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2018: The Year Cloud Accounting Passes the Tipping Point

2018: The Year Cloud Accounting Passes the Tipping Point

How many people does it take to make an idea go viral? It's lower than you might think. All it takes is 10% of the population to come around and change is inevitable. To learn how we've already passed that tipping point for cloud accounting technology, read my article in the July 2018 issue of California CPA Magazine.

KPMG partners with Microsoft to build new accounting software "Wiise"

KPMG partners with Microsoft to build new accounting software "Wiise"

This week I’m most intrigued by reports out of Australia that KPMG has partnered with Microsoft and Commonwealth Bank to create an SEM-focused standalone accounting software solution called Wiise on Microsoft’s existing Dynamics Business Central platform.

Think There's a Talent Shortage Now? Just Wait

Think There's a Talent Shortage Now? Just Wait

There’s plenty of talk about the difficulty of hiring and retaining good CPAs, but it appears this trend isn’t limited to the accounting profession. CFO.com reported recently on a looming global talent shortage, which according to economic modeling, will reach about 85 million people by 2030.

5 Predictions for Accounting in 2018

5 Predictions for Accounting in 2018

Educated guesses about revenue recognition, blockchain, security, automation, and remote work; how to use surveys to make more money for your business; the most popular Zapier connections of 2017; the robots are coming, but Sweden is fine; the best budgeting apps; Happy Tax starts cryptocurrency specialty tax practice, and more

What Business Owners Want

What Business Owners Want

Your Twitter guide for Xerocon, why the normal accounting sales model no longer works, 3 tips to build an accounting firm brand that stands out, everything you need to know about fixed pricing, and more

Giving Thanks for Cloud Accounting

Giving Thanks for Cloud Accounting

New QBO features announced at QuickBooks Connect, introducing the Lifestyle Accountants Community, a review of Kindful (CRM for nonprofits), how to structure a blog post so people will actually read it, issues with IRS guidance on Bitcoin, why we still commute, the best standing desks, and more

A First Look at Xero Projects

A First Look at Xero Projects

Sage buys Intacct for $850M, what that means for the accounting technology market, how to add decision support services to your firm, Capital One integrates with Xero for credit card fees, automating invoicing and collection with QuickBooks Online, and more

Review of QBO's Integrated Bill.com bill payments

Review of QBO's Integrated Bill.com bill payments

Liz Scott reviews QBO Online Bill Pay powered by Bill.com, an app inside of QuickBooks Online. Read the full story on Insightful Accountant.

New in QuickBooks Online Accountant: Recurring Projects

New in QuickBooks Online Accountant: Recurring Projects

This update to QuickBooks Online Accountant allows users to specify that a project and it's related tasks should repeat on a weekly, monthly, or annual basis. Read Charlie Russell's full review on Accountex Report.

How Not to Get Hacked Like Deloitte

How Not to Get Hacked Like Deloitte

What we know about the Deloitte hack so far, a review of DEAR Inventory, Gusto adds a ton of new features, Xero introduces "Ask in Xero HQ," a lawyer who trashed time sheets and hasn't looked back, and more