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You can run a profitable business, but unless you have cash flow under control your business may struggle. Online Accounting Software can help you manage your business and your cashflow.

In this blog post, we have put together some tips to set you on the course for improved cash flow.  Read more…

Car Allowances and withholding

 

 

Are you an employer who pays a car allowance to your employees? Did you know that you may have to withhold tax from their allowance?

It's important to note the various requirements to withhold tax on different allowances. 

So what is an allowance? 

Allowances are separately identified payments made to an employee for:-  Read more…

GST & Gift Vouchers

Do you sell or buy gift vouchers in your business?

Getting the GST treatment right and knowing when to report the GST when buying or selling a gift voucher is important.

Generally speaking, the sale of a gift voucher (which can be redeemed for a choice of goods or services up to the voucher's value) does not attract GST.  The redemption of the voucher is the time when you record and report the GST If only part of the gift voucher is redeemed, you only need to report the GST on that part. Read more…

Getting the right advice on GST and Tax

Did you know?

  • Only registered agents can charge a fee for providing tax or BAS services.
  • Tax or BAS agents need to be registered with the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB).
  • If you use a bookkeeper to prepare your BAS, they must be registered with the TPB unless they are your employee or work for a registered agent. Read more…

We are Receipt Bank partners

 

 

 

We are always looking for ways to make our clients' lives easier. Our latest initiative is Receipt Bank, the award­-winning Xero add­on that automatically converts all your invoices and receipts into data, making it easy for you to send your financial information straight to us. Read more…

Signs that you may need a bookkeeper

Whether you have mountains of paperwork, don't have time to invoice or late in lodging your BAS, here are some signs that you might need a bookkeeper.

If you started your own business, it's likely that you're passionate about running your business and concentrating on the tasks you love doing. But, if you're like most business owners, you're not so interested in recording all the details of every financial transaction.  Read more…

SuperStream is a Government reform aimed at improving the efficiency of the superannuation system. It requires an employer to send contributions electronically in a standard format with linked data and payments. Read more…

Tips to help you improve your cash flow

A healthy cash flow is vital to reducing stress for busy business owners and to building a successful company. As you grow, ensuring a steady stream of cash that supports your marketing, customer service, and inventory needs will be one of the business factors you focus on the most. Read more…

2015 Budget - Small Business Measures

Small business was a clear winner in the May 2015 budget and now these popular measures have passed both Houses of Parliament and received Royal Assent without amendment, so what are they? Read more…