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Growing Pains: The Top 8 Accounting Issues We See at Startups

BurklandAssociates

Burkland’s Fintech Practice Leads Steven Lord and Smit Shukla share eight accounting gaps and issues to watch out for in the early days of scaling a startup. Startups are inherently Read More. The post Growing Pains: The Top 8 Accounting Issues We See at Startups appeared first on Burkland.

How to Easily Sell Peace of Mind to Your Clients

Ryan Lazanis

As an accounting firm owner, you should know that one of your main selling points is providing peace of mind to your clients. But how do you make this more tangible for them? In this podcast episode, I’ll give you some tips on how to easily sell “peace of mind” to your clients.

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Signs It May Be Time For a New Accountant

AccountingDepartment

Hiring your first accountant, whether it be internal or external, for your business is a big step in terms of growth. It provides some further assurance that your company's finances will be kept in check.

The Right Document Management System for Your Accounting Firm | Canopy

Canopy Accounting

Your company could be stacked with all kinds of human talent. A whole office building of ambitious, albeit nerdy, accountants with Ivy League universities listed on their resumes. Document Management

Live Demo: Supercharge Your Month-End Close

Speaker: Nancy Wu, Head of Sales and Customer Success at SkyStem

Automation generally supercharges any process and brings its value to the forefront. See how infusing automation like ART (a unique month-end close solution) into your close can get you to the next level of closing. We will share a live demo of SkyStem's solution, ART, and share the key elements of month-end close automation.

Been Burned by Outsourcing Before? Let's Talk about It.

GrowthForceBlog

6 min read. Making the decision to enlist an outside company to handle any portion of your business is a big choice and one that should not be taken lightly. With the right outsourced professionals, your business stands to improve leaps and bounds.

KPMG’s ‘Do As We Say Not As We Do’ Tips to Prevent Employee Turnover

Going Concern

KPMG has some sponsored content in Harvard Business Review about how to keep employees from defecting (defecting? Really? It’s a job, not the Sandinistas) and in it, the firm offers some suggestions to encourage employee loyalty.

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But Who’s Counting? Episode 12: Should Businesses Consider Accepting Cryptocurrency?

Anders CPA

Some of the largest companies are now accepting bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as payment, but how and when will this impact small and mid-size businesses? In this segment of But Who’s Counting?, David E. Hartley sits down with Anders tax partner and cryptocurrency guru Derek A.

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How to Conduct an Audit in Your Small Business

Patriot Software

A nerve-wracking visit from the IRS isn’t the only type of audit out there. There are several audits you can—and should—conduct regularly. And to do that, you need to know how to conduct an audit. Read on to learn: What is an audit?

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2022 tax planning after the Inflation Reduction Act

Accounting Today

Tax credits Tax Finance, investment and tax-related legislation Tax deductions

Colorado: Fee or tax?

TaxConnex

Remote retail sales just got rockier in Colorado, which has begun imposing a 27-cent fee on every retail delivery made by motor vehicle to a destination in the state.

Virtual Cards — Everything You Need to Know

Speaker: Eoin Hession, Controller at Recharge

Even though virtual cards have been part of the payments system for over ten years, there remains a lack of clarity around how they work and their value to companies large and small. In this webinar, Eoin Hession, Controller at Recharge, talks about how his company uses virtual cards in their operations. Sign up today!

Traditional Email Equals Time Wasted and Duplicated Efforts

Lockstep

Your Accounting Inbox Needs a Workflow Overhaul: Part 4. Email was never designed as an accounting tool.

Listicle of the Day: The Accounting Firms on Fortune’s 25 Best Large Workplaces in Consulting and Professional Services

Going Concern

Yikes that headline was a mouthful, sorry about that. Anyway, Fortune has released its 25 Best Large Workplaces in Consulting and Professional Services list and you might be surprised to learn that only one Big 4 firm cleared the top ten.

Treasury recommends preparing for U.S. digital currency

Accounting Today

Federal Reserve Digital currencies Blockchain Technology

How not to tank your sales tax audit (part 1)

TaxConnex

If you are a business that must collect and remit sales tax, an audit is probably one of your biggest fears. Rightly so: Sales tax audits can find fault with a variety of your operations and can cost you big– if the determination goes against you.

