Westcourt is a mid-sized practice of accountants and business consultants, centrally located in East Perth. We specialise in providing financial and strategic advice to private business. At Westcourt, we take the time to get to know our clients so that we can recommend the best solutions for their business.
Consultation Paper - Register of agricultural land, Non Controlling shareholders in Australian resident companies
Register of agricultural land Non-controlling shareholders in Australian resident companies The proposed register of agricultural land should relate to land held directly by foreign persons or to foreign persons who control an Australian resident company. If a foreign person has an ownership interest in a company, but not a controlling interest, that foreign person may not be aware of individual land holdings......read more
SIngle Touch Payroll
Our practice assists many middle sized market businesses comply with their payroll obligations. The reporting and administration with payroll maintenance is complex. Thankfully software has helped a large part of this process become automated. However automation of a complex task can only reduce complexity to a certain extent. If the government is committed to reducing the cost of compliance; increasing the reporting cycle a business owner makes to the Tax Office to the payroll cycle will not achieve that......read more
RBA March Announcement
Statement by Glenn Stevens, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 2.25 per cent. Growth in the global economy continued at a moderate pace in 2014. A similar performance is expected by most observers in 2015, with the US economy continuing to strengthen, even as China’s growth slows a little from last year’s outcome......read more
Statement by Glenn Stevens, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision At its meeting today, the Board decided to lower the cash rate by 25 basis points to 2.25 per cent, effective 4 February 2015. Growth in the global economy continued at a moderate pace in 2014. China's growth was in line with policymakers' objectives. The US economy continued to strengthen, but the euro area and Japanese economies were both weaker than expected......read more
Ross has been great to work with and provided valuable advice across a number of tax and accounting issues. He has a practical approach to clients problems and years of real world experience.
Senior Financial Planner, Westpac Premium
Ross has assisted me with my Business and Personal Taxation requirements for more than 10 years. Ross has always delivered exceptional service in a timely manner and has been a pleasure to deal with. I have found Ross proactive in his approach which is refreshing. I would highly recommend the services he provides.
Director, Stinton Partners
I have used Ross Forrester and Westcourt for the past 10 years and have found them to be highly professional and diligent on all aspects of my companies dealings. I would recommend any company to utilize the services of Westcourt.
Owner, Biter Fighter
Having worked with Ross for many years his insight, experience, and ability to explain complicated tax situations in plain english is invaluable to running a business. He always takes the time to give the best possible advice and is a pleasure to work with.
Growth Consultant, Scantech
In my dealings with Ross I found him to be professional with a thorough understanding of the subject matter. He was able to deliver a great outcome in an extremely tight time frame. A great understanding of a sense of urgency.
Owner, Ritz Finance
Over a number of years now Craig has been looking after our company's accountancy requirements and I would recommend him to everyone. The time he has taken to understand our business along with his expertise has been invaluable in ensuring the best results for our business.
General Insurance Specialist - Reliance Partners Success
Ross has patiently waded through and rectified a difficult unplanned mire of company and personal assets leaving us with a simple and tax effective structure.
Craig has been managing my taxation affairs both personally and for my business for the last 5 years. He has not only handled the ongoing tax side of things but has been instrumental in suggesting and setting up the correct entities and structures needed to best look after the long-term wellbeing of my business and personal affairs. I simply would trust no one else.
WELSH Real Estate & iSettlements
Craig Seddon is a fantastic accountant who has helped our business grow from strength to strength. His in-depth knowledge of real estate is really helpful. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending Craig.
Principal at ACTON Dalkeith