Monthly Archives: September 2011

Why would I hire a professional bookkeeper instead of doing it myself?

September 29th, 2011 (No Comments)

We often ask this question and even though I am a qualified accountant I have had bookkeepers in the past with various businesses I had myself, because I realised the valuable time I could spend in my business earning income was far greater than spending the time on my books. We often get caught up […]

Cloud-based bookkeeping – is it worth switching?

September 21st, 2011 (No Comments)

Two main objectives should drive any decision whether to implement new technology or in the case of bookkeeping: software. Will it reduce operating expenses? Will it increase the relevance of output? The costs are made up of the software itself, the time it is going to take to enter data and any once-off costs to […]

Preparing yourself for the end of the financial year

September 12th, 2011 (No Comments)

It’s that time of year again and you have to lodge your tax return. You have all these receipts and papers lying around the place. Take these simple steps to get on top of it.

The Anonymous Intimacy of Social Media

September 7th, 2011 (4 Comments)

I have been on facebook for quite a while. But now my colleague Paul has pushed me onto LinkedIn and Twitter and setting up a facebook page for Jet Bookkeeping.

Extensions for registered BAS agents

September 5th, 2011 (No Comments)

If you use a registered BAS agent you can get an extension on your BAS lodgement Did you know that if you use a registered BAS agent to lodge your quarterly BAS returns you can get up to an extra 4 weeks to lodge your BAS? The legislation recognises that it is important to have […]