The next decade will see industries transition to a Cloud-enabled world where work can be accomplished anywhere, anytime. This will especially be true of the accounting profession, according to a new study by Intuit.
On August 14, 2013, FreshBooks, the Cloud-based accounting solution designed exclusively for small business owners, launched an android app for service-based professionals who run their businesses on the go.
With more than 1.3 million Intuit QuickBooks users alone accessing the online version, it's time for every accountant to take a look at what Cloud computing can offer for streamlining the process of everyday tasks.
Many states say they would find nexus as a result of owning a web server in their jurisdiction, telecommuting employees, and making transactions that involve non-US entities, according to the thirteenth annual "Survey of State Tax Departments" by Bloomberg BNA.
How many times have you heard someone say, "I'd rather chew nails than go to the dentist?" Believe it or not – with my tongue firmly planted in my cheek – there are still some accounting professionals who would rather chew nails than move some or all of their practice to the Cloud.
The AICPA framework for evaluating technology-related controls and other safeguards used by Cloud service providers has been endorsed by CSA, a not-for-profit organization that promotes best practices on security assurance within Cloud computing.
The shift of IT systems to Cloud computing from an in-house infrastructure is proving more expensive and more complicated than first anticipated, according to KPMG International's "The Cloud Takes Shape" survey.
Firm owners are always looking for ways to save time and money. So why not take those findings to your clients? In other words, teach your clients what you've learned so that they, in turn, can save time and money and pay you for your consultative advice.
Avalara, a provider of sales tax automation services in the Cloud, announced that Ron Eagle, former president of the ITA, will serve as strategic advisor within Avalara's Accounting and Advisory Services Program.