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Both accountants and bookkeepers play a key role in keeping your business financially healthy.

The difference between an accountant and bookkeeper – and why you need both for your business

When it comes to getting your business finances in order, there are a lot of experts you can turn to for help. From accountants to bookkeepers, financial coaches to virtual CFOs, each can play a different role. But with the lines between them often blurred, it can be hard to decide which one is the best fit for your business.
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Top tips to resignation-proof your finance function

Top tips to resignation-proof your finance function

Does the thought of your finance staff leaving keep you awake at night? Get prepared with our tips to keep the numbers running and business moving.
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5 reasons why outsourcing can boost your business performance

5 reasons why outsourcing can boost your business performance

Are processes & financial admin holding your business back? Learn how the right outsourced service can help you take back control & boost performance.
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Covid relief is about to end. Do you have a plan that’s good to go?

Jobkeeper payments ceased for some businesses in January, and will stop altogether after final payments in April. Deferred tax and bank repayments are recommencing (or will soon), and for many,
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Invoice Redirection Fraud: What you need to know

Invoice Redirection Fraud: What you need to know

When Lee,* an Accounts Payable Officer, saw an email from one of her suppliers saying they’d changed their bank details, she didn’t think twice. After all, the invoice looked normal, and the email sounded completely legitimate. What could possibly go wrong?!? A lot, apparently.
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Getting the most from Receipt Bank to automate your purchasing

Getting the most from Receipt Bank to automate your purchasing

For all but the smallest businesses, we recommend using a digital service for managing invoices and receipts. These are relatively cheap and save lots of time, in some cases halving the accounts workload for a business.
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Avoid paying GST on imported services and digital products

Avoid paying GST on imported services and digital products

From 1 July this year, GST applies to imports of services and digital products to Australian consumers. However businesses registered for GST don't need to pay it.
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Guidelines for kindergarten treasurers – 3rd edition

Slate Accounts has just released the third edition of its Guidelines for Kindergarten Treasurers. This edition builds on Slate's growing expertise in the sector and includes an additional section exploring some of the issues and quirks specific to it.
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Money Never Sleeps…neither will you if you’re troubled by cash flow

Forecasting and managing cash flow are important for all but the luckiest of businesses. Our clients who make time to consider the drivers of their cash flow and predict their future cash position are seeing planning benefits and getting some much needed peace of mind.
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Great tips for managing cash flow

Here is a great list of tips and strategies to consider when cash gets tight, from accounting software Saasu’s CEO Mark Lehmann. There are no secrets on it, but it’s helpful to have such a comprehensive list in one place as a checklist if your exploring options to improve your cash position.
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