Entries by The Visory Team

Seeing Double: Why You Need Double-Entry Bookkeeping

Your business is growing, which is good for your bottom line. It may not be good for your limited accounting staff, however. Especially if they’re not keeping accurate, double-entry books. Thankfully there is a lot of help out there for medium-to-large businesses that need assistance scaling up while keeping their books straight.  Online bookkeepers can […]

Understanding a Balance Sheet

Think you have a grasp on the health of your business? If your balance sheet is a mess, you might be lying to yourself. A balance sheet represents your company’s assets, liabilities, and stakeholder equity (the money that’s been invested) at a given point. In other words, it tells you a lot more than the […]

How well does your bank really know you?

Whilst some Government initiatives such as JobKeeper have been extended, other programs including private sector initiatives have not. This will inevitably place additional pressure on the cashflow of businesses in the coming months. The result is a financial environment where requests for new credit, and reviews or modifications to current facilities could become very crowded […]

Harnessing the Cloud: If cash is King, data is its Queen

A recent study found nearly half of Australian businesses are looking to increase cloud infrastructure spending in 2020, and 59 per cent now have ‘cloud first’ policies when it comes to making new investments[1]. Cloud accounting allows your business, its administration employees and advisers to access its financial information live from online servers, anywhere at […]

Single Touch Payroll – Are you compliant?

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) introduced Single Touch Payroll (STP) to improve payroll processes and reporting for employers. Meeting payroll compliance standards can be challenging for businesses, especially when it comes to more complex tasks like superannuation.  In the past, some businesses relied on paper reporting, making it more difficult. STP reporting changed that and […]