How an Accounting Firm Can Help a New Small Business


According to a 2018 survey conducted by Palo Alto Software, the owners of start-ups expressed interest in having an accountant assist them with a variety of tasks. Tax planning and revenue forecasting tied at 71 percent while bookkeeping, key performance indicators, monthly management reporting, and business strategy and planning tied at 61 percent. IT and software, business coaching, and human resources all came in between 34 and 38 percent.

Payroll problem tax debt relief – get professional representation


Every business that operates in the United States is responsible for reporting certain types of information to the government. One of the most important things that a business must report is certain tax information for employment payroll on a quarterly and annual basis. They are required by the IRS to report the amount of 941/940 employment payroll taxes that have been either withheld from employees or what they owe to the government.


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Best States to Practice Dentistry In


According to 24/7 Wall Street, a career in dentistry provides a median salary more than quadruple all professions. That’s right, the median salary for a dentist is $156,240. To take this a step further, the best states for dentistry might surprise some of you. When you factor in variations in dental insurance coverage, frequency of visiting a dentist, quality of life, cost of living and more factors, then the best states to practice dentistry are: 1. Massachusetts. Connecticut. California.

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New Interim CEO for NAVC


Eugene (Gene) O’Neill, NAVC’s deputy CEO and CFO has been appointed by the organization’s board as interim CEO. Thomas Bohn is resigning from NAVC and the end of 2019. Bohn, who joined NAVC in January 2013, helped diversify the nonprofit, tripling its customer base and expanding its portfolio, according to the release.

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.

The Not-So-Beaten Path To B2B Payments Real-Time Ubiquity


The global payments ecosystem’s path to faster and real-time payments ubiquity is an evolution, not a revolution. That is to say, mass adoption will take time, and the factors driving that adoption will almost certainly continue to change and shift as end users’ needs do the same.

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Fraud in Small Business Workshop – Lunch & Learn


Do you think Fraud/Theft only happens in the Retail Environment? Think again. This workshop will provide you with the knowledge and information you will need to identify risk factors within your company so that you can put policies in place to protect your business from this ever happening to you.

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Best Practices to Prepare for Client Meetings


Whether you’re planning a business meeting with a client in person or by using technology, it’s essential that you come to the session prepared. Every meeting should have an agenda that outlines who will attend the meeting and the purpose for holding it. The agenda should also include what each person plans to discuss. As a courtesy to clients, consider sending the agenda at least a week in advance to see if there is anything they would like to add or change.

How to Help Your Clients Gain Control of Their Cash Flow


According to a recent study by US Bank, poor cash flow management is the reason for business failure more than 80 percent of the time, and it’s especially common with small businesses. That means there’s a good chance your clients may feel desperate for help when they visit your accounting practice. This puts you in an excellent position to offer advice as well as add-on services. What is Their Invoicing System Like?

Demand is Increasing for Accountants to Help with Human Resources Issues


Today’s small business owner faces a significantly greater challenge in managing human resources regulations at the federal and state levels along with increased regulation in all aspects of their business. Accounting firms that can assist their clients with managing human capital and financial concerns at the same time can truly stand out from the competition. Clients Already Trust Their Accountants.

Become a Member of PASBA to Enjoy These Benefits


Are you a public accountant, certified public accountant, or enrolled agent who would like to earn more business, learn new skills, and connect with fellow accounting professionals? If so, we invite you to learn more about the many benefits of joining the Professional Accounting Small Business Administration (PASBA). At PASBA, it’s our goal to transform the way our members think about their role as an accountant. We believe that you’re really the CEO of your own accounting firm.

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!

Unique Employee Gift Ideas to Consider This Holiday Season


With the holidays upon us, you may dread coming up with ideas for employee gifts. At the same time, you know your employees really look forward to these gifts and this special time of recognition. If you want to go beyond the standard cash or gift card this year, read on for some ideas for employee gifts that can truly make them feel appreciated in your organization.

IRS Tax Audit Representation: reliable help 1-877-788-2937


If you or your company are being audited by the Internal Revenue Service, this is when proper IRS tax audit representation can help. Unfortunately, too many people believe that such representation is either unnecessary or having their CPA is good enough. And while having a trained tax preparer, an accountant, or even a CPA is beneficial, that all changes when the IRS decides to conduct an audit.

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Dentists Amongst Highest Paying Jobs


Glassdoor has published its latest report on the top-paying jobs in the U.S., which includes various health care positions. Dentists are ranked third behind physicians and pharmacy managers, with an annual median base salary of $142,478. The national median pay is $52,950. The highest-paid workers in the country are more likely to wear a white coat than be a techie. The list was compiled using Glassdoor’s salary reviews between July 1 st , 2018 and June 30 th , 2019.

Veterinary Specialists in Short Supply


According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, veterinary specialists are in short supply and resulting from a lack of residency training programs. The sheer growth of pet ownership has outstripped the supply. By all means, veterinary specialists are growing at a faster rate than veterinarians overall, but specialists remain a small portion of the veterinary profession.

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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.

Does ‘Google Checking’ Foreshadow Big Tech, FinTech Payments Changes?


Banks and credit unions are certainly not on their way out, even as they face more pressure from challenger banks, FinTechs and Big Tech in the coming decade.

