Kylie Baker

Kylie Baker is a Chartered Accountant, Registered Tax Agent and SMSF Auditor who started MYC Partners Accountants backed by a 25 year career in the accounting industry. Working across multiple firms of varying sizes and gaining specialisations, she has amassed an impressive amount of knowledge in all areas, most notably the Small Business and SMSF areas. Kylie’s experience has a strong understanding and true empathy with small business owners like herself – it can often be hard work and lonely at times. Kylie’s kindness and commitment to helping her clients cheers them up on a hard day, with a quick phone call to walk them through a process, hear an idea or just check in.

Australian Business Taxes: Compliance Overview For Business Owners

As the saying goes, death and taxes are the only two certainties in life.  For business owners and entrepreneurs, Australian business taxes are an unavoidable reality that must be fully understood and accounted for.  Staying compliant with your tax obligations is essential to maintaining good relations with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and avoiding penalties.  …

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How To Manage The Cost of Living Crisis: Thrive in Economic Turmoil

As costs continue to rise across many sectors, managing finances has become an increasing struggle for individuals and businesses alike during this cost-of-living crisis. Everyone feels the squeeze on their wallets, from higher grocery bills and utility rates to inflated prices for goods and services. Thankfully, there are practical strategies and budgeting techniques that can …

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Fringe Benefits Tax Explained for Businesses

In the business world, attractive remuneration packages are essential for attracting and retaining top talent.  While cash salaries are the most common form of compensation, many employers also offer additional benefits to their employees, such as company cars, entertainment allowances, or discounted goods and services. These “fringe benefits” can be valuable to an employee’s overall …

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How An Accountant Can Help A Business Succeed

Running a business often feels like a high-wire act—with financial management, tax obligations, and regulatory compliance all vying for your attention.  Amid this challenging landscape, an accountant can be your safety net and guiding hand, transforming complex financial matters into opportunities for growth and success. Our role extends far beyond crunching numbers—we are your strategic …

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Financial Literacy for Kids: Starting Early

Why is it that, despite the complexities of our financial landscape, the essential task of educating our children on financial matters often goes overlooked? Financial literacy for kids encompasses far more than teaching them to recognise money – it’s about instilling an early understanding of financial management, the significance of savings, and the careful use …

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Tax on Investment Properties: CGT and Negative Gearing

Owning an investment property can be a fantastic way to build wealth and secure your financial future. However, the complexities of tax on investment properties can quickly become confusing. As a Central Coast accountant deeply familiar with the complex issues of property taxation in Australia, I’ve witnessed firsthand how the intricacies of negative gearing and …

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What is a Director ID? Prevent Fraud, Ensure Integrity

Director IDs are necessary in Australian business to ensure that companies are operating legally, with the best interests of the company at heart. It is used to prevent the use of false or fraudulent director identities. As an experienced accountant dedicated to enhancing corporate transparency and governance, I’m here to clarify the Director ID for …

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