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Working Smarter with Document Management

Effectively gathering and organizing electronic client documents as they flow into an accounting firm is just as critical as how they are processed, stored, and delivered back to clients.

Could a Real-Time Tax System Become Reality?

IRS Commissioner Shulman has been gearing up the computers to accommodate the "real-time tax system" he has been envisioning for years. Now he needs Congress to pull the trigger on legislation that would authorize this approach.

Tax Departments and the Cloud

KPMG LLP survey results show that a majority of tax departments are being left out of Cloud decision-making discussions, raising the possibility of tax risks, lost cost-saving opportunities, and decreased ROI for Cloud projects.

EBRI Rolls Out Free Retirement Savings App

While thousands of smartphone apps have been developed to help people spend money, a new one has been developed to help Americans save: The Ballpark E$timate® iPhone app.

Transposing Data in Excel Worksheets

Excel expert, David Ringstrom, CPA, shows you how you can transform a list of data into a columnar list.

Digital Practice Made Simple

The concept of the Cloud and going paperless have been around for some time, but the trend is streaming down more rapidly to smaller firms whose owners are hearing the benefits from their peers.

Backup Plan: Cloud Technology Invaluable When Disaster Strikes

Cloud backup technology drastically reduces the risk of security breaches, and it also minimizes disruptions to operations after manmade or natural disasters occur, such as fires or severe storms.

Microsoft Excel: Taking the Pain Out of Freezing Panes

Freezing or unfreezing worksheet panes typically involves multiple mouse clicks, but Excel expert David Ringstrom shows you a way to carry out this task with a single keystroke.

Too Much To Do, All the Time?

A growing number of accounting professionals face too many interruptions, have too much to do, and not enough time to do it. If this happens to be your lot, and you've been looking for solutions, you'll find some here.

Yes, Microsoft Excel Is Talking to You

From time to time, you may need to compare a set of figures or text in an Excel spreadsheet to a paper document, and doing so can be time consuming and error-prone. Expert David Ringstrom offers a better approach.
Education & Careers

Career Benefits for CPAs Who Obtain Their CITP

For CPAs seeking additional professional versatility, the Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) certificate offers many benefits, including increased earning potential.

FreshBooks Announces Evolution to Cloud Accounting

Mike McDerment, CEO and cofounder of FreshBooks, announces new Cloud accounting capabilities available from FreshBooks.

Microsoft to Fully Embrace Open Document Standards

After years of hegemony, Microsoft has finally acknowledged that the world wants to be able to save documents in open formats that are freely shareable with other software applications.

Sage Leaders Have Vision for the Future

At the annual Sage Summit customer and partner conference, Sage North America CEO Pascal Houillon and CTO Himanshu Palsule unveiled details of the company's strategy to help small and midsized businesses take advantage of mobile devices and the Cloud to better manage their business processes.

Sage Announces North American Award Winners

Sage North America kicked off its 2012 partner/customer conference event, the Sage Summit Conference, this week in Nashville, TN with the announcement of the recipients of the 2011-2012 Sage Partner Advantage Awards

Excel Tip: Calculating Interest

In his latest article in our Excel Tips series, expert David Ringstrom explains how to calculate interest within a single worksheet cell.

What's VDI? Is It Right for Your Firm?

VDI is a hyped term in the tech market right now, and it has become ambiguous - it's more a concept than a technology. VDI encompasses a suite of technologies, so it's important to distinguish between what's being delivered and how it's set up.

Managing Excel Add-ins

In his latest article in our Excel Tips series, expert David Ringstrom explains how to manage Excel add-ins, including all the toolbars, ribbons, and headaches that come with them.

Xero and ADP's New Online Payroll Platform

Thanks to a general ledger integration between Xero's online accounting software and ADP's RUN Powered by ADP payroll platform, accountants now have a new payroll platform option.

Tips for Improving Your Website

This is part one of four of a "Marketing Your Practice" series. Websites, which initially served as "glorified business brochures," are no longer acceptable as such. Today, visitors and clients expect much more.


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