Tue.Jun 18, 2024

article thumbnail

The 20 best states to be rich

Accounting Today

Residents with high earnings in these 20 states get a bigger break on their taxes, paying a smaller percentage of their income.

Tax 315
article thumbnail

AccountingDepartment.com Awarded Inc. Best Workplaces 2024 Recognition

Accounting Department

We are thrilled to share that AccountingDepartment.com has been selected for inclusion in the Inc. Best Workplaces list, for the third year in a row! This recognition in 2024 highlights the success of the workplace environment we have cultivated over the last 20 years. We are grateful for the privilege of being acknowledged as an Inc. Best Workplace for the last 3 years now, and we extend our appreciation to our entire staff, who make it such a wonderful place to be every day.

professionals

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

IRS relaxes R&D tax credit refund claim requirements

Accounting Today

The Internal Revenue Service is easing the rules for claiming a tax refund tied to a claim for the research and development tax credit.

Tax 302
article thumbnail

Internal mobility can enhance skill development—if companies get it right

Intuit

In 2022, a study by Lever found that 25% of millennials want their leaders to prioritize internal mobility and 38% of Gen Z want their leaders to prioritize flexibility. So, how can organizations better support internal mobility to meet their employees where they are, and enhance retention and satisfaction? In the same vein, LinkedIn’s Workplace Learning Report 2024 tells us only 1 in 5 employees feel confident about their ability to transition internally.

article thumbnail

5 Steps to Shield Your Business: The Ultimate Guide to Avoiding Payment Fraud

As scams grow more sophisticated, it's crucial to stay proactive in defending against these threats. This guide equips CFOs, accountants, and business leaders with five essential steps—from fundamental safeguards to advanced security measures to strengthen your financial defenses. From enhancing data security to implementing fraud detection tools and safeguarding financial transactions, this guide provides expert advice that could save your company millions.

article thumbnail

Treasury finalizes wage, apprenticeship rules for clean energy jobs

Accounting Today

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service released prevailing wage and registered apprenticeship requirements for clean energy projects and jobs to qualify for tax credits under the Inflation Reduction Act.

Tax 215
article thumbnail

Jun 18, Common Audit Issues | Focus On Bookkeeping

Bookkeeping Essentials

Focus on Bookkeeping takes a look at the IRS audit techniques for cash businesses, Canadian sales tax common audit issues and examines my research on U.S. and Canadian payroll tax audit issues.

More Trending

article thumbnail

Scaling New Heights Opens with Noted Physicist

Insightful Accountant

The Opening Keynote for Scaling New Height was highlighted with a presentation from Dr. Michio Kaku, Theoretical Physicist and Renowned Futurist.

105
105
article thumbnail

Woodard: Firms using M&A to build CAS

Accounting Today

The current wave of M&A activity is driven at least in part by the need for firms to build out their CAS practices quickly, said Joe Woodard at Scaling New Heights

208
208
article thumbnail

QuickBooks Cloud Accounting: What and Why It is Needed (Blog Series Part 1)

Ace Cloud Hosting

We’re back with yet another series. In this five-blog series, we’ll cover different aspects of QuickBooks Cloud Accounting, including what it is, how it works, the common challenges, and why.

article thumbnail

PCAOB sanctions firms for violating rules

Accounting Today

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board levied sanctions against firms in the U.S., Canada and the United Arab Emirates for violating various rules and standards.

article thumbnail

How to Navigate Revenue and Expense Management: Competitive Insights for Financial Success

Speaker: Hilary Akhaabi, PhD - Founder, Chief Financial & Operations Officer at Go Africa Global

In the fast-paced world of corporate finance, staying ahead of the curve is crucial for sustainable growth and profitability. This exclusive webinar with leading expert Hilary Akhaabi, PhD, will teach you practical ways to navigate complex financial landscapes and enhance your company's revenue management capabilities. Whether you're aiming to refine your financial strategies or seeking innovative solutions to drive performance, this new session is for you!

article thumbnail

Evaluating the ROI of Outsourcing Bookkeeping Services for Small Businesses

Less Accounting

Outsourcing has become a strategic imperative for many small businesses looking to optimize operations, reduce costs, and focus on core competencies. When it comes to financial management, outsourcing bookkeeping services can offer significant benefits, but how do you measure the return on investment (ROI)? In this blog post, we’ll explore the factors to consider when evaluating the ROI of outsourcing bookkeeping for small businesses.

article thumbnail

Automation bolstering capacities of specialized solutions

Accounting Today

Automaton has led to specialized solutions taking on more features to create powerful combos of capacities, but firms must also keep security in mind.

121
121
article thumbnail

What is ERP in procurement and how to effectively use it

Nanonets

As all people involved in it will tell you, doing procurement for your business is a complex and tricky process. Why is this? Three typical concerns that always arise for businesses doing procurement are - Finding the Right Suppliers:  Just like finding the perfect pair of shoes or the perfect laptop for you, finding reliable suppliers who meet your quality, price, and delivery needs can be tough.

article thumbnail

In the blogs: Moving parts 

Accounting Today

Reform's many aspects; healing your energy; BOI deadline problem; and other highlights from our favorite tax bloggers.