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How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.

TAX PLANNING 101: Busting the Myth that Tax Planning is Only for the Rich! Part 1

CTP

By now, everyone has figured out that America’s wealthy and elite are not always avoiding taxes through illegal means.

Friday Footnotes: Screw the Office; Auditor Sues EY For Doing Her Job; IRS Levels Up | 9.16.22

Going Concern

Big 4.

Expanded 45L and 179D energy efficiency tax breaks have implications for real estate owners

Accounting Today

Tax credits Real estate Tax code Tax

Creating an Unlimited PTO Policy

Patriot Software

Offering paid time off (PTO) is a benefit many small business owners extend to employees. Although the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not typically require PTO, many business owners provide paid vacation and personal days. And, some employers may even offer unlimited PTO policies.

Building Smart with Distributed Teams

Speaker: Sam Ross, General Counsel at Remote; Jenny Bloom, former CFO at Zapier & Darren Murph, Head of Remote at GitLab

It’s clear that distributed teams are here to stay in some form or another. Adapting to this reality means finding the right systems and processes that support remote workers — including international ones — while controlling for risks and communication challenges. Watch to find out more!

How your clients can reduce their children’s taxes and get out of debt with the money saved

CTP

written by Lyle Solomon. Taxes can be stressful. The last thing your clients, who probably wear multiple hats, want to do is send more of their hard-earned money to the government. Fortunately, various tax reduction techniques are available to help your clients lower their taxable liability.

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Construction Company Employee Compensation And A Note On Taxes

Randal DeHart

There are a few different methods that employers use to pay their employees, and while they may have similarities, they each also have implications for your construction business and employees.

October is the cruelest month: Tax pros discuss the second season

Accounting Today

Tax preparation Tax preparers Tax Tax season 2022 Tax season

What Is Mileage Reimbursement, and How Does it Work?

Patriot Software

As a business owner, running errands is inevitable. But sometimes, you are too busy to make the run yourself. You might send an employee to pick up something or handle a task for you.

Management Techniques for Offshore Employees

This whitepaper looks at the changes and challenges that stem from remote hiring and current HR trends that address them. Download this comprehensive guide to learn more!

Biden Administration Launches Initiative for Green Energy Code Enforcement and Adoption

KROST

President Biden recently signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. Among many benefits, the bill aims to fight climate change, conserve energy, and reform legislation for the §45L Tax Credit and §179D Tax Deduction.

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Dealer Vision: Volume VII

Withum

End Summer on a high note by diving into these exciting articles written by Michael Mulhearn , Michele D’Antonio , Robert Campbell and first-time writer, Joseph Polanco.

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Senate Republicans introduce bill to keep IRS from auditing middle class

Accounting Today

Tax audits Biden Administration IRS Tax

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Are You Correctly Calculating Overtime for Tipped Employees?

Patriot Software

One major blunder small business owners make is not paying their tipped employees the correct wages. And when it comes to you paying tipped employees overtime, things can get a little more complicated. So, are you using the correct overtime rate for your employees who receive tips?

Telling a Great Story with Data

Speaker: Jeff Epstein, Operating Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, & Aneal Vallurupalli, CFO at Airbase

Data can create and even change a story — this is a key theme in an enlightening discussion between Jeff Epstein, Operating Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, and Aneal Vallurupalli, CFO at Airbase. Watch the video to discover how!

Accounting Software For Insurance Companies 2022: What To Look For

Accounting Seed

Dedicated accounting software for insurance companies saves time and money while shoring up compliance and security. Insurance companies today operate in a complex, heavily regulated environment.

Making crypto a less taxing challenge

Accounting Insight

Whether or not you believe crypto is the next big thing (to be frank, no one can deny the huge progress the industry has made in the last few years) it’s got to the stage where accountants can’t ignore it.

Art of Accounting: Terminating your practice

Accounting Today

Practice management Ed Mendlowitz Business continuity M&A Succession planning

Doffing and Donning Definition

Patriot Software

Employers might require employees to wear uniforms or protective gear depending on the type of business and work environment.

The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

Connect with your people from day one with this development and engagement checklist.