Top 10 articles of 2017

By admin - January 8, 2018

From Cryptocurrency to property taxes, innovation and everything in-between - experts from across our firm covered a lot of topics in 2017. Incase you missed any, here is a recap of the most popular articles over the past twelve months.

Bitcoin millionaires face potential tax challenges

By Leon Mok, Managing Director - Perth

What are my tax obligations if I buy and sell crypto-currencies such as bitcoin? What do I need to be aware of? Do my obligations change as my level of activity does? Continue reading


Lets get serious about insurance for a moment

By Matt Kerr, Manager - Newcastle and Hunter

Whenever I ask people about their most valuable asset the most common answer I get is “my home”. Seriously – how do you think you can afford the home? Your most valuable asset is being able to earn income. Without income think about what your life will look like. Continue reading


Making cents of foreign currency

By Dean Love, Partner - Melbourne

Many aspirational Australian companies seek to grow their business and expand their markets by engaging in the global economy. Businesses that take their first step beyond Australia are faced with global headwinds, often outside of their control, and have the potential to impact their bottom line. Continue reading


Airbnb - still plenty of questions

By Scott McGill, Partner - Sydney

Whether speaking to clients or simply to people at a barbecue, I still find myself regularly asked the question, “is Airbnb a problem for me or my tax?” I usually respond with, “no, not really as long as you know what you’re doing … are you doing it? Does it work for you?” Continue reading


Is your business cyber-resilient?

By Scott Edden, Partner - Newcastle and Hunter

Many business owners are aware of the dangers of cyber attacks but do they know what it means to be cyber-resilient? Continue reading


Being Brave - new ways of thinking

By Rob Southwell, Managing Partner - Sydney 

Wikipedia describes innovation as a “new idea, device or method”. However, innovation is often also viewed as the application of better solutions that meet new requirements, unarticulated needs, or existing market needs. Continue reading


Keys to success for startups

By Cole Wilkinson, Partner - Brisbane

Taking on the path of the entrepreneur rather than climbing the corporate ladder is becoming more widely accepted, particularly among Pitcher Partners’ clients. Continue reading


Appointing an executor - an honour or a millstone?

By Noel Finck, Senior Manager - Melbourne

Leaving behind your loved ones can be emotional and traumatic for both you and them. So, considering how you wish your legacy to be administered, and ensuring it is done to your wishes, means choosing the right executor. Continue reading


Strategy in the face of disruption

By Robert Tigani, Client Director - Melbourne 

In recent times the word ‘Disruption’ has become a much-loved buzz word, adopted by mainstream media and popularised by early disruptors like Uber and Airbnb. It seems today’s business world has somewhat of a fascination with this ‘David and Goliath’ phenomena where small, relatively unknown challengers take on established giants of industry, and win. Continue reading


Will you fail to scale? The 5 team members you need on your side

By Leon Mok, Managing Director - Perth

Whether it is the finance sector evolving with FinTechs, the agricultural sector adapting to AgriTechs, or the energy sector welcoming GreenTechs and CleanTechs, there’s no doubt technology-focused start-ups are making their mark. Continue reading


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Perth

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Adelaide

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