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CPAs Say Security is Their No. 1 Technology-Related Priority
New report features the top 10 technology initiatives ranked by accounting professionals in the US and Canada.
Apr 21 2015
Greetings and Vision Statement From the Editor
AWEB’s new managing editor, Seth Fineberg, issues a welcome and shares his vision for the future of the site – and how you play a key part in that vision.
Apr 17 2015
Post-Busy Season Quiz: What Would You Do Differently?
What are your prescriptions for making things better? Cast your vote in our productivity quiz, and we'll remind you about these resolutions next year.
Apr 16 2015
QuickBooks Blunders, Part 1: Tales of Reconciliation Nightmares
Here is how to spot the most common signs of trouble when working with clients or working on your own in QuickBooks.
Apr 15 2015
The 7 Characters You Can’t Use in Excel Worksheet Tab Names
Also, there is one word that cannot be assigned to an Excel worksheet. Find out what that word is and its backstory.
Apr 2 2015
Why Accountants Are Now the New Trusted (Technology) Advisor
The software-as-a-service revolution is upon us, bringing with it challenges and opportunities for accountants.
Mar 31 2015
Protect Your Business: Tax Time is a Good Time for a ‘Security Check’
Scammers are out there, but there are steps your company can take to protect its data from being compromised.
Mar 31 2015
A Guided Tour of QuickBooks Online for Accountants
At first glance, the new QuickBooks Online may look a bit daunting. But take the time to explore its features. Here are some of the more common ones.
Mar 31 2015
Here is How You Can Find Circular References in Microsoft Excel
Tracking down circular references scattered across numerous worksheets can be tricky. But there's a way to do it.
Mar 26 2015
How to Export QuickBooks Reports to Excel with Advanced Excel Options
Exporting reports from QuickBooks to Excel can be a hassle and lead to embarrassing errors. But QuickBooks has hidden options to make it easy.
Mar 17 2015
Understanding How to Use Circular References in Microsoft Excel
This technique may look like it defies the laws of logic, but in reality, it's a powerful tool with many uses.
Mar 11 2015
2015 US GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy Adopted by the SEC
The taxonomy, proposed by the FASB, contains updates for accounting standards and other recommended improvements.
Mar 10 2015
Survey: Internal Auditors Making Strides on Addressing Cybersecurity Risks
According to a new Protiviti study, cybersecurity evaluation is included in 53% of current corporate audit plans.
Mar 10 2015
The 5 Key Tips to Resolve Your Love/Hate Affair with QuickBooks
Accountants often say they have a love-hate relationship with the popular program; here are tips for smoothing the way.
Mar 9 2015
G2 Crowd Identifies the Top Expense Management Tools Based on User Reviews
Certify and Concur earned “Leader” status based on a combination of user satisfaction scores and market presence data.
Mar 5 2015
Special Tax Season Summary: What You Should Know about Bitcoin
Virtual currencies seem scary, but informed accountants can help clients explore new opportunities within IRS rules.
Feb 24 2015
Convert Your Clients: Move Their Records Out of the Shoebox
Do your clients still have a record system out of the Victorian era? Maybe some new tools can help them—and you.
Feb 23 2015
My Quixotic Pursuit of Microsoft Excel for the Android Platform
It was easy, right? No, because we're dealing with Microsoft, and nothing is ever easy with Microsoft.
Feb 18 2015
If You Want Millennial Employees, Then Build a Millennial Office
Today's workers have their own ways of working—and they expect their accounting offices to match them.
Feb 6 2015
Navigating the Wild World of Internet Sales Taxes in the New Year
A key bill seems off the table—at least for now—but there are alternatives and CPAs should keep their eyes open.
Jan 29 2015
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