Keeping Tabs on those ‘Little’ Monthly Expenses

Why Excel is Great for Keeping Track of Your Spending if You’re Self Employed WHETHER YOU’RE ABOUT TO start your own bookkeeping business, or whether you work as an independent contractor (even if you’ve been doing this for a while), it’s really...

Recording BAS Refunds is a Cinch in Xero

Understanding BAS refunds IF YOUR BUSINESS RECORDS a loss for a quarter, you may be entitled to a BAS refund from the ATO. In a new workbook in our Xero training courses, we look at what happens when a business changes strategy and when this change results in a loss. ...

Marketing for When Your Business Strategy Changes

Where lead generation services are useful CHANGING YOUR BUSINESS STRATEGY to include additional services will require an additional investment in marketing if you are to make this successful. In terms of simply paying money to advertise your additional services, as...

When Your Business Strategy Changes

There are websites that make it easy to change your business name PLENTY OF BUSINESS OWNERS change their business strategy, but what makes this successful? We say, above all, planning and a willingness to change the ordinary operations of your business. In a new...

Online Training: A Cost Effective Way to Train and Motivate Your Staff

Take an online course to build will AND skill OUR MYOB TRAINING COURSE is basically an induction into the role of a bookkeeper, in that it provides students with an overview of the duties typically carried out by a bookkeeper. Most of our students take our MYOB...

Should You Start a Business That You LOVE or a Business YOU CAN DO?

Pairing knowledge with a gap in the market CONFUCIOUS ONCE SAID: “FIND a job you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life”. That’s good advice, although it’s not always practical. I love watching television, but it’s probably impractical to try and...

How to Create a Cash Flow Forecast in Xero (and Excel)

Why cash flow is a better indicator than profit WE RECENTLY PROVIDED DETAILS of a case study highlighting the experiences of a business owner named Jerry. Jerry decides to start a real estate business on the side, after operating a business already that has synergies,...

How Buying Business Premises Affects Your Tax

What to do about capital gains and losses IF YOU DECIDE TO buy your business premises it will have an effect on your tax. Our Xero training courses will show you how to account for your business premises, but here is what you need to consider about your tax and GST...

Xero’s Reports to Help Decide Whether to Buy or Rent

Xero’s reports can help you decide to buy or rent your business premises A BIG DECISION FOR A NUMBER of business owners is whether they should buy their own premises. And because there are upsides and downsides to both owning and renting your business’s...

What Does a Typical Staff Roster Look Like?

What Does a Staff Roster Need to Include? IF YOUR BUSINESS RELIES on staff to work different shifts, then you’ll need to provide them with a staff roster. We’ve written about the three ways you can create staff rosters for free before. One of the exercises in our...

Why Your Business Needs a Bookkeeping Procedures Manual

Documenting procedures helps keep your bookkeeping up to speed IN A PREVIOUS POST we talked about how to tell when you need rescue bookkeeping, which is basically when a business is behind on its bookkeeping by three months or more and the deadline is looming to lodge...
 
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