Muriel Oliver


Muriel has over thirty years’ experience in Accounting, Taxation and Client advisory including over twenty years’ experience in Australia, initially working for Arthur Andersen and is currently a Director of Primarius Financial Solutions, based in Perth.

Prior to this she worked in South Africa, Botswana and Hong Kong, having sold her first firm to KPMG in 1989. Muriel's experience covers a wide range of industries, with extensive experience in the accounting profession as well as having worked in commerce as well.

Muriel enjoys using her experience and knowledge to find solutions for clients that meet their needs and add value not only to their business, but also to their overall personal financial position.

Over the years she has been searching for ways to simplify concepts for clients and to that end has started writing books on various subjects in an attempt to demystify many of the key concepts.

She is currently working on a Doctorate of Business Administration focusing on Business Models, Strategy and the family Business.

Muriel is a strong advocate of quality systems and procedures to create and maintain sustainable businesses.

She is a wife, mother and grandmother and enjoys travelling and playing golf with her husband and spending time with her family.

Smashwords Interview

When did you first start writing?
In the last few years, I started penning some books that I felt would fill some gaps of information currently available to users.
What's the story behind your latest book?
Everybody always asks me where they can read more on Discretionary Trusts or Business Structures or other related topics. Whilst there is a plethora of technical and legal information out there, to date I have found nothing to fill this gap and provide some basic information in summary form for the purposes of the everyday user. This is why I've started writing these books!
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So You're Thinking Of... Starting A Business
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » New business enterprises, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / business development
A guide to those considering starting a business in the or have just started a business in Australia, to assist them with the decision making process and to go through the tips and traps.
An Everyday Aussie's Guide to Business Structuring
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,360. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Strategic planning, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business & entrepreneurship
The aim of this book is to provide a summary of the most important considerations in business structuring in a way that meets the practical needs of the everyday user.
An Everyday Aussie's Guide to Property Investing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,660. Language: Australian English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / real estate
This book has been written to fill the gap of "Australian Property Investing 101". I have aimed to put together a summary of basic property investment principles from both the point of view of a financial professional as well as incorporating experience from client experiences and what we personally have learned in building our own property investment portfolio.
An Everyday Aussie's Guide to Negative Gearing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,880. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / real estate, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Tax planning
This book explains the mechanics of negative gearing in Australia for the purposes of the everyday user.
An Everyday Aussie's Guide to Personal Tax Rates
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Tax planning, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Taxation / small business
This book explains the operation of personal marginal tax rates in Australia in for the purposes of the everyday user.
An Everyday Aussie’s Guide to Discretionary Trusts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education
This book attempts to de-mystify the properties and applications of Discretionary Trusts for the purposes of the everyday user in the Australian environment.