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Benjamin King Money Wealth

Financial Planning and Wealth Creation

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Leading Accountants and Business Advisers

BKM Audit Services

Leading Auditors and Advisers

Services

Superannuation

We help with self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs).

Virtual CFO

Financial Planning

Accounting

We have the expertise and experience to provide a wide range of accounting services to a diverse portfolio of clients.

Taxation

DFK Benjamin King Money provides clients with extensive, specialist experience and leading edge advice in all areas of taxation.

Audit and Assurance

We provide independent and impartial advice, while ensuring compliance with relevant regulatory requirements and accounting standards.

Business Advisory

Whether it’s managing growth, meeting everyday compliance requirements, or undertaking a major transaction, we provide expert advice to help businesses maximise success.

Corporate Advisory

We help clients make the right decisions at the right time thanks to our expertise in valuations, due diligence, taxation, accounting, finance and corporate advice.

DFK Affiliation

DFK International

We know that you need seamless service and no-nonsense communications. Our firms are passionate about ideas, innovation and new technology and have in-depth experience helping start-ups and fast-growing businesses build their dreams.

DFK Australia New Zealand

DFK ANZ is a dynamic family of privately-owned, specialist accounting firms, connected nationally and globally. We support our clients at every stage of their business growth, everywhere their business operates.

DFK Benjamin King Money

DFK Benjamin King Money is a well known and respected Chartered Accounting practice located in the Melbourne suburb of Camberwell which has built a reputation for the delivery of quality service.

Xero Certified Platinum Partner

We are a Xero certified Platinum Partner providing you with the technology and global reach of tomorrow.

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Directors

Cheree Woolcock

CEO & Director

Cheree has been a Principal of the firm since 2004 and the CEO since 2013 after joining the firm in 1987 as a graduate. Cheree’s areas of expertise include business services, income tax, audit and self managed superannuation funds. Her clients include SMEs, family businesses, professionals, investors and high net-worth individuals all of which are across many varied industries. Cheree is known for her strong personal relationships with her clients, based on trust and understanding their needs. Cheree is the current Chair of DFK Australia New Zealand.

Terry Stramotas

DIRECTOR

Terry has been a Principal of the firm since 2000 and has more than 20 years’ experience in professional practice. His areas of expertise include accounting, income tax, information technology and business management for small to medium size business and high net worth groups. Terry is passionate about working closely with the client to gain a deep understanding of their financial and business affairs in order to provide strategic and proactive advice.

Tim Kelleher

Director

Tim has been a Principal since 2009 and has more than 20 years’ experience in Australia and Ireland.  Tim’s expertise includes tax compliance, tax consulting, audit and business restructuring.  Tim has a Masters of Taxation and has a high level of expertise in taxation for medium and large businesses including international taxation issues.

Brent McCartney

Director

Brent has been a Principal since 2013. Brent has more than 12 years’ experience in taxation, business services and superannuation compliance. He is currently providing his expertise working with a number of property development and investment clients through his relationship with various property mentoring groups.  He also provides consulting and advice in self-managed superannuation and retirement strategies. Brent is a member of ICAA, Taxation Institute and SPAA.

What they say about us

DFK Benjamin King Money has been a family experience through three generations. CEO Cheree has embraced us all and has truly personalised BKM to all of us. I continue to be delighted by the service provided and highly recommend them to everyone.

MARK MCNAMARA

DIRECTOR - NORTHLAND FORTY WINKS

Terry is personable, proactive and an expert in his field. I have found his work and advice to be accurate and relevant and have no hesitation in recommending his services.

ANGELO ALATERAS

MANAGING DIRECTOR - PRAGMA

I have been a client of BKM for over 12 years and have worked closely with Tim and his team throughout that time. He has supported our group in accounting, auditing and advisory capacities for both our corporate and personal requirements. Not only have I found Tim to be a first class practitioner but also a great advisor and contributor to group discussions and planning sessions.

