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September 2011

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QuickBooks Payroll Enhanced for Accounting Professionals by Intuit ProLine

888-236-9501   Best Fit Accounting professionals who do client bookkeeping/write-up or payroll preparation in QuickBooks for Windows, as well as those who need support for payroll integration with job costing in QuickBooks. Strengths Tightly integrated with the Windows version of QuickBooks; however, there is no support for QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks for Mac or third-party […]


A Challenge to the 2011 40 under 40 Honorees: Create a Vision

Congratulations to the 2011 “40 under 40” tax and accounting profession leaders! I envy young professionals today because we are keenly aware of the importance of networking and programs that help to polish leadership skills. The Kansas Society of CPAs has its “20 up to 40,” one of many successful leadership development programs sponsored by state CPA societies, and the AICPA is ready to launch its third Leadership Academy.


5 Hardware Tools that Mean Business For Small Businesses

Even with all the talk about the productivity-boosting effects of going to the cloud … and SaaS this, and web-based that, technology hardware remains an essential component of any modern business. Yet, while the obvious core components of desktops, laptops, monitors, printers and even phones may immediately come to many people’s minds when they hear the term “hardware,” there are many specialty gadgets that can help businesses maximize their mobile mojo, empower their productivity, energize their efficiency and boost their bottom line.

The Versatile Group — CertiflexDimension Client Write-Up

800-237-8435   2011 Overall Rating 4.75 Best Fit: Firms managing clients with high transaction volumes and multi-level company structures. Strengths: Good interface customization Strong reporting & financials options Broad set of core modules Broad reporting & financials generation Potential Limitations: Moderate reporting customization Module-based pricing Summary & Pricing CertiflexDimension Write-Up and the related modules […]

5 Outlook Email Tips to Improve Productivity

If you are like most accountants, email has become one of the primary tools utilized to communicate with clients, internal firm personnel and external resources on business matters. While there are a variety of email systems available, most of the major accounting application vendors have integrated their products with Microsoft Office, which includes Outlook as their email client, making it the most prevalent tool we see utilized in accounting firms today.

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