Offering Salary Incentives to Staff

Are you thinking about offering incentives to staff in the form of salary packages? Sometimes the terms ‘salary sacrifice’ and ‘salary packaging’ are used interchangeably, but there are differences between the two. A salary sacrifice is when the employee chooses … Read More

Xero Bookkeeper Canberra ACT

Ascend Solutions provides your Canberra business with peace of mind, knowing that your Xero Bookkeeping is taken care by Certified and Professional Xero Bookkeepers. Your Canberra Xero Bookkeeper is certified in the latest updates and Xero best-practice Our team of … Read More

Franchise Accounting Canberra

Did you know that there are now more than 30,000 private sector businesses now operating in the nation’s capital, Canberra, and employs nearly 2/3 of Canberra’s workforce? This figure has risen by 800 new firms throughout 2021, despite the impact … Read More

Management Accountant Canberra ACT

A Management Accountant adds a significant amount of expertise to your business, and requires a special set of skills and formal educational requirements, including a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and Professional Designations (eg: CPA Australia, CAANZ, Certified Management Accountant, … Read More

Bookkeeping Services Canberra, Doing Business in Canberra

Australia’s Capital City has a unique business environment Canberra is an idyllic cool-climate city, ideally situated between Sydney and Melbourne and presents as a unique gateway between government operations and private enterprise. Its location also provides for convenient warehousing and … Read More

Franchise Accounting

If you are a Franchisor, achieving clarity and transparency of Franchisee performance is crucial to maintaining the integrity of the brand you have built up over so many years. Franchising is a very common business model in Australia, with over … Read More

Management Accountant

A Management Accountant adds a significant amount of expertise to your business, and requires a special set of skills and formal educational requirements, including a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and Professional Designations (eg: CPA Australia, CAANZ, Certified Management Accountant, … Read More

Cash Out Annual Leave

Do Your Employees Want to Cash Out Annual Leave? Here’s the lowdown. Are your staff asking to cash out annual leave? There are some important rules to remember before paying out annual leave. Firstly, you must review the employee’s modern … Read More

Why outsource to our Xero Bookkeepers

Ascend Solutions provides you with peace of mind, knowing that your Xero Bookkeeping is taken care by Certified and Professional Xero Bookkeepers. Your Xero Bookkeeper is trained and certified in the latest updates and Xero best-practice Our team of Xero … Read More

Christmas presents and tax

Christmas Parties and Presents – and Tax!

Christmas Parties and Presents – and Tax! Christmas is a great time to acknowledge and reward your employees and other associates by celebrating and giving gifts. But don’t get caught out by entertainment rules! Claiming entertainment and gifts as business … Read More