Personal tax cuts – What employers need to do now!
At the beginning of October the Australian Government handed down its 2020 Federal Budget. Part of the Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic is to cut personal tax rates retrospectively from 1 July 2020. The Government estimates this will provide tax relief of approximately $12.5 billion over the next 12 months. To ensure these tax cuts are effective […] Read More
Rohan Brown: Web conferencing and meetings – The new norm
The Covid-19 period has created massive shifts in the way we all live. One such area that this has seen significant change as social beings is the way we communicate and interact with each other. Gone are the simple face to face meetings across the desk and now usage of online meeting applications are the […] Read More
Exciting enhancements for MYOB Essentials!
MYOB have recently announced that they will be rolling out some changes to its MYOB Essentials software product. Don’t worry, MYOB Essentials isn’t changing completely, it will still have its core simplicity and features that we know and love, it is just a few tweaks here and there to make Essentials even better! The enhancements […] Read More
Xero + Hubdoc = less work, more play…
I am sure a lot of you reading this would have never heard the word ‘Hubdoc’ before and in turn are not sure how it will make for ‘less work, more play’… So, here is a little overview to explain what it is, why we are talking about it and how it will integrate with […] Read More
The search is over – MYOB have made AccountRight improvements
MYOB have made some vital improvements to their AccountRight software packages over the past few months. There is one particular improvement that I think a lot of AR users will find extremely beneficial, and is definitely blog worthy because this MYOB discovery made me oh so happy I think I jumped out of my chair […] Read More
New Long Service Leave Rules
The Long Service Leave Act 2018 (Victoria) came into effect on 1 November 2018. It brings some important changes that employers need to be aware of: 1. Entitlement to LSL Previously employees were entitled to LSL after 10 years of continuous service with one employer. Entitlement to take LSL is now down to 7 years. If […] Read More
Great opportunity or am I getting ripped off?
Today’s blog started with a message on my phone at about 8:15pm on a Tuesday from a friend via Facebook Messenger, “Hi Rohan, just wondering if you have heard of…”. After a quick Google I came up with the results of a Gold Coast based advisory business. Initial alarm bells went off and I fired […] Read More
Updating your accounting software
There are a few common questions I’ve been asked lately like ‘do I have to update my software?’, ‘what should I update to’? and ‘What do you recommend?’ I wish there was a solution that fit everyone and I could give a simple answer however that isn’t the case. There are many software solutions out […] Read More
Time to get your head in the cloud
What an interesting and fast moving time we are currently living in. Technology is very quickly evolving and providing us opportunities that just a few years ago we could only dream of. Just today when I met with a client who is a sole trader in a trade-related business we looked at three great opportunities. […] Read More