Don’t Forget: You Can Still Deduct 20k In Asset Purchases till 30 June

Don’t Forget: You Can Still Deduct 20k In Asset Purchases till 30 June

EOFY Asset Deduction TAX TIME IS NIGH and it might be a good time to think about whether there are any assets your business may need, and try to get them in before June 30 rolls around. Whether it’s new computers, tablets, office furniture, a new car — as long as each...
Amazon is Here, But How Do You Get Traffic?

Amazon is Here, But How Do You Get Traffic?

Can you make real money by selling stuff on Amazon? NOW THAT AMAZON has launched in Australia, one of the hottest work-at-home opportunities is to become an Amazon seller, especially if you become part of the “fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) program”, which is due to...

Xero Training Course May 2018 UPDATE

Cloud Accounting Software is CONSTANTLY Updated – SO IS OUR XERO COURSE When I made the decision to convert EzyLearn from a Bricks and Mortar training centre to an online only provider of training courses I realised that we were going to have to get good at:...
When It’s Good to Offer Free Bookkeeping Help

When It’s Good to Offer Free Bookkeeping Help

Providing an initial consultation free of charge IT’S NEVER REALLY a good idea to work for new client or potential new clients for free, particularly if you’re an established business. But it’s also difficult getting a client to feel comfortable that you’ll do a...

TSheets for Independent and Remote Contractors

TSheets is a cost effective way to manage and track your time TSheets, THE TIME MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE, is a great way for independent and remote contractors to manage their client’s projects. It’s especially useful for contractors who are collaborating remotely with...

MYOB Launches Single Touch Payroll Trial Product

STP: Turning wages and super into one electronic payment LAST WEEK, MYOB LAUNCHED a beta trial of its single touch payroll (STP) product, as it gears up for the July 1, 2018 compliance deadline. Businesses with 20 or more employees need to have transitioned to the...
Does the ICB Have a Conflict of Interest?

Does the ICB Have a Conflict of Interest?

How to get your CPD points NOT LONG AGO we published a post about industry associations, such as the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB), and how they were useful for would-be BAS agents because a membership makes it easier to register with the Tax Practitioners...
Is Xero’s Partner Program Really Affiliate Marketing?

Is Xero’s Partner Program Really Affiliate Marketing?

What to know about partnering exclusively with Xero XERO HAS BECOME ONE of the major accounting software players in Australia. Like the other two major cloud accounting programs, Xero offers a partner program (officially, the Xero Partner Program), in which...
Do Bookkeepers Need to Learn All Accounting Programs?

Do Bookkeepers Need to Learn All Accounting Programs?

Ways to diversify your bookkeeping skills NOT SO LONG AGO, bookkeepers and accountants only had to learn to work with one accounting program. That was back when MYOB, the market leader, had a strangle-hold on the industry, and though a few alternatives – Reckon,...

The Cloud Accounting Risk

When the downside of cloud accounting becomes apparent IF YOU FOLLOW XERO in the news, then you might already be aware that since the cloud accounting giant’s migrated over to Amazon Web Services (AWS), the technology arm of the e-commerce company, Xero’s servers have...
What are Practitioner-Created (and Endorsed) Training Courses?

What are Practitioner-Created (and Endorsed) Training Courses?

Learn from the professionals living and working in your industry YOU HEAR A LOT about industry association-accredited training courses and internationally accredited training couses; which are typically training that’s delivered by an industry association at a...
What Does Employer Recognised Mean?

What Does Employer Recognised Mean?

Going beyond merely training and helping you to establish your career THERE ARE A NUMBER OF industry associations that BAS agents (and aspiring BAS agents) can choose to join. However, as a BAS agent you are not compelled to join an industry association unless you...
 
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