Entries by icba

New Google Search Feature Makes Pandemic Shopping Easier

The pandemic purchasing struggle is real, and Google wants to help. The search giant this week rolled out new Shopping results to help users safely and easily support local stores. Whether you’re in the market for a new work-from-home laptop, decide to splurge on an autumn jacket or want to make the most out of […]

Why You Can’t Afford to Be Bad at Bookkeeping

Maintaining your books isn’t something you should do solely as a tax-savings strategy; it can also prevent you from losing your sanity and getting dragged into a potential lawsuit over commingling your funds. Here are five significant reasons for maintaining a separate checkbook and set of books for each of your businesses: 1. Corporate veil. […]

10 Best Accounting Websites for Startups

In today’s world, an accountant needs more than just a brick and mortar office. They need to continually expand their knowledge, keep up with the latest industry insights, and be able to share their knowledge with people looking for financial advice. The same is true with your startup. You need to constantly keep up with […]

Keep Your Business Finances in Order With These 6 Tips

Do you find managing your business finances to be a pain? Although it may appear to be, and often is, tedious, keeping your finances in order is extremely important. It helps you to project where your business is headed, and when you know exactly how your revenue and expenses are stacking up, you can begin […]

Delegation 101: How Entrepreneurs Can Boost Employee Productivity

If you’ve started a business, you know you have to wear multiple hats. In fact, you do a number of jobs you never imagined yourself doing. Let’s say you start a dog-grooming business. You probably thought you’d spend your days grooming dogs. However, you also have to be an accountant and a marketer. You have […]

CREATING AN ACCOUNTANT CV: MAKING IT COUNT TO CATCH THE EYE

You might be a whiz with numbers, but maybe you freeze when you see an accountant job description in Ireland because you know you have to create a killer CV and cover letter. Accounting is a competitive industry, so even getting called to an interview is a big achievement. We have already covered accounting interview questions and answers, so […]

How to Be a Courageous Leader in the Post-Pandemic Era

Three must-have traits for courageous leadership in a post-pandemic workplace. While some contest, or outright refute, whether or not former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill famously said “success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts,” the power of that statement looms large irrespective of origin. Amid the wildly […]

SARS Auto Assessments – What You Need To Know

In an attempt to streamline the tax return process, SARS has implemented a new Auto Assessment System. In the month of August, many non-provisional taxpayers have begun receiving SMS’s notifying them that they have been selected for the process. The SMS will contain a link directing them to the SARS E-Filling app, where they will […]

FROM CASHLESS TO DIGITAL: THE COVID-19 TIPPING POINT

COVID-19 has been a catalyst for the global adoption of cashless payments, with the disruption expected to effect lasting changes in the way people spend. While consumers had already begun to embrace digital payment options prior to the pandemic, the health crisis has rapidly accelerated the adoption rate with more consumers seeking safer, contact-free payment […]

How business forecasting software will help you win clients over

All accounting is beautiful but it’s forecasting that will excite clients most. Predicting growth, foreseeing risks, and estimating earnings has a touch of magic about it. Here’s a great way to start. Introducing business forecasting apps Most reporting apps come with forecasting tools that show the trajectory of the business. They’re straightforward to use and […]