Category: Technology

JuanTax as An Alternative to eBIR 7.1: A Definitive Review

One of the worst headaches among business owners in the Philippines are their struggles in preparing and filing taxes. Probably, this is an issue that they might not want to talk about, due to its horrendous nature. Despite the efforts shown by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in bringing a much digital approach to its tax filing system and ending the struggle of businesses in tax compliance, some of its critics were still not convinced, thinking that the government sector could do more on this matter. One of those efforts that we’re talking about was the recent launch of […]

Business Alert : President Duterte Signs Ease of Doing Business Act

May 28, 2018 — President Rodrigo Duterte officially signs Republic Act No. 11032 or Ease of Doing Business Act, as part of the government’s advocacy in providing a much faster way of accomplishing government transactions. About the Law R.A No. 11032, or also known as the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act is actually an amendment of the Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007. According to President Duterte, this newly signed law could hopefully bring an end to the ongoing struggle of excessive regulations especially when it comes to accomplishing government-related transactions. In a statement made by […]

Xero HQ Update: Templates for Ask, and File Attachments Now Available

Xero Blog Xero announced the latest features added to their practice platform, Xero HQ — and this time their focusing on enhancing customer engagements with contact and query templates, in hopes of making accountant-client communication a lot more easier! Ask Templates for Xero HQ Asking questions could often be time consuming for some, especially if things that are needed to be discussed involves the same question that needs to be sent to a particular client. Which is why during Xero HQ’s latest release update, it was announced that users of Ask can already utilize their past client’s records in directly […]

Xero HQ Announces Integration with Hangouts Chat

February 28, 2018 — Wednesday — Xero HQ launched its latest integration with Google Hangouts Chat in order to improve the mode of communication between Xero advisors and small business owners. Chatbots Saving the Day! One of the most important aspects in having a good client-advisor relationship is through secure collaboration, and the best way to have that is with the use of technology. Which is why Xero, in partnership with Google Cloud, officially announces Hangouts Chat bot for Xero HQ that would provide efficient communication for accountants, bookkeepers and small business clients. Just Ask and Chat Last year, Xero […]

JuanTax Launches Its Standalone Version

October 11, 2017 – Wednesday — JuanTax, the first ever Philippine-based cloud tax software launched its newest standalone version which allows users to enter and import transactions, as well as contacts directly into JuanTax. About JuanTax Standalone Primarily, as an add-on for Xero accounting software, one of the essential functions of JuanTax is to push transactions from Xero directly into the tax software, which makes tax filing easier. With this integration, users can easily generate and file their tax reports within seconds. But what if you want to use JuanTax but you don’t have an account with Xero or you’re […]

My Xerocon Melbourne 2017 Experience

Xerocon Melbourne 2017 kicked off its first day with surprises, product announcements as well as inspiring keynotes from various speakers and industry leaders. At the end of the day, we could tell that all our expectations were truly fulfilled, and that we really had a good time at Xerocon! The World is Getting Smaller During an opening keynote from the man himself, Xero CEO and Founder Rod Drury., he mentioned: “Xero partners are already working together to create virtual international consulting services. You simply have to work on a global platform nowadays – and that’s an incredibly disruptive thought.” Three […]

Takeaways from Xerocon Melbourne 2017

September 14, 2017 – Thursday — Xerocon makes its way to Melbourne, Australia once again for the biggest accounting conference of the year. I’m so glad that the team and I were part of the 3,000 attendees who participated at the event and got the chance to learn many exciting things about Xero and cloud accounting. Five Big Announcements During Xerocon, speakers at the event made some official announcements regarding the latest happenings in the world of Xero. Check out these product unveilings below: 1. The newly improved Xero HQ is a cool multi-vendor platform that was designed to help […]

Xerocon Melbourne 2017: 5 Things You Should Know

Xerocon is Coming! — It’s just a few days away before the biggest cloud accounting conference of the year happens at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) in September 12, 2017. Filled with wonders and informative sessions from the best in cloud and fintech industry, Xerocon is a must see for all accountants and cloud technology aficionados. All prepped up for Xerocon Melbourne 2017? Then here are 5 exciting facts about this event that you should know: 1. Be in The Know Get to see the latest when it comes to the world of accounting and cloud technology, and […]

Marketing Matters: Using Videos to Advertise Your Business

There are many ways on how you could advertise your startup, and introduce your business to the world: a cool website, a blog, social media posts, and the list goes on. But if you really want to make an effective call to action to your audiences, then using videos to market your business is the best solution. Videos often engage people in a way that texts and photos cannot, and thanks to today’s technology, there are many video applications that can help you create useful marketing videos that can promote your products at a low cost! What Videos Could I […]

Get Your Supplier Invoices Flowing with Xero Connect

July 6, 2017 – Thursday — Xero made the official announcement for Xero Connect, a whole new integration which will automate the flow of supplier invoices and improve billing experience between big and small enterprises. www.xero.com/blog/2017/07/automate-flow-supplier-invoices-xero-connect/ What is Xero Connect? Xero Connect is an integration which allows large enterprises to send invoices directly to the small business’s Xero account via a secure integration with the supplier’s billing system. After the invoice approval process, bills will automatically be matched with Xero when payment is made. The Initiative’s Purpose Trent Innes, Australia’s Managing Director for Xero shared his thoughts on this new […]