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ICB National Conference - Bookkeeping 2018

Conference, Multi-locations
Multi-date

Join ICB for our annual March Conference where we will discuss how to implement strategies to be a professional Certified Bookkeeper.

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Content:

  • Bookkeepers often get stressed about amounts that don't fit..... should you worry?
  • What is a "material" amount that you need to get an answer on?
  • What is an "immaterial" amount or transaction and what do you do with it in the accounts?
  • When is it a tax agent decision and when can you make a judgement about it?

Cost: Free for Members, $55 for Students and Educators

Webinar, Online:

  • 26th April 2016, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
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ICB End of Year Workshop

Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane and Melbourne
Late May & June Various

Join the ICB team for our End of Year Workshop coming to all major cities. Minimise your stress and prepare for all the latest legislation and technology changes this End Of Financial Year.

  • Get the inside running on year end tasks of payroll (including preparation for Single Touch Payroll)
  • EOY financials
  • Working with your clients
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Minimise your stress and prepare for all the latest legislation and technology changes this End Of Financial Year.

  • Get the inside running on year end tasks of payroll (including preparation for Single Touch Payroll)
  • EOY financials
  • Working with your clients

Come along Come along and network with your colleagues, and get inspired to be ready for this EOFY!

Following feedback and member suggestions, the workshops will remain capped to smaller groups of up to 50 people in 2018 and will be a one-day format to help fit with busy schedules.

The workshops will include extensive hands-on exercises to give you practical experiences in areas we will be discussing

Agenda

  • Updates to Legislation
  • Bookkeeper Preparation for EOY
  • EOY Payroll
  • Taxable Payment Annual Report
  • Financials

Pricing

Member only event  Early Bird $275 (closes 7th May) then $330

Choose from

  • Sydney 29th or 30th May
  • Perth  5th or 6th June
  • Adelaide  8th June
  • Brisbane 12th or 13th June
  • Melbourne 19th or 20th June
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ATO Open Forums for Practitioners

Various
April to June

Open Forums provide an opportunity for you to meet with ATO in your local area. You can:

  • talk to us about matters affecting you, your practice and the broader tax professional community
  • raise questions and have open discussions
  • hear about the latest updates and changes.
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What we discuss

Our discussions cover, but are not limited to:

  • digital initiatives including          
    • Single Touch Payroll
    • online services for agents, your new channel providing access to services currently available on the portals
    • the latest on the practitioner lodgment service (PLS)
    • identity authentication and authorisation including details on the replacement for AUSkey
    • Small Business Superannuation Clearing House
     
  • compliance, and our focus on work-related expenses
  • recent superannuation changes affecting your clients
  • employer obligations including the extension of the taxable payments reporting system to new industries
  • helping your clients engage with us early to prevent debt and manage their obligations
  • the proposed Transparency of tax debt (TOTD) measure
  • what's new from the Tax Practitioners Board.
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Hornsby Special Meeting - Understanding Financial Reports from a BAS Agent/Bookkeeper Perspective

Classroom, NSW
12th May, 2018

Join Maria Landrelli as she presents this course which will give you a basic understanding of how to interpret the financial information, from key reports such as Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss Statement as well as other useful reports.

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Content: 

During the course we will be looking at the financial reports of a fictional company so that you will be able to:

  • Understand the Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss Statement and how to simply explain these reports to your client so they can understand them.

  • Key Performance Indicators from your financial reports that highlights information about the business performance that you and your clients need to be aware of.

  • Area’s in the accounting file that you should review prior to providing the financials to the tax accountant for tax preparation.

Cost:

Members - $132, Non-Members - $154

Classroom, NSW: 

12th May 2018, 12:30pm to 4pm

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T Sheets by Quickbooks online

Online
24 April 2018 11am AEST

Do your clients want to track time easily? Do they want precise and detailed reporting of employee hours? Or are you new to TSheets and would love to learn more? If so, this free webinar is for you!

