Float: Advanced business forecasting

Posted on December 29, 2021Categories Apps, Product, Small business

Xero connects with over 1,000 apps that help small businesses and their advisors succeed, with most available in the Xero App Store. Each month we celebrate an app partner who stands out for helping small businesses thrive. Find out more about becoming a Xero app partner here. December’s App Partner of the month is Float, an app that integrates with Xero to give small businesses access to enterprise-level forecasting tools. Float plugs into Xero and pulls bank transactions, invoices, bills, … Continue reading “Float: Advanced business forecasting”

The future of reporting at Xero

Posted on October 11, 2021Categories Product

At Xero, our goal is to help your business or practice thrive by providing reports that are easy to use, with valuable insights you can trust. We’ve had two versions of our reports for a while now – the older version and our ‘new’ reports, which is where all our exciting new features and additional value can be found. In the months ahead, as we ramp up our investment in technology, you’ll start seeing even more value packed into our … Continue reading “The future of reporting at Xero”

An enhanced Square + Xero integration has arrived

Posted on September 21, 2021Categories Advisors, Bookkeepers, Product, Small business

We’re excited to let you know that Amaka (one of our trusted app partners) has built a new Square + Xero integration that offers a number of new features. These include the ability to easily reconcile Square sales in Xero, capture point-of-sale transactions, and accept Square payments on Xero invoices*. Because the new integration is a far better experience, we’ve decided that we will no longer support the current integration. It will be retired on 30 November 2021. That means … Continue reading “An enhanced Square + Xero integration has arrived”

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”

Latest product news – July 2021

Posted on July 5, 2021Categories Product

This month, we’ve released a number of updates across the Xero platform to help you maintain compliance across payroll, tax, employee time tracking and more. I’m particularly excited to share that we’re now the first accounting provider in South Africa to provide an end-to-end tax solution that connects to the South African Revenue Service (SARS) in real-time. If you’re a Xero partner, don’t forget to register for our upcoming quarterly product update, where our education team will walk you through … Continue reading “Latest product news – July 2021”

Top employee management tools in Xero

Posted on June 11, 2021Categories Product

While payroll is the foundation of employee management, there’s a lot more to managing people than paying them correctly. Using the right tools can help you automate these tasks, so you have more time to focus on your people and less time worrying about processes and paperwork. Here are some of the most common tasks that you can manage using tools in the Xero platform. Approve leave and timesheets Small businesses with fast-growing teams often find that even with software … Continue reading “Top employee management tools in Xero”

Making VAT Digital: How greater digitisation is changing the game for PKF Ignite

Posted on June 4, 2021Categories Advisors, Bookkeepers, Product

We’ve already seen the transformational role that digitisation can have on businesses. One area it can make a real difference is tax. Expanding the taxpayer base is a vital step in the long-term development of our economy, and tech has a key role to play.  Recent tax statistics from the South African Revenue Service (SARS) revealed a higher tax collection rate in December 2020 for personal income tax and corporate tax than the previous year. Similarly, eFiling accounted for 81.2% … Continue reading “Making VAT Digital: How greater digitisation is changing the game for PKF Ignite”