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Jun 2019

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True cost of outsourcing to the Philippines

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: ad-hoc model, Australian compliance, outsourcing vs offshore labour hire

If you have considered engaging offshore labourers, you have probably wondered about the real cost savings your practice can make. Offshore labour firms like to push percentages of savings, comparing expensive Australian workers and cheaper offshore labourers, citing 50%, 60%, 70% savings! Over here at Odyssey, we thought we’d run through what our clients have been telling us about some …

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Jun 2019

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Outsourcing work offshore to an Australian tax agent – complying with the Code of Professional Conduct

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Australian tax compliance, Code of Professional conduct

This week I was listening to the TPB webinars and a recent webinar on “Work related expense claims”. The webinars are a great way to keep up to date with the TPB’s latest initiatives and thinking, while at the same time getting some Continuing Professional Obligations to meet the CPE requirements. The link is here for those interested → TPB …

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Jun 2019

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Are offshoring labour hire services for Australian Compliance just like Cocaine for accountants?

By: Odyssey Outsourcing
Tags: Compliance Work, hidden costs, outsourcing vs offshore labour hire

This week I had the opportunity to chat to an Australian accountant, who was talking about his decision to outsource work over to Odyssey. He mentioned that a lot of Australian accounting firms are being sold the opportunity to source a lower cost employee overseas, but on investigation involved a myriad of hidden costs: Recruitment fees of $2,000 to $4,000. …