JACK GRINGLAS OAM

GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR - JADIG GROUP OF COMPANIES

Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty Re-introduced

The previously proposed Superannuation Guarantee (SG) Amnesty has been re-introduced into Parliament. Under the proposal, an employer will qualify if they disclose to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) information which relates to their SG shortfall from 1 July 1992 – 1 January 2018, which was not previously disclosed. An employer has until 6 months after the bill receives Royal Assent to make disclosure to the ATO. Employers who are already being reviewed by the ATO for SG shortfall will be…

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September Tax News 2019

Warning to watch out for myGov tax scams – The government’s Stay Smart Online website warns there has been a surge in scammers impersonating myGov and the ATO to trick people into giving them money or personal details. ATO has refunded $10 billion so far – The ATO says that $10 billion has been refunded to Australian taxpayers so far this tax time, an increase of over $2 billion from this time last year. ATO watching for undisclosed foreign income…

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Volunteering with RMHC

Our staff donned aprons and their test their culinary skills volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House Charity “Make a Meal”. The team enjoyed working together to prepare pizzas, salad, sides and dessert and serving pizzas to about 12 families staying at the Monash House. The families have arrived from all over Australia. Some families arrived unexpectedly or as emergencies in hospital with their children and no time to gather provisions. DFK Benjamin King staff spoke to some of the families…

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Single Touch Payroll (STP)

Single Touch Payroll is the new compulsory real time reporting system for your employees’ wages and salaries, commencing 01 July 2019. Under the STP system your payroll process is required to be electronically sent to the ATO, whether it is completed weekly, fortnightly or monthly. Employers with less than 4 employees will have lodgement concessions available. We are happy to assist with this new process so please contact your DFKBKM representative to discuss STP on 9804 0411. The new Single Touch…

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2019-2020 Federal Budget

The 2019 Federal Budget has been handed down and it is an interesting situation we find ourselves in.  With a Federal Election pending it would appear that Scott Morrison and Josh Frydenberg’s first budget is one to go to an election with. The key measures announced being:  Tax cuts focusing on low and middle income earners  Significant Infrastructure spending  Energy payments subsidies  Superannuation changes to the age eligibility for making contributions  A return to a Budget Surplus after 10 years  Immediate…

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DFK EMEA Annual Conference 2019

DFK International Women in Leadership 21 – 23 February 2019 Prague here we come! DFK conferences provide a forum for partners from member firms to meet in person to develop ever closer personal relationships and develop new ways of doing business together. With the formation of the DFK International Women in Leadership (DFK I-WIL) committee in 2018, we are pleased to announce the forthcoming DFK I-WIL conference in February 2019 in Prague. This committee comprises 20 women from DFK offices…

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Changes to Victoria’s Long Service Leave Entitlements

From 1 November 2018, the new Long Service Leave Act 2018 (Vic) will come into force and the changes are seen to be beneficial to parents and carers who change their work hours when looking after children or loved ones. Essentially the major changes in this legislation allow employees to access their Long Service Leave entitlement sooner, in smaller blocks of leave, and have unpaid parental leave of up to a year counting as continuous service when calculating and employees…

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Due Diligence Checklist: Purchasing a Business

Buying a business requires careful consideration of various choices. This checklist highlights common areas that must be considered when buying a business. A business can be purchased by purchasing either the business’s assets or the shares in the company or interests in the trust. It is important to conduct a thorough due diligence review before making a decision to buy. The review should find out as much information about the business as possible, which you can then discuss with your…

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What is TBAR?

‘TBAR’ stands for transfer balance account report and is a document notifying the ATO when a Fund member has triggered a transfer balance account event in relation to their transfer balance cap. The transfer balance cap applies from the 1st July 2017 and limits the total amount of superannuation that is transferred into retirement phase i.e. pension mode. You can continue to make multiple transfers into the retirement phase as long you remain below the cap which is currently set…

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Considering expanding and doing business in Hong Kong?

Then don’t miss our webinar this Thursday, 30 August at 2.30pm AEST where we’ll be providing valuable insights on the accounting, tax, structural, legal and compliance factors that are essential for business owners to know if you are looking to set up for business in Hong Kong. Join DFK Everalls in Canberra Managing Director Rob Shelton and Aubrey Ng, Director of Operations for Koehler Group, and tap into their expertise and experience. DFK ANZ is a dynamic family of privately owned, specialist accounting…

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At DFK Benjamin King Money we are committed to providing premium business and financial advice. We have a highly-skilled and enthusiastic team dedicated to meeting this commitment. The financial well-being of our clients is paramount.

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Level 3, 689 Burke Road
PO Box 1163
Camberwell, Victoria 3124
Australia
Telephone: 03 9804 0411
Facsimile: 03 9804 0422