Join us on Tuesday 24 April to see how the #1 rated app in the Intuit App ecosystem, TSheets, can streamline your clients time tracking and scheduling.

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Do your clients want to track time easily? Do they want precise and detailed reporting of employee hours? Or are you new to TSheets and would love to learn more? If so, this free webinar is for you!

Join us on Tuesday 24 April to see how the #1 rated app in the Intuit App ecosystem, TSheets, can streamline your clients time tracking and scheduling. 

We'll also walk through how to set up TSheets in your practice, the key steps to get started and then how to use it like a pro with QuickBooks Online.

What you'll learn:
How to schedule, track, manage and report your time
   
How to streamline your time data for payroll and invoicing
   
How TSheets works with QuickBooks Online
   
Take a glimpse into TSheetsPRO Program
We'll wrap up the session with Q&A's as well as hear from Sandy Vo and how you can receive a free professional TSheets account.
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Automate, Grow & Scale with Trent Mclaren - Live Webinar

Webinar, Online
1st May, 2018 10 - 11am

Learn how to automate your engagement process, collect client payments and automate your invoicing. 

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Join us for a live webinar on how bookkeepers can streamline their onboarding & ongoing engagement process for both new and existing clients using Practice Ignition.

What you'll learn:

- How does Practice Ignition help bookkeepers automate, grow and scale their business

- A short demo of how Practice Ignition automate's your engagement letter and client payments

- Live Q&A from a community of bookkeepers successfully using Practice Ignition

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Single Touch Payroll with Reckon

Webinar, Online
3rd May, 2018 12:30 - 1:00pm

Reckon’s Single Touch Payroll webinar will have all the info you need for preparing your business for Single Touch Payroll.

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We will be covering:

•    What is STP?
•    When does STP start?
•    What do I need to do to be ready for STP?
•    Processing STP in the Reckon Product range

We will also provide you with a free STP eBook filled with helpful tips and a checklist
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Maximising Payment Collection for you and your clients

Online
Tuesday 8th May 12.30 - 1.00pm
This session looks at the ways you can maximise the collection of payments for your clients. Understanding the benefits of early and reliable payment collection to your business will be explored.
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This session looks at the ways you can maximise the collection of payments for your clients. Understanding the benefits of early and reliable payment collection to your business will be explored.
The session will also look at payment types old and new including credit cards, BPAY, New Payments Platform (OSKO PayID) and Cryptocurrencies.
 
Date - Tuesday 8 May 2018 from 12.30 - 1.00 pm
Presenter is Catherine Batch (Direct Debi)
Co presenter is Deborah Thompson (ICB)
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QuickBooks Online Advanced Certification

QuickBooks Courses, Online
Multiple Dates

QuickBooks Courses, Online: Take your QuickBooks Online skills to expert level over the end of year break with Advanced Certification.

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QuickBooks Online Advanced Certification webinar

Why Attend?

  • Become an expert by gaining a more in-depth understanding of QuickBooks Online
  • Gain Advanced Certified ProAdvisor status and receive a certificate and logo to promote your expertise
  • Once Advanced Certified, you’ll display higher in the Find a ProAdvisor directory - that’s where small businesses go to find accountants and bookkeepers to help them with their books
  • Earn Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits

What you’ll learn

  • How the data conversion process works
  • Creating a file using opening balances
  • Advanced company settings and managing users
  • Managing chart of accounts when using locations and classes
  • How to process adjusting transactions in your client file
  • How to process uncommon transactions
  • Advanced features for online banking and bank rules - advanced features
  • Using the Accountant Tools for reviewing client files
  • Setting up budgets
  • How to set up systems and controls to keep your clients out of trouble
  • Advanced feature in payroll - advanced features
  • Tips and Tricks

Please note you must be an Australian Certified ProAdvisor to attend Advanced Certification training (passed the Australian QuickBooks Online Certification Exam).

For more information please call our Australian Care Team on 1800 618 521.

