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Five reasons you need to switch to tax automation

More than simply improving efficiencies and meeting tax compliance obligations, using the right tax technology is essential to a healthy bottom line. It’s common that businesses will persist with systems that are familiar — a case in point is the humble spreadsheet. A long-time mainstay of many businesses, it remains useful for basic collating of […]

Five reasons you need to switch to tax automation

Five reasons you need to switch to tax automation

More than simply improving efficiencies and meeting tax compliance obligations, using the right tax technology is essential to a healthy bottom line. It’s common that businesses will persist with systems that are familiar — a case in point is the humble spreadsheet. A long-time mainstay of many businesses, it remains useful for basic collating of […] … Read More

SMSF return due date extended

SMSF return due date extended

The Tax Office has extended to 30 June 2018 the due date for lodging self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) annual returns for the 2016-17 income year. Thomson Reuters Weekly Tax Bulletin (Issue 3, 19 January 2018) reported that the ATO made this decision in recognition of the major choices that SMSF trustees need to make in this first financial year of […] … Read More

Five steps to attract the accounting clients you want

Five steps to attract the accounting clients you want

Are you stuck saying yes to every opportunity that comes through the door for fear of not having enough work? Don’t let chance determine the kind of work you do. For a truly successful accounting practice, here are five steps to help you attract the accounting clients you want. Luck and chance seemingly play a […] … Read More

Do clients know what makes your accounting firm unique?

Do clients know what makes your accounting firm unique?

What if you could attract the right kind of clients – and keep them coming back? Find out how by following these 10 simple steps to creating your firm’s unique selling point. A common mistake many small- to medium-sized firms make is trying to be all things to all people. By doing so, they promote […] … Read More

The research skills every accountant needs

The research skills every accountant needs

Love it or loathe it, good research skills are something no accounting or tax professional can do without. From researching potential clients to gathering information on the latest commercial trends within a client’s industry, discovering reliable information resources and analysing your firm’s findings, research is a vital part of everyday operations for busy accounting professionals. Tracking down […] … Read More