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...
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...
Catch Up or You’ll Need Rescue Bookkeeping

Catch Up or You’ll Need Rescue Bookkeeping

Is the approach of the end of the third quarter stressing you out? If the need to lodge another Business Activity Statement soon is already stressing you out (or indeed, if you haven’t even considered it yet — or more to the point, you haven’t for the past...

Sometimes “Real World” Marketing, Not Digital, is More Appropriate

IF YOU’RE A TRADIE, working as a plumber, builder or carpenter, handyman, gardener or electrician, then you probably already know that some of the best jobs come by referral. Identify “real world” marketing opportunities During my recent renovation of an...
Is Your Day Rate a Marketing or Business Strategy?

Is Your Day Rate a Marketing or Business Strategy?

I RECENTLY MET A PAINTER during a residential renovation I was involved with in Newcastle (an extremely valuable experience that will help us add to our property investment courses.) We got talking about how he wins new clients and he said: I advertise on social media...
Accounting Software or ERP System?

Accounting Software or ERP System?

Are you BIG enough yet? I’VE BEEN IN BUSINESS since my early twenties but it wasn’t until my late twenties that I had any clue about how larger companies use and pay for software. I was going through the process of selling a water filter business that...
Bookkeepers Losing Out to Accountants

Bookkeepers Losing Out to Accountants

Or is it just BAS Agents who are losing out? The burden on Australian small businesses to stay compliant with the ATO is immense. A lot of that is to do with the government not distinguishing between a small business with upwards of twenty staff, and a micro business...

Finding Help with Your Bookkeeping

Why you should employ a bookkeeper to help manage the books PERHAPS YOU ARE a small business owner who is trying hard to keep up to speed with your regulatory bookkeeping requirements. But no sooner does one quarter end and another one seems to roll by with the...

What Do Bookkeepers and Builders Have in Common?

How to see if your bookkeeper is competitive FINDING THE RIGHT BOOKKEEPER for your business isn’t always easy, especially when there are different types of bookkeepers who each provide different services. That’s in addition to all the different certified...

Do You Need a Bookkeeper or an Accountant? Or Someone Else?

There are many finance professionals — who does your business need? WE’VE MENTIONED PREVIOUSLY THAT finding a bookkeeper, when you may not know much about bookkeeping, can be a difficult task. In fact, a lot of new business owners assume their accountant will...

Should Your Bookkeeper Earn a Commission Off Your Software Subscription?

Is your bookkeeper’s bias disadvantaging you? SOME BOOKKEEPERS HAVE BEEN endorsed by software companies and are known as certified consultants or advisors. At EzyLearn we provide online training in Xero, MYOB and QuickBooks and we know that some people who hire...
 
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