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Category: Xero

Set up auto enrolment with PensionSync on Xero

Are you about to stage for Auto Enrolment? Connect Xero to your pension provider through PensionSync to ensure your contribution file is on time and contributions transfer directly. You can add your staging date, pension provider, and pension contributions to set up automatic enrolment for workplace pensions in Xero. Please note you can only do… Read more »

Planned outage for Xero payroll users

We’re about to move Xero payroll to our new web hosting platform and need to take Xero offline for a few hours from 7pm BST on Saturday 10 September. While Xero is offline, payroll users won’t have access to any Xero accounts or to Xero payroll. We’ve chosen the time to minimise the disruption to your… Read more »

Set up two-step authentication in Xero

Increase your security when signing in to Xero with two-step authentication. To set this up you’ll need to install an authenticator on your phone and then link this with your Xero account. Each user in your organisation will need to set up two-step authentication individually. Download an authenticator app on your phone Download and install… Read more »

Enter Payments Quickly in Xero

Features are constantly evolving in Xero. You can now create a quick Spend Money transaction that will leave an audit trail where you can drill down into and amend if need be. Create quick spend or receive money transaction and reconcile it as follows: On the bank reconciliation screen, next to the bank statement line you… Read more »

Completing VAT Returns which include overseas services transactions

Buying Services from Abroad The ‘reverse charge’ calculation often causes confusion.  It applies when a UK business buys services from abroad. The basic principle is that the customer deals with the VAT rather than the supplier, avoiding the need for lots of overseas businesses having to register for UK VAT. Remember that the reverse charge… Read more »