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Introducing Xero’s new UK plan line-up from September

Xero

We want to meet the needs of small businesses and their advisors well into the future. That’s why we’re simplifying our subscription plans for UK small businesses and partners, which will be available from 12 September 2024. The new plans are designed to give you easier access to the tools to help run your business efficiently. That means fewer add-ons, as more key features are included in plans.

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On the move: Baker Tilly appoints next MP of tax

Accounting Today

Connecticut Society of CPAs installs board of directors; CohnReznick establishes merger integration and carve-out services practice; and more news from across the profession.

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AccountingDepartment.com Earns a Spot on the Woodard 2024 Top 50 Accounting Services Practice List

Accounting Department

We are thrilled to announce that AccountingDepartment.com has been awarded a spot on the Woodard 2024 Top 50 Accounting Services Practice list. Earning this distinction is a testament to AccountingDepartment.com's commitment to excellence for its clients.

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Intuit Aligns TurboTax and Credit Karma to Create Seamless End-to-end Consumer Experiences

Intuit

To significantly accelerate creating seamless, end-to-end consumer experiences that customers benefit from year-round, Intuit is more closely aligning TurboTax and Credit Karma under Mark Notarainni, executive vice president and general manager of the Consumer Group. Joe Kauffman, currently President of Credit Karma, has been named CEO of Credit Karma, effective August 1, 2024.

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Live Demo: How to Achieve Reconciliation Zen

Speaker: Nancy Wu, Head of Sales and Customer Success at SkyStem

Automation generally supercharges any process and brings its value to the forefront. See how infusing automation such as ART (our month-end close solution), into your close can get you to the next level of closing. We will share a live demo of SkyStem's solution, ART and share the key elements of month-end close automation. Through ART, we'll take a look at: What month-end close automation entails Which process steps can and should be automated Benefits of achieving process automation, and Why i

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Fidesic AP Suite Announces Multi-Entity Integration for Microsoft D365 Business Central

Fidesic blog

Vendor invoices are now easier to process for AP professionals using Microsoft Dynamics Business Central with Binary Stream Multi-Entity Management (MEM).

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Two-thirds of businesses say audits hinder growth

Accounting Today

Traditional audits may hinder business growth potential as accounting firms are slow to embrace modern approaches, according to an Inflo report.

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Tips from our own London local to help you make the most of Xerocon

Xero

Xerocon London 2024 is nearly here! World class speakers, innovative new tools and workflows, and a chance to connect with community peers, thought leaders and industry experts. From embracing uncertainty and the new frontiers of technology, to mastering app stacks, this year’s Xerocon is set to bring more inspiration and innovation than ever before.

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4 ways Intuit helped me start a successful tax career

Intuit

As a Seasonal Tax Prep Associate for Intuit, I work remotely from my home in Kansas helping customers all over the country. Spoiler alert: I love it! I’m Fatimah. If you want to transition from a bookkeeping position to a tax career like I did, keep scrolling and I’ll share the 4 ways Intuit makes it easy for you to do it. How did my career journey bring me to this great company?

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How to Use Microsoft Machine Learning Studio for Non-Developers

Fidesic blog

Want to get started building Machine Learning environments in accounting?

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IRS tax audits may show unintended racial, ethnic bias

Accounting Today

The Internal Revenue Service doesn't collect data on taxpayers' race or ethnicity, but some of its methods could lead to disparities in its audit rate.

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Predictions You Can Rely On: How Data Drives Successful Financial Forecasting

Speaker: Robbie Bhathal, Founder & CEO, and Matthew Acalin, Head of Credit Intelligence

In today's volatile financial environment, how confident are you in your company’s financial forecasting? To get the most accurate cash predictions that will lead to long-term financial survival, real-time data is critical. Innovative cash management strategies can lead to better credit opportunities, more sustainable growth, and long-term financial prosperity.

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Woodard® announces the keynote speakers for the 2024 Scaling New Heights® conference

Insightful Accountant

Scaling New Heights® conference will be held June 16-19, 2024, in Orlando, Florida and will feature some of the most inuential and dynamic voices in accounting, bookkeeping, and business to encapsulate their theme of “Boldly Go”.

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The Impact of Timing Can Maximize Payment Collection

Enterprise Recovery

Timing plays a crucial role in optimizing payment collection strategies. Payment deadlines, reminders and utilizing technology can help increase the likelihood of on-time payments. The basic gist is this - the sooner you can attempt to collect on past-due payments, the more successful you will be. Strategically timing payment collection efforts can enhance the overall collection process and increase the success rate in recovering past-due payments.

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I was ready to up my tax game–that’s why I joined Intuit

Intuit

I’m Michael, a Seasonal TurboTax Live Expert and a full-time owner of a financial services practice. At Intuit, I can create a personalized career path, work the hours I want, supplement my income, and still have time to expand my own business. If you have a bookkeeping background and want to develop the skills needed to have a more lucrative future, I can share with you the advantages of building a tax career with Intuit.

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The wisdom of being a lazy CPA

Blake Oliver

Once you see how much more value you and your managers can deliver to the firm when you're freed up from doing routine client work, you'll never want to go back to the old way of doing business.

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The Definitive Guide to Spend Management

The status quo for AP in small and mid-market companies is broken. It consists of messy tech stacks of siloed solutions that give rise to manual work, a lack of control, wasted spend, and unnecessary risks. The benefits of shifting to spend management are tangible, measurable, and are felt across the whole organization. Spend management is a different way of thinking and an innovation whose time has come.

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Melancon to retire at year's end

Accounting Today

The long-time head of the AICPA — and one of the foremost leaders of the profession — will step down on Dec.

