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Modern Award Facts for Employers

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Three of our favourite free and easy-to-use tools for your business

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Five tips to help you get paid on time

Late payments can cause serious cashflow issues and stress for small-business owners. ..

End-of-Financial-Year Timeline

The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers recently sent us through this helpful end-..

SWAG tests the ATO's fuel tax credit calculator

Last month, we wrote a short news update about the fact that fuel tax credit rates incr..

Sheree rides through Thailand

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AUSkey and Mozilla Firefox issues

If you use Mozilla Firefox as your browser, you need to make changes to your browser to..

Super changes from 1 July 2017

The changes to the superannuation (super) system, announced by the Australian Govern..

ASBEFO inquiry into payment times and practices

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBEFO) is currently undert..

Simpler Business Activity Statements

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2016–2017 Key Lodgement Dates

Please find below, from the ATO, key lodgement dates for 2016–2017: ..

Fuel tax credit rate increases

Fuel tax credit rates increased on 1 February 2017. Rates are indexed twice a year, in..

Sheree gearing up to ride through Thailand

SWAG Director Sheree Conway is preparing to ride through Thailand from 20 to 25 March 2..

BAS due now—or do you qualify for a two-week extension?

BAS due now—or do you qualify for a two-week extension? We probably don’t need to tel..

How to spend your time wisely

The age-old saying, “time is money” certainly rings true to every small business owner. ..

3 simple ways to diagnose the health of your business

There’s no denying the fact that technology is key to determining, understanding and..

Crowdfunding: How to make the most out of your deductions

Crowdfunding has become extremely popular over recent years, thanks to online apps and for..

How to Claim Car Expenses

Many small business owners use their car for their work; travelling in between meetings, m..

Get your business ahead of the game for the New Year

Sales is the driving force behind almost every business and with the holiday season n..

Privacy matters for SMEs

In the ever-changing digital world in which we live and work, it’s so important for SMES t..

Stay up to date with SuperStream

In case you haven’t heard, you need to be paying and reporting super using SuperStre..

Why you should get your reimbursements right

They say what goes around come around — and if business owners aren’t reimbursing th..

Time is running out to meet ATO deadlines

Attention SMEs: The Australian Tax Office (ATO) October deadlines for tax tables and Super..

3 simple techniques to get your cash flow back on track

Cash flow can be a tricky thing for many business owners to manage. Once you’ve set up the books..

These are the productivity apps to use for your business

Did you know that you might be losing up to ten hours of productivity every week? A rec..

Why SMEs should stop using paper receipts

A recent study found that nine out of 10 SMEs in Australia still use paper receipts to manage th..

Business Loan need-to-knows for SMEs

Whether you need a kick-start to your cash flow or a loan to get out of the trouble zone, there ..

Have you checked your supplier's ABN recently?

As a business owner, you are under obligation to check the validity of your suppliers. It c..

Financial terms made simple

Many business owners often find themselves stumped when it comes to knowing the definition..

More time to get SuperStream ready

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) recently announced that they are allowing more time for sm..

3 things you need to know about cash flow management

Cash flow management is the Bermuda Triangle for many businesses. The mystery behind manag..

A guide to the sharing economy

Many Australian small business owners are turning to the sharing economy phenomenon to sup..

The importance of learning on the job

A vast majority of small business owners started their business with a single, unique idea...

Small business growth planning: 3 tips to set up for success in the New Year

The books from 2016 are closed, new plans for 2017 are drawn up and everyone is ready to f..

My tax and e-tax: what's changing?

As of July 1 2016, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) migrated its tax lodgement syst..

Diagnose your financial health

Unsure how to diagnose the status of your business financials? SWAG Bookkeeping has cre..

Get organised for EOFY

When it comes to the end of financial year, many business owners find themselves rather unpre..

SuperStream deadline is coming up for SMEs

Are you running a business with 19 or less employees? If so, you have until the end of thi..

Introducing our Bookkeeping Packages

We're excited to launch our new business bookkeeping packages, offered at three levels to suit t..

EOFY Half-Price Debt Collection Offer

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3 Ways to Maximise Tax Deductions Before EOFY

There’s just over a month left before the end of financial year and if your business’ cash flow ..

What the Federal Budget means for small businesses

Are you an SME trying to work out what’s going on with the Federal Budget? We drill down to brin..

End of Financial Year 2015/16: Payroll Considerations

Are you an employer? Use this EOFY payroll housekeeping list to ensure everything ..

End of Financial Year 2015/16: Key Dates

With the end of financial year fast approaching, it’s important to be aware of some key..

How to find your lost super

Many Australians have multiple superannuation accounts open, leading them to less interest and m..

3 Must-Reads for Every Business Owner

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Fringe Benefits Tax

The Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) is payable by employers on some benefits they provide their employ..

Signs you need a bookkeeper

Many small business owners start off doing everything themselves, however as business grows, the..

3 quick tips for organising your accounting

When you’re running your own business, it’s super important to be on top of your accounting. It ..

​ FAQ: The instant $20,000 asset tax write-off

Last year’s budget for small businesses served up the short-term instant asset tax write-off up ..

Australia’s next Federal election and what it means for tax concessions

Due to the Federal Government’s $37 billion budget deficit, paired with declining commodity pric..

BAS, IAS & Superannuation Lodgement dates

Lodgement Dates 2016 REPORTING DATES 2015-2016 for BAS, IAS and SGC ..

Cloud Accounting

Bookkeeping practices are undergoing significant change with the introduction and adoption of on..

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– Frank Mash, FISA Pty Ltd

The role of bookkeeping has grown to reflect the changing needs of our business, and Swag Bookkeeping is now an integral part of our operations.

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It certainly takes the pressure off me and I feel I can put a lot of trust in to Sheree and what she does for me and my business. What takes her a few hours would take me days.

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Modern Award Facts for Employers

Modern awards have been a feature of the Australian workplace relations system since th..

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