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What can a XERO add-on do for Melbourne businesses?

What can a XERO add-on do for Melbourne businesses?

Team Maddern
11/Nov/2014
Xero is truly an incredible product. Not because it is a bookkeeping program that makes you coffee, does your tax returns or magically improves your cashflow, but because of the way in which it integrates with other complimentary products known as ‘add-ons’ to automate business processes.  What is an add-on I hear you ask? Basically, […]
Funding options for start-ups and new business

Funding options for start-ups and new business

Team Maddern
07/Nov/2014
Each and every year in Australia, thousands of new businesses start. Two of the questions I am commonly asked as an Accountant are “How do I source capital as a start up?” and “what sort of loan should I apply for?” We have prepared a short guide on the factors that we think are important […]
Why are Melbourne’s best businesses switching to XERO?

Why are Melbourne’s best businesses switching to XERO?

Team Maddern
22/Oct/2014
Xero is revolutionising business financial management by offering to its users a clean interface, easy to use reporting functions, amazing support and best of all, they evolve with technology rather than behind it. Data is simply not entered into XERO, it flows seamlessly by linking to your business accounts and intuitively recognising information. Cost effective accounting and […]
Maddern Accountants – Your new XERO partner in Melbourne

Maddern Accountants – Your new XERO partner in Melbourne

Team Maddern
07/Oct/2014
At Maddern Accountants in Melbourne, we are very excited to announce that we have recently teamed with XERO to become a XERO Partner. If you are a small to medium sized business owner in Australia and have not heard of XERO, you soon will. Xero is revolutionising business financial management by offering to its users […]
Helping Melbourne small business cashflow – how to encourage customers to pay on time

Helping Melbourne small business cashflow – how to encourage customers to pay on time

Team Maddern
02/Oct/2014
It is a courageous and credible decision to give up the certainty of a salaried wage paid on the X day of the month, every month, in return for the responsibility (and freedom) of running your own show. However, managing small business cash flow can sometimes be a juggling act, and it is certainly stressful […]
Maddern Accountants – July Newsletter

Maddern Accountants – July Newsletter

Team Maddern
01/Jul/2014
Welcome to the 2015 Financial Year; we hope it is a prosperous year for you and your finances. In this months’ newsletter, we will cover a variety of interesting topics. Many of you will have at least heard of Bitcoin, and some may have even used the new digital currency. Bitcoin looks set to revolutionise […]
What are the proposed changes to the Government super guarantee contributions (SGC)?

What are the proposed changes to the Government super guarantee contributions (SGC)?

Team Maddern
28/Jan/2014
To help grow Australian workers’ savings for retirement, it is intended the compulsory super guarantee contributions that employers are obligated to pay qualifying staff, will gradually increase from 9% to 12% over the coming years. When super payments are made by your employer based on the minimum 9% super guarantee rate, they will be required to increase this rate to 9.25% […]
‘Tis the season to be merry, can I give my staff a tax deductible gift?

‘Tis the season to be merry, can I give my staff a tax deductible gift?

Team Maddern
17/Dec/2013
This year has passed by faster than ever, and it is unbelievable we are only a week from Christmas now. Many small business owners like to thank their employees around this time of year, in the spirit of giving and appreciation. We often have  enquiries from business clients, as to how they should classify gifts […]