When you look at getting your finances into place the hardest part is knowing where to start. The first step is to get everything organised. Everyone can benefit from budgeting from Uni Students like our admin assistance Scott to Small business owners like Zac. To start your budget you will need the following: Incomes – including salaries, shares, investments and benefits Utility bills Insurances Grocery bills Entertainment costs Clothing costs Car and automotive costs Schooling / day care and other dependents costs Wine, coffee and music. (remember to try and make these tasks fun) Once you have all these items on hand you can get started to setting your budget. Our friendly team of accountants can sit down with you at your home from Tocumwal, Cobram, Yarrawonga & Albury. Accounting & budgets is what we do best. We are your True Xero partner using industry applications we will get you on
The Xero Health Check Xero much like any servicing software needs a health check to ensure its being an effective tool for you and your business. Like any accounting software package, Xero if not setup correctly can become a extremely frustrating experience if you don’t invest the time in getting it right. Your business is your financials and needs to be healthy to maintain strong viability. Some of our clients come to us with the xero up the S$#*. There is nothing worse than banks never reconciling, GST be calculated inclusive or ineffective bank rules a mile long. Without the proper initial setup, the profit & loss and balance sheet will be useless as a reporting tool, and the golden rule of money and accounting never mess with people’s money so if payroll accruals are all wrong Houston we have a major problem. If you want the best out of your
HA Accounting welcomes Davina Davina has just started in a new position of office manager/ Bookkeeper. Davina has joined our team to help run our Tocumwal, Albury and Strathmerton offices. She has over 15 years’ experience in office administration & bookkeeping. Davina is passionate about office administration, Xero and business setups. She is looking forward to working with clients of the HA family. Davina is a devoted mum & wife and loves the outdoors. She enjoys having work life balance to spend time with her family. She has a great passion for food and wine, which is a great fit with the team here at HA Accounting. So from Xero, bookkeeping & foodie knowledge give her a buzz in the office and she will be happy to assist you. What makes HA Accounting stand out? HA Accounting is a XERO Practice aiming to provide a flexible service to our clients.
Our previous post talked about how to start a business. By now you have registered your business name, domain, applied for an ABN and completed your business plan. Now what? How do you get this fabulous business of yours out to the masses and customers rolling in? Marketing. If the word marketing makes you run for the hills, rest assured we are here to make it nice and simple. We’ve outlined the top 3 marketing essentials you can do to get your business churning like a marketing powerhouse. Develop your branding Your branding says who you are as a business. Yes who you ARE. Your clients don’t just want to know what your business is, they want to know what you stand for. And your branding tells that story. Your branding consists of your logo, your colours, your fonts and the style and tone of voice you use throughout everything you
Laura has over 12 years’ experience and has clients in a range of different industries. She is passionate about Super, tax and compliance, and is looking forward to meeting both new & existing clients of the HA family. Laura’s clients know her as a big family mum whose relationship also extends to the entire Strathmerton community as a committee member of both the football & netball club & CWA. She is a mum of 7 and a grandmother of 10 so her family are big part of her life. We are looking forward to Laura being the mother hen of our firm. If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact Laura or book in for your next tax return with her in Tocumwal & Strathmerton. What makes HA Accounting stand out? HA Accounting is a XERO Practice aiming to provide a flexible services to our clients. We are not you
Starting a business can be a mix of 50% excitement and 50% fear. However, with the right amount of knowledge and support, you can ensure your path towards business success is a smooth one. Before you get started putting your dreams into action, at HA Accounting, we have listed 5 key steps to perform to get your business up and running: 1. APPLY FOR AN ABN Jump online onto the Australian Business Register and apply for an ABN. It’s quick, free and required for every business transaction you make. If you need some help see Zac & the team to do this for you. 2. DECIDE ON YOUR BUSINESS STRUCTURE One of the key decisions to make is your business structure – will you be a sole trader, a partnership, a company or trust? How your business proceeds depends on the type of structure you choose. Enlisting your accountant here
Hello friends and clients of the HA Accounting family. It was pointed out to me that I haven’t done much of a bio about myself Zac Hayes the Founder & Principal here. I started this firm this year and a little sooner than anticipated. So like most small business owners I had to hit the ground running. We have had a lot of growth in Albury & Tocumwal and appreciate all the support we have had with referrals since we started. The main goal I had was to help service my clients better and have the flexibility to help those in need of advice without charging $300 per hour. So a bit about myself I have a background in Self Managed Super Fund audit and tax and compliance. I have worked for a top 100 accounting group and small to medium size firms. My passions are startups, rural businesses & SMSF’s. I
In Australia Xero is the fastest-growing cloud-based accounting software. And the only software we highly recommend here at HA Accounting. Since its beginning in 2006, Xero now services over 180 countries across the globe with over 1 million subscribers. So with those types of stats, you know they are doing something right. Here at HA Accounting 90% of all clients use Xero. They also benefit from us being a xero practice as a silver champion. As this is a cloud based software HA Accounting clients across Cobram, Albury-Wodonga, Tocumwal & Melbourne are really seeing the benefits. Here at HA Accounting we believe the below points are the top 5 reasons why Xero is your #1 online accounting platform and will out live the Trump presidency. 1. One System – Many Applications First of all the number one benefit of this software starts with having all your accounting needs in the one place. All