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November 2012

2012 Review of Araize Software FastFund Nonprofit Accounting

Araize Inc. — FastFund Nonprofit Accounting800-745-4037www.araize.com From the Nov. 2012 Review of Nonprofit Accounting Systems. Best Fit: FastFund is well-suited for smaller nonprofits that are looking for an affordable product that offers flexibility and scalability. FastFund Nonprofit Accounting is designed by CPA’s and is well suited for small to mid-sized nonprofit organizations and is available […]

Mary Girsch-Bock

2012 Review of Form Magic, Inc. – Tax-Mate 1099

Form Magic, Inc. – Tax-Mate 1099888-746-0440www.FormMagic.com From the Nov. 2012 Review of W-2 and 1099 Preparation programs. Best Fit: Accounting firms working with large clients that need various import and integration options Strengths Multiple options for importing and entering data Multi-client management tools Built-in diagnostic tools Potential Limitations No built-in invoicing option 2012 Tax-Mate 1099 […]

Taija Sparkman

2012 Review of Sage 100 Fund Accounting

Sage North America — Sage 100 Fund Accounting800-811-0961 www.sagefundaccounting.com From the Nov. 2012 Review of Nonprofit Accounting Systems. Best Fit: Sage 100 Fund Accounting (formerly Sage MIP Fund Accounting) is well-suited for mid-sized nonprofit organizations and government entities that require extensive budgeting and grant management capability. Sage 100 Fund Accounting is a comprehensive financial software […]

Mary Girsch-Bock

2012 Review of AccountantsWorld – After-the-Fact Payroll

AccountantsWorld – After-the-Fact Payroll866-999-1366×517www.AccountantsWorld.com From the Nov. 2012 Review of W-2 and 1099 Preparation programs. Best Fit: Accounting firms that need to manage year-end compliance and after-the-fact payroll for multiple clients. Strengths Web-based remote access Multi-client views and dashboards Integration with AccountantsWorld suite E-filing of federal and state forms Potential Limitations Doesn’t have built-in invoicing […]

Taija Sparkman

2012 Review of QuickBooks Premier Nonprofit Edition

Intuit Inc. — QuickBooks Premier Nonprofit Edition866-379-6636www.quickbooks.com From the Nov. 2012 Review of Nonprofit Accounting Systems. Best Fit: QuickBooks is ideally designed for the smaller nonprofit organization that is looking for a solid accounting nonprofit solution, good reporting capability with limited expense. QuickBooks Premier Nonprofit offers small nonprofits affordable access to the power of QuickBooks […]

Mary Girsch-Bock

2012 Review of Spokane Computer Inc – MAG-FILER

Spokane Computer Inc – MAG-FILER800-565-6576www.spokanecomputer.com From the Nov. 2012 Review of 1099 and W-2 Preparation programs. Best Fit: Accounting firms managing year-end compliance for multiple clients. Strengths: Supports multiple import and export formats Offers service bureau option for entire reporting process Performs TIN Verification before submitting Potential Limitations: No built-in invoicing feature MAG-FILER allows users […]

Taija Sparkman

2012 Review of CYMA Not-For Profit Fund Accounting Software

CYMA Systems Inc. — CYMA Not-For Profit Fund Accounting Software800-292-2962 www.cyma.com From the Nov. 2012 Review of Nonprofit Accounting Systems. Best Fit: CYMA is a completely integrated modular financial management system designed for mid-sized nonprofits that require a scalable product that contains excellent customization capability. CYMA Not-For Profit Fund Accounting Software has offered mid-sized nonprofit […]

Mary Girsch-Bock

2012 Review of Tenenz – Laser Link W2/1099

Tenenz – Laser Link – W2/1099 Review800-888-5803www.tenenz.com From the Nov. 2012 Review of W-2 and 1099 Preparation programs. Best Fit: Practices managing year-end compliance and reporting for multiple small business clients Strengths Easy interface and data entry Unlimited free e-filing Inexpensive Potential Limitations Limited import, export and integration capabilities No built-in invoicing feature Tenenz, provider […]

Taija Sparkman

2012 Review of Cougar Mountain Software Denali FUND+ Accounting

Cougar Mountain Software — Denali FUND + Accounting800-390-7073www.cougarmtn.com From the Nov. 2012 Review of Nonprofit Accounting Systems. Best Fit: Denali, from Cougar Mountain is a good fit for small to mid-sized nonprofit organizations that manage multiple funds and need solid, customizable software at an affordable price. Strengths Color coded modules make system navigation easy Excellent […]

Mary Girsch-Bock

2012 Review of IDMS Account Ability Tax Form Preparation

IDMS, Inc. – Account Ability Tax Form Preparation888-IDMS-inc (436-7462)www.IDMSinc.com From the Nov. 2012 Review of W-2 and 1099 Preparation programs. Best Fit: Firms managing year-end compliance and ATF payroll for multiple mid- to large-sized businesses Strengths Complete print and mail services available Comprehensive reports Built-in document management feature Potential Limitations Built-in billing and invoicing features […]

Taija Sparkman

2012 Review of EG Systems, Inc. – The W-2 / 1099 Filer

EG Systems, Inc. – The W-2/1099 Filer800-264-3155www.W21099.com From the Nov. 2012 Review of W-2/1099 Preparation programs. Best Fit: Accounting practices managing year-end reporting for multiple clients. Strengths Comprehensive state, federal and local form support Batch filing and printing options Supports multiple data formats Remote and local backup options available Potential Limitations ATF Payroll offered as […]

Taija Sparkman