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Accounting Companies in Dubai

What Small business owners want from their accountant has evolved over time. Modern business owners want someone who does more than just their tax returns and bookkeeping. They want a long-term strategic partner with someone who can act as their trusted adviser – and that’s easier to achieve when you present a personal, open and human […]

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Accountant in Dubai

The UAE Council of Ministers has adopted Cabinet Decision No.39 of 2017 on Fees for Services Provided by the Federal Tax Authority (FTA) and Cabinet Resolution No.40 of 2017 on Administrative Penalties for Violations of Tax Laws in the UAE. Registration fees Tax registration services and the issuance of an electronic tax registration certificate will […]

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The GCC VAT framework agreement was released on the 3rd May 2017. This is a 33 page document which outlines the outcomes from the resolution of the GGC supreme Council meeting which took place on the 9th – 10th December 2015 for the introduction of VAT in the GCC. The framework is not a document […]

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When looking for a time efficient solution to enter receipts and expenses there are two stand out Xero third party applications which can help you get a handle on this. They are called Auto Entry and Receipt Bank. Both companies effectively provide the same solution using OCR (Optical Character Recognition technology) and both are rated […]

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The rapidly increasing pressure and scrutiny to comply with ever changing regulations such as VAT, GDPR, anti-money laundering (AML), financial auditors and other regulators continue to put organisations under pressure to keep operations ticking smoothly while at the same time being profitable. Documentation of Policy and Procedures (P&P) are the foundation to ensuring such policies […]

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In August 2018, Hubdoc was acquired by Xero for $94m, being the largest ever deal conducted by Xero. So what is Hubdoc? Hubdoc is a leading Canadian based, data capture solution which helps accountants, bookkeepers, and small businesses streamline administrative tasks such as financial document collection and data entry. Hubdoc has also been a partner […]

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Do you have multiple business such as a chain of restaurants or multiple office locations in Xero but want a consolidated report and forecasting tool? We discuss the three leading companies (Futril, Fathom and Spotlight) who can provide cost-effective solutions without the need to use Excel. These solutions are able to integrate seamlessly with multiple […]

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When running an e-commerce business, the first priority is usually product fit and marketing and the last being accounting and bookkeeping. However, if profitability and cashflow is not tracked from the onset – this can harm your business. Here we discuss how you can connect your Shopify store to Xero to make Accounting seamless. Shopify […]

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Xero Accounting

Many small businesses in Dubai whom are using Xero may not be aware of the software add-on called WorkflowMax, a powerful end-to-end job management software. Its features to name a few include project tracking, timesheets, reporting, invoicing and job monitoring and is ideal for small and medium businesses across different service industries. WorkflowMax is ideal […]

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Anyone in creative services will tell you that coming up with the big idea is the easy part. Delivering it on time and budget is the trick. Project briefs change, contractor costs blow out, and clients challenge invoices. Accounting for creatives is complicated. Profitability challenges for agencies and freelancers Creative industries are full of financial […]

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Accounting and Bookkeeping services in Dubai

How do you get paid for goods or services? Accounts receivable is the short answer. Here’s your introduction to one of the most important functions in a business. What is accounts receivable? Accounts receivable is the money you’re owed by customers. Once you send an invoice (or bill), it becomes part of your accounts receivable […]

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So, you’ve got your first international order. How do you invoice your customer? Which currency do you choose? And what do you do about tax? Here are some tips for small businesses based in the UAE. Which currency should you use? There are no rules around using the exporter’s currency or the importer’s currency. It’s […]

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