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What We Learned Analysing 1000 Shopify Payment Gateways
Jan 27, 2021

What We Learned Analysing 1000 Shopify Payment Gateways

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes. Shopify offers payment gateway options for over 100 providers across the world. Why? So that you can provide your customers with the options most likely to suit them. A2X supports thousands of Shopify sellers with their accounting. No matter the payment gateway used, A2X interprets bank deposits and ensures that sellers have all the information they need to be able to manage their finances properly. With access to this kind of data, we can help sellers determine which gateways are proving most popular among our subscribers.

[Ultimate Guide] Profit First for Ecommerce Sellers
Jan 24, 2021

[Ultimate Guide] Profit First for Ecommerce Sellers

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes. Accountants might be comfortable with P&Ls and balance sheets, but not all ecommerce sellers are. When it comes to a quick reference point on the health of their business, sellers often look at their bank accounts. With bank transactions being almost instant nowadays, nowhere else offers them the same real-time viewpoint as those balances. Simple, quick and easy. But as we know, simple, quick and easy can often lead to poor quality.

Accounting for Amazon Business Loans [How to]
Jan 5, 2021

Accounting for Amazon Business Loans [How to]

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes. Updated January 2021. Merchants who sell through Amazon can now secure dedicated ecommerce loans, but what does this look like in the books? In this article, we’ll explain eligibility, Amazon lending transactions, and how to record Amazon loan repayments. Lending for Ecommerce: Amazon Loan or Bank Loan? In 2017, Amazon announced that they had funded 20,000 businesses through Amazon lending. In 2020, they partnered with Goldman Sachs to provide lines of credit of up to $1 million for merchants selling on the Amazon platform.

The Best Amazon FBA Podcasts for Sellers in 2021
Jan 1, 2021

The Best Amazon FBA Podcasts for Sellers in 2021

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes. Updated January 2021. As a valued friend of the multi-tasker, podcasts are a great tool for any ecommerce seller. Whether you just want to stay up-to-date with industry news, learn from the best about how they made it big, or even have your specific questions answered - there’s an Amazon FBA podcast for you. We have scaled the market to bring you the top Amazon FBA podcast list, plus a few that are useful for ecommerce sellers on any platform.

How Accountants Can Grow Their Amazon Seller Client Base [10 steps]
Dec 27, 2020

How Accountants Can Grow Their Amazon Seller Client Base [10 steps]

Estimated reading time: 10 minutes 30 seconds. If you’re an accountant trying to establish your niche, serving Amazon sellers is a great way to get your name out there. In 2019 there were 3 million active sellers on Amazon, in 16 worldwide marketplaces. That’s a sizeable pool of potential clients for an accountant. Marketplace sellers sold $200 billion worth of products in 2019, so that’s a good indication that they’ll be able to outsource their accounting and bookkeeping to a professional such as yourself.

eBay Taxes: Answers to Your Questions [FAQ]
Dec 22, 2020

eBay Taxes: Answers to Your Questions [FAQ]

Estimated reading time: 22 minutes 30 seconds. Find all the answers you need to your burning eBay tax questions in this guide, along with additional resources available. We have divided these questions into General Queries, eBay Sales Tax Queries, eBay VAT Queries, eBay Income Tax Queries and Accountants and Other Tax Resources: General Queries 1.1 What is the key information about tax that eBay sellers need to know? 1.2 Why is eBay charging tax now?

Business Intelligence and Summary Accounting: Part 2 [Interview]
Dec 20, 2020

Business Intelligence and Summary Accounting: Part 2 [Interview]

Interview series with Conrad Rohleder: Part Two Traditionally, you’d wait till the end of the month to review your business’ progress and outcomes. This can leave you chasing your tail. To keep on top of the day to day, you need a way to track your business in real-time. Understanding the differences between business intelligence and accounting is one way to achieve this. In the second part of this series with Conrad Rohleder, we discuss: The difference between summary accounting and business intelligence.

The Velocity of Ecommerce and Insight: Part 3 [Interview]
Dec 20, 2020

The Velocity of Ecommerce and Insight: Part 3 [Interview]

Interview series with Conrad Rohleder: Part Three Everyday efficiency and clarity surrounding your business outcomes is optimised when you can integrate and review data effectively. However, not all programs are created equal when it comes to integration. Often businesses become pigeon-holed or bogged down using multiple programs that do not communicate properly. This can inhibit the growth and success of your ecommerce business. The solution? Learning to leverage business intelligence in ecommerce.

Multi Channel Price Plans now able to be easily set up and viewed
Dec 18, 2020

Multi Channel Price Plans now able to be easily set up and viewed

Multi-Channel Plans Self Service For those of you who are on the Multi-Channel/Country Amazon and Shopify plans and the Premium Price plans, your billing screen will now display the plans you have linked together. It will also allow you to link new ones from the billing screen should your plan allow for extras. FIND OUT MORE To find out more read Multi-Channel Subscriptions or Multi-Channel Premium Subscriptions

How to Reconcile Your Amazon Seller Statement
Dec 18, 2020

How to Reconcile Your Amazon Seller Statement

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes. Updated December 2020. If you’ve ever reviewed an A2X settlement summary, you’ll know Amazon has some very creative ways to charge Amazon sellers money. But what do ShippingChargeback, GiftwrapChargeback, and SalesTaxServiceFee really mean, and how do you reconcile them to the Amazon Reports > Payments section of Seller Central? To help this make sense, we’re going to walk you through reconciling your Amazon seller statement. We’ll use an example that matches low-level transactions in an Amazon settlement report to the corresponding high-level transactions Amazon considers in their report summary.