Business Lane

GREAT BUSINESS, DONE SIMPLY.

We currently service our clients right across Australia. We work with businesses of all stages, sizes, and industries. Whether you are just getting started, are behind on your obligations, or are established and looking for new and improved processes and systems to achieve bigger success, we tailor solutions specifically for you.

About Us

At Business Lane, we believe life and work should be simple. We know it can be hard work being a business owner, but it doesn’t need to be complicated. We love simplicity and are passionate about helping you as a business owner and employer to understand and meet your obligations, to streamline your processes, and to take on the tasks in your business that will enable you to dedicate more time to doing your thing while we do ours. Our focus is on you and your desired outcomes and goals. We are here to enable you to concentrate on what you’re best at.

Personalised solutions to suit you and your business

Just like the toppings on your favourite pizza, we know that no business is exactly the same. We want you to have a package that works best for you, your budget, wants, and needs. After all, no one wants to be forced to have anchovies on their margarita. (Unless you like those little suckers, of course!)

Cloud based solutions enable us to work together from anywhere

We successfully service clients across Australia with the utilisation of streamlined cloud document management processes. We use cloud storage facilities to store your documents and reports so your information is always available when it’s needed. This set up also aids the success and efficiency of working together without always needing to be face to face. Of course whenever it’s needed, we are able to come to you and carry out work at your premises and we’re always happy to meet for coffee to catch up for a chat and update.

We are partnered with great businesses to provide extended expertise

We have an impressive network of reputable and reliable business partners we work with to provide solutions in areas where additional expertise are of benefit. This includes legal services, graphic design, web hosting and web design, and tax accounting. We will never take on a task that we can’t provide the best service in, but can always connect you with one of our awesome partners who can. We can act as go-between in these instances to continue a seamless service for you. If you already have a great accountant, we work with them to ensure they have everything they need to do their part for you. And if you don’t already have an accountant you love, we will introduce you to the highly skilled ones we know.

Credentials

Registered BAS Agent
Registered BAS Agent
Xero Silver Partner
Xero Payroll Certified
Hubdoc Certified Advanced Partner
Hubdoc Certified Xero Partner
Hubdoc Certified QBO ProAdvisor

Services

There’s no one-size-fits-all packages here!
We do as little or as much as you’d like us to, and tailor packages specifically to you and your business so you aren’t paying for services you don’t need or won’t use. Here are the services we offer. Take a look below to see which tasks you might like us to take care of for you and when you’re ready, book in a free intro call so we can get started on preparing your package.

  • ABN applications
  • GST and PAYG advice and registration
  • Fuel tax credit registration
  • Determine best business structure
  • Recommend and provide best accounting software for your needs
  • Set up accounting software with chart of accounts
  • Detail accounting software with custom items, inventory, tracking, etc.
  • Customised templates in accounting software for your business
  • Develop processes for managing your operations and finances
  • Set up inventory items and balances
  • Start up and catch up of bank feeds and transactions
  • Management of multicurrency accounts
  • Create user accounts with managed security permissions
  • Bank, credit card, cash, and loan reconciliations
  • Data entry
  • Coding of transactions and tax invoices
  • General ledger account reconciliations
  • GST reconciliation
  • Fuel tax credits
  • PAYG withholdings
  • Withholding tax obligation compliance
  • Calculate and electronically lodge BAS
  • Taxable Payments annual reports as required by the ATO
  • Communicate with the ATO on your behalf
  • Extended activity statement due dates
  • Set up employees in your accounting software
  • Lodge tax file number (TFN) declarations
  • Collect and process timesheets
  • Routine payroll processing and distribution of payslips
  • Confidential payroll administration
  • PAYG and withholding tax
  • Payroll tax
  • Long service leave
  • Termination payments
  • Reconciliation of leave entitlements and balances
  • Superannuation calculation and lodgement via clearing houses
  • End of financial year payroll reconciliation
  • Annual Payment Summary preparation and lodgement
  • Workers Compensation declarations
  • Cashflow management
  • Budgets and forecasting
  • Fixed asset registers
  • Depreciation of assets
  • Financial reporting (e.g. income statement/profit and loss, balance sheet, outstanding debtors and creditors, statutory liabilities, etc)
  • Purchase orders
  • Entry of supplier invoices
  • Account reconciliations
  • Credit applications to extend payment terms
  • Schedule and process payments to your suppliers
  • Maintain supplier details
  • Process and send invoices to your clients
  • Process payment receipts
  • Distribute account statements to clients
  • Maintain client details
  • Follow up overdue payments
  • Issue letters of demand
  • Referrals to debt collection partner
  • Coordinate legal proceedings where required
  • Internal control procedures
  • Business process improvements
  • Office organisation
  • File management solutions and systems
  • Cloud based systems so you can access your documents, data, and reports from anywhere
  • Document creation and control
  • Flowcharts
  • Forms
  • Letters
  • Templates
  • Invoices, receipts, etc.
  • Policies and procedures

Popular Packages

As a guide, here are the task configurations that have been most popular so far.

All The Things

Weekly updates of your bills so you know who you need to by and by when.
Weekly bill payments to your suppliers.
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Our Clients

Aimee has been my bookkeeper for over six years. She is reliable, efficient and organised and such a pleasure to deal with. Aimee makes the process of completing my BAS quarterly simple and easy leaving me more time to focus on my business. I highly recommend Aimee and truly thank her for supporting my business.
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Natasha Carr
Studio Rouge
Aimee from Business Lane is an integral part of my business. Being able to concentrate on developing and selling product without having to worry about the admin side of things is what allows me to do what I do! Aimee always has a solution to any of my business related problems, and is always great at simplifying and explaining anything that might be a challenge to understand. Business Lane is the most reliable and understanding asset I have in the business world.
Sam Moore
Sam Moore
Fist Handwear
Aimee was referred to me by a friend and as such I did not know her or her talents before we chatted. I was really impressed with her personal, friendly and professional approach and can do attitude so I went ahead and sought her design services. To say that I was impressed with the results is a dramatic understatement! Aimee's quality of work is second to none. It is rare that time, quality and cost all align but Aimee managed to do that perfectly! I did not know what to expect at first, but Aimee is my go to now. A gem!
Tony Cox
Tony Cox
TenacityPD
I rely on Business Lane not just for my BAS and bookkeeping, but for managing all of the administration and finance services in my business. It is such a relief for me to know I have someone to call on who I trust and consider part of my team. Nothing is ever a problem for Aimee to get done, and she is always finding ways to improve my business processes. I cannot recommend Business Lane highly enough to anyone looking for the very best business support.
Josh Readman
Josh Readman
Readman Civil

Our Story

Aimee initially started this business in June 2008 as a side project to full time employed work, driven by a love of numbers, systems, processes, helping others be their best, and her own career development.

Over the years since, Aimee encountered businesses who had been let down by their previous bookkeepers and accountants, worked with business owners who were behind on their obligations, and those who had been working out of shoeboxes and had no idea how they were truly performing financially, and those who were well established and organised that simply needed someone to do their accounts. A passion emerged for helping these businesses and their owners who were in a tangle, getting them up to date, and in better financial shape quickly and efficiently. We have since watched these businesses grow year on year, and continue to take pride in providing constant development and improvement to all of our valued clients.

Nine years on, we have expanded and rebranded, with Business Lane emerging as a complete suite of business enablement services, with bigger and better resources and skills to service our clients. We’ve developed systems to personalise our services for each of our unique clients and look forward to continuing our journey with our existing clients and to working with the many new clients we continue to welcome aboard.

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