10 questions for directors: Test your financial reporting knowledge

A survey of directors, auditors and other financial professionals has revealed that, on average, directors believe their knowledge of the more technical accounting issues was just “fair”.

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Employee or contractor? 12 common myths

The Tax Office says that it has encountered several myths and assumptions adopted by both workers and employers when it comes to trying to decide the tax status of a job appointment. It found that employers continually rely upon some inaccurate factors when making distinctions about what makes a worker an employee or contractor — and therefore the tax treatment that applies in these cases.

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Synectic’s new Xero Certified Advisors

Congratulations to Vaughn Whish-Wilson, Stephanie Jackson and Scott Mason on achieving Xero Certification this week, joining Kurtis Alexander and Fiona Muir as Xero Certified Advisors,

The comprehensive course has given them a thorough understanding of the functionality and features of Xero so they can better advise clients on how to get the most from the system. If you’d like to discuss Xero with one of our experts we encourage you to get in touch. You can also learn more about Xero here.