How long has Banks Group been in business?
Banks Group was established in 1978 by Greg Marino and is a full service firm with offices across Australia. It was ranked 40th in the 2018 AFR list of top accounting firms and employs some 100 staff across its offices in Australia and New Zealand.
Is Banks Group registered with the Tax Practitioners Board?
Banks Group is registered with the Tax Practitioners Board (Tax agent 39542027).
The Tax Practitioners Board is the national body responsible for the registration and regulation of tax practitioners. They are responsible for ensuring tax practitioners comply with the Tax Agent Services Act 2009, including the Code of Professional Conduct, and have the necessary qualifications and experience.
Do you specialise in any industry?
Whilst we are a full service firm, we specialise in small to medium business, family-owned companies, the music entertainment industry, medical practices and architecture firms.
Established in 2004, the Banks Group Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation raising money for a variety of local and national causes. It is run by our staff, and we encourage them, our friends and clients to be involved.
We’ve hosted a variety of successful fundraisers including golf days, balls and other events where money has gone to specific causes. In a less formal way, money is raised through film nights, other social events and a monthly casual clothes day where proceeds are distributed as needs arise.
To date, more than $150,000 has been raised for mainstream and non-mainstream charities, including:
- Life Goes On
- The Alfred Foundation
- Motor Neurone Foundation
- Muscular Dystrophy Foundation
- Solve-Royal Children’s Hospital
- Victorian Bushfire Appeal
- Wheel Chair Sports
- Olivia Newton-John Foundation
- Taralye Oral Language Centre for Deaf Children
- CCC Foundation-Assisting Children With Cancer Sri Lanka
- Oaktree Foundation
- West Welcome Wagon
- Seven Women
How can I work at Banks Group?
Banks Group has a work-life balance culture and whilst we have a culture of achieving great things for our clients, we take pride in having a strong workplace where you can build lifelong friends. We have an active social club, charitable foundation, a strong involvement in corporate games, yoga and recognise the need for personal study programmes. Please click here to view current employment opportunities.
I am planning my retirement and need to better understand my super, can Banks Group help me with that?
Yes we have a specialist Wealth Creation Division, that can help get your post-retirement plans into shape. Please click here to speak to someone to work through your specific requirements.
I have elderly parents and need to help them plan their financial future, what do you suggest?
Helping your elderly parents can be difficult and emotional. If you contact our Wealth Planning division who specialise in aged care a solution tailored to meet your parents’ specific needs’ can be implemented to give you and your family peace of mind.
I am a musician and I need to sort out my tax, can you help me figure it out?
We have been involved in the entertainment industry for 30 years and have the expertise to show you how to better manage your affairs in an efficient and simple manner tailored to your needs. Ask to speak to someone in the Music and Entertainment division.
I work overseas, can Banks Group help me lodge my tax when I am not in the country?
Banks Group can manage your affairs no matter where you’re located. We have direct access to the ATO portal and can liaise directly with your accountants overseas to ensure all relevant information is captured and complied with. Our access to Integra worldwide accountants ensures we are able to comply with all local and international laws.