Subscribe
Pro Interest Strong in TurboTax Live

Pro Interest Strong in TurboTax Live

Intuit says the interest of professionals participating in its TurboTax Live program have exceeded its expectations. The program was tested during extension season to see how consumers reacted to using...

Latest News

               
 
 
Text-to-speech function is limited to 100 characters
 

New Products

Accounting CS Payroll Links to SwipeClock

Accounting CS Payroll Links to SwipeCloc…

Thomson Reuters has integrated its Accounting CS Payroll with SwipeClock. SwipeClock provides, cloud-based time and attendance products with the integration able to deliver an array of punch data automatically to...

People and Moves

Roger CPA Review Releases Courses

Roger CPA Review Releases Courses

Roger CPA Review has released its 2018 CPA Exam course materials. Incoming students can customize courses with any combination of 2017 and 2018 materials.

Running a Firm

Prev Next
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 a necessary, which...

CLA to Use Financial Planning Software

CLA to Use Financial Planning Software

CliftonLarsonAllen will use MoneyGuidePro, a financial planning software package, for providing services to existing and new clients. The application from PIEtech will be used in three CLA business lines wealth...

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...

Minimum Wage Hike Could Hurt N.J. Small …

The following article was written by the New Jersey Society of CPAs. It reflects the views of that society and does not necessarily represent the views of the Progressive Accountant...

SAP: Software Ensures Hiring Diversity

SAP: Software Ensures Hiring Diversity

SAP's recent Sapphire conference was filled with the giant software maker's product announcements. It also highlighted the company's very broad role in social activism, and in particular, a commitment to a...

Reviews

Prev Next

REVIEW: Website Building Software

Web design and editing have always been a problematic software category. When the World Wide Web debuted in 1990, it was largely a text-only system of document sharing using the...

REVIEW: Budget Software 2016

Change has finally come to the category of planning and budgeting software, resulting in a round of improved capabilities, tighter integration with other software, and another potential revenue stream for...

REVIEW: Workflow Software 2015

The software category of workflow management is exploding, with new versions, streamlined capabilities and new features. But there is an old adage that when you are up to your hips...

REVIEW: Small Business Accounting Softwa…

Driven by the growth of cloud computing and an understanding of how little most small businesses want to delve into the minutiae of accounting, the market for small business accounting...

REVIEW: Online Payroll Systems 2015

Despite the profits it can generate and the benefits it may offer in client relationship management, these are difficult times for payroll vendors and their accounting partners. Competition continues to...

Tax

Prev Next
Pro Interest Strong in TurboTax Live

Pro Interest Strong in TurboTax Live

Intuit says the interest of professionals participating in its TurboTax Live program have exceeded its expectations. The program was tested during extension season to see how consumers reacted to using...

IRS Expands Security Courses Credits

IRS Expands Security Courses Credits

Tax professionals can earn credits for qualifying courses about data security and identity theft topics. The Internal Revenue Service said recently it has expanded its recognition for educaton credits from...

Advisory Committee: IRS Needs Funds

Advisory Committee: IRS Needs Funds

Lack of funds remain a critical issue for the Internal Revenue Service, according to the annual report of the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council. The conclusions concentrates on the impact...

N.C. Preparers Draw Prison Time

N.C. Preparers Draw Prison Time

In separate cases, two North Carolina tax preparers have been sentenced to prison. Maria Streater was sentenced to 24 months in prison for preparing phony tax returns.  Hassie Demond Nowlin...

Tax Resolution Services: Benefitting Your People & Your Practice

Tax Resolution Services: Benefitting You…

Sponsored Content: If a client comes to you with a tax problem, are you prepared to help? The fact is, the collection division of the IRS employs 14 million people to...

Tech

Prev Next
Intuit Launches Lending Unit

Intuit Launches Lending Unit

Intuit is launching QuickBooks Capital, which is designed to give small businesses easier access to capital. Small business loans have been an important  topic since the company introduced the $100-million...

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 a necessary, which...

IRS Starts Email Security Campaign

IRS Starts Email Security Campaign

The Internal Revenue Service has launched an education campaign, which alerts tax professionals to the dangers of email scams. The agency receives three to five data theft reports weekly from...

Sage Promotes AI Ethics Code

Sage Promotes AI Ethics Code

Sage has developed an ethics code for developing software that utilizes artificial intelligence. At its Summit conference in Canada, Sage outlined "The Ethics of Code: Developing AI for Business with...

Misconceptions about Nonprofits and Tech…

A nonprofit has an auditor coming in tomorrow. The staff is nervous and has spent days pulling files, canceled checks and more paper documents for the on-site visit. They have...

News

Prev Next
Xero's Drury Selling Shares

Xero's Drury Selling Shares

Rod Drury, CEO of cloud software vendor Xero, plans to sell 3 million shares in the New Zealand-based company. The deal is pending at $31.50 per share (New Zealand) and...

Accounting CS Payroll Links to SwipeClock

Accounting CS Payroll Links to SwipeCloc…

Thomson Reuters has integrated its Accounting CS Payroll with SwipeClock. SwipeClock provides, cloud-based time and attendance products with the integration able to deliver an array of punch data automatically to...

Canada's AIS Named Firm of Future

Canada's AIS Named Firm of Future

AIS Solutions, a Canadian firm, has been named Intuit's 2017 Global Firm of the Future. The firm takes home a $25,000 cash prize after being selected by a panel of...

AbacusNext Buys HotDocs

AbacusNext Buys HotDocs

AbacusNext, which acquired practice management vendor OfficeTools in May, has purchased HotDocs. The acquired company's products can generate customized documents such as contracts, sales agreements, government forms and loan documentation...

Friedman+Huey Nabs Taxologist Award

Friedman+Huey Nabs Taxologist Award

Friedman+Huey, an accounting firm based in Homewood, Ill., has received the Taxologist award from Thomson Reuters. The award was given to the firm for what Thomson said was its mastery...

Learning Center

Prev Next
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...

Visit other PMG Sites: