We’ve got your back

As small business accountants and financial planners, we understand the local economy and business confidence, because we’re part of the community with you, always keeping up with what’s happening.

Kennas, the oldest and largest accounting firm in Central Queensland, is here to work alongside you, the business owner, and take care of your financial success so that you can get back to business.

How we can help Your Small Business

Maximise Profit

  • Business accounting and financial management to help you grow your profit margins
  • Business setup, valuation and sale advice to increase the value of your business
  • Business coaching to find ways to improve your business and keep you focused

Minimise Tax

  • Tax returns, BAS, and all ATO compliance
  • Proactive tax planning to keep cash in your pocket
  • Cashflow advice and budget planning

Protect your Assets

  • Asset protection and wealth structuring advice
  • Assisting with effective wills and estate plans
  • Managing risks through life, income protection and trauma insurance

Plan for the Future

  • Financial planning for different life stages, with our qualified in-house team
  • Investing your profits and maximising investment returns
  • Superannuation strategies to reduce tax now, while planning for your future

Our Small Business Specialists

Darren Smith

Partner, Kennas; Director, Kennas Financial Services Pty Ltd

Naeema McDonald

Partner, Kennas; Director, Kennas Financial Services Pty Ltd

Peter Shonhan

Partner, Kennas; Director, Kennas Financial Services Pty Ltd

Resources

24 June 2021 | IMPORTANT CHANGES FROM 1 JULY 2021

Increase to Super Guarantee (SG) Contributions from 9.5% to 10% Compulsory employer… 

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25 February 2021 | Cybercrime – protect yourself!

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Tune your finance with Kennas

16 February 2021 | Are your finances singing a sweet tune?

‘Budget’ is not exactly an attractive term. To most of us, it… 

1 February 2021 | Climbing the steps to COVID-19 recovery

2021 is the year of recovery, and if that’s the current buzzword,… 

13 November 2020 | Boost your confidence, boost your results

Healthcare businesses are always outwardly-focused – and usually time-poor. Offering quality care… 

29 October 2020 | Bring it on, 2021! Prepare now for your financial success

At this point of the year, we all shake our heads in… 

6 October 2020 | Good help is hard to find – and keep

There will always be a turnover of staff in a business. Surprisingly,… 

16 September 2020 | Protecting your family home – it’s a non-negotiable

As a business owner, you’re all about building your wealth while balancing… 

15 October 2019 | QUOTES OR PROPOSALS – STANDING OUT FROM THE CROWD

When a prospective client asks you for a quote, it’s a powerful… 

30 September 2019 | TIME IS MONEY – DON’T LET DEBTORS STEAL YOURS.

Unfortunately, you don’t get out of paying your bills simply because your… 

28 August 2019 | IS WORK/LIFE BALANCE REALLY POSSIBLE FOR A BUSINESS OWNER?

The answer is YES. Did you know that if you make just… 

7 July 2019 | HOW A 3-WAY BUSINESS BUDGET CAN HELP YOU WIN THE GAME

Everyone knows it – footy games can be won or lost by… 

14 February 2019 | MANAGING RECEIPTS: HOW SMALL BUSINESSES ARE BANISHING BOOKKEEPING BOREDOM

They say only two things are certain in life: death and taxes…. 

31 January 2019 | WHY MODERN BUSINESS MEANS CLOUD-BASED BUSINESS

“The cloud” is a phrase that means something very different these days,… 

2 January 2019 | 3 REASONS YOUR BUSINESS NEEDS A BUDGET NOW

It seems to imply what you will go without, rather than what you… 

15 November 2018 | CHA-CHING: 7 REASONS NOT TO TREAT YOUR BUSINESS AS A CASH MACHINE

Think back to the days before you started your business, when you…