Australian Bookkeepers Network

Australian Bookkeepers Network (ABN) provides a complete range of products and services designed especially for bookkeepers that help busy bookkeeping professionals like you keep compliant, in the know and access the bookkeeping support that you need to help you provide professional bookkeeping services. As an ABN member, you'll also receive free membership to the Australian Bookkeepers Association (ABA) which is recognised by the Tax Practitioners Board. What's more, you'll also benefit from the knowledge that you're not working alone in your business - you have the ABN to call on anytime you need help!

Membership

Australian Bookkeepers Network is the #1 professional bookkeepers association among Australia's bookkeeping community. ABN membership provides value to members across Australia by providing technical publications and resources (which are relevant and topical to the bookkeeping industry), networking opportunities, bookkeeping CPE, training and education, and business building tools to guide bookkeepers at any stage in their bookkeeping journey. As an ABN member you get all this and more for as little as $38.50 per month!

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Education

All your technical resources, all in one place, all the time. ABN technical resources are built and maintained by a team of highly qualified and experienced people who work with small business.

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Community

The art of bookkeeping can sometimes make us feel isolated. That’s why ABN has created a bookkeepers network forum and community where bookkeepers can connect, meet other like-minded people, and share knowledge via online and face-to-face platforms

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Legislation

Government imposes a number of legislative requirements on bookkeeping service providers. Your Australian Bookkeepers Network membership also provides free membership with the Australian Bookkeepers Association. Together they assist you to meet your legislative obligations

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How can ABN help?
We offer a wide range of services, summarised below:

ABN BAS

Resources

Networking and Events

Find New Clients

CPE

Non – BAS Agents

  • BAS preparation and lodgement
  • Gain hours of Relevant Experience
  • Help with your registration application
  • We have a number Supplementary BAS Services for you and your clients
  • Protection with access to the best PI Insurance that money can buy
  • Engage clients on the right terms with bookkeeping engagement letter templates
  • Get clever with your coding with our GST Ready Reckoner
  • Get technical help from ABN helpline
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BAS Agents

  • Meet the code by using the professional service of ABN BAS
  • Earn CPE hours by attending Events and reading ABN publications
  • Get technical helps from ABN helpline
  • Get clever with your coding with our GST Ready Reckoner
  • Get the assurance you need with a Quality Assurance review from ABN BAS
  • Engage clients on the right terms with bookkeeping engagement letter templates and authority letters
  • Standardise your approach to BASs by using ABNs BAS Wizard
  • Protection with access to the best PI Insurance that money can buy
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Technical Resources and Newsletters – Publications, Webinars and More

As an ABN member, your bookkeeping membership gives you access to the online resource Member Centre, your very own library of technical resources, newsletters and bulletins all just a click away

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Business Building

Your ABN membership will also give you access to a range of useful business building tools and templates designed to assist you in your bookkeeping business, whether you're just starting up, currently operate a business on your own, or have employees.

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Helpline

ABN Helpline allows members to enjoy email-based support from our team of qualified accountants on bookkeeping, income tax, GST and BAS related matters. We can also provide you with a perspective on any ethical issues you may have encountered in your dealings with clients.

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Networking and Events

Looking for a bookkeepers network forum? ABN hosts a number of networking events nationwide, including Coffee Clubs, and the only event tailored to bookkeepers of its kind, The Bookkeeper Event.

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Find New Clients

Searching for bookeeping jobs in your local area? ABN Marketplace is a tool designed to connect bookkeepers and clients. As an ABN member you have the ability to list your services for free and open up your abilities to a wider audience. Clients can also find a bookkeeper in ABN Marketplace.

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CPE

An ABN membership assists greatly with the meeting of bookeeping CPE requirements. ABN's range of technical resources and webinars contribute towards gaining your required bookkeeping CPE hours.

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Coffee Club

A community where bookkeepers can connect! That's what the ABN Coffee Clubs provide you with. Meet other like-minded people, share your knowledge, learn from others and keep up to date with local industry developments. The ABN Coffee Clubs are a great way to meet other bookkeepers closer to home. You are only a Coffee Club meeting away from building your own professional network of friends and creating long-lasting relationships with your industry peers.

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Marketplace

ABN Marketplace connects clients and bookkeepers. View listings on this nationwide directory to find a bookkeeper. If you are a bookkeeper, then you can look for bookkeeping jobs, find new clients or other bookkeepers and accountants looking for staff, or browse practices and franchises for sale.

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Events

ABN hosts a number of great events tailored to bookkeepers, such as our biennial conference “The Bookkeeper Event” which always sees hundreds of bookkeepers from across Australia coming together for an event filled with technical content, industry updates, networking opportunities and lots of CPE!

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