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Should your SME be using Xero Accounting software?

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in Blog

Should your SME be using Xero Accounting software?

Deciding on whether to change the accounting software for your small business can be a difficult decision. As you know, we use and recommend Xero but perhaps you don’t really know why. In this post we will give you an overview of the advantages and disadvantages of this top selling program to help you make a more informed choice based on what’s best for your specific situation. Advantages of Xero Intuitive dashboard. The dashboard where you will control your Xero software is laid out in an intuitive manner; this means that there is a short learning curve to master this software, even if you have not used it previously. Easy Importation and compatible with earlier forms of most other major accounting software. One of the main reasons why users choose to stick with an accounting software brand that they don’t enjoy using is that they worry about having trouble importing their sales and other figures that they tracked with another brand of software. Xero is specifically designed to make it easy to import your old bookkeeping records, even if you used another accounting software program. It’s all in the Cloud. Xero operates entirely in the cloud. This means that...

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5 Simple And Quick Shortcuts In Xero To Make Your Life Easier

Posted by on Jul 8, 2015 in Blog

5 Simple And Quick Shortcuts In Xero To Make Your Life Easier

Xero is known for its ease of use and fast processing times, two benefits which make keeping up with the books less difficult for most small business owners.  Despite these features, it’s likely that there are times that you long for a simpler way to complete some common tasks. The following five Xero shortcuts make using your accounting system even easier! 1. Dates and More Dates! Whether you are adding a date to manual transactions, entering your payables or creating invoices, there are a lot of dates to keep up with. Xero knows how frustrating this task can be, and so provides a host of date shortcuts that let you quickly enter a specific date without having to type out the full 10 digits. For example, if you don’t want to have to enter the 10 digit number for a specific date, just hit the tab key or enter the letter t in the date field to populate it with today’s date. Entering the “tom” in the same field will automatically populate it with tomorrow’s date, and “+[number]” will enter the date that is [number] from today’s date. Read Xero’s helpful guide on Date Entry Shortcuts to learn more...

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