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Do Your Employees Want to Cash Out Annual Leave?

Are your staff asking to cash out annual leave? There are some important rules to remember before paying out annual leave.

Smart Ways to Get Rid of Excess Stock

For retailers, having excess stock will not only take up precious backroom or shelf space, but can also tie up capital and can keep you from re-investing in your business or buying things you actually need.

Have you got a strategy for a financially stress-free holiday period?

Christmas holiday breaks are a chance to recharge for the year ahead especially after the year we have had. We look forward to warmer weather and finally setting up an out-of-office email for the break. However, for business owners, this time is a stressful without careful cash-flow planning.

Christmas Parties and Presents – and Tax!

Christmas is a great time to acknowledge and reward your employees and other associates by celebrating and giving gifts. But don’t get caught out by entertainment rules! Claiming entertainment and gifts as business expenses is not always straight-forward, as there are implications for GST, income tax and fringe benefits tax (FBT).

Ideas for charitable corporate gifts this Christmas

With the Christmas season just around the corner, it’s nice to acknowledge your suppliers/business partners and say thank you for another year of great service. But what corporate gifts can you send that avoid the usual cliches of Yule logs and festive hampers?

The Results Mindset

If you struggle to achieve the results you want, it’s likely you’re disregarding one of the key components of The Results Mindset formula. This formula helps to ensure our ideas are implemented, our goals are achieved, and we obtain our desired results.

Got a quick question??

As your accountant, we want to work with you on an ongoing basis as your trusted adviser, rather than just focusing on last year’s numbers. So that you’re comfortable contacting us, we don’t charge for quick queries.

What is team engagement and why does it matter?

An engaged team member is fully absorbed by and enthusiastic about their work, and takes positive action to further a company’s reputation and interests and achieve their goals.

Do you understand your Annual Accounts?

It’s important to understand your Annual Accounts and taxation commitments. These reports tell an important story about your business; understanding them is one of your first steps towards making better and more informed business decisions.

Redefining success

f there’s one positive to take from the events of the last two years, it’s the opportunity to consider what’s important. For those of us in business, it’s important to redefine our plan and goals that ensure the business delivers our definition of success. The natural extension, for those with team […]

Ramp Up Your Business With Xero – Complimentary Webinar

Nobody goes into business with the intention of doing paperwork. Long days are made even longer by manual data entry, chasing up receipts, reconciling bank accounts, and following up customers for payment. How much time would you save if all of this was automated?

Super choice rules will change from 1 November 2021

From 1st November, if you have any new employees start work with you and they don’t nominate a specific superannuation fund, you may need to request their ‘stapled super fund’ details from the ATO. As your accountant, we can help you with this.