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MYOB announces end of life (EoL) for AccountRight Classic (v19)

MYOB announces end of life (EoL) for AccountRight Classic (v19)

Last year, MYOB announced that they will no longer provide features, patches, compliance updates or product support for AccountRight Classic ( v19) in Australia and New Zealand. While AccountRight Classic has been a robust offering over the years, the general needs of clients and industries, and their compliance obligations have changed. MYOB wants to deliver solutions that provide users with the highest value, improve business outcomes, and enable a better connection between accountants, bookkeepers & businesses.


A quick checklist for payroll processing

A quick checklist for payroll processing

With June 30th getting closer, it is time for the end of financial year processing. We know you have a lot on your plate right now but this quick checklist/manual on end of year processes for payroll will ensure that you don't miss any critical task in the process. 


End of Financial Year Information Pack

End of Financial Year Information Pack

The days leading up to the end of the financial year are crucial, and it is usually a hectic time for businesses. During this time, it is easy to miss tasks that could affect your business adversely later. We have put together an information pack to help you manage your tax obligations and breeze through to the new financial year.


A quick EOFY checklist for your business

A quick EOFY checklist for your business

The days leading up to the end of the financial year are crucial and it is usually an extremely busy time for businesses. During this time, It is easy to miss tasks that could affect your business adversely later. This handy step-by-step EOFY checklist will help ensure that you are compliant, prepared and are able to maximise your financial opportunities in the lead up to June 30.


Instant asset write-off increased & extended

Instant asset write-off increased & extended

Are you thinking of purchasing assets for your business? Here are some changes to the instant asset write-off that you should know about:
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) offers small businesses an instant asset write off using the simplified depreciation rules. Assets costing less than the relevant instant asset write-off threshold can be written off in the year they are first used or installed ready-for-use. This threshold applies to each asset irrespective of whether the asset is purchased new or second-hand.


MYOB Advanced now has Bank Feeds

MYOB Advanced now has Bank Feeds

Now, at the push of a button, you can import your bank and credit card
transactions into MYOB Advanced, making reconciliation a breeze.

MYOB Advanced is connected to MYOB’s leading bank feeds service, linking
you with Australia and New Zealand’s leading financial institutions, at no extra
cost.


How to Win Tenders- The 4 Key Factors

How to Win Tenders- The 4 Key Factors

Winning tenders involves more than just wrapping up a price on a nice cover. By approaching tendering in a strategic way, you will dramatically increase your chances of success. First, ask yourself: do you have a good chance of winning? First, ask yourself: do you have a good chance of winning? Look at the number of bidders, the strength of the competitors, and the strength of your competitive position/offer. If you decide to proceed based on this assessment, you will need to put together a submission that reflects these assessed outcomes.


5 Reasons to Automate Accounts Payable

5 Reasons to Automate Accounts Payable

Traditionally, invoices are processed and approved manually which is time-consuming, error-prone and obscure, plus you do not have any visibility of where invoices are in the approval process or what outstanding liabilities are involved. Appropriate automation of your accounts payable workflow will save you time and effort that can be channelled into more important areas of running your business and is also a much more cost-effective approach.


Single Touch Payroll for businesses with under 20 employees

Single Touch Payroll for businesses with under 20 employees

STP reporting started gradually on 1 July 2018 for substantial employers (those with 20 or more employees) and is now extending to include employers with 19 or less employees. Starting from the 1st of July 2019, all businesses will be required to be STP complaint.


What is 'Man in the Middle' and what threat does it pose to a company's website and network?

What is 'Man in the Middle' and what threat does it pose to a company's website and network?

In this blog, Jason Brown, our IT business partner from Lakes Networking, spoke to us about a rapidly exploding security threat of 2018 and what are some of the measures that can be taken to secure your website and network against it. So let's get straight into it.