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Single Touch Payroll – is your accounting/payroll software ready?

Single Touch Payroll (STP) is formerly starting on 1 July 2018 for employers of 20 or more staff. So if you fall into this category, do you know if your accounting software is going to be ready by start date? In today’s blog we outline who will be ready and who is lagging behind! We […]

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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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Single Ledger, looking for love!

The Personals Single ledger, looking for love, attention and companionship. See bio below: PS, I also like Pina Coladas and gettin’ caught in the rain 😉 Apply here if interested: Xero

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Comparison of payroll features in major accounting software

If you are looking for accounting software with payroll, you may want to review my comparison table below before making the big purchase. As the saying goes, “oils ain’t oils” and the same goes for payroll features offered by software companies. Basically, some features are great and others, well, not so great. Our comparison table […]

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Saasu, MYOB Essentials or Xero? Which One is Right for You?

Saasu, Xero and MYOB Essentials are currently all very popular online accounting programs. If you’re having trouble deciding which program to choose, use the comparison chart below to help you make up your mind and don’t forget to leave your comments too – we’d love to hear your thoughts!      

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IMHO: The revamped Xero partner program

Some weeks ago I wrote a post about my dislike of the Xero partner program. This post was met with horror as expected by hard and fast Xero lovers across the nation. I didn’t mind though because it started a conversation that I think needed to happen. Xero it seems has listened because at the […]

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IMHO: Saasu’s partner program – another disappointment

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Some weeks ago I wrote a blog explaining my distaste for the Xero partner program. I said I don’t like how it’s structured and how it inadvertently encourages partners to convert clients to Xero to enable them to move up through partner ranks. Well guess what? Xero isn’t the only accounting software company whose partner […]

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How to make journals in Saasu & Xero more useful

One of the most useful features found in cloud-based accounting software such as Xero and Saasu is the ability to upload and attach documents to various transactions. This is great because it means that not only are you complying with your record keeping requirements, but you can also verify your purchases with others. By “others” I […]

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IMHO – Xero’s business model stinks! (but their software is cool)

I recently read an article about blogging which claimed that the best blogs are written by people who write about their own opinions. Apparently those blogs are more interesting to readers than blogs about facts and how-to’s etc. So I thought I’d try this theory out and start off this blogging phenomenon (which I’m calling […]

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GST Tax Code Software Comparison

Thankfully GST tax codes aren’t as complicated as actual computer coding as shown in our feature image here! What can be complicated (and confusing) however, is the way the major accounting software providers display their tax codes. If you are a BAS/Tax Agent or bookkeeper you probably have to work with more than one software so […]

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