Do you know anything about “gamification?” If not, you should.
I first became aware of this tech term just a few weeks ago after Randy Johnston wrote a tech-future article for Intuit. He discussed gaming and the way some major software providers to the accounting profession are using the concept of “games” to lead users through their programs.
While small business owners’ optimism has been on the rise for the last five months, hiring has been either flat or slightly down. The obvious question is why aren’t we seeing more hiring?
The economy seems to be improving in some respects, but for the small businesses we survey in our SurePayroll Small Business Scorecard®, most of which have 10 or less employees, they haven’t experienced enough demand to add new employees.
On Monday, June 10, 2013 the AICPA released the FRF for SMEs. As I have been discussing in previous blogs, the content of this special purpose framework is a combination of concepts from other reporting frameworks that offer the opportunity for small-to-medium-sized entities to more efficiently prepare its financial statements and footnotes. I have begun to discuss basic concepts of the framework and will summarize the elements of this new framework in the weeks ahead. Detailed explanations of these elements are ava
The Baby Boomer generation is a market of 70 million people with about 10,000 turning 65 every day. The number of individuals eligible for social security rises daily. And unfortunately, 90% of recipients are not maximizing their benefits due to a lack of information and guidance. Social Security benefits can be a vague mystery to both advisors and clients, as it is hard for both parties to find information.
As I did last year, I made copious notes at this week's Association for Accounting Marketing's Annual Conference (held in conjunction with the AICPA's Practitioners Symposium and TECH+ Conference).
It is my intention to share bright ideas with you over the next few weeks, giving you a peek into some of the cutting edge information and trends, interesting perspectives, and tools and resources that were shared during the sessions.
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Delaware has legislatively created a new voluntary disclosure application (VDA) program for unclaimed property. Unclaimed property includes saving or checking accounts, uncashed checks or refunds, trust distributions, unredeemed money orders, insurance payments, refunds, CDs, customer overpayments, utility security deposits, royalty payments, gift certificates and other types of property. The list is very expansive and likely effects all entities organized or incorporated in Delaware.
This is a list post. I love lists. To Do Lists, Top 5 Lists, it really doesn’t matter. So I thought I’d do my own for this post, and share with you some of my new favorites. A few things that I’ve come across in the last couple months that I wanted to share.