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Intuit QuickBooks Offers New Small Business Grants

Insightful Accountant

New Small Business Grants available from Intuit QuickBooks will unlock $200,000 in funding for small businesses.

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The Power of Words: How to Build Trust & Empathy In Healthcare

RevCycle

In the realm of healthcare, customer service takes on a whole new meaning. It’s not just about resolving billing issues or appointment scheduling; it’s about navigating sensitive situations, fostering trust, and providing a sense of comfort during a potentially stressful time. Here’s where the power of words comes into play. Words Can Build Bridges (or Walls) The language we use in healthcare customer service has a profound impact on patients.

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QuickBooks Enterprise Silver, Gold, Platinum, and Diamond: What’s the Difference?

Ace Cloud Hosting

QuickBooks Enterprise is a powerful accounting software designed for midsized to large businesses. It has the most advanced features compared to other editions of QuickBooks. Its core functionalities encompass advanced.

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Navigating Financial Storms: Strategies for Building Resilient Balance Sheets

Speaker: Carolina Aponte - Owner and CEO, Caja Holdings LLC

In today's rapidly changing business environment, building a resilient balance sheet is crucial to the survival of any business. A resilient balance sheet allows a company to withstand financial shocks and adapt to changing market conditions. To achieve this, companies need to focus on key strategies such as maintaining adequate liquidity, managing debt levels, diversifying revenue streams, and prioritizing profitability over growth.

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Amazon EBS GP2 vs GP3 – Comparing Cost & Performance

Economize

Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) is one of the core storage services in AWS, along with Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS). EBS provides extra block-level storage for your EC2 instances, with each storage unit called an EBS volume.

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IRS extends Free File through 2029

Accounting Today

The program with third-party tax vendors will continue for another five years despite the IRS's recent Direct File pilot test.

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Accounts Receivable Automation

oAppsNet

In the contemporary business landscape, where efficiency and accuracy are paramount, automating Accounts Receivable Automation (AR) processes stands out as a transformative strategy. AR automation involves using technology to manage and streamline the collection of payments from customers, minimizing manual intervention and maximizing efficiency. This approach accelerates cash flow, enhances customer satisfaction, reduces errors, and provides valuable insights into financial operations.

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Chiropractic Business Outsourced Bookkeeping to Save Time and Focus on Growth. Why Virtual Bookkeeping Works.

Remote Quality Bookkeeping

One of the many ongoing challenges for business owners is making sure the books are balanced. Within the chiropractic industry, that element of running a practice can be a particular pain point. In a blog entry on Chiroeco.com, an online resource for the chiropractic community, Drew Stevens identified three prime areas – independent of the medical component – to which chiropractors must remain attentive in order to stay afloat.

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Putting the ‘Tech’ in Spend Management Techniques

Speaker: Wayne Spivak, President and CFO of SBA * Consulting Ltd., Industry Writer, Public Speaker

If you’re lost in the world of spend management needs and your GAP analysis is lacking perspective on the future state of your business performance, listen up! With the advancement of technology, the implementation of spend management best practices and concrete GAP analyses is more streamlined and accessible than ever before. And while this may sound like great news for you and your clients, it won’t be worthwhile unless you have the latest techniques to back up your ambitions!

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CCH ProSystem fx Hosting Benefits: Top Reasons to Move on Cloud

Ace Cloud Hosting

For tax professionals and firms, efficiently managing large volumes of paperwork, saving multiple forms, and maintaining various documents can be daunting. During the hectic tax season, gathering all this information.

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AWS QuickSight Pricing Guide & 6 Tips for Optimization

Economize

Today, business intelligence is the key to data mining, data visualization, and making data-driven decisions that drive your business growth. While working on the cloud terrain, integrating BI into your business offers numerous advantages that streamline data integration, and enhance data accessibility, which improves business operations.

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Accounting Today news quiz: May 23

Accounting Today

Test your accounting knowledge on AI job opportunities, M&A, and more. No. 2 pencil not required!

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Recent QuickBooks Desktop Version Updates

Insightful Accountant

Over the last 30 days Intuit has cranked out several updates to your QuickBooks Desktop software. Download, install and updates will have depended on how you have your software updates set.

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Book of Secrets for the Month-End Close

Developing a consistent month-end close doesn’t need to be a mystery. We’re sharing our top 10 secrets (plus one bonus!) for streamlining your close.

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Top 10 Salesforce Integrations of 2024

Nanonets

If you’re using Salesforce, then you’re already familiar with its benefits as a cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) solution. In isolation, Salesforce’s capabilities related to sales and marketing are impressive; it automates sales processes, makes it easy to manage multiple marketing campaigns, provides funnel insights to sales leaders, and so much more.

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What Is A Bookkeeper?

Remote Quality Bookkeeping

As a small business owner, we know that you like to do everything that you can on your own so that you can save as much money as possible. When you first start your business, you think that it will be pretty easy for you to do your own bookkeeping. After a while, you will probably discover that it is taking too much of your time and you are falling behind.

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How to take care of your mental health as a small business owner

Reconciled Solutions

Mental health is a real issue for entrepreneurs. Here's what you can do to take care of your mental health as a small business owner. The post How to take care of your mental health as a small business owner appeared first on Reconciled Solutions.

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Tech news: AuditBoard acquired for $3 billion

Accounting Today

Plus, Xero goes from $113 million loss to $175.9 million profit; and other accounting technology news.

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Best Practices to Ace Your Close

Speaker: Nancy Wu, Head of Sales and Customer Success at SkyStem

Whether you’re on a 1-day close or a 10-day close, there are some fundamental commonalities that all strong accounting departments share when it comes to the month-end close. Please join us for an informative webinar where we share best practices that your team can implement today to ace your close! 1 CPE credit will be provided for qualifying participants.