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Self-Assessment tax return: What you need to know

Self assessment tax return: What you need to know

Benjamin Franklin famously said that “in this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes” and it’s hard to argue with that. As the deadline for the Self-Assessment tax return approaches, it is vital that you understand everything you need to know before filing your tax return. Below, we outline the information you need to […]

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Why accurate time tracking is beneficial for accountants

time-tracking

Keeping track of time and accurately billing hours is essential for any professional services business. However, it’s easier said than done. It can be a struggle for businesses to track the correct billable hours while managing non-billable distractions. Unfortunately, failing to do so can lead to missed revenue or can potentially impact your relationship with […]

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Unleash optimum productivity with Surf Accounts and Dext Prepare

No matter how productive your accounting practice is, there is always room to optimise your processes to save even more time. One of the most effective ways of improving productivity, is to reduce the amount of time you spend on manual data-entering tasks. By being a little more tech-savvy, you should be able to use […]

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Bright announces Kevin McCallum as new CEO

Bright announces Kevin McCallum as new CEO

August 2022 saw a big change for the leadership of Bright, with Kevin McCallum chosen to be the new Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect, and current CEO Paul Byrne stepping up to the role of Founder Board Director. Paul has been CEO of Bright (and formerly Thesaurus Software) for the last 32 years. Bright […]

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Payroll software integration, what can it do for your business? (3 tips)

It’s been a busy month for your business – you’re tired and about to head home for a well-deserved break, until you realise you forgot to upload your payroll journals to your accounting software. You open up the computer and get to work. Once the payroll run is done, you have to then open both […]

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Draft letters with ease thanks to our new documentation feature

Draft letters with ease thanks to our new documentation feature

As an accountant, writing legal documents is a task you’re likely familiar with and is one that can be manual and time-consuming. It can also be frustrating having to repeatedly rewrite and tailor these documents, such as an audit engagement and audit representation letter, to your specific clients. It is, however, a necessary job. An […]

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Improve bookkeeping operations by allowing your clients additional access

Improve bookkeeping operations by allowing your clients additional access

Years ago, allowing your clients to access and even contribute to bookkeeping tasks was unthinkable. However, as time has moved on, both the business and accounting industry has developed, and this sort of scenario has become a popular idea to implement. Cloud accounting software packages allow you to choose the type of access each client […]

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Essential features in accounting practice management software

Practice management software

Practice management is one of the most important aspects of any accountancy firm. Whether you’re a small firm with only a few employees, or a firm growing exponentially, having the right practice management software will help you to stay ahead and create a better client experience. It’s vital for firms to find a solution that […]

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How to prepare for the Automatic Enrolment scheme

How to prepare for the Automatic Enrolment scheme

Introducing automatic enrolment in Ireland has been in discussion for over 25 years now. In 2017, the subject arose once again, and the government finally announced that the scheme would commence in 2021. However, a delay caused by COVID-19 meant a delay. Then, on the 29th of March 2022, the details on the planned state […]

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Essential tips to creating invoices

Over the last decade, the way in which invoices have been created and sent changed drastically, and it is important that your practice is aware of this and stays up to date with these latest trends. Invoicing was previously seen as a very repetitive task, but advancements in accounting software packages mean that invoicing has […]

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