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Supreme Court sales tax ruling is a windfall for Avalara

Supreme Court sales tax ruling is a windfall for Avalara

The big news this week is that the U.S. Supreme Court has issued a decision rewriting the rules on sales tax for online retailers. Now states can collect sales tax on orders shipped to their state, even if the retailer has no physical presence in that state. For details and analysis, take a listen to the latest episode of the Cloud Accounting Podcast.

KPMG partners with Google, Vermont pays to attract remote workers, & finance leads in RPA adoption

KPMG partners with Google, Vermont pays to attract remote workers, & finance leads in RPA adoption

Big Four firm KPMG International has partnered with Google to create solutions, Slack's new Actions update means your team can do more work in one place, Vermont will pay people $10,000 to move there and work remotely, the majority of medium and large accounting firms have moved all their IT infrastructure to the cloud, why introverts are better at networking, and more

The Art of the Newsletter for Lead Generation

The Art of the Newsletter for Lead Generation

How to write your own email newsletter in a minimum amount of time, Practice Ignition integrates with Zapier, the best password managers, managing the Millennial accountant, what the Net Neutrality repeal means for us, the SEC is cracking down on ICOs, and more

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

Deloitte Is Getting Into Client Accounting Services for SMBs

Deloitte Is Getting Into Client Accounting Services for SMBs

Deloitte is getting into client accounting services for SMBs, Billcom partners with Chase, Fathom enables customized reports, Expensify vs. Receipt Bank, an interview with Acuity's CEO Kenji Kuramoto, and more.

40 Under 40: Reinventing the Accounting Profession

40 Under 40: Reinventing the Accounting Profession

CPA Practice Advisor announces 2017 "40 Under 40," Karbon releases Private Contacts, vote for Intuit's $100k Small Business App Showdown, Zenefits is live streaming a conference on September 21, how to upsell advisory services to existing clients, 8 things remote CEOs do differently, using early adopter programs in your practice, and more

The Legal Minefield of Office Group Chat

The Legal Minefield of Office Group Chat

Why you should Slack like everyone is watching, optimal Receipt Bank settings, Fathom on better decisions using analytics, what's new in apps, Shopify to integrate with eBay, consolidated reporting for accountants, and more

Why automation isn't killing jobs (yet)

Why automation isn't killing jobs (yet)

Why automation isn't killing jobs (yet), cloud accounting firms add 5x more clients, the best telepresence robot, a free employee handbook, Expensify surpasses 35k global customers, and more

Cloud Accounting Weekly #30

Cloud Accounting Weekly #30

Takeaways from the CPA Practice Advisor 40 Under 40 Symposium, Microsoft signs up for WeWork, 1099 Forms due earlier in 2017, how to improve profitability through pricing, reviews of Entryless & FreshBooks, and more

Cloud Accounting Weekly #21

Cloud Accounting Weekly #21

Global Bookkeeping Week is 9/12 - 9/16, a review of The End of Accounting by Ron Baker, Spotlight and Expensify expand, how to make your startup look like a professional business, a simple to-do list productivity hack, why unlimited vacation is bad, and more