Thu.May 19, 2022

Lockstep® Announces World’s First Shared Inbox Designed for Accounting

Lockstep

Patent-pending Email and Accounting Software Integration Revolutionizes and Streamlines Payments and Month-end Closing Workflows.

States with local economic nexus - a review

TaxConnex

Given the complexity that already exists regarding sales tax, it’d be great if states were the only jurisdictions that levied them.

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What is Lockstep® Inbox?

Lockstep

Lockstep is pleased to announce our latest offering, Lockstep® Inbox. Revolutionizing accounting, Lockstep Inbox creates an shared inbox where accounting teams professionals can work better with customers and vendors.

Create a client service calendar to add value year round

Accounting Today

Client strategies Practice management Client relations Client communications Client retention

The Emerging Spend Management Sector: Simplifying Your Accounting Processes

Speaker: Spencer Falbo, Principal at Kong Basile Consulting

In this webinar Spencer Falbo, Principal at Kong Basile Consulting will teach you how Spend Management can help to automate many of your processes thereby making your job as an accountant more efficient.

Better safe than sorry: Protecting your business from disaster

DMCL

As climate change makes extreme weather events more common and more severe, and BC continues to be a geologically-active region, there are plenty of reasons for you to be wary of disaster risks posed to you and your business.

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Bookkeepers vs. Accountants: What Nonprofit Leaders Need to Know

GrowthForceBlog

6 min read. As a mission-focused nonprofit leader, you may have found yourself ignoring worries in the back office, like bookkeeping and accounting, until they simply can't be ignored anymore. Nonprofit Accounting & Reporting

New AICPA chair pledges to 'open doors, broaden horizons'

Accounting Today

Diversity and equality AICPA

The PCAOB Ain’t Messing Around No More

Going Concern

After getting rid of the boil on its butt (that boil being ex-chairman William Duhnke ) last June, the PCAOB seems to be feeling pretty good now under the leadership of Erica Williams. And that’s bad news for audit firms.

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VSCPA launches annual scholarship for Black CPAs

Accounting Today

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How Preparation and Strategy Can Be Used to Fight and Defeat Any Ransomware Attack

Speaker: Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP

Through a detailed analysis of major attacks and their consequences, Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP, will discuss the state of ransomware and future predictions, as well as provide best practices for attack prevention and recovery.

And Just Like That, It’s Time to Change Sole Proprietorship to LLC. Here’s How to Do It

Patriot Software

Did you structure your business as a sole proprietorship? Do you want to move beyond your sole proprietorship status? If your business structure just isn’t cutting it, one of your options is to change sole proprietorship to LLC. And here’s the thing—you’re not alone.

Lawmakers urge IRS and Treasury to fix ‘family glitch’ limiting premium tax credits

Accounting Today

Tax credits Richard Neal Obamacare Tax Tax regulations Ron Wyden

Accounting community reunites at Accountex London

Accounting Insight

On the 11-12 May 2022, over 8000 attendees returned to ExCeL London after three years. Alongside the visitors, 250 global brands and start-ups from as far as South Africa and Australia met for Europe’s No. 1 conference and expo for the accounting and finance industry. .

Illinois CPA Society names 2022 Women to Watch

Accounting Today

Diversity and equality Gender issues

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, such as ART (our month-end close solution), into your processes can help you reach the next level of closing.

How 2022 Global Consumer Trends Could Impact Your Firm | Canopy

Canopy Accounting

Times have changed these past few years, haven’t they? There have been so many differences around the world, not only in our personal lives, but in our professional lives as well.

Fifth Circuit Stays Proceedings in Case Vacating Portions of No Surprises Act’s IDR Regulations

ThomsonReuters

Texas Med. Assoc. HHS, 2022 WL 542879 (E.D. 2022); on appeal to 5th Cir., 22-40264, Doc. 00516304229 (May 3, 2022).

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Accounting Technology Is at an Inflection Point

Accounting Web

Trends Accounting Technology Is at an Inflection Point

Client Service: How Did Your Firm Score This Tax Season?

ThomsonReuters

Unfortunately, businesses often make assumptions about what their clients want. Sometimes they miss the mark, which can lead to misunderstandings, unmet expectations, and potentially dissatisfied clients who eventually take their business elsewhere.

Happily Ever After: Core Guiding Principles to Achieving a Fairy Tale Month-End Close

Happily Ever After doesn’t just happen, except of course, in fairy tales. Hard work alone is not enough for month-end close best practices. It requires discipline, teamwork, and the right tools. All of this is within reach. Discover how your organization can achieve a Happily Ever After close.

Lockstep Unveils First Smart Inbox for Accounting Teams

Intuitive Accountant

Connected accounting cloud launches Lockstep Inbox®, a free tool to redefine the way accounting teams work together

Did You Receive an IRS Notice Regarding Deferred Social Security Tax Payments?

Withum

If you received a notice regarding deferred social security taxes that you partially paid back in December 2021, then you are not alone. The IRS has recently issued CP256V Notices to taxpayers that assert penalties and interest for failure to make proper federal tax repayments relating to Form 941.

What Employees Are Counted for Purposes of COBRA’s Small Employer Exception?

ThomsonReuters

QUESTION: We understand there is a small employer exception to COBRA for employers with fewer than 20 employees. What employees should we count for purposes of this exception?

IRS Again Extends Relief From Physical Presence Requirement for Witnessing Electronic Signatures

ThomsonReuters

IRS Notice 2022-27 (May 13, 2022). Available at [link]. The IRS has extended, through the end of 2022, its temporary relief from the requirement that certain signatures be witnessed “in the physical presence” of a plan representative or notary public.

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Perfecting the Close Checklist

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

Let’s get up close and personal with balance sheet reconciliations to better understand the purpose behind this activity, so often taken for granted. Let’s rediscover the power of reconciling the balance sheet, the best way to approach the work, and the pitfalls to avoid when preparing or examining reconciliations.

Court Blocks Enforcement of Certain ACA Section 1557 and Title VII Nondiscrimination Rules Against Christian Employers Group

ThomsonReuters

Christian Employers Alliance v. EEOC, No. 1:21-cv-195 (D.N.D., May 16, 2022). A federal trial court has blocked HHS and the EEOC from enforcing certain agency interpretations of Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act against a Christian employers group.

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