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For blogs on “How To” that address specific variation to the Xero Help and support for conversions, and for changes between the desktop software page and Xero.

Robots are Coming

“Robots and AI are coming sooner than you realise and will take many of our jobs” Cook, CEO of Apple, told Bloomberg last year about the potential...

35,000 Conversions

Over the past 5 years Jet Convert has converted over 35,000 conversions into Xero.  We celebrated in a small way at the Accounting Expo in Sydney in ...

Six Reasons to Get Extra History

Want 6 great reasons to convert data from desktop software to Xero? Moving from software such as MYOB, Quickbooks Desktop, Sage to cloud based systems...

Why Jet Convert – To the Cloud

Why should businesses and bookkeepers use automated conversion services to the convert from the desktop accounting software into Xero? That’s ea...

Time for the final Reckoning

If you are keen to take advantage of all of the benefits that Xero brings then I have great news for Reckon users – we have extended the Reckon ...

Xero Out of Balance imported from MYOB

When converting information from MYOB to Xero there are some system differences that need to be taken into consideration. For example MYOB will allow ...

Reviewing Payroll data in Xero

Xero payroll is a powerful tool to minimise the time it takes to manage payments to your team as well as superannuation. To get the most out of Xero i...

Creating a Payrun in Xero

Here are the four easy steps steps for creating a pay run in Xero. 1. Prepare employee data Information about your employees and payroll history is ...

Shortcuts in Xero

We have all experienced the time saving features available in Xero such as suggested reconciliation and the employee portal amongst others. Here are ...

Convert MYOB AccountEdge to Xero

We are delighted to announce that we don’t have to turn away Mac users on MYOB AccountEdge any more. Now we can convert your accounting data to Xero...

Xero Tips and Tricks

  SHORTCUT KEY FOR XERO RESULT Click the Scroller button on the mouse  Opens a link in a new Tab Ctrl Tab  Moves to the next Tab Ctrl Shift Tab...

A conversion to suit every MYOB file

Update March 2018 – this service is now also available for Reckon, Sage and Quickbooks conversions! ******** We conducted a quick survey of our ...

New improved Xero conversions!

Updated April 2018 We are very excited to share our updated conversion service and website. It is a huge step forward in getting even more complete da...

Job Tracking in Conversions

Update: Classes and Jobs extended to all Conversion models including MYOB / Quickbooks /Reckon / Sage. Back in 2015 we were excited to announce the s...

Bank Account Mapping

  After uploading your file you can select how you want bank account types to appear in Xero. In your file bank accounts will be set as either ba...

Connect the Dots at Xerocon

Thank-you for joining us at Xerocon in Sydney.  We had a great time obliterating all the conversion woes using dot mania, and with your help! We hear...

Converting your MYOB file in July

The start of the new financial year is literally around the corner. However no need to rush into a data conversion to, we have it all covered. If you...

Get set to go in Xero for July 1

The end of financial year is certainly a good time to be moving businesses onto Xero.  It means a fresh start and a whole new way of operating in the...

Converting to Xero – blow by blow!

Updated: December 2018 In my role as Business Relationship Manager I get a lot of inquiries from Xero Partners wanting to understand the conversion pr...

BAS Reconciliation Checklist for Xero

Have you recently moved across to Xero and still trying to find your way around the software wishing there was a manual about how to process your Busi...

Xero Payroll Items Guidelines

NO = tick Exempt, in Xero Pay Items Setup Payments to an employee in relation to …Awards and agreements TAX SUPER Overtime hours – award sti...

Long Service Leave in Xero

It is very easy to set up Long Service Leave (LSL) accrual in Xero, though you do need to take into account the complexities of the different legislat...

Early Termination Payments in Xero

When you terminate an employee, you have to make an adjustment on the amount of tax paid.  The Early Termination Payment (ETP) is taxed at a differen...

User Roles In Xero

Your level of access in Xero is determined by your user role. We have found that it’s easier to make a decision of what kind of user role you wa...

2013 – What a Year!

It’s been an exciting year for anyone associated with Xero. In Australia they continue to grow by 200-300 conversions per day.  The Xero commun...

Timesheets In Xero

Xero provides some great time-saving features when it comes to employee payment and leave.  You can save yourself a lot of hours normally spent on da...

The Pain of Moving to Xero

I have just watched another beautiful Xero sales video. Made me smile. But I also had to think of the potential Xero users that did not have a good ex...

Why We Are Going To Xerocon 2013

Well the guys and gals here at Jet Convert are so excited at being at Xerocon. We are looking forward to catching up with a pile of Xero Partners and ...

Account Types In Xero!

Should my business bank-loan be set up as a liability account or as a credit card/bank account? How can I change a liability or asset account to a ban...

7 Essential Post Conversion Checks

It is a great feeling to complete a conversion. I often cannot wait to hand it back to the client and get them started in Xero. However, it is really ...