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Prevent tax headaches using Xero

This post is for accountants, bookkeepers and advisors who are Xero Partners and wish to save their clients tax headaches before the end of the financial year....

May 11, 2019

A cloud journey - managing your technology change with the 4 P's

This post is for accounting firms and entreprenuers who want to make a successful move to new technology in the cloud. Moving to the cloud, as you can imagine, or have experienced, is a project that requires significant investment of your resources, it is after all, your business that is on the line. And with all change comes risk. There is the risk you can mitigate through research and testing.  Then there is the risk that is unforeseen and needs to be dealt with when issues arise. For 7 y...

April 4, 2019

Why the federal budget doesn't help the gig economy

Another year and another federal budget in Australia. So what did small business get? What did us freelancers and gig players get? We got an "instant tax write off" of purchases up to $30,000. That is not bad I guess, if you are making investments...........but what if you are not?  What if you are in the gig economy, jumping from job to job, you don't need to make major investments in your business. The most investing you would probably make is up-skilling with a training course or purchas...

April 3, 2019

How to move your accounting firm to the cloud

Hi,This post is for accounting firms who are looking to move to the cloud but are not sure where to start. The thing about moving off an old system and onto a new cloud based one is, you really need to ask yourself:Where am I nowWhere do I want to goHow will I get thereWhy am I going thereOnce those questions are answered, then you can start the move.This blog looks at point 1 "Where am I now"...

March 30, 2019

The top 5 mistakes made by Xero accountants

This post is for anyone interested in seeing where accountants go wrong when they try and use Xero....

February 18, 2019

How to take your financial reporting into the cloud, with Xero

This post is for Xero Partners who are thinking of moving off their current financial statement software systems and into the cloud with Xero. Topics that are covered are: Xero LedgersXero Report TemplatesFinancial ReportingFinancial StatementsBulk loadingConversion balancesData migrationXero TaxXero WorkpapersXero HQ...

December 11, 2018

Why your Xero reports might be broken

This post is for anyone who uses Xero report templates (Australia only but can apply to other regions). ...

October 10, 2018

How to create trust distribution resolutions in Xero

This post is for accountants who use Xero and want to send out trust distribution resolutions that look like thier Xero financial statements....

September 8, 2018

How to create a trial balance with comparatives in Xero

This post is for bookkeepers and accountants that require a trial balance in Xero, that has comparatives. ...

July 13, 2018

How to create an engagement letter in Xero

This post is for accountants who want to automate their systems further and send engagement letters from Xero....

June 24, 2018

Will Xero HQ and Zapier be friends?

This post is for Xero Partners who are looking for a cloud practice solution which is:Part of Xero HQAs automated as possibleConnected to as many apps as possible...

April 6, 2018

How we prove ourselves to our customers

This post is for anyone that wants to understand why it is important to solve a problem for your customers and why proving it during the sales process will help you win more customers....

March 7, 2018

How to run reports for 36 beneficiaries in 60 seconds

This post is for Xero report templates users who need detailed beneficiary / shareholder / partner reporting, and also need it to work REALLY quickly.Okay, so if you fit the above, stay.If you don't, go away. You won't be able to handle the technical aspects of this post.Definitions: Owner = beneficiary, shareholder, partner, income recipient...

March 5, 2018

Why Xero reports don't work

This blog is for any user of Xero who uses performance or statutory reports. It is a little technical, not for the faint-hearted. Here are some definitions: Business owner = a client of a bookkeeping or accounting firmBookkeeper = licensed / registered agentAccountant = licensed / registered agent...

February 23, 2018

We are excited to announce we can help you with Datamolino!

Datamolino is an expense app that is part of the Xero HQ preferred apps (alongside Receipt Bank and Hubdoc).Xero blog on Datamolino from Guy Alexander.Datamolino basically extracts data from business expense items and send it into Xero, saving customers having to code it in.Items such as PDFs, scanned images, photos, etc, they all have data extracted and sent to Xero, line by line....

February 1, 2018

How to improve your Xero ledger efficiency

This post is for accountants that use Xero ledgers and Xero report templates. You are looking for better processes for getting data into a Xero ledger....

January 23, 2018

We are excited to announce our new Fathom HQ service!

Hi, We are excited to announce that we will be helping accounting firms with Fathom HQ. Fathom is one of the preferred "reporting apps" in the Xero HQ suite of apps. We have been in discussions with David Watson, Director and Co-founder of Fathom, and he is delighted to have us work with some of their customers. So what is Fathom and what value is it to you? First, let's remember where the accounting industry is right now....

January 5, 2018

Why accountants LOVE spreadsheets

This post is a light-hearted look at why accountants just love spreadsheets and the affects of that love affair.I spent 3 years working with accountants at Xero, now in my Xero consulting business, I work with them every day as well.I am an accountant. My life is a spreadsheet. ...

December 11, 2017

Coming soon..................Big announcement for Xero Partners using Xero HQ

This post is for accountants and bookkeepers who are looking at or considering a Xero HQ solution for their business....

December 3, 2017

How to start an accounting practice on Xero

This post is for accountants and bookkeepers who want some information about options for "The technology and services available around Xero for starting a cloud based practice, or migrating to a cloud based practice" It focuses on the Xero HQ app bundle called "Xero Activate"....

September 22, 2017

Xero report templates - cast your votes to improve them

This post is for Xero Partners who use Xero Report Templates and have found some features either lacking or missing.  Please vote with us to improve things. ...

September 11, 2017

How our Xero Report Templates integrate with Xero Tax (Australia only)

This post is for Xero Partners who use Xero Report Templates and Xero Tax. It shows you how Xero "maps" from the general ledger to tax labels....

September 9, 2017

How to build an income tax estimator in Xero report templates

This post is for Xero Partners who use Xero Report Templates.  It shows you: How to create a report that pulls in all revenue and expensesMakes tax adjustments for taxable profit Then estimates tax payable using any custom tax rate of your choice It is a cash management tool for you to help your clients keep ahead of their income tax obligations. Whether they pay it or put it into a savings account. Check out the video! ...

September 4, 2017

Can you tell us if our "GST, PAYG and Super Liability Report" report adds value?

This post is for Xero Partners in Australia who use Xero Report Templates.  We are trying to determine if a report template we have designed is of any value to you. ...

August 28, 2017

How to create a business profile, using Xero report templates

This post is for Xero Partners who use Xero report templates.Do you want to include some more customer information in these reports, such as trustee name, directors name and other registrations.If yes, then watch the video below!...

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