7 Tips for setting up a killer Invoicing System that always gets you Paid

Posted by Kelly Morgan on 11-Dec-2018 08:13:45



Generating and sending invoices can be a time-consuming process. Still, it's not a process that should be skipped or ignored. A properly designed invoice helps a business get paid and provides legal protection for both parties.

Asking your clients or customers to pay an invoice isn’t the highlight of the day for business owners. However, it’s an essential task that will make or break your business. 

Here are our 7 top tips when setting up a killer invoicing system:

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Topics: tax invoice, Invoice, invoicing system, Azure Group News, Business accounting

Do these 50 things to become a better Entrepreneur

Posted by Azure Group on 06-Dec-2018 07:43:06



There is one thing that entrepreneurs want, and that is to be better. They are constantly striving for bigger and better. Never satisfied, they are always looking to achieve great things. But the one thing that will bring about the greatest shift for an entrepreneur is within. Working and investing on themselves is the best investment an Entrepreneur can make.

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Topics: Entrepreneur, Business success, Business growth, entrepreneurship, Azure Group News, Sydney Accountants

Tech Tools that make doing International Business easy

Posted by Michael Derin on 04-Dec-2018 07:48:59



Doing business internationally has never been easier. Technology has not only solved many problems, but it has made it so cheap that companies of any size can be competing on the international market.

Here are some tech tools that will make your life easier when doing international business:

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Topics: international tax specialist, international business, international tax, Azure Group News, business strategy, strategic advisor, Technology Business, Tech Business, Startup Australia

ATO SCAM ALERT: Don't get caught paying fake Debts

Posted by Azure Group on 29-Nov-2018 10:48:38



Tax time may be over, but some scammers are just getting started. Stay vigilant and warn your friends, family and clients so they don’t get tricked into paying a fake debt. 

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Topics: ATO, ATO audit, Azure Group News, scammers, scam, alert, Australian Taxation Office

5 Useful Tools for Startups to overcome their "journey difficulties"

Posted by Michael Derin on 29-Nov-2018 10:10:32



Despite accounting’s boring reputation, it can't be emphasized too much how essential it is that your business follows best practice accounting principles right from the start. No matter what size your startup is, there are some fundamentals that even the smallest self funded startup should be applying from the get go.  

To keep your people costs down it can be beneficial to automate as many of your processes as you can. 

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Topics: startup accountant, Startups, Startup Australia, startup problems, Sydney Accountants, accounting tools, Business accounting

How to avoid a Tax Hangover this Festive Season

Posted by Azure Group on 20-Nov-2018 12:13:56



It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas...

While Santa’s checking his pressie list, make sure you check out our 8 tips to get yourself and your Business ready for the Festive Season. 

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Topics: tax obligations, Accounting Firm Sydney, Small Business Accounting, Business accounting, cashflow, forecasting, christmas, taxation, Azure Group News

6 Things you should consider before expanding Globally

Posted by Michael Derin on 14-Nov-2018 08:28:11



Expanding internationally is exciting and rewarding, but the hard reality is that every country in which you operate is different. Along the way, we’ve learned valuable lessons about conducting business across borders.

There are a few things you should consider before you start taking your Australian business globally.

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Topics: international business, international tax, international tax specialist, Azure Group News, Business growth, Starting business in Australia, expanding globally

We asked Lawpath how your obligations differ depending on which Business Structure you choose

Posted by Azure Group on 12-Nov-2018 10:07:49

You are all set to make your great startup idea reality. Your plans are rolled out, and you are raring to go. This is the stage at which you need to consider what business structure you are going to adopt.

Your business structure can make or break your startup. To help you consider your options, we asked Lawpath what they thought?

LawPath is Australia’s leading provider of online legal services for businesses and individuals, providing technology powered legal solutions at a fraction of the time, cost and complexity of the traditional system.

Setting up a new business can be a daunting task, and it is important that you understand the implications of the business structure you choose. Not only will you require different documents, but you’ll also have different obligations to the relevant government agencies and the ATO.

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Topics: tax obligations, Trusts, sole trader, LawPath, Business structure, Azure Group News, ATO, legal obligations

Is Artificial Intelligence a must have for Small Business?

Posted by Azure Group on 07-Nov-2018 11:23:41



Artificial intelligence ("AI") has been around for a while. In fact for the last 30 years it has fuelled most science fiction novels and movies. But it is now becoming more approachable for every day people and many people whether they realise it or not are using it already in their home and office. The rapid growth of ‘smart home’ devices such as Google Home and Amazon’s Alexa demonstrates the consumers appetite for such products. So where does this leave small business?

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Topics: AI, artifical inteligence, small business, Tech Business, Azure Group News, Technology Business

5 Areas of your Business to Review before the New Year

Posted by Azure Group on 30-Oct-2018 12:26:01



Entrepreneurs are more likely to plan for the future than evaluate the past. But how can you fix something when you don't know it's broken? How will you celebrate achievements when you don't realise how significant they are to the big picture? If you do not conduct a review mid way through the year, it's likely you'll begin January with the same troubled systems, processes, and problems.

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Topics: strategy, business advisory, business valuation, Business success, Business growth, Azure Group News, strategic advisor