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The Great App Hunt Starts Here
John Stokdyk's quest during this trade show season is to track down the companies that are writing apps to run with QuickBooks Online, Xero, and more.
May 21 2015
QuickBooks Online Now Syncs with PayPal
Intuit has a new app that syncs QuickBooks Online and PayPal, providing the ability to import PayPal sales transactions, fees, discounts, and taxes into QBO.
May 20 2015
New Crowdsourced Report Ranks Accounting Software
G2 Crowd has published its latest report which has top satisfaction and user ratings for nine of the most reviewed accounting software platforms on the market.
May 20 2015
5 Tips to Help Your Website Attract More Clients
Is your website helping attract new business? Accounting firm marketing expert Arvid Mostad gives five tips on how it can and should be used for that purpose.
May 19 2015
Editor’s Corner: Is Sage Innovating? And Other Tales
Quite a week for accountants, getting some brand-new offerings just for them from the vendor community, so we hope they’re all feeling the love.
May 15 2015
Sage Gears New Online Hub Toward Accounting Firms
In yet another accountant-centric move, Sage has launched Sage Impact, designed to house in one place all the cloud applications an accounting firm uses.
May 15 2015
Avalara Unveils SALT Program for Accountants
SALT-in-a-Box is a new Avalara program aimed at accountants and bookkeepers who want to help clients address state and local tax compliance issues.
May 14 2015
Sage and Salesforce Ink Cloud Accounting, Payroll Deal
Sage Life, a new platform as a service, allows for accounting, payroll, finance data, and client connection in the cloud.
May 13 2015
Technology a Core Asset for CFOs, Research Says
Economic volatility and competition for the smartest staff will also have a big effect on finance departments, according to a study from the IMA and ACCA.
May 11 2015
Sage Adds Bank Recs, Free Version to Sage One
Sage North America has upgraded its U.S. version of Sage One Accounting, including full bank reconciliations and new pricing that includes a free version.
May 11 2015
Editor's Corner: What's New in Vendor and Firm Plans?
This week's Corner explores some of the latest key vendor moves as well as some powerful opinions and reports around your firm's and clients' future.
May 8 2015
One Firm's Tale of Growth Through New Tech
Shelly Lingor, director of business accounting solutions at The LBA Group, explains how new technology helped boost the firm's revenue and services.
May 7 2015
Rise in Data Breaches Has Consumers More Cautious about Shopping Habits
AICPA survey found that 25% of US adults have been victims of a cyberattack – up from 11% – in the past 12 months.
May 6 2015
Intuit Considers Accountants in Revamped Ad Contest
Intuit's Small Business, Big Game effort is back, and this time accountants get to win free advertising from the QuickBooks maker as well.
May 5 2015
7 Reasons Your Firm Should Automate Client Messages
Sending tax reminders and special-occasion notes to clients is essential to your relationship, but is often time-consuming. It’s time to get automated.
May 4 2015
Editor’s Corner: So It’s Conference Season, So What?
'Tis the season, conference season that is. This week's Editor's Corner explores what it should mean to you and your practice.
May 1 2015
MineralTree Launches Finance and Accounting Partner Program
New partner program is geared toward accounting firms engaged in outsourced services.
Apr 29 2015
The Best QuickBooks Tricks No One Ever Told You About
Even the most seasoned QuickBooks user can always learn some new tips or tricks from peers – or even clients. Here’s a few that you may not know about.
Apr 28 2015
Receipt Bank Launches Apple Watch Bookkeeping App
The Practice Platform reports dashboard has been released as an app on the Apple Watch. It is also available via a web browser, iOS, and Android apps.
Apr 27 2015
Editor's Corner: Security Seriousness and Practical Tips
This regular column will present my views on the week's content, as well as on trends and issues facing the profession.
Apr 23 2015
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