Advantages to Hiring an Accountant vs. Using Software Service

Posted on: 30 May 2017
Australians live in an age known as the digital revolution. People are ever more reliant on their connected devices, both in their personal lives and in their business endeavours. Many small company owners have invested in special systems to help them run their operations and in particular "software as a service" solutions, also known as SAAS. A number of these have emerged in recent years to help business owners with their accounting and record-keeping.
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Did You Know That You Can Claim for Sun Protection against Your Taxes?

Posted on: 9 November 2016
Australia is renowned for its climate and many parts of the country receive more sunshine hours a year than anywhere else in the world. Consequently, many people find themselves exposed to the sun when they're carrying out their regular occupation. With that exposure comes a risk associated with those damaging rays. If you're required to work in the sun for long periods of time, did you know that you can claim back the costs of sun protection in many circumstances against your taxes?
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Do You Need an Accountant to Handle Your Personal Taxes?

Posted on: 24 August 2016
It's probably safe to say that many people manage their own personal taxes; they may use an online program or a software program they buy, but may not feel that they need the professional help of an accountant to get them through tax time. While it may be legal for you to do this, not everyone should manage their own taxes at the end of the year. Note a few signs that it's good to rely on a qualified accountant to prepare and file personal taxes and why this can be beneficial.
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You Spent How Much This Christmas? Early Planning Can Prevent Debt Next Year

Posted on: 21 December 2015
Australian debt is growing, and the average household debt amount is almost a quarter of a million dollars. While a large chunk of this is tied to home ownership, many Australians dread opening their credit-card bills each January. Facing up to end-of-year overspending is depressing, but there are ways to avoid this happening again next Christmas. However, you have to start thinking about it now. Start Saving in January So how much did you spend this Christmas?
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