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How to set up STP in your accounting software – part 1 – Xero

If you’re a small employer with 19 employees or less, you have until 30 September 2019 to connect your accounting software to the ATO for Single Touch Payroll (STP) purposes. If you haven’t yet done so because you simply don’t know how to do it, then this blog is for you! This will be a four-part series beginning with Xero software. We will cover Saasu, MYOB and QuickBooks Online in subsequent blogs.

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How to get started with Single Touch Payroll

As mentioned in our last blog, smaller employers with less than 19 employees will need to start reporting their payroll data via Single Touch Payroll by 1 July 2019. That’s not far away and if this affects you, you need to start getting ready now! Don’t panic though, we are here to help and to […]

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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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Payroll Upgrade for Xero

The big news of the day is that Xero acquired Paycycle today. Why is that so great? Well here at e-BAS Accounts we have always believed that in the world of SaaS accounting software, Saasu offered the best payroll solution. Compared to Xero, Saasu’s payroll features are currently far more robust and functional. That’s all […]

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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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