Acting in our clients best interests when it comes to technology… my views

At Xerocon 2016 I had an interview with Accountants Daily and we discussed whether accountants were failing to act in their clients best interests if they didn’t help them move to better technology to run their business This is what I had to say http://www.accountantsdaily.com.au/technology/9547-technology-lag-may-hurt-clients-best-interest Technology lag may hurt clients’ best interests Written by Katarina TaurianContinue reading “Acting in our clients best interests when it comes to technology… my views”

How to hire the next generation of professionals

The longevity of a business is determined by many factors, perhaps at the forefront is whether a firm is able to adapt and evolve to keep up in an ever changing technological world. The accounting industry in particular is constantly being met with so many innovative new tools. It’s very important for advisors to keepContinue reading “How to hire the next generation of professionals”

Use the new financial year to get your tax habits in order !

A recent Xero survey found that three-quarters of Australian small businesses still store their receipts in shoeboxes and that can add up to 5,200 invoices a year – signaling the need for business owners to consider automation to pave way for better tax habits. There’s no reason why the “New Year, New Me” mantra shouldn’tContinue reading “Use the new financial year to get your tax habits in order !”

Tips on getting paid faster….

Earlier this month some of my expert tips on getting paid faster were featured in an article written by Cathy Anderson from Huffington Post. Cathy liked them so much she immediately implemented them in her own small business…. I confess I've started following @JamesSolomonsCA's advice to keep a tight accounting ship with @gingerbcontent. https://t.co/GnwnuAWxXBContinue reading “Tips on getting paid faster….”

Using the new financial year to help your business get ahead

The new financial year is the perfect time to reset, re-evaluate and prepare for the year ahead. As a business, you would have recently closed off your books for the last financial year so most of what you need to know about your business is readily available to you. You’re in a great position toContinue reading “Using the new financial year to help your business get ahead”

Five resolutions to kick off the new financial year

Cloud software can help you track which customer segments are spending most, influencing where your marketing focus should be as you expand in the new financial year. The flurry of activity that is EOFY should have died down by now, making it the ideal time for small-business owners to take a retrospective look at howContinue reading “Five resolutions to kick off the new financial year”

Maximising the value of doing a stocktake to reduce your tax

Keeping track of trading stock is a vital part of running any small business day to day, but it becomes particularly important during tax time. Most people aren’t aware that damaged or outdated stock at the back of your storeroom might actually be worth something. And that by doing a stocktake, you can deduct theContinue reading “Maximising the value of doing a stocktake to reduce your tax”