The small business online accounting platform from Xero will now be the preferred core software used in H&R Block’s Small Business Program suite of services, the two firms announced last week as part of a new strategic alliance.
Accounting software provider Xero embarked on its first national road show earlier this week, providing free training to accountants and bookkeepers on how small businesses can use its Cloud platform to improve efficiency and reduce costs.
San Francisco–based online accounting software provider Xero launched a free conversion platform on October 8 that will enable small businesses to migrate their Intuit QuickBooks data into Xero's Cloud accounting service.
According to the 2013 North American Top Technology Initiatives Survey conducted by AICPA and CPA Canada, managing and retaining data topped the list of ten technology initiatives for accounting firms in the United States and Canada.
The young online accounting software company Xero announced a recent coup – hiring Stuart McLean away from Google Australia, where he was Cloud business applications development leader. McLean will lead Xero's worldwide sales and marketing team.
Built for the web from the ground up in 2006 by a technology entrepreneur and a small business accountant, Xero - "the beautiful accounting software" - has been design led and focused on usability from the very start.