3 Reasons Recurring Revenue is a Good Idea

3 Reasons Recurring Revenue is a Good Idea, by Dennis Curin & Associates, Accountants and Business Advisors, Warkworth

What is recurring revenue? It’s the revenue you can depend on generating, year after year, with a high degree of certainty. It’s the repeat business or long-term contracts you’ve established with clients who know and trust your business. For example, you might bundle offers into a monthly subscription, or launch a points system that incentivizes […]

Avoid These 5 Costly Accounting Mistakes

How to Avoid These Costly Accounting Mistakes, by Dennis Curin and Associates, Accountants and Business Advisors in Warkworth

A Canadian bank recently surveyed over 500 small business owners about what they love and hate most about owning their own business. Unsurprisingly, flexibility and feeling in control ranked first in the “love” category. Meanwhile, almost 60% said bookkeeping was hands-down their most hated task. Most business owners understand that effective financial management is key to their […]

Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Systems

Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Systems, a blog post by Dennis Curin and Associates, Accountants and Business Advisors, Warkworth

Most small business owners can’t afford to think small. They always need to keep their mind on growth strategies to help them achieve long-term profitability. But becoming profitable in the first place often requires business owners to work long hours on a shoe-string budget. They don’t always have time to implement systems that will support […]

Making Tax Simpler

Making Tax Simpler, by Dennis Curin & Associates, Accountants and Business Advisors, Warkworth

In April, the Government announced proposals to simplify business tax, with legislation to be passed in August this year. They asked for feedback by end May on the best way to implement these proposals. The earliest of the changes would take effect from April 2017, with more coming online in 2018. At the moment, this […]

Tax Tips for New Business Owners

Tax Tips for New Business Owners, by Dennis Curin & Associates, Accountants and Business Advisors, Warkworth

Want to avoid paying more than you should come tax time? Or a frantic last minute search for missing financial records? New business owners have a lot on their plate, and can easily lose track of an approaching tax deadline or financial data needed to submit their return. Organization is key when preparing for tax […]

Why Bookkeeping is Crucial to Your Success

Why Bookkeeping is Crucial to Your Success, by Dennis Curin and Associates, Accountants and Business Advisors, Warkworth

Keeping track of sales, earnings, expenses, and purchases is fundamental to the overall health and sustainability of your business. Effective bookkeeping produces the data you need to evaluate your current practices, anticipate challenges, and set attainable future goals. But despite their proven importance, many business owners dread and avoid accounting tasks. In fact, 40% of surveyed […]

How to Get Your Business Noticed on a Shoestring Budget

How to Get Your Business Noticed on a Shoestring Budget, by Dennis Curin & Associates, Accountants and Business Advisors, Warkworth

Very few small businesses have a huge marketing budget to work with. Fortunately, there are a number of simple, free and low cost ways to get the word out about your company that are also highly effective. These tips will show you five simple ways to promote your local business without breaking the bank. Get […]

Marketing tips for small businesses

Deciding on an online marketing plan can be overwhelming for small business owners looking for affordable ways to nurture steady, sustainable growth. With time in short supply, the key is to find one or two growth strategies that will get results at minimal cost. These proven growth hacks offer business owners a few simple, cost-effective […]