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Sharing with you all the latest technology and accounting knowledge to run your business with Ease

Master the Art of Invoicing and Avoid Overpaying Tax!

I have a vital question to ask you today… Do you invoice your clients correctly? Be honest… I know invoices are not the most riveting part of running a business but if you want to maintain a positive cash flow in any business, mastering the right way to invoice a...

Small Business Cash Flow is Child’s Play…

Cash flow, as the saying goes, is King. Without a well written policy outlining things like your credit terms and payment options all your hard efforts could go down the drain. I bet you’ve had a few sleepless nights after dealing with stressful clients thanks to...

Are you a Whizz with Numbers or Lost in the Matrix?

All those numbers, what do they all mean? As trained professional accountants, when we look at a set of numbers on a report we intuitively understand their meaning and how they come together to form a meaningful result. It has taken us years of practice to be able to...

The #1 Reason You Should Automate Your Bookkeeping

Data entry can be a mindless and tedious part of recording keeping, especially if you are dealing with multiple transactions and those extra few bucks here and there can easily slip through the cracks. Back in the day it would have taken a full time staff member hours...

Everything You Need to Know About Xero

It’s your Team from Ease Business here, with a short message to help you get started with our cloud-based accounting program, XERO. We chose to work with this innovative accounting tool because it can be accessed anytime, anywhere, on any device. This provides not...

To GST or not to GST

by Padma Ganeswaran Businesses who generate less than $75 000 per year are not required to charge GST.  In general there is a GST component of 10% in most of your business transactions. Some basic foods, education courses,  medical health care, ie Doctors services and...

R U Ok? No really! Are you ok?

by Drew Streitberg   I recently wrote an article for “R U Ok?” Day 2018 on the 13th of September this year and felt it was a topic so important that it was worth revisiting for the EASE Business Services Blog. It is relatively easy to celebrate a day for the National...

Take control of your debtors today

by Marjolyn You've taken the step and started a great business. So, how do you get your customers to pay you on time to keep the cash flow cycle humming? Here is a list of suggestions that will assist in keeping the cash flowing into your accounts so your business can...

Final Pay Simplified in Xero

By Donna Giese Do you remember how complicated it used to be to process an employee final pay, the leave calculations, the tax calculations? Well, Xero has simplified the process for us. Simple terminations are now just that. Simple. But you still need to do your...

Empowering a team for success

When you embark on your business journey you have so many hats to wear. You must develop your business, market to your ideal clients, be on top of all the administrative areas and still ensure there's a enough time for you to focus on the core of your business...

E-commerce & GST

If you are thinking about or have started your very own e-commerce shop have you considered GST as part of your business planning? Here is a few quick key points to consider when it comes to GST and online stores: GST is a sales tax you as a business may need to...

Introducing Hubdoc

What is it? Hubdoc is a cloud based tool to automatically import and manage all your financial documents and paperwork. For example it links in with all major banks and suppliers to automatically bring in, store and send across to Xero statement and bill information....

Xero Roadshow February 2018

by Drew Streitberg I attended the recent Xero Roadshow at the Perth Convention Centre on the 8th of February and wanted to share some of the new features and insights provided on the day. Many of the new features discussed were specific to tax practitioners and dealt...