 

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ATO Single Touch Payroll Webinar Series

Online
Various April and also recorded

ATO will be hosting a series of short Single Touch Payroll webinars for employers, tax professionals and industry associations.

At the end of each webinar there will be time for questions and answers.

Check back regularly for newly added webinars.

 

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ATO will be hosting a series of short Single Touch Payroll webinars for employers, tax professionals and industry associations.

At the end of each webinar there will be time for questions and answers.

Check back regularly for newly added webinars.

 

How to register

  1. Click on the event you would like to attend.
  2. Select Register at the bottom of the WebEx screen.
  3. Enter your name and email. A confirmation will be sent to your email address.

You can testExternal Link your device is compatible with WebEx before the webinar.

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Deferrals and exemptionsExternal Link

Thursday 12 April 2018

2.00pm–3.00pm (AEDT)

Learn what the process is to apply for more time if you are not ready by 1 July 2018.

Tax professionals and industry associations

Getting ready for Single Touch PayrollExternal Link

Thursday 29 March 2018

11.00am–12.00pm (AEDT)

A brief presentation on what employers can do to get ready for Single Touch Payroll, followed by a Q&A session.

Tax professionals and industry associations

Corrections and fixesExternal Link

Tuesday 3 April 2018

11.00am–12.00pm (AEST)

Learn what your options are if you need to change the information you've reported.

Tax professionals and industry associations

Getting ready for Single Touch PayrollExternal Link

 

 

Thursday 5 April 2018

10.00am–11.00am (AEST)

A brief presentation on what employers can do to get ready for Single Touch Payroll, followed by a Q&A session.

Employers

Single Touch Payroll and SuperExternal Link

Tuesday 10 April 2018

2.00pm–3.00pm (AEST)

What’s changing and what you need to know.

Tax professionals and industry associations

Getting ready for Single Touch PayrollExternal Link

Friday 13 April 2018

2.00pm–3.00pm (AEST)

A brief presentation on what employers can do to get ready for Single Touch Payroll, followed by a Q&A session.

Employers

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Reckon Live Webinars (& Library)

Webinars & Recorded for Online
Continual

Live Webinars & Webinar Library for Reckon Accounts Hosted

 

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QuickBooks Connect

Conference, Australian Technology Park, Sydney
24th May, 2018

QuickBooks Connect is a unique experience designed for those who work for themselves. Join sessions led by industry experts to gain valuable insights. Get advice you can put to work right away and connect with your peers and be inspired by experienced entrepreneurs sharing their journey.

 

The QuickBooks team would love to see you there. To help you on your way we’re offering you a special discount of 40% off the full ticket price of $149. Simply enter SPONSOR to receive this  offer. We look forward to seeing you at QuickBooks Connect 2018!

 

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The event promises a powerful program with actionable takeaways tailored to accounting & bookkeeping professionals with a variety of breakout sessions and top keynote speakers.

Register by 29/3 for the guaranteed best price of 50% off.

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Xerocon Brisbane 2018

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
September 5th & 6th

Xero presents

  • get to know the top tech for you
  • spend time with peers from far and wide
  • hear what's on the horizon
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For $800 including GST you get an all-access pass to both days of Xerocon Brisbane 2018. Tickets to the Xerocon Wrap Party can be added for $100. So take advantage of the early bird savings before they end on 30 June!

Get to know the top tech for you

Is there an product feature or add-on that could help your practice create even more efficiencies? Take the time to explore the the latest tech ready to transform your offering.

Spend time with peers from far and wide

The beauty of Xerocon lies in the thousands of advisors who join us from across Australia, Asia and New Zealand. Get together with industry insiders and share your experiences.

Hear what’s on the horizon

Get a headstart on the topics set to impact the bookkeeping and accounting industry, as our hand-selected speakers talk to opportunities for the future.

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MYOB Partner Connect

Hisense Arena, Melbourne
20 & 21 September

Partner Connection - early release of dates

One locaation

two action packed days

Bookkeepers detailed information here - when released for 2018

Certified Consultatnts detailed information here - when released for 2018

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