Tax & Accounting Blog

How to Bridge the Generation Gap with Millennial Clients

How to Bridge the Generation Gap with Millennial Clients

In a world shaped by rapidly advancing technology, economic challenges and overwhelming student debt, millennials confront unique challenges in developing financial proficiency—especially when it comes to filing taxes. It’s also increasingly common for millennials to earn income through nontraditional means (ranging from social media profits to various contract and freelance jobs), which can further complicate … Read More

Minimum Wage Changes for 2017

Minimum Wage Changes for 2017

Several states and localities have announced minimum wage changes for 2017. Twenty-five states, plus the District of Columbia, index their minimum wages to rise automatically with the cost of living. Four more states, also including the District of Columbia, will index minimum wage increases annually beginning in future years: Alaska (2017), Washington, D.C. (2017), Minnesota … Read More

Every Keystroke Counts! Review Enhancements to Accounting CS User Preference Options

Every Keystroke Counts! Review Enhancements to Accounting CS User Preference Options

We have made the following enhancements to Accounting CS user preference options (in the System tab of the Setup > User Preferences dialog) that can save you keystrokes in data entry and expedite saving transactions in the Actions > Enter Transactions screen. Use the ENTER key to move between fields. When this checkbox is marked … Read More

What’s Your Tax Season Resolution?

What’s Your Tax Season Resolution?

Forget New Year’s resolutions. Tax accountants don’t live by calendar years. Ours are fiscal years, dictated by IRS filing deadlines. It’s not until either the spring or fall deadline passes (or both seasons, depending on the complexity of your clients and how many go on extension) that it feels like the weight of another year … Read More

The Accountant’s Guide to the Social Media Galaxy

The Accountant’s Guide to the Social Media Galaxy

Traditionally, accountants and accounting marketers relied primarily on face-to-face networking for marketing and business development. With the proliferation of social media, a paradigm shift has occurred from in-person conversations to online networking. If your firm remains reluctant about joining the social sphere, consider the opportunities you may be missing. Accounting firms engage in social media … Read More