What Are The SEC’s Guidelines For Public And Private Company Cybersecurity?

Hand-in-hand with an increased reliance on the internet and networked systems comes to an increased risk for cyber-attacks. Whether conducted unintentionally or deliberately, cybersecurity incidents can wreak havoc on a company’s bottom line, bringing a wide range of consequences with the capability to do long-term harm to companies big and small. For this reason, the U.S. Securities & Exchange...

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Top 5 Business Challenges Facing Today’s Accounting Firms

Accounting, just like every other profession, is affected by our ever-changing world. The increase in technological advances alone can leave your head spinning.  Though technology endeavors to make work easier for everyone, it requires your full attention to keep up. However, technology is responsible for numerous positive changes in every field or industry. An accounting firm can get a lot more...

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Technological Challenges Faced by Accounting Firms

Changes in technology come with a variety of challenges. First, there is the need to change and adapt to the new advancements. There are always financial costs associated with this process. The effects of technology are often widespread. Some people are concerned that new products and programs will put them out of work. The new developments in robotics are a good example. Many workers are concerne...

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New Microsoft Excel Data Visualization Features That Experts Are Excited About

There is no denying how critical Microsoft Excel is for day-to-day data processing and visualizations across organizations. Still, many users are not as familiar with the complete functionality of this handy tool as they could be. Today’s users say they have a fairly good knowledge of Excel and yet Microsoft adds new features each year to make it even more useful. Most companies simply don’t h...

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Need To Refresh Your Accounting Software?

Here’s Some Up-to-Date Info That Should Be of “Interest”! Accounting software is much-needed tool today. Gone are the days of manually writing down copious amounts of figures in heavy, dusty logbooks, or using calculators to add up debits and credits. Our computers do this for us now. Accounting software makes the process of bookkeeping more efficient and accurate. What else is different th...

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IT Is Changing – IT Budgeting Is Too.

When was the last time you thought about technology and the role it plays in your business success? Strategic IT Budgeting and planning for the tactical use of technology resources will bolster your business efforts to establish a competitive advantage. Just as you develop and adjust your annual business plans, you should do the same when it comes to IT planning and budgeting. Budgeting for IT Ha...

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Tired Of Amateur Hour? Learn How To Use Excel Like A Pro

With the 2016 version of Excel, Microsoft has really upped the game for people who aren’t great with numbers. You can now easily use one-click access that can be customized to provide the functionality you need. This is the first of a three-part series about using Microsoft Excel 2016 to help you identify trends, construct helpful charts, and organize information to maximize the value of your...

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Money Talks: Are you using every tool available to help your clients make the right decisions with their finances?

There is no such thing as a safe investment. Investing is a scary business. Most people prefer to work with financial experts when it comes to finding the best place to put their money. Just like them, you’ve worked hard for every penny, and you don’t want to see it go to waste.   However, what if you’re the expert people turn to for financial advice? Are you using every tool at your dispo...

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Reduce Your Tax Burden

Take Advantage of the IRS 179 Deduction Before the End of 2017!   The IRS 179 Deduction was enacted to help small businesses like yours by allowing you to take a depreciation deduction for certain assets in one year, rather than depreciating them over a longer period of time. It allows you to take an outright deduction equal to the full purchase price of a qualifying piece of equipment. This mea...

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How Accounting Software is Helping Countless SMBs Save Time, Money and Resources

It’s a familiar story and every business has been there. Deadlines are looming, customer requests are at an all-time high and to-do lists are longer than ever. Then, management remembers there’s a pile of overdue accounting paperwork that needs to be delegated and payroll deadlines are around the corner. Suddenly, core business tasks and customer needs are taking a back seat to administrative ...

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