Category: Tips

Know your numbers: know your dates

Just starting a business? Feeling overwhelmed? Read straight up professional advice for first timers in the business world. We continue our exploration into ‘Know your numbers’ with some solid advice on managing  important dates for small business. Your social calendar may be full of exciting…

GST for freelancers

Ok so you are out there now, freelancing like you always dreamed of. Bosses are a quaint memory and a smug work/life satisfaction is your new normal. You once led a structured cubicle life, held prisoner by the hands of a watch and a tight…

How does self-service work in accounting?

It is an increasing trend among business practices nowadays to promote self-service. Self-service is strangely enough the practice of helping yourself, and, it is so popular nowadays, that you will barely find a business which doesn’t have some sort of self-service practice implemented. Serve yourself! The…

What Does a Bookkeeper Do?

In order to get a better idea of what a bookkeeper does, let’s start by dispelling one myth. They don’t actually keep books, that would be the job of a librarian. Instead, they keep financial records. Sure, all of these records were stored in some…