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Should You Switch to Tax Software Hosting during COVID-19?

The future is impossible to predict. The current COVID-19 pandemic is a perfect example of this fact. The disease has reached nearly every part of the world, affecting millions of lives across the globe. As of Nov 24, 2020, the WHO has confirmed more than 58 million Coronavirus cases. Governments worldwide are recommending people stay…

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In-House Server Vs. Cloud – Which One Should You Choose?

Running a successful business is similar to living life to the fullest. Both require you to make difficult, critical choices. For instance, when moving to a new home, you have two options – you can either purchase or rent. Purchasing a home is a long-term investment with many upfront costs and more liability. However, if…

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Tax and Accounting Firms Reap Benefits of Remote Work

Tax and accounting firms have had to rapidly pivot to a new way of working because of coronavirus. This unprecedented change in working environments for everyone has proven to be an excellent case study for remote work. Some firms had a robust infrastructure to quickly enable the transition from in-office work to remote work, while…

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Remote Work: Accepting the New Normal

Tax season is complicated under normal circumstances. I think we can officially file 2020 as “abnormal.” Tax deadline extensions compounded with forced remote work due to quarantine caused many small firms a ton of issues.  Some firms had the foresight to have an existing remote work protocol in place that allowed them to close their…

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Three Ways the Cloud Improves Tax and Accounting Firms

Many tax and accounting professionals have yet to move to the cloud, typically stating security, cost-effectiveness, or uptime as the primary reasons they haven’t moved. The cloud provides a safe, secure space for your financial data and applications with anywhere, anytime access.  Here are the top three ways the cloud improves tax and accounting firms…

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Choosing the Right Cloud Provider

Every tax and accounting firm has unique needs, culture, and ways of doing business. Partnering successfully with a cloud provider can be complicated because the fit must go beyond technical expertise alone, several other factors must be weighed.  We have put together a couple of questions you should consider when interviewing cloud providers: What are…

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Benefits of Cloud Hosting for Small Business

The rapidly changing face of IT: keeping up with updates, software, changing data privacy regulations and security threats, and increase in remote work can easily overwhelm a small business IT team. Even the largest CPA firms in the world struggle to stay ahead of security threats because they are continually evolving.  Many small business owners…

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The Changing Face of Cybersecurity for Tax and Accounting Professionals

Businesses of all sizes, from tax and accounting firms to hedge funds, have been upended and pushing into a telecommuting environment. Some tax and accounting firms have been ahead of the curve adopting powerful, efficient, and user-friendly cloud-empowered infrastructure for their telecommuting employees. Regardless of your firm’s preparedness, we are all facing new data and…

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The Cloud is Standard: Are You Lagging Behind?

Tax and Accounting firms can no longer resist investing in IT infrastructure as the benefits consistently outweigh the costs with the variety of options available. Technological change is happening, and you must adapt to stay competitive. The mystery surrounding cloud hosting has dissolved. Moving beyond legacy, hardware-based, in-house IT to a cloud firm has become…

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Moving to the Cloud?

10 Steps to Ensure a Smooth Migration So, you or your firm have decided to move to the cloud.  You have chosen a Cloud Provider and signed a contract to migrate your applications and data.  What do you need to do next? We put together a quick to-do list to save you time and headaches…