Offshore administration gaining momentum

David CarterOdyssey in the Press

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 … Read More

Tapping a tiger – Compelling reasons to do business in Vietnam

David CarterOdyssey in the Press

“With 90 million people, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is the 12th most populous country in the world (65 per cent of the population is under 30). For two decades after the 1975 reunification, deeply conservative leadership policies were a ball and chain on economic growth. Since 2001, however, the Vietnamese Government has firmly wedded itself to economic liberalisation, implementing … Read More

Odyssey receives professional services award

David CarterOdyssey in the Press

AusCham conferred the Professional Services Award on Odyssey Resources Vietnam Ltd., which provides accounting and business services. AusCham explained the company had assisted many international companies in setting up and maintaining their successful presence in Vietnam. More information from The Saigon Times website.

Accountants go offshore to boost profits

David CarterOdyssey in the Press

“Cost pressure and labour constraints are forcing accounting firms to use low-cost offshore providers for basic compliance work this tax season. Accountants are paying offshore service providers between 15 per cent and 20 per cent of the equivalent local rates for basic tax returns, superannuation returns, the preparation of financial statements and business activity statements.” The author, Agnes King, interviewed … Read More

Tax returns go offshore

David CarterOdyssey in the Press

“In the two weeks spanning Christmas and New Year’s Day, while HAS Business Solutions ’ accountants vacated Alice Springs and headed for the coast, an army of Vietnamese bean counters kept the firm’s till ticking over.” In this article, Agnes King discussed the benefits of outsourcing and offshoring basic accounting services for Australian accounting firms. HAS Business Solutions has been … Read More

Key questions you should ask your accounting outsource provider

David CarterOutsourcing

As one of the first pioneers of Australian accounting outsourcing we’ve developed a list of questions that our prospective client’s ask. To assist you with selecting a high quality outsourcing services provider (OSP), we provide the following key questions you should be asking your OSP. About the company Who owns the OSP I am dealing with – is it an … Read More

Interview with David Carter, CEO Odyssey Resources

David CarterOdyssey in the Press

An interview with David Carter, CEO Odyssey Resources. In this interview David discusses doing business in Vietnam, selecting Vietnam as a choice of country, experiences of working in Vietnam, Vietnam accounting and tax regulations, issues new companies face operating in Vietnam, new investors in Vietnam, and changes to tax, accounting and other legislation. Background: Odyssey Resources offer professional Accounting & … Read More

Odyssey Resources. Sponsor of Vietnam Swans Football Club

David CarterOdyssey in the Press

Odyssey Resources is the Official Sponsor of the Vietnam Swans (Australian Rules) Football. During the week, Vietnam Swans National President, Phil Johns, presented the CEO of Odyssey Resources, David Carter, with a pair of footy shorts. Odyssey Resources, which provides professional accounting, tax and bookkeeping services to businesses operating in Vietnam and Australia, is the Official Sponsor of the Vietnam … Read More