| Accounting and Tax Guide
According to www.business.gov.au, Australia has more start-up small businesses than any developed country in the world. The Australian Government recognizes the importance of start-ups and entrepreneurs in helping to fuel investment and jobs in this country. That’s why in its 2015 Budget, the Government is encouraging start-ups and entrepreneurship by promising a package to help Australians start up small businesses and to help energize... [Continue Reading]
If you have any experience in trading financial instruments you may find online CFD trading very interesting and a new option to trade on financial markets. With traditional trading methods like stocks, indices, commodities, Forex and others, the hassles of owning the assets and transferring costs were significant. But in CFD trading you do not need to own any of the assets and you just make profits due to changes in the prices of the underlying... [Continue Reading]
Most entrepreneurs have a do-it-yourself approach in handling their business. As long as they can give adequate attention to it and they have the necessary competencies to get it done, they want to make sure that they have full control of just about every detail in their company. However, there are times when getting professional help is the best way to go. One such aspect that’s best left to the professionals is accounting. There are distinct... [Continue Reading]
It is the end of the financial year and everybody has the the same thing on their minds-- tax time. Everyone starts preparing their emails and receipts for donations and other evidences that can help increase their chances of a higher deduction to their taxable income. Here are a few reminders that you can use in getting the most out of your tax return.
Donations are tax deductible
At this time of the year, everybody searches for... [Continue Reading]
If you’re the kind of investor who is looking for a more conservative, less risky investment without compromising the chance to make money, you’ll need to find the best money market rates possible. If you aren’t experienced, it can be a challenge to sift through the seemingly endless array of choices to find a money market fund that will work for you, both to keep your investment protected and to still offer a decent (if not better)... [Continue Reading]
Financial stability can be one of the most difficult aspects to owning a business, especially if the business is in the beginning stages. While many businesses have difficulty yielding a profit, a great way to start your business off on the right foot is to be financially minded from the very beginning.
Getting started properly can help you keep your business’s finances and records under control, which is a crucial aspect to business success.... [Continue Reading]
Many businesses make the mistake of not hiring an accountant to deal with their finances and accounting needs. This tends to be because having an accountant is seen as being a luxury, something that only larger businesses should have.
However, that isn’t the case. Accountants can be beneficial for businesses of all sizes. From giant corporations to one man business startups, accountants are incredibly useful. There are so many benefits of hiring... [Continue Reading]
Owning a business is all about taking risks. But you need to make sure you are making the right decisions. Taking the right gambles. How do you do this? You may need some expertise. Are you looking to increase your profits so you can expand your business? Then there are some steps you can take. They can be separated into two categories: cutting costs and maximising profit. As any good businessman knows reducing your spending is the easy way to increase... [Continue Reading]
When you run a business, there is a lot that you need to consider. You’ll be faced with more responsibility than ever before. But you’re also going to face a lot of financial stress. As a business owner you’ll be required to pay for everything yourself, so you need to think up ways to cut costs. It can be very expensive trying to run a successful company. Make sure you take these ideas on board, they will help you benefit... [Continue Reading]
The economy can be a tough master, particularly for a small business or a startup company. You need to be savvy and know how to save money. You should offer business packages that are enticing for an employee. However, they should also be affordable enough that you can provide them. There are ways to save money without cutting starting to cut corners and reducing your work quality or your profit potential. Here is how you can begin... [Continue Reading]
Running a business is often thought of as one of the most expensive endeavors that a person can take on. The overhead that a business takes on in the beginning can be overwhelming to even the wealthiest investors. This can cause a lot of issues for new and established businesses.
Even though it seems impossible at times, there are always ways to reduce overhead and create more profit for the business. Anyone can use these ideas to improve their... [Continue Reading]
If you have spare money, you might be wondering how you can make the most out of it. Much of the time, people find that they have no idea what to do with their savings. If you leave the cash in a bank account, you will not profit much from it at all. That is a waste of your finances. Instead, you need to find ways in which you can make your money work for you. Have you ever considered investing in stocks? You might think that this option sounds risky,... [Continue Reading]
& Tax News
It is important to not just count your profits and losses, but it is also important to know and understand how to do inventory, taxes, and other essential accounting processes in order to obtain the profits and revenues a business deserves and to steer ...
(Jul 30, 2016, Lake County News)
The audit says BREC has failed to timely reconcile the numbers on its main accounting records, or general ledger, to the documentation that can back them up. Failure to do so could mean "those financial reports may be prone to misstatement due to fraud ...
(Jul 29, 2016, The Advocate)
Twenty-two high school students from 16 different high schools recently attended Point Park University's Fourth Annual Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP). ACAP is part of the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA). The program's ...
(Jul 29, 2016, New Pittsburgh Courier)
Accounting firms long ago ventured beyond the green-eyeshade world of crunching numbers into other areas of business, offering everything from wealth management to cybersecurity to technology consulting. In many cases, it's these non-traditional areas ...
(Jul 29, 2016, Boston Business Journal)
Stericycle Inc. plunged to a four-year low after the medical-waste management company said it improperly recognized the timing of some 2015 legal costs and forecast earnings that missed analysts' estimates. Loss reserves for two litigation matters were ...
(Jul 29, 2016, Bloomberg)
BROOKLYN - Police are looking for two people accused of robbing an accounting firm and assaulting two employees in Brooklyn. It happened Thursday around 5:40 p.m. inside Y and I Accounting on Roebling Street in Williamsburg. Police say at least one of ...
(Jul 29, 2016, News 12 Brooklyn)
FILE - This is a Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010 file photo of the offices of a branch of the Anglo Irish Bank in central Dublin, Ireland. Three former senior bankers have been imprisoned for their roles in hiding billions in losses at the defunct Anglo Irish ...
(Jul 29, 2016, U.S. News & World Report)
The Napa Valley Transportation Authority (NVTA) is seeking a part-time Accounting Technician. The incumbent in this position will perform technical and clerical financial duties for the NVTA; record, review and report on financial transactions; process ...
(Jul 29, 2016, Napa Valley Register)
Rose Lindberg, left, recently competed at the PBL National Leadership Conference in Atlanta and garnered a second place finish for her efforts in Accounting Principles. Aside from the national notoriety associated with her superb performance, Lindberg ...
(Jul 28, 2016, Moultrie Observer)
VIDEOS AND PHOTOS: Jewish Accounting Firm In Williamsburg Robbed At Gun Point; Owner Pistol-Whipped ...
(Jul 28, 2016, Yeshiva World News)
Terri Ryman, an EA at Southwest Tax & Accounting, in Elkhart, Kansas, depends on “representation, payroll and accounting. We provide payroll services either weekly, monthly, quarterly or annually … and this segment of my business accounts for 19 ...
(Jul 28, 2016, Accounting Today)
Most of the reporter loss is an accounting write-off of the entire future value of FirstEnergy Solutions and Allegheny Energy Supply, the company's unregulated subsidiaries that own its power plants. The company said it based its decision on future ...
(Jul 28, 2016, cleveland.com)