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Microsoft announced enhancements
to its corporate IM service that
will weave in features commonly
found in their Outlook e-mail software.
TaxWise Adds BNA Planning & Assets Management
(Georgia) — Universal Tax Systems
(UTS), the developer of TaxWise professional
tax preparation software suite, and
BNA Software have announced an agreement
for UTS to resell selected BNA...
Creative Solutions Introduces Financial Analysis Solution
DEXTER, (Mich.) —
Thomson Creative Solutions has announced
the release of Financial Analysis Solution,
the latest addition to the Creative
Solutions Accounting family of software...
Exchange is the Microsoft server
add-on that handles e-mail, shared
calendars, shared contacts and to-do
is the New OS
Gregory L. LaFollette, CPA.CITP,
From the January 2005 Issue&
In the ’90s it was all about operating systems (OS). Microsoft led us through a dizzying parade
of “new and better”
an Application Programming Interface
(API), and providing developers
with a free Software Developer Kit
(SDK), Intuit has opened up its
3 million-user base to software
In the accounting profession,
the term small firm can dictate
an office of one to 100 employees.
Yet more than half of all
accountants practice alone
or with a partner.
Best Software Acquires Federal Liaison Services, Inc.
(Calif.) — Best Software has acquired
Dallas-based Federal Liaison Services,
Inc. (FLS), a single source provider
of employer payroll and tax filing solutions.
Intuit Sells FundWare
VIEW, (Calif.) — Intuit Inc. has
reached an agreement to sell its Intuit
Public Sector Solutions (IPSS) division
to San Diego-based Kintera for an estimated
$11 million in cash. The agreement comes
Outsourcing for Accounting Firms By Bob Wolff From the January 2005 Issue
Accounting professionals face a crisis.
One that, at worst, could
mean the end of the accounting
profession as we know it today.
It’s not because software...
the most common problems accounting
firms have is communication
with their clientele. Although
most firms manage to address
compliance needs, they do
not always have the time to
investigate or suggest extended
Tech Predictions for 2005
the January 2005 Issue&
[ 2004 Prediction
Results | Predictions
for 2005 ]
T his year will be spectacular.
For both the technology industry
and consumers (who will...
Even an experienced Olympian wouldn't
run a marathon without staying
in shape through the year
and then stretching out for
the event. And you wouldn't
plan a road trip from New
York to California without
having your mechanic perform
AICPA Unveils 2005 Top Techs List
CPA technologists remain convinced that
Information Security is the country's
number one technology concern, according
to the 2005 Top Technologies survey
of the American Institute of...
2005 Tax Season Survival Guide
the January 2005 Issue
The Marketing Cycle Of Accounting Firms
Outsourcing For Accounting Firms
The Small Accounting Firm: Practice