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Our client base extends from sole traders, small to medium businesses as well as larger corporate structures and insolvency. Desk Angels is a Registered BAS Agent and are Certified Consultants with MYOB, Reckon, Intuit and Xero.


A bookkeeper maintains the records of all money coming in and going out in your business. Bookkeepers check that all the transactions balance to your bank statements, and that all the tax codes are correct. They can assist with payroll, superannuation and provide you with crucial business information such as profit & loss reports, payroll reports and balance sheets. Bookkeepers keep everything in order so that when your accountant needs to prepare your tax at the end of the year everything is in a consistent, easy to read way. A bookkeeper points the data entry to the correct places, like a map in order for an accountant to easily read exactly what’s going on in your business past and future. Accountants prepare the company financial statements, provide income tax advice and assist with understanding your businesses financial situation in order to make informed decisions.

A BAS Agent is registered with the Tax Practitioners Board and must meet very strict requirements such as qualifications, experience, professional insurance cover and code of conduct to be eligible. BAS Agents are authorised to provide advice on day-to-day business taxes like GST and PAYG withheld in payroll. They are also authorised to prepare and lodge Business Activity Statements on your behalf. BAS Agents cannot provide advice or lodge income tax returns, this is for a Tax Agent.

Cloud accounting means that you can access your data and software at anytime, anywhere and from any device. The hard drive on your computer is no longer the central hub, as long as you have internet access your information is at your fingertips wherever you are. Use your phone, iPad or hop on a friends laptop to quickly send an Invoice. It’s that easy, no backing up data or downloading files, even your accountant can log directly into your software to get the reports he needs.

Desk Angels have a passion for sharing our tricks of the trade and yes, we most certainly can show you the ropes. Once you’re confident in the basics, we can leave you to take care of your own books – but be assured that Desk Angels are a quick phone call away should you need our help. Good sound training can save you a lot of time and frustration and we can help you get back out there growing your business.

Registering for GST is optional if your business does not or will not exceed the relevant threshold. You will need to register within 21 days of your GST turnover exceeding the relevant threshold.

Desk Angels are here to help and our services most definitely include regular day to day data entry, payroll and bookkeeping. We can even organise your office, answer the phone, manage human resources requirements, spreadsheets, filing and chasing debts.

Desk Angels can suggest a number of user-friendly software’s that are very simple and easy to learn. We can set it up for you and walk you through step by step. We can even take care of some of your business needs such as reconciling your transactions while you concentrate on Invoicing and quoting only. If you can use a mobile phone, then you can easily learn to use these apps.

Desk Angels can easily prepare and lodge your BAS or IAS securely and safely – direct to the ATO on time, every time. We offer competitive pricing, offering complete peace of mind as a registered BAS Agent with the Tax Practitioners Board.

Single Touch Payroll is a new way of reporting your employees tax and superannuation directly to the Australian Taxation Office every pay day. Desk Angels can assist you with purchasing and setting up STP-enabled software to lodge these figures, whether you have 1 employee or a 100 or more employees. You do not require Single Touch Payroll if you are a Sole Trader and you do not have employees.

Desk Angels can easily convert your old desktop accounting data into a new state of the art cloud software. We can move your previous year’s figures over from one accounting software to a different accounting software. There are some things we will need to check first to ensure everything is set up correctly.

Selling online can be challenging. Desk Angels can help provide end-to-end solutions that seamlessly connect your e-commerce platforms with recommended accounting software’s. Integration can be as simple as ABC.

Desk Angels can arrange an obligation free consultation and go through your existing processes and systems in place. We can then work together, collaborate and fine tune your business with solutions that can automate and ease the load. Imagine the freedom and peace of mind, the possibilities are endless. Paperless timesheets, job cards and bills that automatically email directly to your accounts or being able to Invoice at the click of a button with all your costings for the job at your fingertips!

Desk Angels can easily advise you on the best software for your business which will allow you to provide Invoices or quotes on-site and even receive payments instantly. No more waiting to be paid.

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