Jun 2016

Lessons for accountants from the mattress industry

By: Odyssey Publication
Tags: 300% markups, Destablisation, huge profits, Offshoring tax returns, online

Just last week there was a news article that spoke about the indignation of some customers hearing that mattress companies had 300% markups, huge profits, and hundreds of near identical mattresses sold under different names and prices. The mattress article above mentioned beds that retail for $10,000 are being made for as little as $1,500 overseas. That is, the manufacture cost …


Jun 2012

Offshore administration gaining momentum

By: Odyssey Odyssey in the Press
Tags: cloud, compliance, labour shortage, offshore, online, tax returns

Darin Tyson-Chan interviewed David Carter, CEO of Odyssey Resources, for SMSF Magazine. The practice of using overseasbased organisations to perform the administrative and compliance functions of SMSFs is increasing, according to a senior executive of a firm operating in the space. “We’ve seen quite a proliferation of companies offering these services in the last six to 12 months, so people …