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What to look for in a Bookkeeper

Maybe you have been doing your own books, or perhaps you have a bookkeeper and it is time for a change. Regardless of your situation, a great bookkeeper should be an invaluable asset for your business, so it pays to take your time and choose wisely. There are a few key things to consider when…

EOFY is Coming: Are You Ready?

Can you believe it is May already! With the 30th June just around the corner, now is the time to check you have your bookkeeping and accounting in order. We have put together a few tips to help you breeze through your bookkeeping for the end of financial year. Make sure your paperwork is up…

Payroll Review- Xero or MYOB plus Top Tips

You see stories in the media often about people being underpaid and then penalties and back payments that then apply. Simply ‘not knowing’ isn’t a valid reason to not be paying your staff the right entitlements. We can provide a xero payroll review (or any system you use) and also bookkeeping training to any small…

3 Easy Ways to Save Your Business Money in 2022

Everyone likes to save money right? As busy business owners, we can become far too complacent with our expenses, with the old “it is what it is” justifying our lack of proactiveness. But, I am here to tell you, that there are easy ways to save your business money, and ways you may not have…

How the Cloud is Saving Businesses

The cloud is saving businesses everywhere! You will hear people always talking about “the cloud”, you have probably even had enough of it. The cloud is saving businesses though. Big and small, it is saving them a significant amount of time and more importantly, money. Put simply, the cloud refers to the delivery of computer…

Why Paying Super Late Can Eat Up Your Business

In business, just like in life, there are some ‘must do’s’ and then we all have a wish list of ‘nice to have’. When it comes to paying your employees superannuation, this is an absolute must do!  The ATO have been coming down hard on businesses who do not comply, and ensuring employees are receiving…

DIY Bookkeeping

Expenses, invoicing, pays, BAS, GST… the list goes on. Every business (big and small) has to do bookkeeping to some extent, and if it is done by yourself or an employee, as long as you have the right training, software and support, you can do it successfully. Here are some key tips to help you successfully…

How a System Health Check Can Help the Quality of your Books

Are you confident that your accounting systems are running optimally and efficiently for your business? By conducting a regular accounting file health check you can rest assured your accounting file remains accurate and clean. This improves the overall quality of your books enabling you to make more informed business decisions. How does a system health…

Importance of Budgeting and Planning

Budgets and planning go hand in hand. It’s important for every business owner to have a budget to help them understand the direction they want their business to go in and come up with a plan on how to get there. Budgeting helps you understand your business’s current financial status and will enable you to…

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Managing Expense Claims

What are expense claims? If you are a business owner with staff members who spend their personal money for something business related and they want you to reimburse it or if you don’t have a staff but you are under a company structure where your identity is completely different to the business and you purchase…