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eofy tips and reminders

July-August Bookkeeping Tasks

July 16, 2019

Important dates not to be missed. BAS Reconciliation and Common Issues All businesses registered for GST must lodge their Business Activity Statement (BAS) by 28 July 2019. If you have made quarterly BAS lodgements, this final lodgement should be easier and quicker to reconcile. However, make sure you take the following steps to avoid common […]

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CPE registration

How to complete your Continuing Professional Education requirements as a BAS agent

June 25, 2019

BAS Agents in Australia are required to complete a minimum number of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) hours each year in order to maintain their registration.   How many hours do I need? According to the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB), the minimum requirement is 5 hours in a year but must complete a minimum 45 hours […]

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eofy reminders

EOFY bookkeeping tips and reminders

June 6, 2019

It is always a rush to the end of the financial year and to help you, we have a few reminders so you don’t overlook any tasks.   Taxable payments reporting Has your business made payments during the year to contractors for services? Is your business in one of the sectors that is required to […]

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casual staff

Employing casual workers? Follow the rules

May 21, 2019

Having access to a casual workforce can be a great way for your business to manage busy periods while keeping ongoing costs low. Before you jump at the opportunity, it is important to understand the rules. With the increasing casualisation of the workforce in Australia, there is a large and accessible pool of eager workers. […]

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4 reasons to become a bookkeeper

4 Reasons to consider a career in bookkeeping

February 1, 2019

Love numbers, technology and have a keen eye for detail? Then chances are you’ll love a career as a bookkeeper too. Like any career though, there are many questions to ask and points to consider before diving into a new one. To help you make up your mind, we’ve compiled 4 reasons for you to […]

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Introducing the Diploma of Payroll Services

April 23, 2018

In February 2018, the Australian Government released a new nationally-recognised qualification, the Diploma of Payroll Services. Applied Education is pleased to announce we are now offering this course to our students.Developed in response to a growing need for highly-skilled payroll professionals, the qualification reflects the roles of workers performing payroll administration and payroll management tasks. […]

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Tax Preparation Course

Demand still strong for tax agents

April 28, 2017

An article published by Accountants Daily indicates that demand for tax agent services is still remaining strong. The key points in the article are: In 2014-15 nearly 74% of individuals were still using tax agents. Usage of the ATO’s MyTax is not increasing as much as expected. Claims for negative gearing are down on previous […]

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How to set up working holiday employees in MYOB [Video]

March 31, 2017
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Balance Sheet Basics [Video]

March 31, 2017

Balance Sheet Basics. Understanding the difference between Assets, Liabilities and Equity. Applied Education Online Learning.  

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Time running out for tax financial advisers to register with the TPB

February 20, 2017

TPB reminds financial planners and advisers – time is running out for transitional registration An article published by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) has reminded financial planners and advisers who have not yet registered with the TPB that time is running out to take advantage of the transitional registration option which ends on 30 June. […]

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