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The deadline to file your small business taxes is just around the corner. Hopefully, you’ve already gotten a headstart and are nearly finished. Before you submit your taxes to the IRS, it doesn’t hurt to do a final checklist to make sure your numbers are optimized...read more
Running a home business means wearing multiple hats. You’re the CEO, you’re the bookkeeper, you’re the legal department and if you have any employees, you’re HR. These responsibilities are on a much smaller scale than larger businesses, but they’re still important...read more
Accounting departments and CPA firms have many regulations and standards they need to abide by in order to stay compliant. A big part of staying compliant relies on a firm’s record-keeping. Oversight agencies like the Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) demand...read more
It’s that time of year again. You know, the time when you look around and realize just HOW MUCH dust collects in your keyboard and how much junk has made its way into your desk drawer! Pull up the gloves and get out the compressed can of air, here is a guide to...read more
Depending on your accounting firm’s resources, it’s likely as a CPA, you do a fair amount of data entry as part of your work. Probably too much. Data entry can be the source of long nights at the office, especially during peak seasons. Furthermore, it could be...read more
Today we’re here to foil a common prank that’s been played on businesses for years. Many have incorrectly described document management as being comparable to services solely focused on cloud storage or online collaboration. Products like Google Drive, Dropbox and...read more
If your computer suddenly stopped working one day, how much data would you lose? How important are the files sitting on your hard drive? Priceless family albums? Critical business documents? Do you have a copy of that data backed up? March 31 is World Backup Day,...read more
With all the acronyms and file types (.pdf, .png, .jpeg, .docx) adding another one to the mix can get a bit confusing. We’re here to tell you what a .csv file is, and what it can do to help you and your business. .CSV - a comma-separated values file. AKA Character...read more
When your clients are trusting you to provide them with services, it’s important to show that you’re worth trusting. A huge factor in accomplishing this is by becoming a professional communicator. Whether you’re a seasoned communicator or need to brush up your...read more
Since ancient times, spring cleaning has been a tradition of cleansing and renewal. Now that many of our most important possessions exist digitally, our cleaning should extend to our computers. Sorting our important files, whether they’re personal documents or...read more
A lot of the online services we use daily, tout the use of encryption as the method of keeping your data and personal information secure and unreadable to outside parties. However, do you know what encryption actually does, and if the online service you’re using is...read more
If you’re looking to protect some sensitive files, one of your options is storing them in a password-protected folder. In this article, we’ll show you why you might want to do that and how. Why Would I Want To Password Protect A Folder? When you password protect a...read more
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