Travel and Tax Deductions

Claiming a tax deduction for travel-related accommodation and meal expenditure A question that we are commonly asked at CNS Partners is “Can I claim for a deduction for accommodation and/or meals while away for work?”. This applies to both self- employed people and employees. As a general rule accommodation...

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Receipt Rage? Keep Calm and Follow These Tips

Along with flying cars and holidays on the moon, the 21st century held the promise of paper-free offices; but alas, no. Twenty-first century bookkeeping still involves an awful lot of paperwork. While most civilians can safely toss their receipts away, small businesses operatives have to hold onto the invoices...

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We Vote for OneNote

If you’re anything like me, you’ll get your finest inspiration at the most inopportune times. Light bulb moments will come half way through downing a good bottle of red with friends or mid-way through a 5k run. One option is to try and lock the revelation into your brain...

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Is My Data Really Secure with Xero?

Given recent global events in which sensitive financial data was stolen, it’s no surprise that people are more aware than ever about the privacy and security of their information. One of the most commonly asked questions about the use of Xero for business bookkeeping is how risky is it....

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