accounting

Category: accounting

MyTax

The rise of MyTax and the fall of tax agents

In 2013/14, 74.2% of all individual tax returns were prepared by tax agents. Fast forward six years to 2019/20 and that figure had fallen ...
Business man on elephant

Remember Twisted Tax Tales?

Do you remember our Twisted Tax Tales short story competition? You can still read over 150 crazy Twisted Tax Tales stories right here. So ...
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Tech for Tax Agents in 2020

Here are our top 5 tech tools for tax agents: Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 - Meet with your clients online with a crystal ...
Fake Google Reviews

What to do when your practice receives a fake Google review

Unfortunately we live in a world where some competitors feel the need to use dirty tactics in a futile attempt to rise above the ...
Facebook

Does my accounting practice need a Facebook page?

Facebook business pages are a great way to show the human side of your business and build trust with potential clients by: Posting pictures ...
Elite athlete

Professional accountant or elite athlete?

Would you be surprised if we told you that the makings of a great accountant are also the makings of elite athletes? In fact, ...
numbers

The origin of numbers

A number is a mathematical object used to count, measure, and label. 37,000 years ago, a Lebombo bone (part of a baboon's fibula) was ...
secret

Success secrets from our top 10 growth practices

The average growth rate for our top 10 tax practices for 2019/20 was 45%. What were their secrets to success? "Franchisor support can make ...
Starting a business

5 things I wish I knew when I started my first business

When I started my first business 10 years ago, I wish I knew these 5 things: Registering a business as a company instead of ...
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Getting the most out of your accountant during a COVID-19 lockdown

This is an incredibly stressful time for everyone in Australia and especially for Victorians who are facing yet another lockdown with no foreseeable exit ...