Membership or Subscriptions for Work?

Membership or Subscriptions for Work?  Do you have a union membership or subscribe to a trade, business or professional association for work purposes? You may be able to claim a tax deduction for these costs! If you paid for the membership or subscription yourself and weren’t reimbursed, hang onto your receipts for tax

Review your Payroll System

Review your Payroll System When was the last time you did a review of your payroll system and processes? It’s not on the top of many companies ‘to do’ lists, but it should be. With the continuously evolving technology available to us today, as well as the legislative and regulatory changes that are

2 Down 10 to GO

2 Down 10 to GO We’re 2 months down into 2017 already. It seems that the years are going faster every year, even though we know that’s not possible. So, it’s the end of February, and how are you progressing on the goals you set for your business at the start of the

Would you like more customers?

Would you like more customers?  Well, while all businesses are different, they still have similarities. One way to increase profits is to simply increase your prices. A small increase in price can have a dramatic effect on your bottom line. Another is to negotiate a better deal with your suppliers. Can they give you a

When was the last time you…?

When was the last time you…?  How often do you contact your data base or customers? Once a week, month, every six months, never? Did you know that for every month you don’t contact the people that have done business with you, 10% on average will forget your business name, contact details or

When you can get a refund

When you can get a refund  When you can get a refund. Refunds aren’t always an automatic right. Businesses don’t have to give you a refund if you: Change your mind Buy the wrong size Buy the wrong colour. Some businesses still do offer refunds in these situations. This is their choice and not

Paid in Cash? Protect yourself

Paid in Cash? Protect yourself If you’re doing some part-­time work this summer, chances are good you’re being paid in cash – who doesn’t like a little extra spending money, right? Whether you’re doing a couple of hours here and there or working full weeks to get ahead, not checking your payslips now could cause headaches later