Category Archives: ATO

WARNING: Hoax – ATO Email Tax Agent Report – Delayed Tax Returns

WARNING: We’ve been receiving emails with the subject heading [click image for larger picture] Tax Agent Report – Delayed Tax Returns we believe it to be a hoax – there’s an attached file that they want you to open, which … Continue reading

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Whirlpool Forum Sending Ripples Into Big Pond

We’ve always been concerned about the amount of information that companies “require” when there’s every likelihood of such incidents as the Whirlpool forum sending ripples into Big Pond on Friday. A discussion in the the whirlpool forum about Telstra resulted … Continue reading

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Financial Window Dressing Or Cooking The Books?

You may have heard of financial window dressing, or cooking the books. It seems to be a skill that governments have mastered at all levels, from local through to Federal governments Financial window dressing is where financial managers do certain … Continue reading

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Q1 BAS due 28 October 2010

Whether you use MYOB, Quickbooks or maybe you don’t have an accounting system in place, our Gold Coast mobile bookkeeping service can help get your bookeeping in order for the Q1 BAS that’s due 28 October 2010
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How To Spot An ATO Refund Hoax

We’ve been getting heaps of spam emails with subject headings “ATO Refund”, “TAXE Refound”, they’re all hoax emails apparently from the Australian Taxation Office Continue reading

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Taxing Time For Accountants and Bookkeepers

As bookkeepers on the Gold Coast, we can help you with your paperwork, and get everything ready so that you can submit all the documentation to your accountant or registered tax agent Continue reading

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Free Accounting Software To Replace ATO E-Record?

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) announced that their E-Record system will not be available from July 2010. We’ll help you determine which accounting software may be most suitable for you, to replace ATO E-Record Continue reading

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Bookkeeping: ATO Searching Facebook

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is searching Facebook as well as other social networking sites to chase offshore investors Continue reading

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Gold Coast Bookkeeping: When BAS Is Due On Weekend / Public Holiday

What happens when the BAS is due on a weekend or Public Holiday? Continue reading

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How To Prepare A BAS Statement

If the data is incorrectly entered, or the allocations and codes are not correct, then the information that MYOB or Quickbooks spits out for your Business Activity Statement BAS will not be correct. Continue reading

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