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by Terry Sheridan on Sep 12, 2014
How do you calculate taxes owed on what the IRS calls convertible virtual currency? Experts may argue about what virtual currencies are, but at the end of the day, the IRS wants its cut.
by David Ringstrom on Sep 10, 2014
Our Excel expert takes a fresh look at Excel for iPad and happily discovers that in the past months Microsoft has added some key elements. Mobile spreadsheet users are now in a much better place.
by Chris Farrell on Sep 09, 2014
Say goodbye to manual expense reports. Automated expense management products have arrived in the market with advanced processes that are saving companies huge amounts of time and money.
by David Ringstrom on Sep 04, 2014
Sometimes the most mundane tasks, such as copying and pasting a series of dates from one workbook to another, can send you down a mysterious rabbit hole where things become frustrating.
by Terry Sheridan on Aug 22, 2014
When it comes to regulatory compliance and other key issues, the vast majority of companies are not operating at their highest financial planning and analysis potential, according to new report.
by Ken Berry on Aug 21, 2014
GAAP addresses accounting principles for cloud service providers, but there is no specific guidance for a customer's accounting of fees paid to the provider. Proposed guidance would change that.
by Terry Sheridan on Aug 19, 2014
How are you planning? What tools do you use for forecasting? AccountingWEB recently spoke with PlanGuru CEO Christian Wielage about the hows and whys of business forecasting.
by David Ringstrom on Aug 07, 2014
The SUM function may be the most used—and abused—of all worksheet functions. Although it's far better than manually adding cells together, there are some importance nuances.
by Terry Sheridan on Aug 05, 2014
If your clients are still in the Excel era, they've got plenty of company. But they may find cloud computing provides more nimble forecasting of their business needs.
by Eric Chan on Aug 05, 2014
According to leading IT experts, here are four questions you should always ask a cloud-based service provider. The answers will tell you if they're keeping your data secure.
by David Ringstrom on Aug 04, 2014
Alt-Down Arrow is one of the most versatile Excel keyboard shortcuts, giving users an easy means to speed through repetitive data entry, and more. Learn its three main uses.
by Jeff Pickard on Jul 31, 2014
Document management software is essential for accounting offices. With the right paperless office solution, you can organize all of your electronic and paper documents and keep them close by.
by Jonathan Poston on Jul 29, 2014
Changes are on the horizon that could empower accounting software users to the point when they don't need accountants any longer, and reduce the process to a turnkey program.
by Amy Vetter on Jul 25, 2014
Whenever I speak to accountants about creating a cloud practice, the most common question is, “How do I charge my clients?” The answer has usually been "hourly billing," but that model is changing.
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 24, 2014
While reputational risk is the No. 1 nonfinancial concern among corporate directors, cybersecurity/IT risk is gaining steam. According to the results of a new survey from EisnerAmper, cybersecurity/IT risk ranked second at 62 percent, up almost 10 percent from last year’s poll.

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