News 2018-10-03T07:22:42+00:00

Why do you need a Registered BAS Agent?

September 22nd, 2018|

A qualified bookkeeper can save you on time and processing the receipts, payments and expenses is only part of the job. They also have to review the numbers on the reports so they make sense for the business. They are keeping in touch with the ATO's latest rules and ensuring clients are compliant to deadlines. A Registered BAS agent can do all this for you and take care of speaking [...]

How to choose the right business Bookkeeper

September 22nd, 2018|

Efficient, knowledgeable and organised A good bookkeeper understands your business processes, your industry and what is required for your business. Bookkeepers make sure processes are in order to provide you with necessary reporting so you meet the ATO deadlines. We have an excellent eye for detail and care about keeping your records up to date and accurate. Trust & Confidentiality Trust is essential for both parties. The relationship needs to [...]

Top GST mistakes in BAS reports

September 16th, 2018|

It's easy to make a mistake when preparing your BAS.  That's why a certified bookkeeper/BAS Agent would be valuable in ensuring the ATO reporting is correct. Many business owners make mistakes on the Hire purchases/Lease of Vehicles or Plant & Equipment on their BAS. Incorrect tax codes in your chart of accounts - this affects the reporting on the BAS. Claiming GST on ALL expenses when some do not have [...]

Superstream with Auskey

August 29th, 2018|

From February 2018, the ATO removed the SBSCH - Small Business Clearing House.  This was how the SGC Super was lodged for your employees when Superstream started. As the Employer, if you did submit your Super contributions this way, the ATO have moved over all the employee's details to the ATO Portal. You can continue to lodge the Super funds for your employees, but you will need an Auskey to [...]

Starting a New Business?

August 29th, 2018|

When you start a business, there are tax and super responsibilities you need to be aware of, including: the tax implications of your business structure whether you're entitled to an ABNExternal Link   registering your business records you need to keep deductions you can claim. Before you get started there are a few things to consider when your tax and other obligations start - this will depend on whether you are [...]

Single Touch Payroll – New from ATO

August 29th, 2018|

 Are you ready for Single Touch Payroll? From 1st July 2018 Single Touch Payroll starts and will be mandatory for all employers that have 20 or more employees         From 1st July 2019 Single Touch Payroll starts for ALL employers and will be mandatory (under 20 employees) By then your software provider should be ready to be compliant to this new ATO rule. The employer pays employees using their Payroll software. [...]