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How Tradies Can DIY Bookkeeping: The Right Way

Tradies Australia wide DIY bookkeeping and have for years. Running a trade business comes with plenty of responsibilities, from managing projects to ensuring customer satisfaction. Amidst all these tasks, bookkeeping often takes a backseat. However, it’s crucial for tradies to maintain accurate financial records to understand their business’s health, make informed decisions, and meet legal…

Doing Your Own Bookkeeping: It Is Easier Than You Think

As a small business owner, keeping up with your finances is one of the most important tasks you have. Bookkeeping can be a daunting task and many business owners end up outsourcing it to a professional due to a lack of confidence or knowledge. However, with the right training and systems in place, doing your…

Top Tips for Management Reporting

Good management reporting is essential for any business. These reports are crucial when it comes to analysis and making business decisions. Here are my top tips for getting good management reports using your accounting software. Ensure Consistency in Allocations When allocating transactions, it’s important to be consistent. For example, if you’re allocating a transaction to…

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…

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…

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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The Importance of Training for Business Owners

Training is important because it represents a good opportunity for employees and business owners to grow their knowledge base and improve their job skills to become more effective in the workplace. Here’s our top 5 most important areas for training: Financials – Understanding how to read these financial statements is the first step in understanding…