CEO | B.Bus FCPA GAICD JP

Founder of The Money Edge

Leanne is a local Accountant, Wealth and Business Advisor with a strong background in family and small business. Her heart lies in the Burnett Region where she grew up. Since gaining her degree and FCPA qualifications, Leanne has 21 years professional accounting experience to her credit, including a decade as a partner in another practice.

Her passion is to help entrepreneurs of Small and Medium businesses grow and thrive. This led her to open her own Practice in 2005. Today she specialises in the high profile, high profit business sector and relishes nothing more than putting her years of experience and insight to work in guiding entrepreneurs to achieve their maximum potential.

Personalised service and a genuine commitment to client care are hallmarks of The Money Edge approach as well as going beyond the traditional compliance focus and exploring ways to create greater value for clients.

Leanne relaxes by indulging in her fascination for the ancient art of feng shui and a love of surfing and photography.

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Leanne's Blog



The ATO has noticed some common errors made in activity statements since the introduction of ‘GST at settlement’ on 1 July 2018. These new laws require purchasers to withhold GST on settlement (and pay it to the ATO directly) generally when buying ‘new residential¬†premises’ from developers. In particular, the new ‘GST at settlement’ law does […]


Do a financial health-check of your business January is a good time to check the financial health of your business. Reviewing your financial statements and doing some basic calculations on liquidity, solvency, profitability and return on investment, and comparing these results with previous annual figures and similar businesses in your industry will help you identify […]


What is depreciation? As a building gets older and items within it wear out, they depreciate in value. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) allows property investors to claim a deduction relating to the building and fixtures it contains. Depreciation can be claimed by any owner of an income producing property. This deduction essentially reduces the […]


The ATO has extended its data matching program, this time focusing on share data. The ATO will continue to receive share data from ASIC, including details of the price, quantity and time of individual trades dating back to 2014, with more than 500 million records obtained. The ATO will use the information to identify taxpayers […]


Does the idea of buying commercial property instead of renting your current business premises appeal to you? Or are you undecided whether to purchase a commercial investment over a residential property for your portfolio? It can be hard to understand the tax depreciation allowances that are available for investors of commercial property over those found […]