Stamp Duty – Estimated Stamp duty on a $500,000 business in: NSW $17,990 Victoria No specific duty on business sales in Victoria Western Australia $17,765 ACT $20,500 Queensland $15,975 Northern Territory $26,750 South Australia $21,330 Tasmania $17,550 Note that rates are subject to change. Settlement Costs – Solicitors fees generally work on a sliding scale…

Benchmarks are key financial ratios developed from information provided by businesses on activity statements and tax returns that can help you compare your business performance against similar businesses in an industry group. Fortune Business Brokers offer you the opportunity to benchmark your business against similar businesses across Australia. Benchmarking can help you identify areas of…

BUSINESS FINANCE – Residential Security Loan Amount $150,000 to $500,000 From 4.80% Loan amounts over $500,000 From 3.78% – 4.85% Fixed Rates from 4.29% PRIVATE FUNDING – Business and Commercial When the Banks say “No” Private funding can offer a real alternative to short or long term financing. Fixed interest. Fixed Term. Fixed Payments. More Information …

We have been matching investors to borrowers since 1995 with funding for the purchase or refinance of  businesses and property. This has included Hotels, Taverns, Motels, Turf Farms, Roadhouses, Commercial and Industrial property and Land sub-divisions.  FOR INVESTORS Private mortgage finance can be a secure option for maximising return on capital well above what is…

This is the type of financial summary you could expect: ABC Pty Ltd 2016 2015 2014 Gross Sales 500000 100% 450000 100% 400000 100% Cost of goods Sold 200000 40% 175000 38% 150000 37% Gross Profit 300000 60% 275000 61% 250000 62% Expenses 200000 40% 200000 44% 180000 45% Net Profit 100000 20% 75000 16%…

Things you need to know to get the best price for your Business AND get a Successful Sale A business needs to be prepared for sale. Take the time to collect and have available the information that your Broker will require to appraise your business. Use the points below as a guide so the Broker…

Associated Stocktaking Services is the most experienced stocktaking firm in Western Australia. They have provided answers to some of the most common questions about stock and stocktaking. “I don’t want that stuff; it’ll never sell” Sometimes purchasers are reluctant to take on some stock which they consider to be particularly slow moving, or “dead” (not…

Return on investment is the time it takes to recoup the money spent.  If it takes 2 years you are effectively getting a 50% annual return on your investment. ROI is one method used to determine the  business value. Return on Investment is calculated on the adjusted net profit of the business divided by the…

Just how much value in dollar terms do you place on the potential of a business? Generally the industry opinion is very little. All businesses have some future potential under the right management but are you the right person to realise that potential? Using a S.W.O.T. test (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) on yourself can…

Note that under current legislation business sales can be GST free where:- “The vendor supplies to the purchaser everything necessary for the continued operation of the business. The vendor carries on the business until the date of sale and: Both parties agree in writing that the supply is of an ongoing concern.”  Purchasers must be…