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Estimated Tax Penalty Threshold Lowered for 2018

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The Internal Revenue Service is waiving the penalty for many taxpayers whose withholding and estimated tax payments fell short of what they owed for 2018. The IRS said there is...

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Avalara Adds 41 Software Links

Avalara Adds 41 Software Links

Sales tax vendor Avalara has added connectors to 41 software products. The linked products include ERP, eCommerce and POS applications with a notable number of connectors for enterprise-level applications.

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Pugliese to Head California Society

Pugliese to Head California Society

Anthony Pugliese has been named as incoming CEO of the California Society of CPAs/CalCPA Education Foundation. He will take over the jobs from Loretta Doon who is retiring in June...

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Report: Going Beyond Payroll

Report: Going Beyond Payroll

Report: Going Beyond Payroll With a low level of unemployment driving the need to attract and retain potential employees and the web-based technology bringing services once available to large businesses...

Top Reasons Accounting Firms Are Fired

You walk into a store A, looking for something to repair your kitchen sink. The sales associates are busy talking to each other, and you can’t get their attention. You...

Envisioning the Future of Accounting

Accountants by nature are budget-minded individuals but they are not always the most forward-looking. Attendees at the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants 2018 Annual Convention & Expo stepped...

Jump-starting Project Accounting

When people hear the term “project accounting” they might think it is this about moving away from practice management software.  Project accounting’s intent is to incorporate project accounting tools within practice...

Report: The Cloud Grows Up

Report: The Cloud Grows Up

Report: The Cloud Grows Up The cloud provides more than just a system that is maintained elsewhere and more than just Internet-based ERP. It offers the ability to access more...

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Report: Going Beyond Payroll

Report: Going Beyond Payroll

Report: Going Beyond Payroll With a low level of unemployment driving the need to attract and retain potential employees and the web-based technology bringing services once available to large businesses...

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Report 2018: Getting a Handle on the Cloud

Report 2018: Getting a Handle on the Clo…

2018 Report: Getting a Handle on the Cloud Buyers and sellers are talking less and less about cloud software. The discussions increasingly center around how the software, which happens to be...

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Report: Payroll Gets Easier

Report: Payroll Gets Easier

Report: Payroll Gets Easier: Running payroll, whether for a company to pay its own employees or to pay clients’ employees, has rarely been easy. But it is necessary, which is...

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Report: Using the Cloud to Protect Your Data

Report: Using the Cloud to Protect Your …

Report: Using the Cloud to Protect Your Data The handwriting is in the cloud. And given some real barriers to adoption of cloud-based software, the move remains a question of when...

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2017 BSI Top 100 VARS

2017 BSI Top 100 VARS

The last year has been one of change—the cloud has moved from being something everyone talked about to something most resellers are doing something about. It is also a market...

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Estimated Tax Penalty Threshold Lowered for 2018

Estimated Tax Penalty Threshold Lowered …

The Internal Revenue Service is waiving the penalty for many taxpayers whose withholding and estimated tax payments fell short of what they owed for 2018. The IRS said there is...

TaxJar Raises $60 Million

TaxJar Raises $60 Million

Sales tax software company, TaxJar has closed a $60 million equity round of funding. The company, which serves eCommerce businesses and developers, says it will use the proceeds to expand...

 IRS Opens Free File Season

IRS Opens Free File Season

The IRS Free File program has begun for this year’s tax season. The free online software program, accessible through IRS.gov, is available for qualifying taxpayers to use in advance of...

IRS Restarting IVES, Other Fee-based Services

IRS Restarting IVES, Other Fee-based Ser…

The Internal Revenue Service has resumed processing requests for transcript information made through the Income Verification Express Service. Processing resumed on January 7 for transcript information.

Tax Filing Season Starts January 28

Tax Filing Season Starts January 28

The Internal Revenue Service says processing of tax returns will begin on January 28. And despite the government shutdown, the administration promised this week refunds will be issued to taxpayers.

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Report: Going Beyond Payroll

Report: Going Beyond Payroll

Report: Going Beyond Payroll With a low level of unemployment driving the need to attract and retain potential employees and the web-based technology bringing services once available to large businesses...

WK Intros Online Trial Balance

WK Intros Online Trial Balance

Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting has launched CCH Axcess Financial Prep, an online trial balance application. Financial Prep utilizes the same database used by other members of the Axcess software family.

