NSW provides additional Land Tax relief.

Are you a commercial and residential landowner?  Have you provided a reduction in rent to your tenant who is experiencing financial distress as a result of COVID-19? If so, you may be eligible for a reduction of up to 50 per cent on your Land Tax assessment. You may recall we sent out a post earlier […]

Empathy is good for business.

Our ability to see the world from the perspective of others is one of the most crucial tools in our business and personal toolbox. The real job of a leader is not to be in charge, its to take care of the people in their charge and not just employees. Grab a coffee and take […]

The advantages of outsourcing parts of your business

The focus of most businesses is to deliver effective and efficient customer experiences – the foundations of any client focused organisation’s growth strategy.   Putting this in your business plan however, and actually delivering on it, is probably one of the most demanding priorities which sees many leaders struggle.   It requires a careful balance […]

Are we a cost or an investment?

As accountants, we’re always helping our clients find ways to reduce their overhead costs – one of the seven ways to grow your business. Did you know that your accounting fees are an overhead cost? Should you be cutting this cost? Or do you view us as an investment? Expenses are a necessary evil; we […]

Key Dates & Reminders

KEY DATES: September BAS due 21/10/2020 JobKeeper 2.0 Registration now due 31/10/2020 SGC Sept Quarter due latest 28/10/2020 JobKeeper 1.0 (Sept declaration) due 14/10/2020 SEPTEMBER BAS & JOBKEEPER 2.0  The ATO has provided a helpful calculator which will check your eligibility for JobKeeper 2.0 extension on lodgement of the September BAS so a  quick reminder […]

Understanding working capital to maintain business success

Cash is oxygen for your business and measuring working capital is your regular health check to keep your business alive; especially in turbulent times. Julian explains in the 2 minute video how we can help you identify strategies to increase Working Capital in your business       NOT AN EXISTING CLIENT? Lets get you […]

Xero’s short-term cashflow feature for businesses

Business cashflow is simply money coming in and money going out of the business. Your outgoings will include things like rent, payroll, taxes and supplies. Your income will be revenue from sales but might also include investment funds or the sale of assets. For most businesses, income and expenditure don’t always happen at the same […]

ATO announces JobKeeper 2.0 rules

The ATO have today released their guidance on processing JobKeeper 2.0 which has been extended from 28 September 2020 until 28 March 2021.  If you are an existing BPI client, and you would like us to manage your JobKeeper 2.0 process, please see our fees detailed below. Job Keeper 2 – Initial Review and Application Scope: $400 […]

Using Xero Better

“More businesses fail due to lack of cash flow than due to lack of profit” Rod Thompson, Principal Accountant at BPI warns his clients.  “Its now more important than ever for all business owners and Directors to assess their current income streams and their short and medium term cash flow scenarios. Xero can help you […]

The BPI Way for Business

We are now more aware of the challenges, stress, sleepless nights, constant changes that businesses are going through right now. Rod explains in this 3 minute video how BPI has undergone major changes in the last 12 months looking to the future and we would now like to help you in doing the same. BPI […]