***Books in a Bubble***


We are excited to invite you to our special event 'Books in a Bubble' that addresses the changes in the bookkeeping profession, technology and related financial systems. After the success of our past events, we will again have a range of informative speakers. Each presenter is an expert in their field and will provide an update on the latest trends, all around bookkeeping to keep you in touch with the profession. A MUST TO ATTEND to avoid being left behind, with this ever changing world of legislation, bookkeeping, automation and financial systems! Hear from our special, handpicked guest speakers - not to be missed!

With the legislated extra (and changed) payroll reporting requirements, understand what you need to do, how often to report and how your software will help with finding efficiencies with this new pay run process as well as how the Payment Summary process will change for many as early as this June. EARLY BIRD OFFER EXPIRES SOON - BOOK TODAY for this important and informative event at The Hellenic Club, Woden ACT, from 1pm on Tuesday 26th February 2019.
  • Connecting with the ATO - keep in touch with the digital experience on how to best engage including Auskey/AusID, changes to authentication processes, security, and working together to manage debt, especially in light of the introduction of STP. Colin Walker, Assistant Commissioner returns as our special guest speaker to provide an update, discuss these and your burning questions around current ATO hot topics
  • Single Touch Payroll (STP) for ALL employers is fast approaching - we are delighted to welcome Michel Karavas, the Director of ATO's STP Design team for an update on the experience from larger employers, including understanding what is required now for all employers of all sizes, as well as an opportunity to provide feedback to the ATO. Pam Chilman from AMC Training Centre will follow on to explain how the most commonly used SME accounting systems will cater for the required (new) reporting processes and the steps to carry out in order to be ready in plenty of time

  • Changes in Payroll - with the introduction of the 'casual conversion' clause in October 2018, that affects the rights and obligations of employers you will want to attend this session to understand  and be prepared for employee requests and any impacts on your payroll processes and contracts.
  • Show me the Money - in the next five years we will see more change in payments that we have seen in the past fifty years, enabling small business with enhanced payment technology to better manage cash in and out of their businesses. Stay up to date with the changing technology to understand how this applies to business
  • Superannuation - what makes a great Superannuation fund and how does an organisation select a Default Fund, are some funds better than others, and what are the key features that matter to employees... are just some of the areas covered in this informative session
  • Keep up with all the terminology used in bookkeeping and its related technology 
  • PLUS much more

The event commences at 1 pm, followed by drinks around 5 pm (bubbles and beer) at the end of the presentations (until approx 6 pm) BOOK TODAY FOR OUR EARLY BIRD OFFER - expires soon!

Our SPECIAL guest speakers include: - Colin Walker, Assistant Commissioner, Australian Taxation Office Digital Services Update  (popular session last year!) - Michel Karavas, Director of STP Design, Australian Taxation Office  - Shane Duffy, Employment Innovations  - Mereki Nieman, PayCorp - Pam Chilman, AMC Training Centre, longstanding, independent accounting software trainer and systems integrator 

NOTE: This event is not specific to any one accounting software product but will be relevant to all business owners, bookkeepers (employed and BAS Agents) and Tax Agents to provide an update on when and what the main software vendors are doing to be ready for the impact of STP