Intuit Tests QBO Advanced

Intuit Tests QBO Advanced

Intuit has made a limited release of QuickBooks Online Advanced. The company said recently the new product represents a step up from QBO Plus, which can support up to 25...

Study: Hackers Target, SAP, Oracle Systems

Study: Hackers Target, SAP, Oracle Syste…

Unpatched business systems from Oracle and SAP are being targeted by hackers, according to two security firms. In a recently released study, the firms, Digital Shadows and Onapsis, said at...

Accountants in Alleged Embezzlement Cover Up

Accountants in Alleged Embezzlement Cove…

The managing partner and a principal at the accounting firm Armao LLP have been arrested on allegations of covering up a union officer’s alleged embezzlement of union funds. Managing partner...

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Xero Issues Americas Awards

Xero Issues Americas Awards

Cloud accounting software vendor Xero has named the winners of the Xero Americas Awards for 2018. Awards were given to bookkeeping and accounting firms and software publishers in the United...

Avalara Adds 41 Software Links

Avalara Adds 41 Software Links

Sales tax vendor Avalara has added connectors to 41 software products. The linked products include ERP, eCommerce and POS applications with a notable number of connectors for enterprise-level applications.

ASB Issues Statement on Auditing Standards

ASB Issues Statement on Auditing Standar…

The Auditing Standards Board of the American Institute of CPAs has voted to issue voted to issue a final Statement on Auditing Standards. The Omnibus Statement on Auditing Standards—2019 is designed to more...

WK Details Xero, OpenSesame Deals

WK Details Xero, OpenSesame Deals

Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting has announced two deals for extending its CCH product line through other vendors. It said this week it has developed an integration between making CCH Axcess Financial...

Intuit Retools ProAdvisor Program

Intuit Retools ProAdvisor Program

Intuit has added a new point system and a new tier to its QuickBooks ProAdvisor Program. The company recently rolled out the updated system, which is built into QuickBooks Online...

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QuickBooks Online and Google Link Up

QuickBooks Online and Google Link Up

Intuit and Google are collaborating on applications that integrate the G Suite—formerly called Google Apps for Work—with QuickBooks Online. The first releases for QBO include Google Calendar and Single Sign...

Easy Checklist Provides Small Firms with Workflow and Client Management Solutions

Easy Checklist Provides Small Firms with…

Bob Scott, executive editor of the Progressive Accountant, sits down with Michael Havey of Easy Checklist ABC to discuss the company’s new task management tool designed to assist accountants, bookkeepers...

Global Force International Helps Accountants Merge, Acquire or Sell Businesses

Global Force International Helps Account…

Bob Scott, executive editor of The Progressive Accountant speaks with Max Krotman, executive vice president of Global Force International. With a focus on business integration, Global Force International matches firms...

KBKG Identifies Specialized Tax Credits and Incentives for Clients.

KBKG Identifies Specialized Tax Credits …

Bob Scott, executive editor of The Progressive Accountant, speaks with Gian Pazzia, principal of KBKG about the way the company collaborates with CPA firms to deliver the most effective tax...

APS Pension and Financial Services Helps Companies Navigate the Growing Complexities of 401K Plans

APS Pension and Financial Services Helps…

Stephen Abramson, president of APS Pension and Financial Service sits down with Bob Scott, executive editor of The Progressive Accountant to discuss how the company is helping small to midsize...

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What You Need to Know About the Digital …

New ways of doing business often challenge tax rules written for a different model. That is a concern expressed for many years by several countries. The concern is that it...

Accounting Top 100 Update: 1.11.2019

It’s the first Accounting Top 100 leaderboard of 2019! We look forward to continuing to highlight to success of the accounting industry’s top social media pros in the new year.

Help Your Clients Understand How to Regi…

New sales tax obligations for many companies and organizations are revealing themselves post-Wayfair. When a company or organization (“seller”) determines it is in its best interest to begin complying with...

California will tax sales by out-of-stat…

After months of deliberation, the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) has come up with a response to South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., the decision by the Supreme...

Smart Contracts: A Good Example of How B…

Open any accounting publication and you’re certain to find an article, webinar, podcast or opinion piece about blockchain, most of which proclaim how this distributed ledger technology will change the...

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