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[Blog Series] How we use Jetpack Workflow: Part 5: Support & Help

In our fifth and final part of this blog series about Jetpack Workflow (JW), we’ll take a look at what can be the make or break for users of some software – the level of support and help. In the last blog it may have seemed we were bagging JW a little (we weren’t) by […]

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[Blog Series] How we use Jetpack Workflow: Part 4: What we think needs to be improved

So far in this blog series we have covered our reasons for moving to Jetpack Workflow (JW), an overview of the features we use and the software integrations we have set up and how they relate to our workflow. In part 4 of this series we will look at various features that we believe require […]

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[Blog Series] How we use Jetpack Workflow: Part 3 – Software Integrations

So far in this blog series we have covered why we chose Jetpack Workflow for our practice management software and the various features we use daily in our practice. In part 3 of this series we will look at external software which integrates with JW and in particular, the integrations we have set up and […]

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[Blog Series] How we use Jetpack Workflow: Part 2 – features we use in our practice

In part 2 of our blog series about Jetpack Workflow we will look at the platform’s features. Now, we could of course just copy and paste all of the information they provide on their website about the features, but what would be the point in that because you could easily just pop on over to […]

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[Blog Series] How we use Jetpack Workflow: Part 1 – why we chose Jetpack Workflow

If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you’ll know that we use Teamwork as our go-to project management software……….well, we did. We don’t anymore. We’ve discovered Jetpack Workflow. Yep, it’s true, we’ve jumped ship.     Nothing against Teamwork – we still love you and think you’re awesome but it’s become a case of […]

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The SBSCH is moving! Time to pack your bags!

Those of you who use the Small Business Super Clearing House (SBSCH) to report and pay super for employees are about to enter a whole new world! The ATO are moving the platform to the online portals (Business, BAS and Tax Agent Portals). The platform will operate in the same way as you are used […]

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Quick-start guide for new employers

So you’re going to start employing staff. That’s great, this usually means your small business is booming, so well done to you! Before you don your employer’s hat however, you need to make sure that you have all of your ducks in a row. There are quite a few things you need to do so […]

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5 BAS lodgement facts in 5 minutes!

As a BAS Agent, of course I understand how BAS lodgement works [or you would hope that I do lol!] Sometimes I forget that what is old hat for me, can be confusing to my clients or even present as completely new information. Yesterday a client asked me why his monthly instalment activity statement for […]

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Our giving program – July to Sept 2017 report

Our giving program has been running for one whole quarter so far. It’s a very simple program and very easy to administer. Here are the results for the July to September 2017 period. *Spoiler alert* – the charities win out! 😆

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Netflix Tax – A Bookkeeper’s View (from the Trenches)

My last blog was all about the new “Netflix Tax” and was really just an informational blog outlining what, how and when etc. In this blog, I want to look at the tax from a bookkeeper’s perspective and provide a real “from the trenches” viewpoint. All is not what it seems with the Netflix Tax!

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