by Terri Eyden on May 03, 2013
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.
by Terri Eyden on May 02, 2013
Despite three subsequent Windows releases, Windows XP remains the second most popular operating system version. Regardless, the 38 percent of computer users currently relying on Windows XP will soon need to move to a modern operating system, or risk exposure to malware.
by Terri Eyden on Apr 30, 2013
The groups likely to be most valuable to start-up practices will be those groups your client prospects belong to. You can find these by looking at the profiles of prospective clients on LinkedIn and scrolling down to see their groups.
by Terri Eyden on Apr 29, 2013
Rebecca Ryan, Founder, Next Generation Consulting, Inc., and Rick Richardson, managing partner of Richardson Media & Technologies LLC, will be the keynote speakers at the 2013 Boomer Technology Circles Summit and Talent Development Advantage August 19-20, 2013.
by Terri Eyden on Apr 24, 2013
CCH has announced the launch of CCH Axcess – a Cloud-based modular tax preparation, compliance, and firm management solution built from the ground up, offering the accounting profession a powerful solution for complete firm management.
by Terri Eyden on Apr 22, 2013
It's frustrating when Excel acts as if the active area of a worksheet is significantly larger than the actual area where you have data. Suddenly your scroll bars move you into uncharted areas, such as column TX or row 5,000.
by David Ringstrom on Apr 19, 2013
Excel expert David Ringstrom explains how you can use conditional formatting to identify all unlocked cells within a worksheet range.
by Terri Eyden on Apr 19, 2013
The IRS is changing its controversial policy of accessing taxpayer e-mails without first obtaining a warrant, but it’s not making any promises regarding social media postings on sites like Facebook and Twitter.
by Terri Eyden on Apr 18, 2013
Sage North America announced April 18, 2013, the availability of Sage 50 Accounting 2014-US Edition for small businesses. The 2014 release coincides with National Financial Capability Month.
by Terri Eyden on Apr 18, 2013
In the world of social media, bogus social media accounts abound. Anyone can create or even buy a fake account and use it for a variety of reasons – to make themselves appear more popular than they are, to send span, or for malicious reasons.
by Terri Eyden on Apr 16, 2013
The 2014 version of Sage 50, formerly known as Peachtree Accounting, is available for purchase now. As a result, certain users who rely on the payroll subscription are going to experience sticker shock in the near future.
by Terri Eyden on Apr 16, 2013
Exposure is vital to the growth of your firm, but the different channels can be intimidating. With endless social media avenues, websites, and networking events, it's easy to get overwhelmed.
by Terri Eyden on Apr 12, 2013
It's not likely that taxpayers are "blind copying" the IRS on their e-mails to friends or sharing their posts on social media sites with the IRS. But the IRS may be reading those messages anyway.
by Terri Eyden on Apr 12, 2013
You can't easily tell at a glance if a cell is locked or not, but Excel expert David Ringstrom shows you how to add a visual aid. As an added bonus, the technique also makes it far easier to lock and unlock worksheet cells.
by Terri Eyden on Apr 11, 2013
Want to know where the next major tax reform legislation is coming from? You might check on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus and House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp said they'll ask the public for tax law proposals via social media.

Pages


Already a member? log in here.

Upcoming CPE Webinars

Aug 28
Excel spreadsheets are often akin to the American Wild West, where users can input anything they want into any worksheet cell. Excel's Data Validation feature allows you to restrict user inputs to selected choices, but there are many nuances to the feature that often trip users up.
Sep 9
In this session we'll discuss the types of technologies and their uses in a small accounting firm office.
Sep 11
This webcast will include discussions of commonly-applicable Clarified Auditing Standards for audits of non-public, non-governmental entities.
Sep 26
In this jam-packed presentation Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA will give you a crash-course in creating spreadsheet-based dashboards. A dashboard condenses large amounts of data into a compact space, yet enables the end user to easily drill down into details when warranted.