by AccountingWeb on May 02, 2014
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.
by David Ringstrom on May 02, 2014
Yes, you can create a macro to automate Excel's paste special values feature, but there are easier ways of streamlining the process—just look in the right place.
by David Ringstrom on May 01, 2014
Reading this article with Internet Explorer? Stop! It has a security flaw so major that the government is issuing warnings, and Windows XP users are especially vulnerable.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 29, 2014
The legislation, which was supported by the AICPA, was passed in the Senate earlier this month and in the House yesterday. The bill will make federal government spending data publicly available online.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 24, 2014
The menu for April 24 features specials on Russia scrambling on FATCA, arrests in ID theft and fake tax return scheme, could the US implement a tax lottery like Slovakia, and more.
by Alexandra DeFelice on Apr 23, 2014
Are you looking for ways to make your mobile devices more useful? Whether or not you use the apps listed here, you should know what's out there for you and your clients.
by Guy Pearson on Apr 15, 2014
The cloud isn't just today's buzzword—it's a way to improve your business. Accountants can use the cloud to increase security, lower costs and enhance client service.
by Alexandra DeFelice on Apr 10, 2014
Accountants have been moving in a new direction in recent years—don't get left behind.
by Alexandra DeFelice on Apr 02, 2014
Too much reliance on technology? Too little? Maybe you're just not using it right.
by Jason Bramwell on Mar 30, 2014
This latest phishing scheme involves e-mails to taxpayers that appear to be from the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service and include a bogus case number. The bogus e-mails direct the recipient to click on links to web pages that solicit personal information.
by David Ringstrom on Mar 28, 2014
Readers are confused about Excel's Sparklines; explanations and a simple trick make this powerful spreadsheet feature work.
by Jason Bramwell on Mar 24, 2014
A top priority for chief audit executives and internal auditors this year is preventing risks – such as hits to the bottom line and a loss of productivity – that could result from social media use within their organizations, according to a survey released last week by global consulting firm Protiviti.
by Ken Berry on Mar 21, 2014
If someone can walk out of the IRS with personal information on 20,000 people, they can do it at your firm.
by David Ringstrom on Mar 21, 2014
Almost every accountant handles Social Security numbers and almost every Excel spreadsheet screws them up. Here's how to fix them.
by Joseph A. Pizzimenti on Mar 19, 2014
The "Cloud" is all the rage, promising to solve a range of data management issues. But care is needed – you may end up with a sales tax nexus.
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