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Waddle EOFY Offer

Waddle is an Invoice Financing Service that offers the easiest way to accelerate cash flow by accessing funds needed to grow your business.

Right now they have a special offer...

Media Release: Class Partners with Plenty Plus

Thursday, 11 May 2017 Class has partnered with SMSF financial advice specialists Plenty Plus, allowing accountants administering SMSFs on Class to offer financial advice services to their clients...

5 Secrets Of Successful Business Coaches

Many accountants say that they struggle to move from the technical to advisory space in working with business clients. Often, it’s simply lack of confidence that prevents us from...

Class Media Release – Nicolette Rubinsztein appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director

Nicolette Rubinsztein appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director

3 April 2017 – Class is pleased to announce the appointment of experienced wealth management executive Nicolette Rubinsztein to the Board as...

Tax incentives for early stage investors

An Early Stage Innovation Company has introduced attractive taxation benefits for investors.

Investors will qualify for two separate tax incentives if they invest in Australian innovation companies, being a tax...

High Tech with a Soft Touch – Client and Team Engagement

The so-called ‘digital disruption’ is leading to significant changes in the way that the leaders of accounting firms manage their work, their people and their clients.  Cloud accounting, bank...

CLASS SMSF Benchmark Report

How do you measure up?

Class has recently launched the Class SMSF Benchmark Report, a statistical analysis of the 100,000+ Self Managed Super Funds administered on Class Super.

Together with benchmark...

Exit & Succession – The Next Economic Bubble

Have you ever encountered a client who is planning to sell their business? Or do you have clients asking for ad-hok advisory services? You would be a rare case...

What should you replace productivity with and why

Productivity has been used as a key measure of individual performance as long as accountants have been using timesheets. It’s a quick and easy way of determining how much...

Introducing the Early Stage Innovation Company Package

ESS BIZTOOLS has launched its new product, the Early Stage Innovation Company Product Package, for use by accountants and advisors, to assist small/medium enterprises, entrepreneurs and inventors to ascertain...

How To Successfully Introduce Advisory Services Into the Accounting Practice

The accounting bodies, and even the ATO, are suggesting to accountants that they need to introduce business advisory as part of their service offering.

When I ask accountants how they...

ATO’s Issues of Concern are… concerning!

I recently represented CaseWare, along with CEO Craig Waldon, at the CAANZ Accounting and Audit Conference in Perth. It was a great event, and I enjoyed catching up with...

The 10% foreign resident CGT withholding tax – It doesn’t apply to Australian resident sellers – true or false?

It is common knowledge that the new measure to impose a non-final withholding tax in relation to dealings with certain Australian assets by foreign residents has been...

The SMSF Skeleton in the Closet

We are just through the end of the 2016 financial year! We have had the longest and most uninspiring Federal Election thrust upon us, with both major parties rattling placards...

If “Negotiating Price with Clients” Is a Challenge: What are you doing about it?

The Top Challenges

In the May, 2016 CommBank Accounting Market Pulse report, on page 5 it notes one of the Top 3 Business Challenges for Accounting Firms is “Negotiating Price...

Walk A Mile In Your Clients Shoes

I’ve worked with hundreds of accounting firms over the past 15 years and I’ve heard thousands of complaints about “unco-operative” clients.

How many times have we all heard “this client...

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