Tips for Tradies to Get Paid Faster

Getting paid late by your customers can have a major effect on your own cashflow. When your customers pay on time, you can then pay your suppliers and employees on time as well as yourself. Set Customer Agreements with your payment terms. When you start to work with a new client, make sure you have [...]

Tips to work smarter and find more personal time

To work smarter means looking at how you can save more time, energy and money so you can spend more personal time on the other things in life. Many business owners think they have to work harder by working long hours to be profitable. Doing that can lead to burning out when there may [...]

Stapled Super Funds

Employers from 1st November 2021, may have an extra step to take for new employees that do not choose a Super fund. The ATO says that the employer may now have to request their new employees ‘stapled super fund’ details from them. A Stapled super fund means its already existing with the ATO from [...]

Three Consequences of Avoiding your Bookkeeping

If you ask 100 business owners what they like least about running a business, chances are good that bookkeeping will rank high on the list. It's an annoying and frustrating chore that takes up a lot of time and is easy to put off until tomorrow. Avoiding your bookkeeping is dangerous. Not knowing your [...]

If my business is making a profit, where is the cash?

Some small business owners find themselves in the difficult position of running a business that appears to be profitable, but still having no money in the bank. It's an important situation to address. After all, a lack of adequate cash flow is one of the main causes of small business failure. Here are three [...]

2021-03-25T14:45:00+10:00March 14th, 2021|ATO, BAS, Bookkeeper, Cash, Financial, Hawkesbury, Sales, Xero|

Links to helpful websites

Here are some links to helpful websites:- Australian Taxation Office ATO Small Business Newsroom Fairwork Ombudsman ABN Lookup to check ABN's for GST Registrations National Employment Standards ATO Super Choice Forms ATO Tax File Number Declaration Forms Xero MYOB

2021-02-08T12:58:17+10:00October 10th, 2020|ATO, Bookkeeper|

End of Year Financials

Its nearing end of financial year. There are always checks to be done by your bookkeeper to make sure you are claiming enough tax deductions. The ATO recently changed the deadline for the "closely held employees" to connect for Single Touch Payroll. Its not required by 1st July 2021. Closely held employees is someone who [...]

2020-06-18T13:32:15+10:00May 15th, 2020|ATO, BAS, Bookkeeper, Financial, MYOB, Payroll, Trades, Xero|

Jobkeeper 2.0 for Employers and Eligible Business Participants

Jobkeeper 2.0 Payment from the ATO Jobkeeper 2.0 has now been announced by the Government. This payment is extended until 28 March 2021. If you are in the Jobkeeper scheme now, this will continue until 27 September 2020. From 28 September 2020, your GST Turnover will need to be tested and if eligible (down by [...]

2020-08-18T09:58:35+10:00April 25th, 2020|ATO, BAS, Bookkeeper, Financial, Governments, Hawkesbury, MYOB, Trades, Xero|

Fuel tax credits to claim on your BAS

Fuel tax credits provide businesses with a credit for the fuel tax that is included in the price of fuel used in machinery, plant and equipment, heavy vehicles and light vehicles travelling off public roads or on private roads. Have a professional bookkeeper calculate your fuel tax credits correctly for your next BAS.    Contact us [...]

2021-02-08T18:22:58+10:00January 25th, 2020|ATO, BAS, Bookkeeper, Hawkesbury, Taxes|

Are you falling behind with your bookkeeping?

Bookkeeping is usually the last tedious job to do when running a business. Who has the time right? It's hard enough keeping up with your invoicing, chasing your customer's payments and paying your staff. That's why you should not feel worried about asking for help from a professional bookkeeper. We aim to take the burden [...]

2021-02-08T13:21:00+10:00December 14th, 2019|ATO, BAS, Bookkeeper, Financial, Governments, Sales, Taxes, Trades|
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