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Monthly State Sales and Use Tax Update


There’s always something changing in the world of tax, especially sales tax. Here’s a review of some of the recent changes and updates. Developing updates. There are currently five states with no state-level sales tax. Might that be changing? Take a look north.

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Actively Look for Fraud and Reduce Financial Losses


The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ (ACFE’s) Report to the Nations: 2020 Global Study on Occupational Fraud and Abuse provides ample evidence that some fraud detection methods are better than others.

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Everybody Wins When AI & People Collaborate in the Workplace


This is a joint article by Jeff Burkland, founder of Burkland Associates and Abhinav Agrawal, Co-founder & CEO of Rocket. It was originally published on Medium. The robots are coming! Read More. The post Everybody Wins When AI & People Collaborate in the Workplace appeared first on Burkland.


Know before you go: A guide to global expansion


The post Know before you go: A guide to global expansion appeared first on Global Upside. Company Updates global expansion adam sheffield ETHRWorld guide navigating challenges


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.

Excise Tax versus Sales Tax


Soon after you start dealing with states’ sales tax, you’re going to also run into another term: excise tax. What is excise tax? And is it different from sales tax? A different kind of tax pie.

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Key Q4 2021 Tax Deadlines for Businesses


Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the fourth quarter of 2021. Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply to you.

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HR in Europe – Your Top Questions Answered


Virtual Open House HR in Europe - Your Top Questions Answered Are you considering expansion into Europe or have growing operations? Employment law and HR norms in Europe are complex.

The Power of Diversity of Thought


We live in a world of constant disruption. It interrupts and destabilizes our systems and norms, impacting individuals, organizations, and indeed, all of our society.

White House Mulls Executive Order for Crypto Guidance


An executive order regarding cryptocurrency is being considered by the Biden administration, with the White House mulling a government-wide approach to digital currency oversight, Bloomberg reported on Friday (Oct. 8), citing unnamed sources.

Skagit County SMB Owners – Don’t Panic About The Business Supply Chains


Remember when the monster cargo ship Ever Given jammed the Suez Canal? After the Given had been stuck just five days, almost 400 other freighters were backed up waiting to pass through the Canal.

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Employee Safety During COVID-19: Compliance Toolkit

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

Why an Outsourced Accounting Department Makes Sense


Does an outsourced accounting service make sense? You bet it does. That is why outsourced accounting services are a growing trend among companies today. More and more businesses are allowing outsourced services to take care of their accounting functions.

Triple Bottom Line: What Is It & Why Is It Important for My Business?


5 min read. In today’s world, sustainability is on the minds of many business owners and is often a stated goal. Yet, it’s quite difficult to measure the degree to which an organization is being sustainable. Profitability & Growth


Robot vs. Robot: PayPal Taps AI/ML in Battle Against Fraudsters, Chargebacks and Passwords


Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are helping merchants and online platforms get smarter about detecting risk. The bad guys have high tech too. Deepfakes are gaining ground, along with synthetic identities.

International Flower Wholesaler And Distributor Gets Fully-Integrated IT Infrastructure


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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.

Common Questions About Switching to Outsourced Accounting


Outsourced accounting can pose many questions for a business owner that is considering making the switch, or just simply trying to learn more about the service as a whole.

When They Walk In The Door


“If you want to ignite the spark, focus on them from the moment they walk in the door.” ” – Bruce Tulgan. I have often talked about young, newly graduated talent walking into the door, for the first time, at their new job in a CPA firm.

As Business Model Matures, B2B Subscriptions Have Become Hot Growth Area


Over the last two years, the rate at which consumers sign up for subscriptions has jumped significantly, leading some companies to consider the model for their business-to-business (B2B) relationships as well.

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Partnership Tax Complications: Navigating Negative Capital Accounts and DROs


Starting with tax year 2020, the IRS is requiring partnerships to report their capital accounts using the tax basis method.

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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.

3 Keys to Working Smarter, Not Harder in Business


Work Smarter, Not Harder. At SmartScout , we built our business around the idea of working “smarter”. Easy enough to say. What steps can small business owners take to work smarter? Glad you asked. The three keys to working smarter, not harder, in business are education, technology, and delegation.

How to Use a Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce


How is a lifestyle analysis used in a divorce case? Attorney Miles Mason discusses how he uses the report, more specifically the numbers that he is most concerned about. Divorce and Family Law Videos


El Salvador’s President a Bitcoin Booster, But Data Point to Uneven Embrace 


Roughly a month into the grand bitcoin experiment in El Salvador, how it’s going depends on how you look at it. In the “it’s going gangbusters” camp, we might present as Exhibit A the fast and furious tweets of President Bukele, who said on that social media platform Thursday (Oct.

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Flash Reports: Real-Time Financial Reporting


Timely financial reporting is key to making informed business decisions. Managers need to know what’s in the pipeline to respond promptly and decisively. Unfortunately, it typically takes several weeks to prepare financial statements under U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

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.

Celebrating Women’s Small Business Month: Advice from Xendoo CEO and Founder, Lil Roberts


National Women’s Small Business Month celebrates women’s achievements in business, and highlights what they bring to their communities as small business owners.

Failure Rates in MLM (Multi-Level Marketing)


More than 99% of people lose money in multi-level marketing (MLM). In Chapter 7 of Dr. Jon Taylor’s book, The Case (For and) Against Multi -Level Marketing , he details the failure rates of participants in multi-lievel marketing companies.

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Crypto Users More Likely to Use Mobile Wallets in Cross-Border Remittances


MoneyGram ’s recent announcement that it will be partnering with the Stellar Development Foundation , a nonprofit organization, on an eWallet offering with near-instant settlements in Circle's U.S.


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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.

My Copy Arrived


“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” ” – Beverly Sills. As with every Fall, I anticipate the arrival of my copy of the Rosenberg Survey. I learn so much from this valuable resource and it is a very helpful tool as I do my advisory work with local and regional firms. For example: Why should firms located in cities with over 2 million in population have partner billing rates that range from $474 down to $277?


Preparing for Automation


For tax professionals with many years of experience in the field, automation can seem like technological overreach. Any change or disruption to a workflow developed over many years of practice is going to be met with resistance.

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The Crypto-Trading Rodent That’s Beating the Market


For those unfamiliar with the “random walk hypothesis,” it’s a theory that's been written about since the 1800s stating, essentially, that shifts in stock prices are largely arbitrary, and therefore can’t be accurately predicted by brokers, analysts or other prognosticators. Maybe that’s true —?or

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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.