Technology news January 2010 | AccountingWEB

Technology news January 2010


Launch of upgraded Microsoft Windows mobile version imminent?

It is widely acknowledged that the aging Windows Mobile 6.5, a facelift of even earlier versions, is in great need of an upgrade to maintain or regain competitiveness in the ruthless and fast-paced mobile phone marketplace.
Practice Management

Realistic tech organizational goals for the upcoming tax season

The resources that a modern day accountant can utilize exist to make their lives easier and, in turn, make their customers happier. This seems like a win-win situation for all, and the best part is that the technology needed to accomplish this inexpensive and easy to use.

Benefits of using VoIP for your practice to gain clientele

In our day-to-day life we use our cell phones more and more due to reasonable rate plans and ease of accessibility. Why not apply this same reasoning when considering your office communications needs, especially in cases involving long distance and international clientele?

Lesser-known QuickBooks shortcuts

I admit it — I like to save time. When I find a shortcut, it makes me happy. QuickBooks accounting software has all these neat little features hiding under the hood. I am sharing some of the niftiest shortcuts I've found so far. These are shortcuts you can show your clients.

Intuit Academy: Cleaning up at year-end with the QuickBooks Client Data Review

CDR can help reduce non-billable time. Becoming more productive and efficient can streamline your quarterly reviews and/or year-end procedures to meet deadlines in a more timely fashion. Your clients can benefit from these improvements resulting in an increase in client satisfaction, referrals, and profitability.Download this course from the Intuit Academy today:Save up to Four Hours from QuickBooksClean-up Utilizing Intuit’s Client Data Review

QuickBooks Tip: Tying the Profit and Loss to the Profit and Loss by Job

The Profit & Loss by Job report shows all of the income and expenses you have assigned to Jobs on Checks, Bills, Invoices, Journal Entries, etc. However, the totals on the Profit & Loss by Job report may not agree to the totals on the Profit & Loss.

The latest iPhone app - Roth IRA conversion calculator

Created by CPAs and used in NDH's tax practice, NDH's RothCalc2010 application computes the after-tax present value of one's retirement income stream and allows one to determine if converting makes good financial sense.
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