In this ever-changing world of technology and solutions in the small business accounting world, it's natural for consultants to be overwhelmed by all the vendors in the market who claim to have the best solution in their market space.
In an effort to address the increased demand for comprehensive and intensive training on XBRL, the AICPA and XBRL US Inc., the not-for-profit consortium for business reporting standards, launched the XBRL US GAAP Certificate Program.
Whenever column headings within a worksheet span two or more rows, a cascade of issues can occur. Fortunately, a simple technique can help you avoid frustration and save time when working in Microsoft Excel.
The "State of the Outsourcing Industry 2013" survey, which was released on July 8, found that client expectations of outsourcing are evolving to be more value-focused, with IT and F&A BPO dominating future outsourcing plans.
Periodically, you may encounter numbers in Excel that you can't sum or use arithmetically. A common cause for this is numbers formatted as text. David Ringstrom describes three ways you can convert numbers that appear trapped under glass into a usable format.
Is Facebook an effective marketing tool or a time-consuming burden? Experts say it could be either, depending on your firm's approach. So how do you build a profitable Facebook strategy? Our experts offer five tips.
Working in an Excel spreadsheet can be somewhat like the Wild West – unless other provisions are made, users can enter any value in any cell. One way you can restrict users to a predefined set of values is by way of Excel's Data Validation feature.
When ZenPayroll launched in 2012, its mission was to bring the power of modern software to the payroll industry through a Cloud-based service that's easy to use, comprehensive, and accessible 24/7 from any computer or mobile device.
The IRS announced it will retire the Disclosure Authorization and Electronic Account Resolution e-services products August 11. The IRS stated it increased the number of employees and improved its internal processes in response to this change.
The winners and finalists for the tenth annual Tax & Accounting Technology Innovation Awards are all Cloud-based solutions, highlighting the movement of accounting and tax experts toward mobile technologies. The awards were presented June 3 by CPA Practice Advisor.
After performance issues to its electronic filing system caused delays in processing tax returns during the 2012 filing season, the IRS has made several enhancements to the system over the past year that are expected to improve the tax-filing process.
While you might think your IT systems are safe and secure, think again. One of the greatest security threats comes from a firm's own staff. Learn five ways your staff can wreck your IT systems and cost your business in lost productivity.