CPA Practice Advisor
CPA Practice Advisor is the definitive resource for information to tax and accounting professionals in public practice across the United States.
Microsoft developers have been busy, and the upcoming blitz of new versions of both desktop and server products is the result. I’ve previously written about the upcoming release of the Office Suite, and slated to support this release of knowledge worker...
Here’s what Louisiana CPA Boyle Hendersen did with his personal one-day holiday (we hope he makes it an annual event).
Today’s greatest business fear when taking on a technology project is the fear of failure.
We have all seen the headlines like, “Company throws out new system after spending millions.” However, when you drill down into it, our “worst...
In January 2004, a senior executive from a well-known technology company boldly proclaimed that “spam will soon be a thing of the past.” Wow! Wouldn’t that be nice?
I have a secret. I dread the month of March.
Mind you, it’s not because there are too many tax returns that need to be prepared, nor is it because of the long hours to be worked each week.
Every accountant’s practice is different from that of his or her peers. Whether it’s the client base that has driven the practice to offer specialty services or a particular interest and skill on the part of the professional, every firm varies...
Last year’s submissions for the practice management review were wide and varied. A couple of products were receiving final touches to major updates, while a few others had obviously been neglected by their owners for several years.
When Kevin Robert, CEO of Wolters Kluwer’s CCH, makes a move, he makes a MOVE. In July, CCH had almost no footprint in the small and very small firm market. With its ProSystem fx line firmly entrenched in solid majority of the largest firms (minus the...
One of the things that I try to do to keep my knowledge current is to attend vendor-sponsored conferences. This is the case whether I am looking at practice management products, accounting software products, paperless products, consumer products or...
I’ve spent the last decade bashing America Online as one of the worst facets of the Internet, from its shady accounting to its poor customer service to its sleazy chat rooms. Now that its subscription service is finally closing up shop,
Nonprofit organizations continue to grow
at an enormous pace. The time frame of 1996
to 2004 saw a 53.5 percent increase in public charities and a 75 percent increase in private foundations.
Once in a while, I find a QuickBooks add-on product that just hits the mark right in the center of the bullseye. And when I do, I like to tell the world about it.
Legrand Software is a company that has done just that.
Are you one of the majority of CPAs who still are without a handheld computer or PDA (personal digital assistant)? Perhaps you tried one in the past but never really clicked with it, and so it found its way into the pile of antiquated tech devices in your...
Tax processing is the lifeblood service for many tax and accounting firms, and the profession has seen the significant impact that technology has had on productivity as firms evolved from manual procedures towards digital automation.