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Pssst. How much off for cash?

Ah, yes – the good old days when wheelin’ and dealin’ were rife. Not any more! New legislation is on it’s way…. Currency (Restrictions on the Use of Cash) Bill 2019 The community has been given opportunity to engage in conjecture and comment in regard to a very important piece of legislation. The bill addresses …

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So you want to drive Uber? Things you should know..

GST Law Current law states that all taxi drivers and chauffers including ride-sharing must be registered for GST from the first dollar of income (division 144 of the GST Act). This is to avoid confusion about pricing, and results in all customers paying the same rates. Uber challenged the ATO over the application of GST on the …

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Single Touch Payroll

If you have not already implemented single touch payroll, we can help you. For example, in Xero, it’s as simple as calling the ATO with your software ID and ticking a box to say it is done! So if your bookkeeper is charging to do it, maybe you need a new bookkeeper?

When Super Gets Ordinary

When Super Gets Ordinary

There are caps on the amount you can contribute to your super each financial year to be taxed at lower rates. If you contribute over these caps, you may have to pay extra tax.The cap amount and how much extra tax you have to pay may depend on your age, which financial year your contributions …

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Exception Reporting

Exception reporting. What is it? How can it be used to maintain your business’ health? Imagine you are a wholesaler selling a range of cosmetics nationally. You have a Sales Manager in each state and a team of sales people reporting to them. Using intelligence reporting, it is possible to extract reports that are below …

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Introduction to naming ranges in Excel.

“Do what?”, I hear you ask. Well, how many times have you had to jump around Excel trying to find out what an Excel formula is actually doing? Lets look at a simple example. =SUM($C$4:$C$9) this is adding up a range of cells. However, it does not tell you what the cells contain – you …

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Calculate working days in Excel

Often in Excel models we need to calculate the number of working days between two dates. For example we have a sales figure generated between two dates and we want to calculate the sales per day so that we can test our forecast for reasonableness. For this we can use the function NETWORKDAYS. The function …

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less than 6 months to prepare

Less than 6 Months to prepare

Single touch payroll is coming to small companies of under 20 employees on 1 July 2019. So. What will that mean to you? Should you be worried? No. See it as an opportunity to embrace some of the technology you have been hearing about. If, like many of you are, Xero is your preferred software …

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instant asset write off

Instant asset write-off

Start Planning your year end to take advantage! On January 29, 2019 the Prime Minister announced that the instant asset write-off would be extended to 30 June 2020 and that the threshold would be increased to $25,000. These changes take effect from January 29, 2019. For more information refer to the Minister for Small and Family …

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