Becoming a National Bookkeeping Bookkeeper

Starting a Business as a Bookkeeper is about Business Knowledge, Skills and Support It’s not easy starting out as a bookkeeper running your own business. We think our partnership with National Bookkeeping is going to help you get underway. If you’ve subscribed to our blog and followed our recent posts, then you probably know that … Continue reading Becoming a National Bookkeeping Bookkeeper

The National Bookkeeping license fee is 100% tax deductible

Costs of starting a business are tax deductible If you’re subscribed to this blog and you’ve been following our recent posts, then you should be aware that we’ve recently partnered with National Bookkeeping to deliver online training courses to their new licensees. We’ve also been writing about the $20k tax breaks introduced in the recent … Continue reading The National Bookkeeping license fee is 100% tax deductible

Introduction to Bookkeeping Basics: What’s a Journal Entry?

In our educational guide, Bookkeeping Beginner Basics, which you can download from the EzyLearn website for free, you’ll learn how to record journal entries in your accounting software, whether you’re using MYOB, Xero or QuickBooks. Most bookkeeping newbies don’t know what a journal entry is, though, which is what this blog post – the latest … Continue reading Introduction to Bookkeeping Basics: What’s a Journal Entry?

Which Job Site is Best For Part-time, Casual and Contract Bookkeeping Work?

Why smaller job sites are not always best for smaller, one-off jobs   WHILE AUSTRALIA HAS NO shortage of jobs sites, only one of them dominates the Australian job market: Seek. It’s the largest and most profitable job board in the country — and the operator of leading sites around the world, in China, Southeast … Continue reading Which Job Site is Best For Part-time, Casual and Contract Bookkeeping Work?

The Best Job Sites for Accounting & Bookkeeping Jobs

JOB SITES ARE IN ABUNDANCE in Australia. The market leader is Seek, which controls 85 percent of the online recruitment market. Most job site advertisers use Seek because they will get the widest and potentially best range of job applicants and job seekers. Typically, if you’re looking for a good-quality job that doesn’t tie you … Continue reading The Best Job Sites for Accounting & Bookkeeping Jobs

ANNOUNCEMENT: Cert IV in Bookkeeping for $899 **Limited Time Only**

EZYLEARN HAS PARTNERED with a registered training organisation (RTO) to provide Cert IV in Bookkeeping! However, previous to this we have consciously made the decision NOT to become a Registered Training Organisation because it was surplus to our needs. In other words, not being an RTO has never stopped us helping thousands of students go through … Continue reading ANNOUNCEMENT: Cert IV in Bookkeeping for $899 **Limited Time Only**

Do You Need a Bookkeeper, Accountant or Finance Manager to Run Your Bookkeeping?

IT’S VERY POSSIBLE THAT at the end of financial year, you discovered your accounts needed a bit of rescue bookkeeping. One of the issues that leads to a business needing rescue work is not keeping your accounts up to speed, and also having an inexperienced bookkeeper set up or handle your books. A way to … Continue reading Do You Need a Bookkeeper, Accountant or Finance Manager to Run Your Bookkeeping?

Bookkeeping Basics: Payroll and Paying People

EOFY is nearly here — can you manage payroll? IN OUR FREE, EDUCATIONAL GUIDE, Bookkeeping Basics, we feature a section that briefly discusses payroll, which we thought was worthy of being expanded upon on here. You might also like to go back and revisit our other blog post that complements the guide, Bookkeeping Basics: Cash vs. Accrual Systems, … Continue reading Bookkeeping Basics: Payroll and Paying People

QuickBooks Connect VIP Event & One-to-One Bookkeeping Training

QuickBooks Online Promoting Accounting App Partners I HAD THE PLEASURE of being invited to meet with some fabulous registered BAS agents at a recent function for VIP’s before this week’s QuickBooks Connect Conference in Sydney’s Intuit head office. The VIP event included presentations from lots of App developers who provide Bookkeeping and Accounting Apps which … Continue reading QuickBooks Connect VIP Event & One-to-One Bookkeeping Training

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 good job for them, when they don’t know you from the … Continue reading When It’s Good to Offer Free Bookkeeping Help

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 6 months!!) then maybe some rescue bookkeeping … Continue reading Catch Up or You’ll Need Rescue Bookkeeping

The Lowdown on the National Accreditation of Software Training Courses

What is a nationally accredited bookkeeping course? EZYLEARN IS OFTEN ASKED whether our Xero, MYOB or QuickBooks training courses are nationally accredited bookkeeping courses. They’re not. In fact, there’s no nationally accredited training course for Xero, MYOB, QuickBooks or any other accounting software. That’s because software skills are all the same, regardless of the program you’re … Continue reading The Lowdown on the National Accreditation of Software Training Courses

Is Xero Better than MYOB for Bookkeeping Businesses?

Bookkeeping Incumbent, MYOB Versus Cloud Innovator, Xero MYOB HAS LONG BEEN the preferred accounting software of choice for accountants, but a lot of small business owners have now come to prefer Xero. It’s easier to use, and they can access it anywhere — their desktop PC, tablet or smartphone. Meanwhile, the rise of cloud-based accounting … Continue reading Is Xero Better than MYOB for Bookkeeping Businesses?

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 commensurate paperwork due all over again. This … Continue reading Finding Help with Your Bookkeeping

Are You Making these GST Mistakes in Your Bookkeeping?

Being Jack of All Trades can land you in hot water with BAS IT’S PERHAPS EASIER TO do your own bookkeeping these days than it used to be; particularly if you’re using a cloud accounting program like MYOB, Xero or QuickBooks, which are among the easiest, yet robust, accounting applications currently on the market. But even so, there are many aspects … Continue reading Are You Making these GST Mistakes in Your Bookkeeping?

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 their activity statements. Rescue bookkeeping work costs more than having your bookkeeping … Continue reading Why Your Business Needs a Bookkeeping Procedures Manual