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Name Your Sales Tax Data Files for the Long Haul


When we talk with businesses about sales tax compliance, we eventually get to a discussion about preparing and filing returns. Many times, this starts with “how hard can it be”. “It’s It’s just putting numbers on a form”.

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Improving Diversity in the Venture Capital Landscape with Diversity VC


Sarah Millar, US Director of Diversity VC and Principal at City Light Capital, joined us for a recent episode of Startup Success. We discussed the ways Diversity VC helps venture Read More. The post Improving Diversity in the Venture Capital Landscape with Diversity VC appeared first on Burkland.


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Apollo Fintech Rolls Out Cross-Border Payment Network


Apollo Fintech on Wednesday (Oct. 27) announced its bank wire network, Knox Wire, will debut Jan. 15, 2022, and that registrations are now available for the platform, which can process same-day cross-border payments for almost 20,000 financial institutions around the world.

How Financial Statement Fraud is Done


Financial statement fraud happens is one of the most costly types of fraud. It is a significant problem because people inside and outside the company rely on the information provided in the financial statements.


Path to Becoming a CFO with Kelly Steckelberg, CFO at Zoom

Speaker: Jeff Epstein, Veteran Tech CFO, and Zoom CFO, Kelly Steckelberg

Join us for this very special conversation between veteran tech CFO, Jeff Epstein, and Zoom CFO, Kelly Steckelberg. The session gives us an opportunity to showcase the changes over time for CFOs, and draw comparisons between enterprise and fast-growing, early-stage companies.

Why Should a Company Make the Jump to Outsourced Accounting?


In many companies, accounting comes as an afterthought. The main goal initially is to turn an idea into a profitable product. After a while, the business may add things like bookkeeping, collections, and financial statements out of necessity.

Understanding Your Sales Tax Obligations As an E-Commerce Business – a Checklist


Sales and use tax generally applies to the sale or use of tangible personal property (TPP) and certain services. For most brick-and-mortar retail stores, sales tax is relatively simple, but what happens when you open an online store?

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ECB Shuns Visa, Mastercard, PayPal for Digital Euro Advisory Panel


The European Central Bank (ECB) has announced the 30 people to be on its Market Advisory Group for its digital euro project, according to a press release. The group will advise the ECB on the design and distribution of a possible digital euro, the release stated.

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2021 Top Issues


“Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.” ” – Gertrude Stein. I always look forward to reading the AICPA PCPS Top Issues Survey results. Attends EO Nerve


Last week, Co-Founder, Bill Gerber, and Business Development Representative, Shawn Marcum hit the road and attended the Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) Nerve event in Washington, DC.

Employers: The Social Security Wage Base Is Increasing in 2022


The Social Security Administration recently announced that the wage base for computing Social Security tax will increase to $147,000 for 2022 (up from $142,800 for 2021). Wages and self-employment income above this threshold aren’t subject to Social Security tax.

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Employee Safety During COVID-19: Compliance Toolkit

Stay compliant with Paycor’s COVID-19 Action Plan FAQs and templates toolkit.

Avoiding Cyber Attacks for your Healthcare Organization



Visa X-Border Payments Volumes Surge 38%


Visa ’s latest earnings results, this time for its fiscal fourth quarter, showed continued rebounds in consumer spending, especially across borders, as economies reopened. In terms of headline numbers, and performance against Street expectations, the company’s $1.62

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Keep Going: Tyson’s Story


When Tyson Harvey offered to take over a skydiving center in Snohomish, Washington , there was only one problem—he had never been skydiving. Aviation is a staple in the Harvey family, who own and operate Harvey Airfield. “My whole life I have grown up on the airport,” Tyson says.

Tax Planning for a Business Sale: Factoring in Goodwill


The term “goodwill” might initially bring to mind donating items to charity or even Christmas carols. However, in the world of tax accounting, goodwill refers to intangible assets that increase a company’s value.

Rethinking the Concept of the Employee: How Outsourcing Can Help Grow Your Accounting Business

Speaker: Dixie McCurley, Principal, Digital Advisory at Cherry Bekaert LLP

The very mention of the word "Outsourcing" is enough to send shivers down the employee spine. However, this gut reaction - while understandable - is merely based on misconceptions. Outsourcing does not necessarily mean mass layoffs and transplanting offshore. Rather, it could be utilized as an employee-friendly way to assuage an overburdened staff, relieve productivity bottlenecks, and stimulate growth. Join Dixie McCurley, Principal, Digital Advisory at Cherry Bekaert LLP, for this enlightening discussion on the ins and outs of outsourcing, and what it can do for your practice.

California Main Street Small Business Tax Credit II


In Late September 2021 Governor Newsome signed Assembly Bill (AB) 150 establishing the Main Street Small Business Tax Credit II. This bill provides financial relief to qualified small businesses for the economic disruptions in 2020 and 2021, resulting in unprecedented job losses.

