillyer Riches, we will assist you in identifying the most appropriate Software, Software set up, customize the chart of accounts, set up the systems and processes suitable to your business.

    Hillyer Riches bookkeepers are trained to be highly competent in major accounting software. With ongoing training on any bookkeeping software updates, we can provide you with education and support on any accounting packages you use. Whether it be MYOB, Xero, Quickbooks, finance software, budget software, payroll software or small business accounting software, we have you covered.

    The purpose of the team at Hillyer Riches is to support a secure relationship with the major accounting software providers in Australia and at present partner with MYOB, Xero and Quickbooks.

    Business Advisory

    Building and maintaining a successful business in today’s rapidly changing environment is a balancing act. Sustaining year on year growth, while keeping up to date with commercial and legislative compliance and managing the challenges of daily business operations, places huge demands on business owners and directors.

    Our specialist advisors work with you in a role to help you plan and implement contemporary business practices that will allow you to keep a close eye on the detail while not losing sight of the big picture.


    Our Self Managed Super administration service can help you achieve the benefits of an SMSF by taking care of the administration and compliance of your SMSF, creating free time for you to focus on the critical job of managing the investments of your fund.

    With a self-managed super fund, you are in charge of your super and where it is invested, plus you manage those investments yourself.

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    Financial Advisory

    At Hillyer Riches, we provides comprehensive financial advice to our clients with an enthusiastic and proactive approach. Our strong team of experienced professionals will work with you towards identifying valuable solutions on how best to achieve your goals. Hillyer Riches is a Melbourne based Chartered Accounting firm offering timely and cost-effective services to both individuals and businesses. We consist of a team of accountants and business consultants dedicated to providing the highest quality accounting, taxation, bookkeeping, and business advisory services.

    MYOB Bookkeeper in Carnegie

    All Hillyer Riches bookkeepers in Carnegie, Vic are competent and highly skilled in using MYOB software.

    Established in 1991, MYOB is now Australia's largest business management software provider.

    MYOB serves businesses of all ages, abilities, types and sizes, providing solutions that simplify accounting, payroll and salary calculations, MYOB accountright family inventory, client management, websites and much more. With a network of more than 20,000 accountants and other experienced partners, it supplies the support and tools that help make business life more comfortable.

    Today, MYOB is extending its solutions online and delivering innovation through cloud computing, making it possible for clients to make smarter connections with their business partners and customers.

    All Hillyer Riches bookkeepers are efficient in MYOB accounting software and can offer you with the MYOB software itself, MYOB training, MYOB help or general MYOB support.

    Xero Bookkeeper in Carnegie

    Many Hillyer Riches bookkeepers in Carnegie, Vic, are trained and highly skilled in the use of Xero software.

    Xero is an online accounting system that uses cloud technology. The only thing that is required is an Internet connection; Xero accounting software needs no installation, no software and no updating. Small businesses have easy real-time access to their bookkeeping data, which is safely stored in the cloud. There is no need to backup data.

    With Xero, you can easily access your accounts from anywhere at any time. Your bookkeeper or accountant is also able to access your accounts remotely. Xero is accessible on almost any device, including iPhones, iPads or Android mobiles.

    The Xero dashboard offers you a real-time view of your business at a glance. It allows you to quickly drill down to view specific data like BAS, cashflow; bank feeds and transactions, PAYG and salary and superannuation requirements.

    Quickbooks Bookkeeper in Carnegie

    QuickBooks is an accounting software package for small and medium businesses.

    It comes in a series of different versions, each customized to a variety of industries, including manufacturing, wholesaling and distribution, contracting, not-for-profits, retail, and more.

    If you're thinking about using QuickBooks bookkeeping software for your business, then your Hillyer Riches bookkeeper in Carnegie can help. Each one of our team are Certified QuickBooks bookkeepers and have the vital knowledge and experience to ensure you get the most out of your bookkeeping software.

    A QuickBooks bookkeeper knows QuickBooks inside and out. After discussing your business's needs and functions with you, they will have the ability to advise whether QuickBooks is the most necessary choice of Software for your requirements both now and in the future as your business grow and develops.

    The team at Hillyer Riches are chartered accountants in Carnegie, Carnegie East and surrounding suburbs offering a range of expert services, including bookkeeping, tax returns, SMSF management and financial planning. We are fully compliant and flexible, able to customize our services to suit your business. Whether you're using Xero, MYOB or any other accounting software, we can assist and happy to give tutorials on the general use of the programs for your day-to-day management.

    Contact our office today to set up bookkeeping services in our Carnegie location! We are open five days a week, willing to serve you and your growing business.

    At Hillyer Riches in Carnegie, we are a small business expert. We can help with your business activity statements while also inspecting your bookkeeping techniques to ensure that you haven't been subjected to any hidden fees or costs.

    At Hillyer Riches, our team believes that getting your bookkeeping right is the foundation for business success. We can alleviate you of the massive burden of all your bookkeeping and accounting needs to make sure that you can hone in on what's important - running your business. We aim to help you pay attention to your business goals by providing a seamless bookkeeping service where you can access reliable information at any moment.

    We're not your typical bookkeeper, we are led by a fully qualified Chartered Accountant and are experienced in the complete range of MYOB and Xero products. Our quality control systems make sure that all your accounts and ledgers always balance. Should you require help between visits, we are only a phone call or email away. With more than 20 years of experience in bookkeeping and tax, we can manage your accounts from start to finish. From choosing which accounting software product is right for you and your business, setting up your MYOB or Xero file, ongoing bookkeeping, payroll, BAS, management reporting and even your income tax returns.

    Handling detailed and time-consuming tasks have become a part of the bookkeeping routine of every business. Some businesses select to employ a bookkeeper to 'do the books' on either a full-time or part-time basis. With Carbon, we have found ways to deal with these sorts of tasks efficiently by taking every chance to make use of technology and achieve great benefits for our business and the clients that we deal with in Melbourne.

    Our firm offers our bookkeeping services to a range of businesses:

    • Start-ups
    • Small to medium businesses
    • Hospitality - restaurants, cafes and bars
    • Professional services - health and medical, lawyers, plus more
    • Tradesmen - plumbers, electricians, builders, plus more
    • Medical-related businesses
    • Franchises

    We provide our clients with the full series of bookkeeping services, from transitioning and establishing a cloud-based system, to quarterly BAS lodging, up to paying bills regularly. Our services also include data entry, debt collection, accounts payables/receivables, super or superannuation, BAS, GST, and payroll. Whatever your bookkeeping needs in Melbourne, we've got you covered. We make your data available for you on any device so you can access them right at your fingertips. Complete any task, examine business performance, and keep track of progress from anywhere at any time.


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