MYOB buys fintech Flare, moving on after ‘semi-ignorant’ reaction to ANZ talks
Accounting software firm MYOB has beefed up its offerings by acquiring Flare, a Sydney-based fintech backed by investors such as former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull, for an undisclosed sum.
Accounting firms look offshore to save 25-50pc on salaries
Accounting firms are saving as much as $47,000 per employee by using offshore labour that is 25 to 50 per cent cheaper than in Australia, which in turn allows them to pay local staff more in a bid to retain talent.
Is it time for payroll tax reform?
Payroll tax is a significant source of revenue for Australia’s state and territory governments but its ongoing existence after more than 80 years is under increasing scrutiny, with persistent calls for reform.
How disciplinary bodies work
Accountants have ethical and professional standards, but when a dispute arises independent disciplinary bodies are called upon to make decisions. What are these bodies and how do they operate?
From the Accountants Chat Australia Group
- Status of the Australian accounting job market.
- Chermside (Brisbane) accounting job.
- Claiming old super contributions.
My accounting tech update.
Unfortunately, it has been a busy week at work + personal life so I have done very little work on my accounting tech side project. I have managed to do a bit of design work, but for me, the actual coding requires deep focus which has just not happened. I did read this great blog post that is which is a good reminder of how much you can achieve with a little bit of consistency – How to change your life in one year.
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