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The Difference: Cash Basis Accounting vs. Accrual Accounting


As a business owner, accounting methods may not rank that high on your list of passions, but understanding cash basis accounting vs. accrual accounting can be vital to your company’s health. .

Rand Paul Wonders if Crypto Will Become World Reserve Currency


Senator Rand Paul is wondering whether cryptocurrency could dethrone the dollar as the world’s reserve currency as it continues to grow in popularity.

Calculating Spousal Support in Divorce Cases


Each state has its own guidelines for calculating spousal support. Generally, factors which may be considered in determining alimony include: The length of the marriage. The needs of the recipient. The relative earnings of each party. Career sacrifices made to benefit the family (i.e.

Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.

Have You Earned Your Title?


“Let them think I am more of a man than I am and I will be so.” ” – Ernest Hemingway. I am inspired by the Hemingway quote above. Are you? Here’s my take on the Firm Administrator title: “Let them think I am more of a firm administrator than I am and I will be so.” ” To all of you firm administrators out there. Are you truly a fully skilled, empowered, professional firm administrator?

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Taxation of Software and Services


Many companies provide to their customers some version of software or access to cloud-hosted software. Even companies that do not offer any software services or dashboard access may be involved in the purchase of software or software services.

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Find Out If You Stay Out of The Stock Market Because You Don’t “Gamble”


Many people do not invest in the stock market because they think it is gambling and they do not “gamble.” Here are some scenarios to explore to determine if you are a gambler. Blogs

Exclusive: JPMorgan Debuts Digital Bill Payment Solution


Morgan has rolled out a new digital bill payment feature to be announced later today, the company told PYMNTS exclusively. The feature is powered by Paymentus, which works in cloud-based bill payment technology.

10 Pragmatic Guidelines to Inspire Trust in Your Accounting Firm During COVID Times

Speaker: Javier Goldin, Managing Partner at Goldin Group LLC

The accounting profession has been moving from transactional to advisory work. Advisory work is based on relationships and an ongoing dialogue. The pandemic has forced many firms into a remote environment. The implicit trust of a face-to-face interaction is gone. So how do you rebuild or reproduce that trust, key to a relationship, in a remote environment. Can it be done and if so how to best execute? Join Javier Goldin, Managing Partner at the Goldin Group, LLC, for this enlightening discussion on the elements of engendering trust.

Strategies to Reduce Employee Theft


It might be hard to believe, but each and every day companies are losing money because they not only give employees opportunities to steal, they encourage it. By not providing adequate oversight. A clerk, for example, sees that an error in an account wasn’t caught by anyone.

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Don’t Hesitate to Say Goodbye


“When I go to a party, nobody says hello. But when I leave, everybody says goodbye.” ” – George Gobel. In working with CPA firms, I have observed that so many CPAs like to cling to work. You can’t keep growing and expanding your skillset if you keep doing the same things while still doing the familiar things. When you become a Senior, you have to leave much of your staff work behind.

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Businesses, brace yourselves for the new COVID-19 vaccine mandate


Company positions along the spectrum of vaccine mandate acceptance. The President and his administration are encouraging covered companies to jump on the vaccine mandate bandwagon immediately, as opposed to waiting for clear rules from OSHA. Some have done just that, including Tyson Foods Inc.,

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Join Us on Our Civic Warriors Podcast




Managing Security Issues with a Remote Workforce while Continuing to Grow Your Practice

Speaker: Jim Bourke, Managing Director Advisory Services at WithumSmith+Brown

In this discussion, Jim Bourke, Managing Director Advisory Services at WithumSmith+Brown, will share his perspective on what he witnessed during this period of change – the good and the bad, and he’ll share some of the best practices for security and privacy in our space around technology and innovative advisory offerings in this new world.

Walmart Rolls Out First Installation of Bitcoin ATMs


Walmart is bringing bitcoin ATMs to 200 locations across the U.S. via a partnership with coin-cashing machine company Coinstar and crypto-cash exchange Coinme.

Early Retirement


Early Retirement? 10 Steps to Get You There!When When it comes to retirement, there is always a thought in the back of your mind saying, “how can I get there earlier?”

The Clock Is Ticking – Flashback Friday


“I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It involves Russia.” ” – Woody Allen. The major due dates have passed. Now, you have two months to get a lot done. Read this flashback post about not wasting valuable time


What Federal Mandates Apply to Our Company’s Group Health Plan Other Than ERISA, COBRA, and HIPAA?


QUESTION: We understand that ERISA, COBRA, and HIPAA apply to our company’s group health plan, but should we be considering any other federal mandates? ANSWER: Many federal laws create mandates that may apply to your group health plan. Here are some to be aware of: Affordable Care Act (ACA).

7 Ways to Manage a Talent Shortage

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top 7 things you can do to out-maneuver your competition and win the war for talent in the coming months.