What Is The Role Of A Tax Accountant?

What Is The Role Of A Tax Accountant?

The tax accounting profession is challenging but is rewarding as well. The career of the tax accountant necessitates following a precise education and career path. It is vital to understand the job requirements. Tax laws, apart from being complex, often undergo changes. Tax accountants make sure that individuals and companies fulfil tax laws by filing their income tax returns. Some of these professionals offer planning advice to businesses and individuals to help them money in taxes. It is the duty of a tax accountant to analyse fiscal matters as well as managing, preparing, and submitting tax returns and statements for their clients.

Five simple reasons why you should get a tax accountant

1) They help you save time:

Are you spending late hours in the office, struggling to prepare your tax returns, when you should ideally be spending quality time with your loved ones? Hiring a tax accountant, apart from saving your time, makes sure that your taxes are in order. You can use the time saved to find new ways to increase your business or pursuing new clients.

2) They have extensive knowledge of deductions:

Are you aware that you can claim tax deductions for specific expenditures, such as cash paid to your life insurance company? Did you know that you can also claim tax deductions for donations and gifts, office and home expenses, interest from investments and dividends from shares and mutual funds, and much more? The knowledge of these deductibles helps personal tax accountants help you avail the maximum deductions.

3) They will educate you:

These specialists have in-depth knowledge about organising files and records. They need to properly maintain their paperwork, which includes data and figures. They also have to plan a filing method, which helps them locate previous tax documents easily. You can, by following their bookkeeping practices, learn how to organise your files for the next year.

4) Additional deductions for the following year:

The fees charged for hiring a tax accountant also falls under the deduction category. Therefore you can claim a deduction on the amount you pay for their services in the following year’s tax returns. Both individuals and businesses can claim this deduction.

5) Your tax returns are legal and safe:

Hiring the services of a registered tax accountant to maintain your tax records is both safe and legal. There is no mention in the Australian tax laws regarding seeking help or hiring someone to complete your tax papers.

Contact Perth Tax People and seek their help in preparing your tax papers to help save your time and to ensure that you get all the deductibles available under the Australian tax laws.

Nilesh Vasoya

Nilesh Vasoya

Nilesh Vasoya is a CPA and experienced business advisor with 15+ years’ experience in accounting and tax, and certifications from NTAA, ICAI (India). He is also a Registered Tax and ASIC Agent. Nilesh specialises in financial reports, cash flow, taxation advice, internal audit, account reconciliation, and advice for small businesses on maximising XERO, MYOB, and QUICKBOOKS. He is experienced in developing strategies for growth within small-medium scale companies.

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