Single Touch Payroll

Are you aware of the ATO's introduction of Single Touch Payroll? Single Touch Payroll (STP) is the biggest compliance undertaking since the introduction of GST. Introduced on 1 July 2018 for employers with more than 20 employees, STP will be compulsory for all* employers from 1 July 2019. STP means that all employers must be [..]

Louise Keir features on Kochie’s Business Builders

First Class Financial Group is immensely proud of Louise Keir, from First Class Accounts Milsons Point, who was featured in a case study video on the Kochie's Business Builders website. The segment appeared on Channel 7 on Sunday the 1st of July 2018. The Silver Fox Startups series explores the fastest growing startup segment in Australia... [..]

Accountants and Bookkeepers Working Together

I had an interesting discussion with a local GP this week. He asked what I was doing at the moment and when I said that I had set up a bookkeeping business, his next comment was that he didn’t want to change accountants. I explained that, as a bookkeeper, I attend to the daily paperwork, [..]

What makes our Franchisee of the Year tick?

Don Doolan, First Class Accounts Asquith was announced as our 2015 Franchisee of the Year in 2015. Don was a popular choice as he is always willing to assist and mentor his peers. In just over 3 years Don has been able to build a thriving bookkeeping business, so how has he done it? What makes [..]

How I answer the question “Why?”

Why? Three tiny letters, one small word and one HUGE question. It’s a question that I’ve been asked a lot this last month. When I meet with a new client I always feel a sense of excitement. I love hearing their story and learning about their business. Understanding what makes them tick. Uncovering issues that [..]

First Class Clients – Dr Cyril Fernandez Case Study

When you're an outsourced bookkeeper, you benefit from getting to work with some great client across a breadth of industries. We've very recently profiled Parul Mehta, the Franchise Council of Australia Single Unit Franchisee of the Year for QLD/NT. Parul has been a First Class Accounts franchisee since 2001. During the past 13 years Parul [..]