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Business Evaluation Workshops Help SMEs Add Value

One way an accountancy business can be seen to be proactive in assisting small/medium enterprise clients to add value to their businesses is to offer to conduct an annual...

Audit: In or Out?

This is a comment I made to an AFR journalist, it was printed in the AFR a few weeks ago, after which I was asked what I meant.

My response...

Are Cheap SMSF’s Worth It?

Article by David Saul, of Saul SMSF.

There are sometimes offers by businesses for free SMSF set up and/or free annual administration.  Indeed there are also cheap offerings for SMSF...

Three Issues To Consider When Planning

What Do You Enjoy Doing,

What Do Clients Need/Want


For What Work Can You Charge Good Fees?


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Who is Connect Accounting and how are we contributing to the accounting profession.

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Training Beyond Accounting

What’s stopping you from becoming a better advisor?

Over the past 10 years, accounting firms have taken control of tax compliance work through the development of strong internal systems and processes supported by qualified and trained accounting...

Can annual leave ever be non-current?

Can annual leave ever be non-current?Measurement (AASB 119) versus Presentation (AASB 101) considerations


Top 10 SMSF Compliance Tips

1) Record – keeping – Make sure you keep proper records for at least 10 years.  Lodge your annual return on time. ATO can apply fines and penalties apply from 1...

How Will The ATO’s Compliance In Focus 2013-2014 Affect Your Firm?

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) have recently unveiled their compliance strategies for the next financial year in the document, Compliance in focus 2013-14. What is new and what fits into...

Nimbus – The Accountants Client Portal

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Has your firm pondered the question “What can a...

Thinking about going paperless? Create a strategy first.

Written by Sam Allert APS Accountable Technology

APS LogoToo often decision makers take on new technology thinking installing it and using...

5 steps to great cashflow forecasting

Published 05/08/2013 by Michael Ford – Castaway Forecasting 

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The most important goal when building a cashflow forecast is...

Tighter Regulation of SMSFs

By David Saul of Saul Chartered Accountants, Sydney. saul

Over the last ten years, the Federal Government has been taken by surprise...

Debtors’ System Manual Will Assist SMEs



The recent announcement by Dunn & Bradstreet, that ‘debtors’ days outstanding’ in Australia is now 55 days, highlights the...

Top Audit Tips for Going Concern Considerations


Auditors are required to consider going concern for a period of 12 months from the date of the signature...

How will you respond to the increased powers of the ATO that will affect your business?

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The recent announcement of the 2013-2014 Budget has confirmed that tax audit activity will most certainly increase within the...

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