Welcome to the Diligent Group

We provide simple yet rewarding advice on business planning, creating a new business, protecting your investment, managing business growth, financial planning for future success and paving the road for a worry-free retirement.

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Budget Wrap: May 2017
9 May

Budget Wrap: May 2017

Personal Income Tax Measures – Mums and Dads 1.       Investment Property Changes a.       From 1 July 2017 depreciation on “Plant and Equipment” will be limited to outlays actually incurred by investors ...
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Scary superannuation changes coming into effect 1 July 2017! (Part 2)
19 Apr

Scary superannuation changes coming into effect 1 July 2017! (Part 2)

In our previous article we discussed the changes to concessional contributions limits falling from $30,000 or $35,000 to $25,000 for all tax payers. In addition to this change there has been a significant po...
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Scary superannuation changes coming into effect 1 July 2017! Are you ready?
12 Apr

Scary superannuation changes coming into effect 1 July 2017! Are you ready?

Recently we have received several calls and emails from clients asking about “the super changes coming into effect on 1 July this year”, what these changes are and how will it affect them? Well firstly these ch...
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Can Small Business and Mums & Dads adopt Big Corporate risk management strategies?
30 Mar

Can Small Business and Mums & Dads adopt Big Corporate risk management strategies?

Often when we think of large companies we think of them as they way we think about large ships. They are slow to move, find it difficult to change direction and often overlook new opportunities. One thing th...
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Why is cash flow just as important for mums and dads as it is for business?
23 Mar

Why is cash flow just as important for mums and dads as it is for business?

We have all heard the adage that for business “cash flow is king”. Businesses can make profit and still go bankrupt if their cash flow is poor. So why is cash flow so important for mums and dads? At The D...
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What our Clients Say

“As a small business owner, dealing with The Diligent Group since 2002 has been excellent. We have no hesitation in recommending The Diligent Group to all our friends, colleagues and other business & investment property owners. During the last 8 years, I have benefited immensely from their advice. I am happy that they are guiding my financial future.” Danny Poropat, Managing Director ADRIATIC

Danny Poropat

“I was looking for a new accountant to close down a messy business structure. My first impressions of The Diligent Group were very high; they were polite, knowledgeable and followed through what they said they would…” …The Diligent Group also looks after my personal tax and investments properties…their advice has been fantastic! I would happily recommend them to anyone who is looking for professional, personal and hassle free financial services. They are trustworthy and that can be hard to find these days. They have a large range of services, so what ever you need, do give them a call” Vaughan Blackman, General Sales Manager Pennant Hills

Vaughan Blackman

“Hi Sam. Thank you so much again for your help with getting David’s tax lodged. We found your service to be excellent, prompt and efficient and very easy to deal with especially at such short notice at the end of the financial year! Can’t thank you enough and would recommend diligent to friends and family.” Amy & David Amy Lavelle Campbelltown

Amy & David

“I have found Sam Patrick & his team at The Diligent Group to be pro actively responsive in their handling of my taxation affairs. In what appeared to be a complex tax matter, Sam & his staff were entrusted by me to assist. Not only were they courteous & understanding, they went the extra mile and delivered a result in my favour. I was kept well informed all along the process regarding progress with ATO; very importantly, their handling of their time cost fee was exemplary as there were no surprises there!. I truly appreciate Sam’s work & care & wish him & his team the best with a thorough recommendation for their professional services.” Ms S Serman Property Investor

Ms S Serman

“I have a start up business and I’ve made a great decision choosing The Diligent Group as my professional service providers. They know the needs of their SME clients. They provide a great service that is very friendly and supportive, whilst being refreshingly creative and challenging. Steve, Sam and the team regularly provide services and advice that make a difference to my business. They are Simply Diligent! Thank you guys.” DoVoz Pty Ltd Riverview

DoVoz Pty Ltd

“Received great service. Never quite understood how tax works but they were very patient and used really simple language so I understand. Was not the cheapest but the greatest service from an accountant that I have ever gotten. Highly recommended.” K Shieh Darlington NSW

K Shieh

“Diligent have been doing my accounting, tax and business services for nearly 10 years and I can recommend them highly. They’re reliable and deliver what’s promised on time and in budget. Thanks guys!” Ahern Media And Training P/L Gladesville NSW

Ahern Media And Training P/L

“Another GREAT Year, Thank You Diligent Group. After being referred to you by other happy clients of yours we have happily passed 10 years of service with you this year and I am still one very happy client. Changing over from a Franchisee to our own Company was scary for us but made so easy by you guys. The hand holding we needed was happily met by all the great staff you have combined into a fabulous team. The physical distance between our businesses has its challenges but is made easy with the many different ways of interactions possible, Skype, Email, Facebook, Fax and even the good old telephone. We thank you for that as we are a mobile business and it is not always easy to access some technologies (some things are just out of our control) but you have always been accessible one way or another. As we …

Jan Baker
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