Plan Your Week to be Effective – By Ann Cooper-Smith

August 20, 2018

We understand the importance of planning – planning our business, planning our week, planning our day.  Best practice for planning the week ahead is Sunday evening – but Friday afternoon, or Monday early morning (before you get hijacked!) also work for some. Your weekly plan should consider personal commitments as well as your “One Page” business plan and 90 day goals – what actions you will take this week to get closer to your goals? Read More

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Xero Certified

August 15, 2018

We are delighted to announce that our two newest Q2 Client Advisers, Mindy Li and Abhishek Chatley are now Xero certified. This means that by sharing your Xero account with Mindy and Abhishek, they can collaborate with you on your numbers in real time and give expert advice. Xero is… Read More

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Dirty Money – By Ann Cooper-Smith

June 28, 2018

I love how technology makes some daily tasks faster and relatively effortless.  Intuitive accounting software, on line banking, smart whiteware, an unlimited digital library, on line shopping… my list is long. Criminals also love technology.  Some use technology to execute their crimes via identity theft, or ransom ware where businesses… Read More

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Q2 Tax Update – By Abhishek Chatley

May 22, 2018

As promised the new Government has made few changes to the current tax system, but if re-elected will have a mandate for what we expect will be large scale change to the tax infrastructure.   Here is the snapshot of recent changes: Holiday Pay paid within 63 days From 2017-2018 income… Read More

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The Real Cost of Tax Simplification – By Ann Cooper-Smith

February 22, 2018

Tax simplification is IRD’s stated goal, aimed at reducing compliance costs. But is it saving us money and improving business cashflow? There is no doubt that capturing and coding business data is faster and more convenient than ever before, but there are unexpected consequences. Cloud Accounting Technology Technology has been… Read More

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