Bentley Accounting is a professional accounting firm focused on providing a wide range of services to thousands of clients (individuals, businesses and self-managed superfunds) over the phone, as well as in person, for over 10 years. The owner, Samuel Bentley CPA has prepared over 20,000 tax returns over 20 years.
You won't find a service more convenient and efficient than ours.
Excellence in client service is our obsession.
Exceeding expectations in reaching your goals is what we live for.
We will save you as much money, time and effort as possible. And we have refined our services to ensure maximum convenience to you. We are also very friendly!
Try our obligation-free quotes to find out how much money we can save you
If you are a business we can provide a fixed quote of our fees plus a promise of how much money we will save you. If we don't meet that promise then our fees reduce to zero!
This is a quick and easy service that can be done completely by email and phone.
Personal Superannuation Contributions
Making a personal superannuation contribution to be claimed as a deduction can be a great tax strategy, as long as you follow the correct procedure.
In order to claim a deduction for your personal superannuation contribution you must
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- lodge your Notice of Intention to claim as deduction form to your superfund no later than the earlier of the following dates:
- The date you actually lodge the tax return
- 30 June of the year following your tax return year
for example if in May 2019 you made a personal superannuation contribution you must lodge the form before 30 June 2020 or before the lodgement date of your 2019 tax return, whichever date comes first.
- Receive confirmation of receipt of that notice from your superfund.
Bentley Accounting can prepare your tax returns over the phone. This is the same level of service you get when coming to a face-to-face meeting with a professional accountant.
You don't need to have any knowledge of Tax Law whatsoever, and you don't need to know how to prepare a tax return.SuperStream - a new mandatory system for paying and receiving superannuation
SuperStream is the way businesses must pay employee superannuation guarantee contributions to super funds. With SuperStream money and data are reported electronically by the employer.
Small Business Employers - Make sure that you are paying super using the SuperStream system.
Self Managed Superfunds - Make sure that you are registering to use SuperStream in order to report the receipt of contributions to the Tax Office.
The importance of using a Certified Practising Accountant
A Tax Agent who is also a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) is a person who has extensive academic qualifications including 7 years of tertiary studies, as well as years of hands on experience in the accounting field. It is also someone who is bound by law as well as by CPA Australia's Ethical Code of Conduct.Key Dates and Important Compliance Issues
Our clients should keep themselves updated on their obligations regarding tax, superannuation, workers compensation insurance and other relevant issues.
We have attempted to present this information in a clear and concise way in our Key Dates page. However you may have further obligations which are not covered in this page (including obligations to your employees under Fair Work, the full range of obligations as Directors of a company under the Corporations Act and requirements to keep your workplace safe in line with Workplace Health and Safety Laws).
You can use our Links page to explore your other obligationsNew Added Compliance Requirement for Businesses in the Building Industry
Every year businesses in the construction industry that have made payments to contractors for building and construction services will need to lodge a "Taxable payments annual report" listing the details of each building/construction contractor that has been paid during the year, by 28 August of that year.