Why you need a bookkeeper from day one

As a business owner, I appreciate that spending money on services can be a daunting predicament. Sure, in the short term, it may seem like a good idea to do your own books. But what by doing it yourself you are actually missing out on uncovering opportunities that will result in growth, greater profitability and sales? How you might ask. It’s simple. A bookkeeper undertakes training and has the knowledge required to understand the laws relating to Goods and Services Tax (GST), Business Activity Statement (BAS), Superannuation and Pay As You Go (PAYG). A bookkeeper will also understand the latest advances in cloud bookkeeping technologies. Better yet, a skilled bookkeeper… Read More

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What is a Chart of Accounts (COA)?

The chart of accounts is a listing of all accounts used in the general ledger of a business. The chart is used by accounting software to collate information into an entity’s financial statements.Accounts are usually listed in order of their appearance in the financial statements, starting with the balance sheet and continuing with the income statement.

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5 important security tips when using cloud software

The recent security breach that resulted in a popular cloud bookkeeping software’s security being compromised, has again shed light on the importance of having security protocols in place. Thankfully, no such breach is yet to occur with Intuit Quickbooks Online. With any software in the cloud, you have to be mindful that you should treat this software with the respect it deserves. Much like you wouldn’t leave your house unlocked or give anyone the keys to your house, you shouldn’t just save your username and password because it is easier than remembering it. You also shouldn’t give your username and password out to other staff. If other staff require access, they should be… Read More

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5 reasons why we love Quickbooks Online

At Quick Bizness Bookkeeping Solutions and our sister business Bookeeping Your Bizy Business, we specialise in Quickbooks Online (QBO). We’ve been using QBO since it launched in Australia in 2013. As a QuickBooks Online Certified Pro-Advisor and a member of the Trainer/Writer Network for Intuit Australia, QBBS represents Intuit as an official trainer for Quickbooks Online in Australia. As we know Quickbooks Online inside and out, we thought we would share our 5 top reasons why we love Quickbooks Online: 1. It’s the perfect solution for businesses of any size: It doesn’t matter if you are a sole trader, have hundreds or thousands of employees, Quickbooks Online can easily be adjusted to meet… Read More

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Thinking of Converting to QuickBooks Online?

I realise that you might have a few questions regarding Intuit’s QuickBooks Online free data conversion service. Converting to Quickbooks Online I have recorded a training webinar geared to the Accountant / Bookkeeper on  free conversions to QBO. Even if your a business owner this will be extremely helpful to you – All that you need to do is go directly to the conversion pages and follow the directions. If you need any help please contact me on lauretta@qbbs.com.au Also I show you how to set up a brand new file – what you need to look at when setting up your new file, hints n tips &what not to do!  … Read More

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Want to strike gold too?

This week’s blog is by Dennis Griffiths from G&C Bookkeeping. We couldn’t resist sharing it. [themify_quote] In more ways than one I stuck gold when I met Lauretta at the ICB Seminar in early June. I have been using QBO for a while now and although I managed to process small clients very successfully. It was not until I acquired a large client – a group of 3 Companies, numerous trading outlets within each company, POS  integrations, foreign currency, job and class reporting as well as complex retail staff wages………….. that I really had to come to terms very quickly with QBO. I approached Lauretta for personal training. With Lauretta’s… Read More

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QuickBooks on the go

How becoming a Certified QBO Pro Advisor has changed my business

Becoming a Certified Pro-Advisor has given me the ability to move my business to the cloud. It has also allowed me to service clients all around Victoria, Perth, Queensland, Adelaide, so all over our great country! When I commenced my business back in 2005 there was no way I thought this possible, I was only thinking about servicing local clients as I was visiting many in their office.  Since then my business has moved to not only offering bookkeeping services, but we now also offer Quickbooks Online training and Quickbooks Online support services. [themify_quote]By becoming a Certified QuickBooks Online Pro Advisor I was able to get the training, resources and tools I needed to deliver these services. Having… Read More

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How to find an Intuit Pro Advisor

Welcome to the world of Intuit QuickBooks Online where its easy to manage your business finances. For managing your business smartly an Intuit Pro advisor is needed. And here we will learn about the way of finding out intuit pro advisor. QuickBooks Online is designed for the business owner to easily understand and run. The initial setup must be done correctly to ensure future information is accurate. A certified pro advisor can easily complete the initial setup in a timely manner and can give you and your employees training in QuickBooks Online to enhance your financials you need to run your business. Find Out Intuit Pro advisor I can hear you… Read More

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EOFY – Seriously Easy now that I’m using QuickBooks Online!

Lauretta Finis is an Intuit TWN member and is regularly featured on Intuit Australia’s QuickBooks Online blog. The below article was published to Intuit Australia’s ProAdvisor network. EOFY Solution by QuickBooks Online Pre QuickBooks Online we had our desktop-based accounting software packages, which required obtaining a copy of the client file. It really wasn’t fun transferring back and forward, either by way of backing up the clients file on a CD to work from the office, using drop-box transfers, USB stick and then most of the time we had a deadline to get the file back to the client which placed restrictions on their workload and more stress load on… Read More

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