Want to get a bigger tax refund?
The problem with cash
If a salesperson tells you your purchase is tax deductible is it?
Lessons learnt from growing up in a family business.
Surprise bills hurt businesses. Make sure you know upfront what your accountant is going to charge.
Anticipating future demand is a tough job, wrought with ways you might go wrong. Proper demand forecasting and inventory control can save a company from buying too much or too little of something, which of course avoids expensive overstock scenarios or stockouts.
Offers for grants worth over $3.5 million will support 7 businesses to help launch their innovative products, processes and services into domestic and international markets.
The funding has been provided from the Accelerating Commercialisation element of the Entrepreneurs’ Programme.
We no longer need studies to tell us: Smartphones are almost everywhere. Most of the customers coming through your doors have a mobile device with them. And these devices aren’t always shoved in pockets or bags — shoppers are using them while they’re in store too.
There’s literally hundreds of blog posts giving you the 7-10 steps to reduce debtors and improve cashflow. Yet the debtors problem still exists to some extent in the majority of small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) globally.
Over 100 accounting/bookkeeping, marketplace and banking partners across Asia joined us in Brisbane this year to attend Xerocon, the most innovative conference for cloud leaders in Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
Too often businesses leave collecting debts at the bottom of the pile. Why? Often there is anxiety and worry around the process, or lack of trust in collection agencies. Sometimes lack of time and understanding of the process.
Clichés. Can’t live with them, can’t live without them. (See what just happened there—it’s that bad).
The most widespread, just-waiting-to-pop-out-at-you, cliché is a very short one, measuring just three words—time is money.
The homepage is the most important page of your business’s website. It is the virtual shop front to your business, providing your customers a first impression of what you have to offer. You only have seconds to grab your customer’s attention so it is key to make sure that they can find what they’re looking for quickly and easily.
During the Christmas holiday season, businesses of many types employ seasonal or casual workers to meet extra demands. Often these workers are hard-working young people who have travelled from overseas, bringing with them their own language and culture. This international melting-pot makes for a fun and productive work environment, although it can also present challenges.
Tax time is fast approaching—it’s important to do your homework and know exactly what tax deductions you can claim.
So does your bookkeeper need to be a BAS agent?
Disease and infection are not the only things transmitted by sex – debt can be too.
Cashflow is the lifeblood of any small businesses - but what can you do when your customers won't pay you.
What should your tax accountant be doing? What is your responsibility? How do you know if they've got it right?
It can sometimes be confusing trying to work out whether or not you need to lodge a tax return.
Crowd Funding is an emerging tool to get capital into your business but what does the tax man think of it?
SuperStream, the new electronic reporting and payment for superannuation, starts for all businesses with employees from the 1 July 2016. Do you understand what you need to do to avoid a hefty ATO fine? This article will make it clear.
To be the best our staff need to be the best
5 policy changes that could improve the retirement income of Australians
Remember - it's a deduction, not $20K in your pocket.
There are some dodgy tax agents out there - how do you know if yours is a good one?
Just because an employer says you're a contractor it may not be so.
What makes a real cloud accounting product?
I had another Xerocon attendee ask me today what cloud add ons we use. I struggled to answer. Not because we don't use any, because we use them without thinking about it. It would be easier to ask what do we use that isn't cloud based.
It is important to build for a stronger future for Australia and I understand that governments must make tough decisions. It remains to be seen how this will play out across our economy and community.
The last week was very stressful for our community with bushfires threatening many towns in our area. The upshot is that at least one of our clients has lost their home and many others have had substantial damage to their property.