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Making the Most of SYNERGY

Making the Most of SYNERGY

Accounting Firms, Events December 12, 2017

My team and I just returned from our annual SYNERGY users’ conference in Nashville. During our post-event debrief, we got to chatting about what makes the best conference experience for someone. And of course, as so often happens, that got me thinking even more about conferences, which sparked me to write this blog article so … Read More

How to Market Your Accounting Services to Small Business Clients

How to Market Your Accounting Services to Small Business Clients

That slight movement you’re feeling under your feet? It’s a shift in the accounting profession landscape, as millennials step up and take control of the business world. While many millennials own successful small businesses, all too frequently these young business owners don’t work with an accountant, preferring to handle the work themselves. It’s usually just … Read More

Minimum Wage Changes for 2018

Minimum Wage Changes for 2018

Several states and localities have announced minimum wage changes for 2018. Twenty-seven states — plus Washington, D.C. — index their minimum wages to rise automatically with the cost of living. More states will index minimum wage increases annually, starting in the following years, like: Minnesota (2018), Michigan (2019) and Vermont (2019). The following charts show … Read More

Recharge your payroll skills on per diems

Recharge your payroll skills on per diems

Per diems are a great way to control travel and entertainment expenses — and both small and large companies take advantage of this program. The federal government and all states have three systems to compensate employees for per diems. Using per diems not to exceed federal rules are a worry-free, documentation-free way for employers to … Read More