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RESOURCES / ARTICLES. It’s a Good Time to be a Good Listener…. If you really want to help clients, just listening to them is not enough. You need to ‘hear’ what they are communicating, which takes empathy and energy.

Visa to Accept Crypto as Payment in Brazil


Visa is looking at plans to accept crypto payments in Brazil, an interview with Brazilian news outlet Seu Dinheiro says.


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The Franchise Landscape


On the heels of Covid lockdowns and quarantine, we are seeing unprecedented levels of interest in business ownership with much of this interest coming through the avenue of franchising.

Getting a Divorce? Be Aware of Tax Implications if you Own a Business


If you’re a business owner and you’re getting a divorce, tax issues can complicate matters. Your business ownership interest is one of your biggest personal assets and in many cases, your marital property will include all or part of it.

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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.

What you need to know: “Origin” vs. “destination” states


In real estate they say, “Location! Location! Location!” Same is true for sales tax – except the word can have different meanings. For example, when it comes to sales tax, do you need to follow “destination-based” or “origin-based” rules?

SaaS Metrics Simplified, Part Two: Optimize & Scale


(This article is Part II of SaaS Metrics Simplified. Also see Part I, Launch Metrics.) To truly understand your SaaS company’s performance, you need to go beyond standard financial metrics, Read More. The post SaaS Metrics Simplified, Part Two: Optimize & Scale appeared first on Burkland.

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Roundabouts vs Traffic Signals


As posted to the John Stossel YouTube Channel on 6/1/21 Run time: (4 minutes, 30 seconds) Do you get frustrated when you’re the only car stopped at a traffic signal? John Stossel aims to show that roundabouts are a solution to that, and more.

BIS Official Urges Central Banks to Adopt Digital Currency


The head of the Bank for International Settlements’ Innovation Hub has a message for the world’s central banks: get on the digital currency train or get left behind. According to Reuters, Benoit Coeure, a former European Central Bank official, made the remarks Friday (Sept.


Being Proactive, Not Reactive When Scaling a Business


It almost comes without saying that being proactive to growth will better position a company in the long run. However, many companies are not equipped to handle rapid and unexpected growth until it hits and then they are left scrambling.

Businesses With Workplace Diversity Have 19% Higher Revenue. Here’s Why.


7 min read. It’s a fact! If you aren’t prioritizing workplace diversity and equity in your organization, you’re missing out on higher revenues, innovation, and stronger talent acquisition opportunities. Human Capital


Employee Safety During COVID-19: Compliance Toolkit

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

What IRS Auditors Know About Your Business Industry


In order to prepare for a business audit, an IRS examiner generally does research about the specific industry and issues on the taxpayer’s return. Examiners may use IRS “Audit Techniques Guides (ATGs).” A little-known secret is that these guides are available to the public on the IRS website.

US Commerce Department Launches National AI Advisory Committee


The U.S. Department of Commerce has put together a committee to advise President Joe Biden and other federal agencies on issues related to artificial intelligence (AI), according to a press release.

Creating a Sales Invoice in NetSuite


Creating an invoice the right way is important for two reasons. Businesses need to send invoices to get paid, and entering the sale tracks revenue for accounting purposes. Here's how to do it.

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When Does the Premium Subsidy End for a Biweekly COBRA Billing Cycle?


QUESTION: We understand that the COBRA premium subsidy is set to expire on September 30, 2021. Does this mean the subsidy will be cut off on that date regardless of a plan’s COBRA billing cycle?

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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.

Tax Consequences of Employer Provided Life Insurance


Employer-provided life insurance is a coveted fringe benefit. However, if group term life insurance is part of your benefit package, and the coverage is higher than $50,000, there may be undesirable income tax implications.

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Seven Years Later, Only 6% of People with iPhones in the US Use Apple Pay In-Store When They Can


Remember this? It was about seven years ago – Sept. 9, 2014 – when Tim Cook took the stage at Apple’s WWDC and introduced Apple Pay.

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Cover Letters


“A well-written cover letter can be the difference between winning or losing a job opportunity.” ” – Larry Sheftel, Apr io. It is always great to be featured in The Journal of Accountancy.

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.

Casualty Loss Tax Deductions Can Only Be Claimed in Certain Situations


In recent weeks, some Americans have been victimized by hurricanes, severe storms, flooding, wildfires and other disasters. No matter where you live, unexpected disasters may cause damage to your home or personal property.

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BitPay CEO Sees Promise Beyond El Salvador’s Grand Bitcoin Experiment


El Salvador’s embrace of bitcoin may be a grand experiment, marked by great expectations … or it may be a technological flop with few takers (from the public at large). Or maybe something in between.

Investment Silos


Many people with investments have them spread over a number of accounts with multiple designations, which I call silos. The problem is that the silos sometimes become impenetrable walls. Here is how to handle this. Blogs

The Best Small Business Bookkeeping Solutions


As a small business owner, your time is best spent on the revenue-generating features of your business— not hunched over a computer screen scrolling through QuickBooks! . Thankfully, a reliable bookkeeping solution is just a click away.

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.

How to Conduct a Remote Fraud Investigation


Before the COVID-19 pandemic, most fraud investigations took place in the office or other work facility. This made it easy for investigators to gather and analyze data and interview suspects and witnesses in a face-to-face setting.

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Deep Dive: How Merchants Can Reduce the Risk of False Positives Through AI and ML


The risk of digital fraud is difficult to overstate for merchants of all sizes, especially as digital engagement continues to grow and open more doors to fraudulent activity. eCommerce fraud losses are expected to top $20 billion this year alone, up from $17.5

The Senate Finance Committee Continues To Build Upon Proposed Changes to U.S. International Tax Rules



How To Find The Right Online Accountant For Your Business


Every small business owner should have access to an accountant. A small business accountant can provide guidance at every stage of your company’s development, and they can be invaluable when it comes to tax preparation, succession planning, and more.

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.

Disaster Recovery Planning Your Skagit County Small Business Probably Needs


The phone rings in the middle of the night and a voice says your office is on fire. Early on a long weekend, that old pipe in the back finally bursts and no one will see the water for days. Or suddenly the Weather Channel’s saying a hurricane is barreling in your city’s direction. Debuts New Dropshipping Tools, SMB Grants

PYMNTS is looking to support U.S. small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with the introduction of new dropshipping services and a $500,000 grants program to help existing eCommerce platforms, the company said in a press release on Thursday (Sept.


5 Signs Your Business Needs a Professional Bookkeeper


Entrepreneurs and small business owners are good at wearing multiple hats. They’re the marketing department, the production assistant, the CEO, the customer service rep, and much more.

Milwaukee Alderwoman Chantia Lewis Charged With Fraud


On Tuesday, Milwaukee Alderwoman Chantia Lewis was charged with 4 felonies and 1 misdemeanor related to misconduct in public office, embezzlement, fraud, and campaign finance violations. Her attorneys say this situation is just about “accounting errors.”

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.