Director of Melrose International, Madonna Melrose, has experienced first-hand most facets of the business world throughout her career. It is this expertise, coupled with her highly qualified staff, that brings a sharpened edge to her approach of The Research and Development Tax Incentive (R&D) and The Export Marketing and Development Grant (EMDG)
Beginning her career over 30 years ago in the beauty industry, Madonna has honed her business acumen and skills with experience in importation, distribution, wholesaling and retailing of some of the finest and most boutique products from around the world including Pierre Cardin, Diego Dalla Palma, Frankie & Johnny and Stephanie Johnson. She also owned and ran three successful retail stores in Melbourne and at one stage developed her own skincare and makeup range.
The lessons learnt and problems solved through these business channels were invaluable to Madonna and it is this knowledge that she can now share with you and apply to your business to assist with the grant process that puts her ahead of any competitors.
Most recently Madonna has been a published freelance writer for both trade and consumer magazines in the role of eNews and Online Editor for Spa Australasia (now Spa+Clinic) and Beauty Editor for Living Now Magazine along with contributing numerous stories, articles and product reviews for various fashion and beauty publications. Her writing and collating talent is at the forefront of the entire grant process and most importantly applied to the project descriptions , which is key for success.
Madonna’s tremendously diverse capabilities will serve you best as she knows what to look for in all areas of your business in order to maximise your claims.
Her creativity, flair and approach to the fact finding and grant writing process is a breath of fresh air in this often dull corporate environment. Couple this with the knowledge that your application is lodged under the guidance of a registered tax agent who adheres to the guidelines required and expected by the ATO and Ausindustry and who understands fully, the laws under which these grants are administered, provides peace of mind you are in the most capable of hands. Her team’s tax agent is also a member of the CPA, one of the world’s largest accounting bodies which provide Melrose International direct exposure to government bodies at all times and which allows them to be at the forefront with any changes to the grants.
In the words of Henry Ford “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. So if you would like to work with a dedicated team in achieving great success then don’t hesitate to contact Madonna Melrose today to discuss you options in applying for the Research and Development Tax Incentive and the Export Marketing and Development Grant.