What Is The Cost Of A Good Business Bookkeeper?

Bookkeeping is an essential part of a business’s operations. It allows business owners to track financial progress and have their documents organised to deal with the annual tax season without paying the rate of an accountant. These are the reasons why bookkeeping services are a big hit with small to medium enterprises in Australia.

When looking to acquire the services of a bookkeeper and the cost involved, it’s important that you know the services and performance standards you’re paying for. Here are some of the things you should expect when paying for bookkeeping services: Continue reading

Reckon Accounts Hosted Review – What You Need To Know

Reckon Accounts Hosted definitely made a solid return with its faster, better Version 2 that currently utilizes the premier cloud computing provider, Amazon Web Services, breaking away from its initial infrastructure that plagued the service with usage setbacks and disruption.

Reckon Accounts Hosted Version 2 is in HTML5, making it entirely accessible on any browser you prefer. Coupled with Amazon Web Services, you can now generate complex reports and download it in seconds. Let’s take a closer look at the new and improved features of Reckon Accounts Hosted Version 2:

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Xero: 7 Key Features That Will Change the Way You Do Business

Xero

Tagged as the beautiful accounting software, Xero’s sleek interface and impressive set of features will make you agree that it is, in fact, a beautiful accounting software.

While accounting software aim to improve business operations in general, Xero’s taking it a step further: Xero offers small businesses the power of big business, and big business the nimble quality of small businesses, helping you navigate and use Xero to your advantage no matter what kind of business you’re in.

Let’s take a look at 7 of Xero’s features and see why Xero is featured by Macworld, Accounting Today, and Forbes, which the latter billed as the “World’s Most Innovative Growth Company” of 2014 and 2015: Continue reading

Quickbooks Online: Top 6 Key Features That Will Work Wonders For Your Business

The need to stay connected has pervaded even the world of business, which prompted Intuit, developer and marketer of the accounting software package, QuickBooks, to come up with a cloud version.

Thus, QuickBooks Online (QBO) came to fruition.

Leveraging its powerful accounting software features to the connectivity offered by the cloud, it’s easy to see why QuickBooks Online is one of the most subscribed online accounting software solutions. Let’s take a look at QuickBooks Online’s top 6 features and see how it can take your business to the next level: Continue reading

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