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Iris Software Acquires Doc.IT

 The Iris Software Group, based in the United Kingdom, has acquired Doc.It. Terms were not disclosed. Doc.It markets document management and workflow software and internet portals for accounting firms.

Read more... Buying Invoice2go

On the heels of its $2.5-billion purchase of Divvy, payments software company has reached an agreement to acquire Invoice2go. will pay about $625 million in stock and cash to buy the provider of mobile-first accounts receivable software.


Intuit Debuts QB Card Reader

Intuit is introducing the QuickBooks Card Reader, which integrates with QuickBooks Payments. The reader can accept card payments via insertion, tapping or digital wallet.


Xero Intros Analytics Tool

Xero has introduced Xero Analytics Plus, a set of planning and forecasting tools. The new application is included in Established/Premium plans in the United States and Canada.


AICPA Seeks CPA Exam Feedback

 The American Institute of CPAs is seeking feedback on content in the new Core and Disciplines CPA Examination structure. This represents the next step in in the CPA Examination Practice Analysis to determine knowledge and skills newly licensed CPAS need.


Liberty Tax Adding SMB Services

Liberty Tax is expanding its operations with a small business service that features monthly bookkeeping, payroll services and business loans.  The new line will be built around Xero’s cloud accounting software, the companies said this week.


Canopy Receives $11M in Funding

Canopy, which makes practice management and tax resolution software, has received $11 million in funding. The company said proceeds will be used to build its cloud-based practice suite.


Massachusetts CPA’s Conviction Upheld

A federal appeals court has rejected a former CPA’s claim his conviction for defrauding the Internal Revenue Service of $600,000 should be reversed because he relied on information from his client.  The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit ruled there was overwhelming evidence that John H. Nardozzi had conspired with his  client,  State Senator Brian Joyce, from 2011 through 2014.


Former CPA Draw 15 Years for Ponzi Scheme     

A former CPA in south-central Missouri has been sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison for conducting a Ponzi scheme that swindled victims of millions. Douglas Richardson, age 47, was sentenced to 188 months in federal prison and ordered to pay his victims more than $8.8 million in restitution.


Brady Martz Top Avantax Firm

Brady Marz & Associates has received the Firm of the Year and Top Champion Award from Avantax Planning Partners. The honors were  given during a recent awards night as Avantax also named its President’s Club.


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