Business Lessons we can learn from the Royal Wedding

I was one of the nearly 5 million people in Australia who hijacked the TV and took hold of the remote to watch the royal wedding live on Saturday night.  Jason was grateful for Foxtel Go, his ipad and headphones and instead watched the Waratahs claim victory over the...

10 tax myths new business starters accept as gospel

This article originally appeared in the MYOB website on 15 May. Setting up a new business means being tech savvy. But when it comes to tax, startups often get it wrong. The End of Financial Year is in sight and business owners are at breakneck speed with their...

The questions that keep practice owners up at night

Being a small or solo accounting practice owner certainly can be rewarding but it can also be quite lonely at times. As a regular facilitator of a “Profitable Accounting Practice” workshop, I’m in the unique position of having an idea of what keeps practice owners up...

How to fall in love with your practice again

How to fall in love with your practice again It’s Valentine’s Day today and I thought I would share a few tips for those of you who may have fallen out of love with your practice, or those of you who are falling out of love with your practice at a rate of knots. I...

Get your practice prepared for STP: the next steps

Single Touch Payroll (STP) will not be SuperStream 2.0 – so it’s important to get prepared now. A lot of accountants I’ve spoken to over the last couple of months have made the observation that they’re not really doing much around STP because they fear the start date...

What you need to know about Single Touch Payroll

  Single Touch Payroll (STP) is set to change the way just over 100,000 employers report salary and wage payments to the ATO for about 13 million employees. A further 700,000 employers may choose to voluntarily embrace this streamlined reporting standard. Safe to...

Single Touch Payroll and your accounting practice

  Single Touch Payroll isn’t just a big change in reporting – it could change the conversation between you and your clients. Single Touch Payroll (STP) is set to change the way just over 100,000 employers report salary and wage payments to the ATO for about 13...

Work-life balance – design your perfect practice

  How has this work-life balance thing been going for you? I tell you it’s the bloody holy grail for both accounting practice owners and their clients alike, so if you can master it, imagine how popular you will be if you can share with your clients how you have...

Shop online this Christmas

Save time and shop online ….. The benefits of shopping on line certainly saves you time running around, it can save you dollars as it is much quicker searching the net for deals and it forces you to be organised! One Christmas all my son wanted was Spongebob...