It’s your time to shine: Xero Awards New Zealand 2021

Posted on September 5, 2021Categories Advisors, Apps, Bookkeepers, Small business

The New Zealand Xero Awards are all about celebrating the incredible work of our diverse range of accounting, bookkeeping, and app partners who help small Kiwi businesses thrive. There is no better time to honour this community’s admirable mahi, and we are incredibly proud to shine a spotlight on their outstanding achievements over the past year.  Two new award categories This year we are excited to announce two new award categories. App Integrator of the Year will recognise an app … Continue reading “It’s your time to shine: Xero Awards New Zealand 2021”

Why we’ve updated the bank reconciliation design

Posted on August 29, 2021Categories Product, Xero news

At Xero, we’re committed to making our products more inclusive for small businesses and advisors around the world. A key part of this process is upgrading the design of features like bank reconciliation, to make them more accessible and remove technical restraints, so we can deliver features in the future that will help your business or practice thrive. Bank reconciliation is one of Xero’s most loved features and a critical part of your accounting work. So we know the changes … Continue reading “Why we’ve updated the bank reconciliation design”

MTD for ITSA: Five practical tips for accounting practices

Posted on August 18, 2021Categories Advisors, Bookkeepers

General Elections, referendums and a global pandemic have thwarted HMRC’s attempts to launch Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self Assessment (MTD ITSA) since 2015. I remember the Chancellor at the time, George Osborne, saying the words: “We will abolish the annual tax return altogether” as he announced the biggest change to the tax system since self assessment was introduced. Fast forward to now and HMRC is ploughing ahead with MTD ITSA, with the official go-live date of April 2023 … Continue reading “MTD for ITSA: Five practical tips for accounting practices”