James Wood B.Bus, CPA, Registered Tax Agent

Owner of Higgins Wood & Associates
Principal/Accountant

E-mail: james@bantacs.com.au

Tel: 07 4638 2022
Bantacs Office: Toowoomba

Profile

James is Managing Director of Higgins Wood & Associates, and has been a principal in practice for more than 10 years. He commenced his professional career after being a small business owner, and having completed a double degree in accounting and IT.

James worked in tax practices in Wollongong and Melbourne, before owning a successful practice in the Dandenong region of Victoria. He has specialised in administration and strategies for Self-Managed Superannuation Funds for more than a decade, and has dealt extensively with small to medium businesses, and high net wealth clients. James is experienced in all areas of property investment, and advises a diversity of clients including professionals, farmers and business operators.

James’ interests outside of work include travel, reading and golf. He is married with a son attending university.

Accounting Software Experience:
James is experienced in the following software packages:

  • Handisoft
  • BGL
  • Microsoft office
  • MYOB / Quickbooks
  • Various commercial systems

Areas of Expertise:

  • SMSF admin and strategies
  • Retirement Planning
  • Rental Property issues including NRAS
  • Complex Individual Tax Matters
  • IT Systems
  • Capital Gains Tax and SME issues

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting / Computing)
  • Certified Practising Accountant
  • Public Practice Certificate
  • Registered Tax Agent
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