Accounts and finance

There are a number of ways that a business can improve their profitability. How long is it since you reviewed current costs and profit margin? Here’s a few things you […]

A proforma invoice is a preliminary bill of sale. It is very common to see it with goods that are being shipped globally. In terms of customs documentation, different countries […]

We often hear the phrase ‘Cash is king’! Having enough money to run the business is paramount. Cashflow forecasting is like creating a financial roadmap for your business – have […]

Often a job that is avoided! Leaine shares some tips on helping you get paid on time: MBIE shares their tips here. Review and update your debtor collection process. Your […]

Smart Books® founder, Leaine Jones, is regularly asked about the deductibility (or otherwise) for different types of business expenses. It can be quite confusing what you can and can’t claim […]

At Smart Books® we regularly train our students on understanding financial reports. For anyone in business this is important too! A great place to start is with a guided overview […]

Smart Books® founder Leaine Jones regularly sees new Sole Trader clients who are unaware of the changes made in 2021 that discontinued the claiming of food, meals, coffees and the […]

Smart Books® founder Leaine Jones often works with clients who have increased their turnover and now need to be gst-registered, or to change their filing basis or frequency.  Leaine recommends: […]

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