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Jun 2014

June 2014 Newsletter

By: Odyssey Newsletter
Tags: Australia’s Privacy Principles, Cloud disruption, Collaborative commons, Zero marginal cost society

The future is here… Almost… The game changers of Cloud, Offshoring and … Cloud disruption Cloud disruption is happening at a faster rate than ever. You can hire a chauffeured limo on Uber, hire a car on GoGet car, book some temporary meeting space on LiquidSpace, fund your business on VentureCrowd, have someone wait in a queue with Airtasker, rent a handbag …

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Nov 2013

An IPA member’s review of Odyssey Outsourced Accounting Services

By: Odyssey Odyssey in the Press
Tags: Client visit, Experience, Outsourcing, Review

A letter from David in Sydney after a visit to our offices To one of his accounting firm clients in response to their question – “How was the visit?” . . . 27th November 2013 As we have discussed in the past, Odyssey Resources is a Vietnam based company that prepares Australian tax and accounting documentation for accountants and advisers …

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Aug 2013

August 2013 Newsletter

By: Odyssey Newsletter
Tags: $75 Xero conversion, APES GB 30 Outsourced Services, Australia’s Privacy Principles, CPA Australia Recognised Knowledge Partner

The Odyssey Annual Motorbike Trip 2013 – done and dusted! Yes, we’re all back safely from the Fourth Odyssey client motorbike trip, and another toe-tapping video is available. Click here for a quick 5 minutes time out! A letter from Tony I recently received a letter from Tony who talks about the shortage of qualified professional accountants in Australia and outsourcing. It’s …

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Jul 2013

A CA member’s review of Odyssey Outsourced Accounting Services

By: Odyssey Odyssey in the Press
Tags: Client visit, Experience, Outsourcing, Quality, Review, Turnaround times

A letter from Tony. In response to our email asking – How did we do last year… 10th July 2013 Hi Dave, I have been in the unique position of having knowledge of how accounting firms in Australia operate; having provided management consulting & tax consulting services to a number of chartered accounting firms in Brisbane, Gold Coast & Sydney …

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May 2013

May 2013 Newsletter

By: Odyssey Newsletter
Tags: new directions in offshoring, outsourcing disclosure, public practice revolution

It’s now mid-May and post budget and post busy season it’s a good time to look to trends affecting the next tax season. Is resistance useless? Outsourcing and offshoring isn’t the dirty secret it used to be. Outsourcing is providing a level playing field enabling smaller firms being able to take on work without worrying about resource issues. We’re seeing the younger practice …

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Mar 2013

Admin zero – How low can you go?

By: Odyssey Odyssey in the Press
Tags: Cloud technology, Overseas outsourcing, Quality work

Krystine Lumanta interviewed David Carter, CEO of Odyssey Resources, for SelfManagedSuper Magazine. “The pressures of information delivery, accessibility and efficiency are being equally felt in the administration and audit sectors servicing SMSFs. While there are some expectations for price cuts this year, Krystine Lumanta is told the industry must address a value awareness issue in order to agree on what …

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Jan 2013

January 2013 Newsletter – The Odyssey Rebel Motorbike trip and other Outsourced Accounting news

By: Odyssey Newsletter
Tags: APES GB 30 Outsourced Services checklist, cloud, free trial, Outsourcing

It’s early January and the year is already shaping up to be big with outsourcing and the cloud affecting every Australian accountant. Odyssey rebel motorbike trip – January 2013 Next Sunday 20th January 2013 we kick off the Odyssey Rebel Motorbike trip in Luang Prabang, Laos. We’re taking on the 7 day cultural North tour. If you are on top of …

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Jul 2012

July 2012 Newsletter

By: Odyssey Newsletter
Tags: APES GN 30 Outsourced Services, Increased regulation, IPA conference, Offshore administration, the TPB

Hot Tubs and Motorbikes – The 2012 Odyssey Annual Motorbike Trip! Would you go on a trip with your outsourcing services provider?!!! There were plenty of “WOW” moments as we took about 20 Aussie Accounting clients on an adventure to the remote Northern hill tribe areas of Vietnam. The video of the trip can be found here. We’re all still …

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Jun 2012

Offshore administration gaining momentum

By: Odyssey Odyssey in the Press
Tags: cloud, compliance, labour shortage, offshore, online, tax returns

Darin Tyson-Chan interviewed David Carter, CEO of Odyssey Resources, for SMSF Magazine. The practice of using overseasbased organisations to perform the administrative and compliance functions of SMSFs is increasing, according to a senior executive of a firm operating in the space. “We’ve seen quite a proliferation of companies offering these services in the last six to 12 months, so people …

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Mar 2012

Tapping a tiger – Compelling reasons to do business in Vietnam

By: Odyssey Odyssey in the Press

“With 90 million people, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is the 12th most populous country in the world (65 per cent of the population is under 30). For two decades after the 1975 reunification, deeply conservative leadership policies were a ball and chain on economic growth. Since 2001, however, the Vietnamese Government has firmly wedded itself to economic liberalisation, implementing …