This guide covers all the essentials of bookkeeping as well as a range of accounting, taxation, GST and FBT issues that bookkeepers need to be aware of. Users will find practical terms and numerous worked examples, diagrams, checklists, tables and commonly asked questions asked by bookkeepers. The 4th edition includes major revisions to the GST, FBT, payroll and superannuation chapters. The chapter on the bookkeeping issues involved in acquiring a motor vehicle has been greatly expanded to include the sale and trade-in of a motor vehicle. This edition has also been updated to take into account the latest taxation changes affecting superannuation and small businesses, as well as recent changes affecting BAS Agents as a result of the Tax Agent Services Act 2009. Up to date to 30 June 2012.