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Articles by Claire Ginbey

Why Are So Many Businesses Moving to Xero?

March 25th, 2024

In a world of many options, business owners have several choices when it comes to the accounting software package they use, but Xero is by far the largest and fastest growing player in the market in Australia & New Zealand. That’s no coincidence – there are a number of reasons why so many business ownersread more

Does My Business Need to Pay Payroll Tax?

January 24th, 2024

As a business owner in Australia, navigating the complex landscape of taxes and employer obligations can be challenging, and payroll tax is no different. Legislative changes in mid-2023 means it’s as important as ever to stay informed and compliant with payroll tax laws, and understanding it is key. This includes knowing if your business isread more

Commonwealth 25 Per Cent COVID Top-Up Payments

June 22nd, 2023

Did your business receive payments through a COVID-19 Business Support Program? Depending upon which grant you received, your business may now be eligible for a 25 per cent top-up payment. Claims for the COVID-19 top-up payments will be open until the end of 30 June 2023 – given this short turnaround time it is criticalread more

End of Financial Year Preparations – Race to the Finish Line

May 19th, 2023

At this time of year, we find ourselves having regular discussions with clients about best business practice for end of financial year preparations. This can include end of year payroll, transitioning to cloud-based software for the first time, changing software providers, or simply reviewing data file accuracy. The key for business owners is to beread more

Cyclone Ellie Flood Recovery Assistance Programs

March 16th, 2023

When natural disasters wreak havoc on the natural landscape, particularly where cyclones and other extreme weather events are concerned, the immediate visual impact can be striking. Buildings without roofs, flooded homes and locals kayaking down the main street are typically what we associate with the aftermath of these events. What is sometimes forgotten, though, areread more

A Fine Line Between Pleasure and Pain – Addressing Small Business Challenges

February 8th, 2023

In the current economy, there are numerous challenges confronting Australian small businesses. We hear so often from our clients around the day-to-day challenges they face whilst trying to remain profitable and continue to enjoy what they do. Businesses in all manner of industries from medical to mining, hospitality to construction, and everything in between, areread more

Important Payroll & Superannuation Updates

June 28th, 2022

As we wave goodbye to another Financial Year, it is important that you are aware of the important updates to payroll and superannuation that took effect from 1 July 2022. In this article, we’ll look at the changes and what you may need to be prepared for now that they are in force. Superannuation Guarantee One ofread more

SMEs and WA’s Eased COVID Restrictions

April 28th, 2022

On Tuesday 26 April, the State Government announced that as of 12.01am Friday 29 April, prevailing COVID restrictions will be eased, thanks to WA’s ‘soft landing’ off the back of our Omicron peak confirmed by public health data. This is undoubtedly great news for West Australians – it means that we have come through thisread more

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