by David Ringstrom on May 24, 2013
Many users rely on the Subtotal feature in Excel to instantly insert totals, averages, counts, or other statistics into a list. As you'll see, the feature is easy to use – until you want to copy or format just the total rows.
by Terri Eyden on May 24, 2013
Apple CEO Tim Cook appeared before the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations to defend his company's tax practices, including a 2 percent corporation tax rate deal it struck with the Irish government on two of its subsidiaries.
by Terri Eyden on May 23, 2013
If you're an accountant who has been experimenting with social media, this article is for you. It will be of particular interest if you've been disappointed by your social media experiences. And you're not alone if you started out with unrealistic expectations or misunderstood how social media works.
by Terri Eyden on May 17, 2013
IBM recently announced that Lotus 1-2-3 will no longer be available for purchase. Most readers of this article will likely have one of two reactions: "What is Lotus 1-2-3?" or "Lotus 1-2-3 was still on the market?"
by Terri Eyden on May 16, 2013
Each day when Bill Walter hops on the elevator in the building that houses his CPA firm, a majority of the people riding with him have their smartphones in hand – checking e-mails or surfing the Internet – before arriving at their particular floors.
by gailperry on May 10, 2013
Learn how to use the NPER function in Excel to determine just how long it will take you to payoff that credit card bill on which you’re making monthly payments..
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.
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