Reckon One: A Full Reckoning of Reckon’s Online Accounting Solution

Reckon, the Australian software company formerly behind the distribution of QuickBooks in Australia, has mounted a full-scale war on the cloud accounting market with its release of its own cloud accounting software, Reckon One.

Reckon One heavily relies on two edges: user control and pricing. Reckon One takes a modular approach on offering cloud accounting services where users can choose which accounting module functionality to get and which ones to discard. Call it mix and match if you will, but this feature surely poses a great threat to other cloud accounting solutions that offers functionality in a straight-up fashion, which might overwhelm users with other functionality they don’t really use which, in turn, might also leave users the impression of being overcharged.

Subsequently, this modular functionality approach led to a modular pricing structure where users only pay for the accounting functionality they chose, leading to a significant pricing advantage when compared against its cloud accounting peers. Continue reading

5 Good Reasons Why Your Bookkeeper Should Be a BAS Agent

Business Activity Statements— the dreaded moment all business owners in Australia face. Going through the motions of tax calculation and reporting is mentally, physically, emotionally, and, if you make mistakes, financially draining.

On a good day, reporting your BAS is exhausting as it is. Now add more factors into the mix and you’re looking at gibberish too complicated for your own good you’d wish that there’s someone who can do this efficiently for you, as getting your bookkeeper to do it for you may not be technically legal.

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Behind on Taxes, BAS Lodgement & Tax Office Obligations?

Debts of any sort are a burden. Whether it be personal, business, school, or in the form of a loan, a debt can quickly go from manageable to out of control and stressful. For your business, getting behind on taxes, lodgements and debt repayment is probably not written into your business plan. In order to avoid letting debts get out of control, it’s important to understand the deadlines for lodgement obligations. It’s also important to have a plan in place in case you do get behind in your debts and lodgements. Here is some information to help you wade through the murky waters of the Australian Tax Office.

Deadlines

Here are some deadlines to keep in mind for the upcoming year. Since they are the norm for most businesses, quarterly reporting deadlines will be covered. Continue reading

Is MYOB Still the Best Accounting Software Choice For Small Businesses?

MYOB has been trusted by over one million Australian businesses to make bookkeeping simpler and more direct. Because of its simple interface, MYOB has become one of the most successful of accounting software in the last few years.   Recently, however, the competition has been much fiercer among online bookkeeping companies, and MYOB’s reign at the top is in jeopardy. MYOB still leads the way, but for how long will that be?

Let’s look at some aspects of MYOB that have kept it at the top of the list recently. Continue reading

How Saasu Accounting Software Can Simplify Your Business

When choosing accounting software for your business, it’s important to choose one that not only fits well with the type of business you are conducting, but one that is simple to navigate and utilize as well. Proper bookkeeping requires education at every turn, whether it be the software itself or the practices involved. And for the last 3 years, Saasu accounting software has been one of the simplest and most effective bookkeeping software companies available worldwide, and have a great team ready to help you every step of the way. Continue reading