Notifications in Xero

Notifications in Xero makes it easy to stay on top of what’s new, what’s important and what you need to know or learn – in the one place where you work everyday. No more searching an Inbox. No more missing an update. Explore when you want… get updated when...

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Sales quotes in Xero Released

On Wednesday Xero released the ability to issue quotes from the software. Many small businesses win work by using sales quotes. Quotes drive sales, which, in turn, generate revenue and build relationships with customers. Yet many businesses don’t realise that quotes can also cost them business. Revenue can be...

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The changing face of business software

If you started a new business a few years ago you would probably have bought an office suite to help you run it. This would contain a word processor, a spreadsheet application, a presentations tool and maybe a drawing package and database program too. Then you’d spend time setting...

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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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