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ACNC Webinars

Recorded Webinars

ACNC: A range of recorded webinars from the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.

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Topics:

  • Ask ACNC - the ATO and the ACNC
  • Ask ACNC Basic Financial Training
  • ASK ACNC - the webinar session
  • Welcome to the board
  • What does the Australian charity sector look like?
  • Before you apply to register a charity
  • Now that you're a registered charity
  • Who regulates charities?
  • Reporting to the ACNC - the Annual Information Statement
  • Meeting the ACNC's Governance Standards

More topics are available from previous years, and you will also find upcoming live webinar sessions here.

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ATO TV Channel for Tax Professionals

Online

ATO: Did you know that the ATO have a dedicated online TV Channel for Tax Professionals?

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Some of the videos are talking about changes to the Tax Profession and the way the ATO does things.

Some of them are more technical and the time you spend watching these can be logged as Continued Professional Education - add the videos to your ICB CPE log.

There is also a dedicated channel for business - this may be relevant for yourself as well as your clients.

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GST & BAS Online Training

DVD or Online Learning, Self-paced

Applied Education: This course will show you how to identify taxable supplies, GST Free supplies and input taxed supplies. This course is available via DVD or Online Learning.

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Content:

  • What is GST & how the GST system works
  • Registering for GST
  • Taxable sales
  • GST free sales
  • Input taxed sales
  • Partly taxable sales
  • Issuing tax invoices
  • Claiming GST credits
  • Adjustments
  • Correcting GST Mistakes
  • Record keeping
  • FBT and the BAS
  • PAYG Withholding
  • PAYG Instalments
  • Electronic Lodgement Guidelines
  • Wine Equalisation Tax
  • Luxury Car Tax
  • Fuel Tax Credits

Suitable for: Anyone invovled in BAS preparation.

Cost: $199 for DVD Learning & Hard Copy Manual, $149 for Online Learning & PDF Manual.

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Inventory Management for SME's

Balcatta, WA (also available Online)

WiseClick: Businesses that buy and sell products need to understand the complexities of operating an inventory system. Inventory management relies on correct data and information being inputted into an inventory accounts software system.

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Content:

  • Understanding the differences between Periodic and Perpetual inventory
  • Setting up inventory
  • Allocating tax codes
  • Entering opening stock
  • Manually recording inventory
  • Setting up supplier cards
  • Setting up min levels
  • Returns and adjustments
  • Recieving items
  • Reconciling inventory items to the general ledger

Cost: $265

This course is run over 1 day, from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm.

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Payroll Administration Online Training

DVD or Online Learning, Self-paced

Applied Education: This Payroll Administration Online Training offers an effective way of gaining knowledge on payroll preparation and taxation procedures to get on top of this vital area. This course is offered via self-paced DVD or Online Learning.

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Content:

  • What's New
  • Procedures and forms for employers
  • Allowances
  • Payroll Tax
  • Deductions (Employee Purchases, Child Support)
  • When to withhold PAYG and current ATO thresholds
  • Introduction to Fringe Benefits Tax
  • ATO reporting and payment obligations
  • Superannuation (Super Guarantee, Reportable Employer Superannuation Contributions, Member Voluntary Super)
  • Annual Leave and termination payments
  • Worker's Compensation
  • National Employment Standards and the Fair Work Act
  • Reporting payroll information on your BAS and Activity Statements

Suitable for: Anyone wishing to update their payroll skills, or gain recognition of payroll skills to enhance employment opportunities. No previous knowledge of payroll is required.

Cost: $299 DVD Learning & Hard Copy Manual, $249 Online Learning & PDF Manual.

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Professional Development for Bookkeepers

Books, Videos

Officelink Learning: A range of resources for your professional development as a bookkeeper. Both books and videos are available for purchase.

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Content Includes:

  • A Quality Management System
  • Best Practice for BAS Agents
  • Bookkeeping Fundamentals
  • BSBFIA401A Prepare Financial Reports
  • Complex Payroll using MYOB
  • Excel for Bookkeepers Microsoft Excel 2010
  • FNSBKG401A Develop and Implement Policies and Procedures Relevant to Bookkeeping Activities
  • FNSBKG404A Carry Out Business Activity and Instalment Activity Statement (MYOB)
  • FNSBKG505A Establish and Maintain a Payroll System
  • Insights to Cultural Diversity
  • Principles for BAS Agents

Costs vary depending on the resource, but range from $15 - $36.

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Salary Packaging Online Training

DVD or Online Learning, Self-paced

Applied Education: Intensive briefing on the state of the art in remuneration management for staff at all levels. This course is offered via DVD or Online learning to be completed at your own pace.

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Content:

  • Understanding the legislative framework of Fringe Benefits Tax
  • Total Employment costing model, and industry standards for Salary Packaging
  • Benefits Exempt from Tax
  • Employers guide to salary sacrifice superannuation
  • Concessional organisations
  • The complete guide to motor vehicle salary packages
  • Remote areas and relation benefits
  • Administration options in packaging
  • Examination of example packages
  • The effect on payment summaries and employees overall tax position

Suitable for: Anyone working in payroll, bookkeeping, human resources, accounting and administration. No prior knowledge of salary packaging is required.

Cost:  $299 DVD Learning & Hard Copy Manual, $249 Online Learning & PDF Manual

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Terminations Online Training

DVD or Online Learning, Self-paced

Applied Education: Designed to ensure that you are meeting your obligations to your employees upon termination. This course is available via DVD or Online Learning and is self-paced.

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Content:

  • Employer Termination Payments
  • Terminations Law
  • Normal Terminations
  • Other Terminations

Prerequisites: Suitable for anyone working in Human Resources.

Cost: $199 DVD Learning & Hard Copy Manual, $149 Online Learning & PDF Manual.

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Workplace Basics Quiz - FairWork Australia

Online

FairWork Ombudsman: Online, interactive quiz that helps employers and employees check their knowledge of workplace rights and their compliance with workplace obligations.

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Workplace basics is comprised of 7 modules of multiple-choice questions on core topics.

Topics include:

  • Pay and awards
  • Leave
  • Record-keeping, and
  • Termination

Questions are designed to address key information you need to know in each topic area and are modeled on real world scenarios to ensure that the information is relevant to the experiences faced by small businesses on a day-to-day basis.

As you progress through the content, you'll recieve immediate feedback on your responses. At the end of each module, you can view a customised list of resources and information to help you address any specific knowledge gaps. You can also email the resource links to yourself so you can review them at a later time. Upon completion, you can also download a certificate for your records.

You can count the time spent on these quizzes as CPE for ICB (although not relevant for TPB).

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