Professional advice rebate of $2,500 offered to Queensland Producers

The Queensland Government is now offering Farm Management Grants of up to $2,500 to assist eligible Queensland primary producers or their relatives to offset the costs of seeking professional financial advice.

The grants provide producers seeking advice in relation to succession planning, or a family member wanting to acquire an interest in the family business, with the ability to seek a rebate of up to 50% of fees paid for the advice, to a maximum of $2,500 per applicant, per financial year.

Advice must be provided by suitably qualified professionals.

 

Eligibility
To be eligible for a Farm Management Grant, you must:

  • be a primary producer, or a relative of the primary producer for a primary production enterprise
  • have paid, or will pay for advice relating to transferring or acquiring an interest in the primary production enterprise from a suitably qualified professional, at or after 23 March 2017

Full eligibility information and terms and conditions can be found in the Farm Management Grant guidelines.

 

How to apply

We will assist any eligible applicants who receive financial advice from Fortress to apply for a rebate on their fees.

If you are interested in receiving financial advice on succession planning or costs associated with your primary production business, please contact us on 07 4646 4970 or at info@fortressfs.com.au

For further information on the Farm Management Grants including criteria visit www.qraa.qld.gov.au or freecall 1800 623 946.  This scheme will close to applications on 30 June 2019.

 

Written by Emma Linton Doig, Practice Officer at Fortress Financial Solutions

Corporate Authorised Representative of Magnitude Group Pty Ltd ABN 54 086 266 202, AFSL 221557.

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