AccountingWEB Resource Guide - Issue 102

 

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  1. Outsourced Tax Processing Gains Popularity
  2. Corporate Minutes: More Than a Unit of Time
  3. Dot-Pro Web Sites Ready to Launch
  4. SEC: Perpetrators of Fraud Should Pay Their Own Fines
  5. Niemeier: "AICPA Has Made Some Big Blunders"
  6. Free Report - Questions and Answers on Hot HIPAA Issues
  7. Treasury Issues Guidance on Partnership Abuses
  8. Payroll Card May Replace Checks as Preferred Method of Pay
  9. Intuit and Amazon.com Launch Boutique For Small Business
  10. New Bilingual Accounting Software Rolled Out
  11. Book Recommendation: Leverage Competencies: What Financial Executives Need to Lead

 

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  1. Characteristics That Make a Successful Entrepreneur
  2. Ten Quick Range Name Tricks - Excel Tip
  3. Top Strategies For Client Retention
  4. Use Microsoft Outlook to Track Your Chargeable Hours!
  5. Dealing With Difficult Partners

 

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1. Outsourced Tax Processing Gains Popularity

Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) is a popular current trend among many types of companies, and accounting firms, including the Big Four, are getting on the bandwagon. According to a recent survey, 68.3% of companies expect to increase outsourced services in the next year.

2. Corporate Minutes: More Than a Unit of Time

One requirement of a corporate entity is to maintain proper corporate minutes. Companies should conduct routine check-ups of their business records at least annually. Corporate minutes should provide a written record of important corporate transactions. Find out what you need to do to keep your records up-to-date!

 

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3. Dot-Pro Web Sites Ready to Launch

The next big trend on the Internet may be the new dot-pro Web sites that will be available July 1. Or not. Initially, dot-pro Web sites are available for accountants, lawyers and doctors. The sites, which will be named CPA.Pro, Law.Pro and Med.Pro are for professionals who prove they have met the eligibility standards of their profession.

4. SEC: Perpetrators of Fraud Should Pay Their Own Fines

Should executives who settle corporate fraud cases be made to pay fines out of their own pockets? This is the issue raised last week by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which has put the brakes on settlements that are being paid by insurance companies, rather than those who committed the crime.

 

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5. Niemeier: "AICPA Has Made Some Big Blunders"

6. Free Report - Questions and Answers on Hot HIPAA Issues

7. Treasury Issues Guidance on Partnership Abuses

8. Payroll Card May Replace Checks as Preferred Method of Pay

9. Intuit and Amazon.com Launch Boutique For Small Business

10. New Bilingual Accounting Software Rolled Out

11. Book Recommendation: Leverage Competencies: What Financial Executives Need to Lead, by, Frederick Militello, Michael Schwalberg

Financial leaders can no longer succeed on financial skills alone. Today's most successful companies have discovered that "leveraged competencies"--"soft" or "leadership" skills-- are even more crucial to success. Drawing upon in-depth research at eight outstanding global companies, top financial consultant, Militello, and leading executive psychologist, Dr. Schwalberg, have compiled today's most promising approaches to financial leadership development. Order your copy today!

 

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1. Characteristics That Make a Successful Entrepreneur

Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Entrepreneurs are like everyone else - the difference is they usually have stronger feelings and express themselves more strongly that those less likely to strike out on their own.

2. Ten Quick Range Name Tricks - Excel Tip

If you've ever used a range name in your Excel worksheet, you already know what a time saver this device is. Here are some suggested uses for range names that may speed up the time you spend on your worksheet even more.

3. Top Strategies For Client Retention

In today's competitive world of business, it is more important than ever to aim for more transactions with existing customers by using the power of customer follow-up and attention to good service.

4. Use Microsoft Outlook to Track Your Chargeable Hours!

If you use Microsoft Outlook as your contact management
software, here is a great tip to help you with your bottom
line and time management. (If you don't use Outlook, this
is a good reason to start - you can add your clients to
Outlook so you can track your billable time easily.)

5. Dealing With Difficult Partners

Here are some general guidelines to help a managing partner or a concerned peer turn the miserable moments and conflicts around.

 

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