Tax 125
article thumbnail

How To Streamline Finance Operations Through Automation

Speaker: Claire Grosjean

In today’s fast-paced business environment, finance professionals are under increasing pressure to optimize operations and drive strategic value. As a result, automation has become a core part of business strategy, offering unprecedented opportunities to streamline operations and drive efficiency. Join esteemed global finance and operations executive, Claire Grosjean, for a comprehensive guide on how to harness automation’s power through strategic collaboration with functional leaders.

article thumbnail

How to Find a Small Business Consultant

CSI Accounting & Payroll

When you own a small business, you know that you don’t know everything. Your area of expertise is in providing a quality product or service, but many other things go into running and growing a business.

52
article thumbnail

How To Set Up An Automated Payment System

oAppsNet

In the digital age, efficiency and security are paramount for any business operation, particularly financial transactions. Automated payment systems streamline this process, ensuring businesses can securely handle transactions. Setting up a computerized payment system can seem daunting, but with the right approach, it is pretty manageable. This guide will walk you through the steps to implement an automated payment system effectively. 1.

article thumbnail

6 Challenging and Stressful Parts of Being a Small Accounting Firm

Jetpack Workflow

Accounting can be a rewarding career. And especially if you go out on your own and start a firm. Yet like any business, there will be challenging and stressful times. But for small accounting firms, you’ll often face other hardships that are a bit different from being a general large business owner. Recently, we saw this LinkedIn post diving into this topic and wanted to highlight some of the common responses.

CPA 52
article thumbnail

Keeping your data safe in cloud-based solutions

Plooto

As your business grows, you’ll be responsible for managing more and more business information and customer data. Even though growth is positive, k eeping up with data as it’s shared between platforms while maintaining it safely can feel overwhelming. If you’re worried about how to keep your data safe while scaling your business, cloud-based automation is a worthwhile solution to look into.

article thumbnail

How to Avoid Getting Ghosted: Top 3 Secrets to Staying Relevant with Gen Z

Speaker: Brian Muse-McKenney, Chief Revenue Officer & Matt Simester, Cards and Payments Expert

In today’s world of social media, dating apps, and remote work, businesses risk becoming irrelevant or getting "ghosted" if they fail to meet the evolving needs of Gen Z consumers. In this new webinar, Brian Muse-McKenney of Episode Six and Matt Simester of Payments Consultancy Limited will reveal key considerations banks should factor into their efforts to develop target products for the next generation of bank customers.

article thumbnail

Estimated Quarterly Tax Payments: Who, How, When, & Why?

CSI Accounting & Payroll

As a small business owner, you may have heard about estimated quarterly tax payments. However, you may not know why some people make the payments – and some people don’t.

Tax 52
article thumbnail

QB Talks | New Features in QBO : Modern Invoices and the Fixed Asset Manager | Archives

Insightful Accountant

Check out this special edition of QB Talks, where Alicia Katz Pollock dives into the newest updates and features of Modern Invoices in QuickBooks Online.

article thumbnail

Achieving Work-Life Harmony in Accounting with The 3.3 Rule

Earmark Accounting Podcast

John Briggs, founder of Incite Tax and author of "The 3.3 Rule" joins Blake to explain his approach to ending burnout in accounting while increasing productivity, which involves working for up to three hours followed by a 30% recovery period. They explore how this method can double productivity compared to the traditional 8-hour workday, and John provides practical tips for implementing it in accounting firms.

CPA 45
article thumbnail

Jun 18, Getting Ready For Yearend | Focus On Bookkeeping

Bookkeeping Essentials

A brief look at what you can do NOW and throughout the year to ensure a smooth yearend by having a clean set of books.

article thumbnail

Navigating the Automation Landscape: Selecting Tools That Fit Your Business

Speaker: Gary Dmitriev

Our upcoming webinar aims to demystify the process of selecting and implementing automation tools for financial institutes. This session will provide your roadmap for vetting potential solutions, focusing on due diligence, vendor assessments, and aligning technology with strategic goals. We’ll also address the critical issue of innovation fatigue, offering tips on maintaining enthusiasm and momentum for new initiatives.

article thumbnail

What is an expense claim & how to automate the expense claim process?

Nanonets

Did you know that processing an expense report for an overnight hotel stay can take up to 20 minutes and cost an average of $58 ? According to a GBTA report , out-of-pocket costs an employee has paid expense reports contains errors or missing information, costing an additional $52 and 18 minutes to correct each. Now consider all the hundreds of expenses and reports employees file, and imagine the resource drain it could be costing you.

article thumbnail

Comprehensive Guide to Account Reconciliation

Nanonets

Introduction to Account Reconciliation Account reconciliation is the critical process of comparing your general ledger with internal and external sources. Each balance should match its corresponding entry in the general ledger for any source. Matching and validating entries would mean data consolidation across sub-ledgers, vendor invoices, bank statements, receipts, and account receivables to ensure timely and accurate month-end and year-end closing of the financial books.