Fraud in Small Business Workshop – Lunch & Learn


Do you think Fraud/Theft only happens in the Retail Environment? Think again. This workshop will provide you with the knowledge and information you will need to identify risk factors within your company so that you can put policies in place to protect your business from this ever happening to you.

3 Ways to Engage your Employees and Improve Company Culture


Although they certainly care about benefits and pay, people are increasingly concerned about whether they’re joining a company with healthy or unhealthy company culture. Do coworkers help or sabotage each other? Is excellent customer service truly something the company strives for or merely the latest buzzword? Can new employees expect to have a decent chance to advance if they work hard and improve their skills?

Automate These Accounting Tasks for Greater Efficiency


Although other segments of the business world have mostly embraced automation, accountants have been slow to do the same. Those who bill by the hour hesitate because they fear that automating some tasks will result in fewer billable hours. At the same time, they have concerns about the higher expenses involved with purchasing automation software.

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!

Three Ways Your Firm Can Offer More Value to Your Accounting Clients


The competition for accounting clients can be as intense as in any other industry. That’s why it makes sense to pay attention to client services and frequently expand or improve what your firm offers. Talk to your clients and others in the industry to find out what they really expect of their accountant and what would make them most likely to leave for a competitor or stay with your firm indefinitely. The answers might surprise you. Make the Pain Points of Your Clients Your Own.

Payroll Tax Problems : Employment 941/940 tax representation


If you are facing payroll tax problems, then you have a serious issue on your hands. This is especially true for small business owners and entrepreneurs who may not have the knowledge, experience, or skill set to understand how tax issues with their 940/941payroll and employment got out of hand. Now that the IRS may be involved, you will need to get the right tax firm to represent your interests during this trying time. Avoid IRS enforcement actions such as tax liens, and bank levies.

Tax court upholds rejection of offer in compromise OIC denial


The Tax Court has upheld the IRS’s decision to reject a taxpayer’s proposed offer-in-compromise and to decline to abate interest and failure-to-pay additions to tax. The IRS may enter into an offer-in-compromise to reduce a taxpayer’s outstanding tax liability if, among other reasons, there is doubt as to collectability. Rejection of offer in compromise OIC denial-.

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ID2020 Alliance Unveils Digital ID Program


At its annual summit in New York , the ID2020 Alliance announced the roll out of a digital identity program with the Government of Bangladesh ; Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; and new partners in academia, government and humanitarian relief. Digital ID is being defined and implemented today, and we recognize the importance of swift action to close the identity gap,” said Dakota Gruener, executive director of ID2020, in an announcement.

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!

Why Small Business Owners Should Always Have An Exit Strategy


Hundreds of thousands of new small businesses (SMBs) open their doors every year in the U.S., be them physical or digital. The latest estimates from the Small Business Administration (SBA) peg the number of new SMBs at 414,000 each year, spurring job creation and economic growth for the country, with millennial entrepreneurs at the helm. The high failure rate of a new small business has entrepreneurs focused on simply surviving their first few years in operation.

Ripple XRP To Power X-Border B2B Payments For MoneyGram


June was a busy month for cross-border payments — done across currencies and time zones, between consumers and corporates. Going by a simple perusal of headlines, cross-border was, has been and will be in the cross hairs of many a payments player, across many a strategy, via fiat or digital coins, that aims to fix what’s broken in transactions done across currencies — especially in B2B.

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Tax Forms Explained


As we approach tax season, it is important to understand different types of tax forms, and why we need them. If you’re hiring a new employee, or trying to report your income tax returns, you have come to the right place!

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Nigeria Turns To FinTechs To Boost Financial Inclusion


In an effort to expand access to financial institutions (FIs), the Central Bank of Nigeria is planning to license more payment providers, Bloomberg reported on Saturday (Nov. 30). . The goal is to improve Nigeria’s financial inclusion rate by 20 percent, bringing it to 80 percent by the end of 2020.

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!

Upcoming Accounting Talk at Groundswell Startups


An Intro to Bookkeeping: Getting it right the first time Things like bookkeeping often falls to the wayside as founders focus on getting their product off of the ground, but bad bookkeeping process can cost a business in the long-term. Join us October 16, as Shannon Bloom gives a few of the basics of bookkeeping. Learn how to set up a chart of accounts, the importance of supporting documentation and the basics of creating financial statements.

Unencrypted Vistaprint Database Exposed Personal Customer Data


Printing company Vistaprint left an online database containing customer interactions unencrypted, according to a report. A security researcher named Oliver Hough discovered the unprotected database on Nov. He reached out to the company but didn’t hear back.


Swedish Cybersecurity Firm Raises $23M To Enhance ‘Ethical Hacker’ Network


Sweden-based Detectify, a crowd-based online security company that incentivizes “elite hackers” to help developers stay abreast of security issues, has raised €21 million in a funding round, according to a report.

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US Faster Payments Council Expands With ACI Worldwide


Membership in the U.S. Faster Payments Council (FPC) is growing with the addition of ACI Worldwide, as the electronic payments and banking solution provider announced this week. The company is joining the FPC to support U.S.

Making A Bigger Impact with Automation

Speaker: Nadia Asoyan, VP of Finance at Trusted Health, and Amer Ali, VP of Finance at Netlify

Learn about the automation mindset behind some of the most efficient companies. Discover how to evaluate accounting software to ensure that your tech stack works for your company’s needs today, and that it will scale into the future. Download today!