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Goody Two-Shoes

Recently I was asked by a client to put a hold on the payment of his employee’s SGC (super guarantee contribution) due to an ongoing dispute between them. I of course, refused to do this because it is illegal to hold SGC payments and/or not pay them at all. Did I do this because I’m […]

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Our giving program is all go!

We’re starting something new this financial year at e-BAS Accounts and if you’re one of our lucky clients, you’re going to be part of it! The following is a letter we have written to all of our clients explaining what is happening and why.

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Our giving program – charities have been chosen!

In our last blog, I announced that e-BAS Accounts wants to start giving back. We are going to do this by way of donating a portion of our profits to certain charities each month. More specifically, we will gift 2% of every client invoice we raise to charity. Over the last 2 weeks, I have […]

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We want to give back & this is how we might do it (a work in progress)

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This blog is going to be more of a brain dump! I’m not entirely sure what’s going to come out of this one but here goes! So here’s some background on what’s been floating around in my head of late: The past two years has seen enormous growth in my little bookkeeping business for which […]

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What you need to know about Single Touch Payroll

The Government are starting to push through some rather drastic measures in regards to how small business reports to the Australian Tax Office (ATO). In my last blog, I wrote about one of those new measures, Simpler BAS – a new way to report GST for SME’s. In today’s blog, I will introduce another new […]

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Simpler BAS – simpler in name only?

The ATO has recognised that there are too many labels to complete on the BAS – you can see just how many if you check out my blog series on BAS Labels – way too many! So, to make things easier for small business, a new “simpler BAS” will be introduced from 1 July 2017. […]

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Introducing our new staff member, Ellie Ryan

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Sadly, early in January 2017 my bookkeeping assistant, Tash Hilton, decided bookkeeping was not for her and left e-BAS Accounts. We wish Tash well as she endeavours to undertake a career as a Bowen Therapist. It was definitely a battle getting through the Oct-Dec 2016 BAS pile without her during February and the stress levels […]

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We’re taking an extended Christmas break and here’s why…..

This week we thought we’d advise clients and the general public of our festive period closure dates for 2016/17.  We’re taking an extra-long break this year – read on to find out why!

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Guess what’s cool? Why, it’s the Snipping Tool!

This week I just wanted to write a quick blog about an app we’ve been using a lot here of late in the e-BAS Accounts office. It’s called the “Snipping Tool“. We’re probably a bit late to the party on this one because I’m sure it’s been around for a while, but we’re only just […]

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How to process overpayments in Xero

Recently a client wanted me to show her how to process an overpayment in Xero. I had to explain this via screenshots so I thought that I should put these together in a blog as it could be useful for someone else. I know Xero have many how-to videos on this sort of thing, but […]

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