5.0 Our fees and terms of credit
5.1 Where possible, we will provide a fixed fee quotation up front to complete the work required. If additional work is required, we will provide a quote prior to undertaking any additional work.
5.2 If we do not provide a fixed fee quotation, our charge out rate for taxation work completed is $185.00 + GST per hour.
5.3 You may ask for an estimate of fees at any time and we will provide one to you based on our assessment of the time required to complete any work.
5.4 We reserve the right to progress bill any work carried out on a fortnightly basis. If we progress bill, the balance of any total amount payable will be reduced by the amount of the progress bill.
5.5 You will pay our fees on time. Invoices for work done are payable within 14 days.
5.6 Client money held in Lighthouse Financial Service’s client trust fund may be used to directly satisfy any payment obligations of that client to Lighthouse Financial Services.
5.7 Late payments will incur a 10% administration charge.
5.8 All costs incurred by us as a result of a default by you, including but not limited to administration charges, debt collection costs, and legal costs between solicitor and client will be payable by you.
5.9 You are required to maintain the confidentiality of our fees and charges