Frequently Asked Questions
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At ICB, we are constantly representing the bookkeeping fraternity to the government, software, education and community bodies. To ensure we provide the correct information and continue to represent all types of bookkeepers we would love to hear from you.
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Last year we had 803 respondents and in 2011 we had 613 so lets make this year the best yet! Already over 370 responses for 2013!
ICB is about, AND for, all bookkeepers and BAS Agents
We are an association of Australian Bookkeepers looking to assist each other in doing our job better.
Our aim is to support and help bookkeepers of all levels be better and more professional!
(Employed, self employed, contract or do it yourself: ICB is here to help)
Our Resources section is provided to assist bookkeepers in all aspects of their work. You will find Bookkeeping Tools, Business Information, BAS Agent Information, Marketing and more. As we are always adding to and amending the ICB Resources section, you will always find something of interest and, do not hesitate in letting us know if there is anything you would like to see added.
The ICB will accredit your competenceWe work with bookkeepers by setting standards and professional codes of conduct, we assist bookkeepers be better by providing resources, systems, checklists, guidance notes, links to advanced knowledge, pathways to appropriate education.
Support bookkeepersNetwork meetings, email news, industry information, bookkeeper telephone and email query support.
www.icb.org.au A resource for bookkeepers: links, information, systems, checklists, tools, help.
The ICB is NOT a Training Organisation. We are not competing with training providers. The ICB will accredit relevant training organisations who provide courses relevant to bookkeepers. We will direct bookkeepers to the trainers who provide the courses relevant to the education that you require.
ICB recognises and will directly accredit approved training courses, together with experience gained where appropriate. We are working with a number of training providers to ensure appropriate courses exist and are accessible.
AccountantsBookkeepers play a key role in getting information to accountants. ICB's aim is to improve that relationship, the communication and the effectiveness of the communication interchange. We provide guidance notes on interactions between accountants and bookkeepers.
BusinessesWe help businesses have a more effective accounting and business process. ICB bookkeepers are about doing what they do well and letting you know before they are out of their depth. Our aim is for businesses to do their books effectively and correctly, using bookkeeping expertise and working with the businesses other advisors.
Government, TPB, ATOThe ICB represents bookkeepers in government and specifically ATO forums to ensure bookkeepers have their view heard.
The ICB plays a key role in communication of reality to bookkeepers and providing feedback of the 'bookkeeper's reality' to government.
Not all bookkeepers need a big stick and high level formal education. The ICB is about helping ALL bookkeepers. We will accredit, work with, support, resource and represent the bookkeepers who seek registration as a BAS Agent and we will accredit, work with, support, resource and represent every other bookkeeper in doing their bookkeeping in the best, most efficient and most rewarding manner.
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