Online invoicing software vs. mobile invoicing app

Written by Kate Kate , 16 January 2019 in Application

We often get asked about the differences between the mobile and online versions of Debitoor. In this blog post, we take a look at the ways our different platforms complement each other, as well as how you can get the most out of your invoicing software from any device.

Debitoor ivoicing and accounting software for desktop, tablet, and mobile

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Taxes and devolution: what small businesses should know

Written by Kate Kate , 2 January 2019 in Taxes

British politics can be confusing; from budgets to Brexit, there’s a lot to keep track of. To make things even more complicated, political decisions are made in a number of different places and can affect different parts of the UK.

While legislation has traditionally been passed in Westminster on behalf of the entire country, things are changing. Over the past few years, the British Government has transferred power away from the Houses of Parliament and towards national governments through a process known as devolution. The aim of devolution is to give Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland more control over their own affairs - including taxes.

Taxes and devolution in the UK

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Looking back on 2018 (and ahead to 2019)

Written by Kate Kate , 17 December 2018

As 2018 draws to an end, many of us are starting reflect on what we’ve achieved over the last year. For Debitoor, 2018 brought many new features, plenty of updates, and a lot of growth. Here, we take a look at what the past 12 months meant for us, as well as what 2019 has in store for your invoicing software.

2018 at Debitoor invoicing software

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Invoice or tax invoice? Your questions answered

Written by Kate Kate , 15 December 2018 in Australia

It’s easy to get confused about what makes an invoice a tax invoice. After all, they look alike, they include similar information, and they’re both considered legal documents.

To make things a bit clearer, this blog post answers some of the most common questions about invoicing and tax invoices - from how you can identify an Australian tax invoice, to how they can be sent.

Australian tax invoice created with Debitoor invoicing and accounting software

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The taxes you'll pay as a freelancer or entrepreneur

Written by Kate Kate , 6 December 2018 in Taxes

When you start a business, you take on a whole host of new responsibilities, including managing your company taxes. It's safe to say that this isn't the most exciting part of running a business, but it is important to take the time to understand the tax process.

The UK has many different taxes that could affect small businesses - some of which you’ll have definitely heard of and some that are more obscure. To make the tax process easier to understand, we explain some of the main taxes you’ll need to take into account as a freelancer or entrepreneur, and how they can be managed with invoicing software.

Debitoor invoicing and accounting software makes it easy for freelancers, entrepreneurs, and sole traders to keep on top of company taxes

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5 things to know about proforma invoices

Written by Kate Kate , 26 November 2018

A proforma invoice is a useful addition to any company’s invoicing process - unfortunately, they’re often overlooked or misunderstood, which means that many small businesses and freelancers aren’t getting the most out of their invoicing software.

To provide a bit more information about what proforma invoices are and how they can be used, here’s five things you should know about proforma invoices.

Create proforma invoices with Debitoor invoicing software in just a few clicks

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Overdue invoices: still a problem for Australian businesses?

Written by Kate Kate , 23 November 2018 in Australia

Outstanding bills and overdue invoices frustrate freelancers and small business owners around the world, but one country has become infamous for late invoice payments: Australia.

Fortunately, initiatives and regulations to speed up payments have led to a drastic improvement - late payments have reached a record low, and research has found that outstanding bills are now settled 11.7 days late, down from 15.3 days in 2017.

While the overall situation is improving, overdue invoices can still cause issues for small businesses and freelancers. For those of you who struggle to get paid on time, we’ve put together a few tips and tricks to help you get your money sooner.

Debitoor invoicing and accounting software makes it easy to follow up overdue invoices

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Bookkeeping and accounting: what's the difference?

Written by Kate Kate , 20 November 2018 in Accounting

When most people talk about bookkeeping and accounting, they often treat them as one and the same. While they’re closely related, there are some important differences.

Understanding what's involved in bookkeeping and accounting is particularly important for small businesses - it helps you break down which tasks can be handled within the company and which require help from a professional, plus it makes it easier to identify what you should be doing on a regular basis.

Bookkeeping and accounting with Debitoor invoicing software

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Invoicing software for microbreweries

Written by Kate Kate , 14 November 2018 in General

Craft beer has never been so popular and, thanks to the so-called ‘craft beer revolution’, the UK has seen a huge rise in microbreweries.

Whether you’re just thinking of setting up an independent brewery or have already started selling your own beer, there’s a lot to consider when running a microbrewery - from product development and production, to bookkeeping and invoicing. Fortunately, there’s plenty of online tools and programs that can help.

Here’s how invoicing software like Debitoor can help you keep on top of your finances, and turn your passion for craft beer into a profitable business venture.

If you run a microbrewery, invoicing software like Debitoor can help send invoices, manage expenses, and stay on top of your accounting

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Invoicing in Australia? Here’s how!

Written by Kate Kate , 9 November 2018 in Australia

Invoicing is one of the first things you need to master when starting a small business, becoming self-employed, or working as a freelancer. It might not be the most exciting part of running a business, but invoicing is the key to getting paid.

In this blog post, we offer some advice to Australian freelancers and small business owners who are looking to send their first invoice.

If you're a freelancer, sole trader, or small business owner, you'll need to master invoicing. Here's how you can invoice with Debitoor invoicing and accounting software

What to include in an Australian invoice?

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