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William Buck’s International alliance named Association of Year at IAB Awards

By William Buck on 9/10/2017 9:40:00 AM

Praxity – William Buck’s international alliance – has been named Association of the Year at the 2017 International Accounting Bulletin Awards.

It is the third time in four years that Praxity has scooped the prize, which was presented in London on 4 October. This follows the award of ‘Rising Star’ in 2013.

Judges praised Praxity’s “outstanding progress, support and knowledge sharing on a global level”.

2017 Federal Budget: The Government takes “feather’ to fixing housing affordability

By William Buck on 9/05/2017 10:30:00 PM

While the Government feels it has taken a scalpel to the housing affordability crisis, the reality is it’s more of a feather. They have danced around the edges and failed to address the big issues. 

It might sound good in a Budget speech, but the measures are unlikely to be a real fix to our housing challenges. William Buck takes a look at the key issues impacting housing affordability. 

Finding the silver lining in coming superannuation changes

By William Buck on 2/05/2017 1:30:00 PM

The 2016-17 Federal Budget delivered a surprise number of changes to superannuation with 11 announced changes including a $1.6 million cap on contributions in one of its biggest reforms since 1 July 2007.  

What makes an effective employee share plan?

By William Buck on 27/04/2017 2:41:00 PM

There are many factors that impact on an employee’s commitment to a business, with incentive arrangements being a major consideration, says accounting firm William Buck Chartered Accountants.

An entrepreneurial approach is needed to save the medical innovation funding crisis

By William Buck on 29/03/2017 2:31:00 PM

Australia needs to look to the entrepreneurial approach of the United States to encourage more funding when it comes to driving commercialisation of medical research in Australia, says accounting firm William Buck Chartered Accountants. 

10 Accounting tips for newly appointed Barristers

By William Buck on 23/11/2015 10:02:00 AM

Jason Yeap: Experience Counts

By William Buck on 18/11/2015 3:03:00 PM

Jason Yeap has been around the property market for a long time. His personal philosophy is that you need to have invested through a full property cycle to appreciate how property markets operate. Jason has lived through two cycles, the recession we ‘had to have’, and the GFC.

Tech companies value determined by future not past

By William Buck on 7/10/2015 1:32:00 PM

The recent upswing of tech IPOs and reverse takeover [RTO] transactions has highlighted a particular accounting judgment that is fast becoming the norm in the industry.  Management are expensing development costs arising from a research and development [R&D] programs rather than recognising them as assets.

How the Government can support SMEs – our submission on the Tax White Paper

By William Buck on 12/06/2015 9:47:00 AM

William Buck has provided a submission to the Government Task Force for the Tax White Paper. We focused on the issues affecting a key sector of the Australian economy; Australian-owned small to medium enterprises

Tax paper is positive but more unique reforms are needed

By William Buck on 10/04/2015 8:50:00 AM

National accounting and advisory firm William Buck believes the Tax Discussion Paper is an excellent starting point with addressing tax reform, however the cost of complying with the taxation system still falls disproportionately on SMEs which needs to change.

Medicare scare an urgent warning for GPs

By William Buck on 27/01/2015 9:58:00 AM

GPs and patients Australia-wide breathed a collective sigh of relief in January when the Federal Government scrapped plans to cut the Medicare rebate on short visits by $20. 

William Buck expands into Western Sydney

By Bryony on 26/08/2014 1:45:00 PM

National Chartered Accounting and advisory firm, William Buck Sydney will significantly increase its presence in Western Sydney through its merger with Priestley & Morris.

William Buck promises life-changing results

By Bryony on 18/08/2014 3:08:00 PM

Good accountants aren’t just trusted advisors; they create positive change in people’s lives.

That's the premise behind William Buck's bold new "Changing Lives" brand promise, which will be launched nationally this month.

Internal promotion strategy works at William Buck

By William Buck on 5/08/2014 10:35:00 PM

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