Trending with Line Charts

Trending with Line Charts
More control online, easier MYOB access, new charts, filtering NDIA uploads

Online users of Calxa get a host of new features this month. First up is the ability to create new workspaces so that you can split your data into manageable sectors – this is particularly important for accountants dealing with multiple client files. Use a workspace to group related files – or create one for testing and learning to keep it apart from your normal work. Using multiple...

Sector Resourcing for Far North

Kristian Schader - Calxa NDIS Specialist
It's a Wrap: Connecting Up, Infoxchange and Calxa Roadshow

The skills needed to survive in a challenging environment tend to be things that are not generally available ‘off the shelf'. With the rapid pace of change being experienced within the Not-for-Profit sector, the chance to gain a higher perspective is something that must be taken, This month, sector resourcing organisation, Connecting Up, joined forces with Calxa (pictured is NDIS Specialist...

Proactiv Payroll Wins Business Award

Proactiv Payroll Wins Business Award
Calxa user wins at the WA Telstra Business Award

And the winner is? Drum roll please....... Proactiv Payroll Calxa user, Proactiv Payroll was recognised last night as the worthy recipient of the 2016 WA Telstra Business Awards in the "New Business" category. Mick Devine, CEO at Calxa, was excited hearing the news. "We love being part of the back-end for businesses that are at the fore-front of their industry. Proactiv Payroll's...

Memo to Board Members

Memo to Board Members
How to succeed in the new financial year

Article first published in Our Community Matters - June 2016 With the end of the financial year fast approaching, now is a great time for boards to review the year that was and plan for the next. The founder of B Cubed Management Consultants, Bronwyn Baird, offers these tips for success in FY 2016–17. Permission was given by author for this article to be published here.  Mission,...

Eliminating Double Entry with NDIA Portal Uploads

Eliminating Double Entry with NDIA Portal Uploads
NDIA Portal Bulk Claims Uploads for MYOB Users

In response to demand from our customers who are operating in NDIS launch sites, we’re introducing the ability within Calxa to eliminate some of the manual data entry involved in lodging invoices in the NDIS portal. This will fast-track the claims process to maximise cashflow to the organisation. So here is how it works: In MYOB: Enter your invoices in MYOB AccountRight 2016 as...

Community Teachings Hit the Road

Community Teachings Hit the Road
Connecting Up Workshops brings together Microsoft, Infoxchange and Calxa

Hot on the heels of the V8 Supercars, the Connecting Up Roadshow roars into Townsville on 12th July for 3 days of intensive sector building after which the show moves north to Darwin on the 19th July. With the success of their Melbourne Conference in late May, Connecting Up are teaming with Microsoft, Infoxchange and Calxa to showcase a practical and informative series of workshops and...

Changing the Game

Changing the Game
Come and see the Calxa Team at the 2016 Better Boards Conference

The last weekend in July will see the Calxa Team converging on the Melbourne Convention and Entertainment centre for the Better Boards Conference 2016. Entitled “Game Changing Moves – Governing for Maximum Impact”, this year’s conference looks set to draw a committed crowd desiring to grow their understanding and importance of boardroom leadership in the ever changing Charities and...

ACNC One-Stop-Shop in SA

ACNC One-Stop-Shop in SA

With the election looming, it would seem that the most effective “Bill” is not the one kissing babies and running around building sites wearing orange reflective gear. South Australian Not-for-Profits and Charities will benefit from a new bill passed in both houses of parliament on 23rd May. The Statutes Amendment (Commonwealth Registered Entities) Act will see a raft of changes come into...

State of Digital Technology in the NFP Sector

State of Digital Technology in the NFP Sector
Results of IT Survey by Infoxchange, Connecting Up and TechSoup

Cloud technology is now well and truly entrenched in the accounting industry. This can't be said for the not-for-profit sector which is still to make that commitment. Whilst there is talk - a lot of talk - making that transition is a big deal for NGOs. Using donor money or government funding, IT decisions have to be tried and tested before funds are allocated. Board members have grave...

Seasonal Ups and Downs

Seasonal Ups and Downs
Whatever the time of the Year, Seasonality can Prove Difficult for Cashflow

At times, it may be prudent to take stock on what impact current economic factors have on business cashflow. For many businesses in the manufacturing and trade industries, the Christmas / New Year period may be a time where they go back to a skeleton staff, or may in fact close for a period of time. Other industries, like mining service providers, are forced to diversify to survive. For other...

Prepping the Books for Financial Year End

Prepping the Books for Financial Year End
EOFY Resources for your Accounting System and your Calxa

How quick the time goes? And in a blink we are about to reach the mid-year-mark. Mentioning just one word: EOFY! It’s time to stop for a moment and consider our next moves. This is no different at Calxa where we are starting to prep ourselves for the tasks that lie ahead around the 30 June finishing line. It is both compliance as well as governing milestones we work around. Here are...

NFP Meet: Technology for Social Change

NFP Meet: Technology for Social Change
2016 Connecting Up Conference Wrap Up

The much anticipated 2016 Connecting Up Conference recently saw delegates from across the NFP sector, converge on the Hawthorn Arts centre in Melbourne. With the themes of Connect, Innovate and Change, the conference paid tribute to the industry with the presentation of the Australian NFP Technology Awards. Come Together The three day event began with a series of masterclasses aimed at...

Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots
ESPYConnect Launches Connecting Participants to Service Providers

Innovation is one of the many buzzwords circulating in the Not-for-Profit industry at the moment, especially amongst those transitioning to the NDIS. The requirement to develop a business model which allows an organisation to focus on sustainable delivery of client satisfaction, is now a pre-eminent goal of any service provider looking to be successful under the new funding model. Rockets Away...

A Little Less Regulated in Tasmania

A Little Less Regulated in Tasmania
Tasmania Aligns Compliance Reporting with ACNC Requirements

Following the announcement of the retention of the ACNC in March, the Tasmanian Government has moved to pass the “Associations Incorporation Amendment Bill 2016”. This will see Tasmanian legislation aligned with the ACNC audit and financial reporting requirements. It is expected that this move will bring a huge sense of relief to over 3000 Tasmanian community organisations who have...

Up Next: Super-Charged Bundles

Up Next: Super-Charged Bundles
New Templated Bundles, Reckon Hosted deferred

Our next update, scheduled for the end of May (give or take a few days) will save you even more time when creating Report Bundles. We’re adding Bundle Templates with a selection of pre-set reports in a bundle to give you an easy starting point. The first version of the templates we'll include one for Business Management Reports, one for NFP Management Reports and templates for the New...