30 August 2019

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So you want to drive Uber? Things you should know...

by Datasift
GST Law
Current law states that all taxi drivers and chauffers including ride-sharing must be registered for GST from the first dollar of income (division 144 of the GST Act). This is to avoid confusion about pricing, and results in all customers paying the same rates.
Uber challenged the ...

10 August 2019

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Single Touch Payroll

by Datasift
If you have not already implemented single touch payroll, we can help you. For example, in Xero, it's as simple as calling the ATO with your software ID and ticking a box to say it is done! So if your bookkeeper is charging to do it, maybe you need a new bookkeeper? ...

31 May 2019

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When Super Gets Ordinary...

by Datasift

There are caps on the amount you can contribute to your super each financial year to be taxed at lower rates. If you contribute over these caps, you may have to pay extra tax.
The cap amount and how much extra tax you have to pay may depend on your age, which financial year your cont...

9 April 2019

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Exception Reporting

by Datasift
Exception reporting. What is it? How can it be used to maintain your business' health?
Imagine you are a wholesaler selling a range of cosmetics nationally. You have a Sales Manager in each state and a team of sales people reporting to them.
Using intelligence report...

26 March 2019

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Introduction to naming ranges in Excel.

by Datasift
"Do what?", I hear you ask. Well, how many times have you had to jump around Excel trying to find out what an Excel formula is actually doing? Lets look at a simple example. =SUM($C$4:$C$9) this is adding up a range of cells. However, it does not tell you what the cells contain -...