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New online services rolls out to all BAS agents All BAS agents would have now been invited to join the public beta rollout of the ATO’s new online services for agents, with agents hailing the new functionalities as w...
False records see close to 100 workers underpaid Legal action against business operators and payroll officers who created false bookkeeping records and allegedly underpaid close to 100 workers has begun, with further au...
Queensland business face $160k penalties for sham contracting A Queensland business and its director have been hit with penalties worth almost $170,000, after admitting in court to “sham contracting” in a bid to convert employee...
Bookkeeper CPD hours in spotlight amid audit crackdown Bookkeepers and BAS agents have been urged to adhere to their continuing professional education requirements in light of the ongoing audits of the Tax Practitioners Bo...
ATO backs e-Invoicing initiative The Tax Office believes the incoming e-Invoicing framework will be a “game changer” by accelerating payment times between businesses as the industry moves towards a t...
Accessorial liability crackdown puts bookkeepers on alert Bookkeepers have been urged to tap into the experience of advisers who deal with industrial laws and modern awards, in the wake of the fallout of the Fair Work Ombudsman ...
How can you help your food and hospitality business clients? East coast clients in the food and retail sectors have been experiencing a tighter than expected year. We speak to Kevin San & Associates director, Kevin San on some ...
Bookkeepers urged to lead STP take-up as deadline approaches Bookkeepers have been urged to start conversations with smaller clients to help them see the potential benefits of the proposed introduction of Single Touch Payroll befor...
ATO scrutiny on BAS agents of concern ‘a possibility’ The ATO’s public focus on higher risk tax agents could eventually spill into the BAS agent and bookkeeping space, says one association. Write comment (0 Commen...
Association launches new HR partnership The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) has announced a new partnership with an advisory firm as it looks to help bookkeepers navigate the “extremely complicate...
DIY bookkeeping cops criticism One bookkeeping professional has hit back at recent messaging by software providers perpetuating that bookkeeping is “easy to do”, warning that clients might get caug...
Fed court decision a lesson for bookkeepers The federal court’s decision to grant a casual worker annual leave is a lesson to bookkeepers to advise on the careful examination of applicable modern awards, says one...