Value Added Compliance Reporting

Value Added Compliance Reporting

There is a lot of talk about bookkeepers and accountants moving into the ‘advisor’ space. This may mean different things to different people, but we think there is a difference between advising clients, and just looking out for your clients and ensuring they stay on track. We think the latter is more akin to ‘value adding’, and it is not such a big step for bookkeepers and accountants...

Software Compliance Updates

Software Compliance Updates

As we are rapidly approaching the end of another financial year, attention needs to be turned to your accounting software, to ensure that your software is compliant for the new financial year. These updates will deliver changes to payroll tax tables and new initiatives such as SuperStream, which will make sure you are ready to go from the 1st of July. MYOB AccountRight (both Classic &...

Help Centre's Most Recent

Help Centre's Most Recent

  The Calxa Help Centre is an ever increasing wealth of knowledge with Event Recordings, Tips and Cool Ideas, Help Notes and Training Videos. As long as there is still stuff we can write or record to help with users of Calxa at all levels, then we will continue to expand this content. You might be thinking with all this information ‘how can I find what I am looking for?’. Well that...

NZ Accredited Partner: At Your Service

NZ Accredited Partner: At Your Service

The Calxa team is proud to have a range of partners that are able to provide on-site and localised support to our ever expanding user base. This includes New Zealand, and with MYOB, Xero and QuickBooks/Reckon active in this market, this has in turn led to an uptake of Calxa users. We now have an Accredited Partner in Russell du Plessis on location. We recently held a Calxa Club in Auckland,...

Partner Equality: Finding the Yin & Yang

Partner Equality: Finding the Yin & Yang

There has been a lot of talk recently about Partner Equality in the accounting industry. Here at Calxa, we take our relationship with our Partners very seriously. We realise that it is very much a two-way street, that it is a symbiotic relationship which is designed to benefit both parties. And, from our perspective, and we aim to provide our Partners with a range of platforms and mediums to...

Heavyweight Reporting for Serious Business

Heavyweight Reporting for Serious Business

Reporting on business health requires analysis of past, present and future activities. This is not always easy considering how complex a business can be, particularly if it involves a range of entities to minimise risk and tax, and this often results in some heavyweight reporting requirements. Calxa accepts the challenge to provide the reporting power a serious elite accounting athlete needs....

Kick-Start Calxa: The Checklist

Kick-Start Calxa: The Checklist
Use these five steps to help you get started with Calxa

  That first step of getting Calxa up and running often feels like the biggest. The hurdle is multiplied by the lack of time in our busy schedules. Looking back you will think why did I not kick-start this earlier. So the team here wanted to help out and make this process easier. This checklist will not only guide you step-by-step through this process but also provide the resources to...

Unit Costing Workshops: A Practical Guide

Unit Costing Workshops: A Practical Guide

Is unit costing important to your organisation’s survival and success? If you’re in NSW, come along to the workshops we’re presenting on behalf of NCOSS (NSW Council of Social Service). The focus will be on practical advice to show you how to get unit costing reports every month with minimal effort. The workshop is for organisations that have little experience in unit costing. It is...

Budget Editing Tips

Budget Editing Tips

This time of year always seems to be – eat, sleep, budget, repeat for most of us. We here at Calxa understand this and so we thought you might profit from a bit of time saving in this area. Hence our ‘Budget Editing Tips’, that’s the whole point of software and automation – to make work easier and efficient – look no further! When editing budgets in Calxa, the Budget Factory is the...

Xero Glowing this May

Xero Glowing this May

Xero had a sunny May being selected from over 150 entrants as the 2015 Hi-Tech Company of the Year. Based on their motto "give customers what they want", the software company delivered an astounding 400+ releases in 2014 alone. And, not stopping there, Xero has also been named Forbes #1 Most Innovative Growth Company for the second time. So big congrats to the Xero team, an admirable feat! In...

Calxa Support Available on Queen's Birthday

Calxa Support Available on Queen's Birthday

For residents in many Australia sates, June 8 will mark the Queen’s Birthday public holiday and time for relaxation. This is not the case for folks in West Australian, New Zealand and overseas so the Calxa Team will be available from 8.30am to 4.00pm (AEST) to answer your questions via Phone or Email. As always there are alternative support avenues available, such as our new online Help...

Advancing the Common Good: ACOSS Conference 2015

Advancing the Common Good: ACOSS Conference 2015

ACOSS (Australian Council of Social Services) are hosting their 55th annual conference in late June in Sydney on the theme of Advancing the Common Good. Speakers include writer and media activist Linda Tirado and a host of academics and Not-for-Profit leaders. Topics for discussion range from inequality, tax and jobs to civil society and engagement. The Calxa team will be there in support and...

Is Automation Killing Bookkeepers?

Is Automation Killing Bookkeepers?

Recent discussions in the accounting industry have centred around the idea that “compliance is dead”, sparking the notion of a retiring accounting and bookkeeping profession. Equally so the birth of a progressive practitioner that diversifies into value-added services has already incited the transformation of many practices at the fore-front. Is “Do or Die” imminent for the survival of...

Introducing Financial Statements

Introducing Financial Statements

At the start of June we will be introducing a new group of reports called Financial Statements. This will include a Profit and Loss Statement, Balance Sheet Statement and Trial Balance. In addition Calxa Premier users will have access to a Statement of Cashflows. These are all very familiar and standard styles of reports so while the reports on their own may not sound like an exciting...

Calxa Editing Tips

Calxa Editing Tips

When it comes to technology, small tips and tricks usually make the difference to user experience. So recently we compiled a list of our ‘Calxa Editing Tips’ with three major topics; Budget Editing Tips, Cashflow Settings, and KPI Tips. Budget Editing Tips When starting with budgets, Calxa’s Budget Factory is your new best friend. Use last year’s actuals or other budgets as your base...