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March 13, 2009

Editor's Note
I don't think of myself as being particularly old, but I clearly remember when there were NO COMPUTERS. Staying at home from work meant either taking the day off, or taking a pile of paperwork home, clearing the kitchen table, and entering numbers from receipts in ledgers, or reconciling bank accounts on four-column paper.

Today, chances are good that either you work at home some or all of the time or you know someone who does. More people are either choosing to work at home or have employers who are finding it is cost effective to allow their employees to work remotely. And then there are the road warriors, for whom remote working means a desk in a hotel room, a table at Starbucks, or the back seat of their car. There are upsides and downsides to remote working. What experiences have you had? Click the "Post Comments" option at the bottom of any of our articles to share your experiences.

Best regards,
Gail Perry, CPA
Managing Editor
editor@accountingweb.com



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