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Timesaving File Menu Tricks in Excel 2010/2013

Tue Sep 16 09:35:07 PDT 2014

In Excel 2013, frequent actions like Opening and Saving files require time-consuming extra mouse clicks. Here are a few tricks you can use to take back a tiny portion of your day....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: The SEC?s Grammar Police

Tue Sep 16 05:18:59 PDT 2014

The menu for Sept. 16 features specials on AgFeed reaches $18 million settlement in accounting fraud case, SEC offers early revenue recognition relief, US ranked third worst in international tax competitiveness, and more. ...

How to Build Your Practice with Outsourced Payroll

Tue Sep 16 03:41:14 PDT 2014

If handled right, outsourcing payroll can be a strategic initiative for your accounting firm?and it can build client relationships. Be aware of both the challenges and opportunities....

3 Steps to Becoming the Steve Jobs of Accounting

Mon Sep 15 12:43:56 PDT 2014

Steve Jobs. Sergey Brin. Mark Zuckerberg. Each of these individuals, and their companies, are celebrated as changing the face of the technology. They all followed a similar path to success: excelling at one thing and developing that specialty. Jobs knew gadgets, which led to the Mac, the iPod, and the iPad. Brin specialized in search and the result was Google. Zuckerberg stuck to social media, ...

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: White House Action on Inversions This Week?

Mon Sep 15 07:34:53 PDT 2014

The menu for Sept. 15 features specials on Hertz and Carl Icahn make amends, Akorn is next US company to consider an inversion, Grover Norquist questions IRS audit of Breitbart News, and more....

The Unqualified Opinion: Hackers Steal Images of Nude Work Papers

Mon Sep 15 04:38:24 PDT 2014

You thought Hollywood had a monopoly on scandal? The same hacking horror could hit the accounting world, as this 'what if' scenario shows. It's funny now, but not if it happened to you. ...

Editor's Picks: Letters After Your Name; Making Employees Happy; Vocation Value

Fri Sep 12 14:09:59 PDT 2014

Here's some (working?) weekend reading for you. Going Concern How To Add Any Website to Your iPhone or Android Home ScreenOpen Items How Many Letters After Your Name Is Too Many?...

How to Pay Your Bitcoin Taxes

Fri Sep 12 09:48:07 PDT 2014

How do you calculate taxes owed on what the IRS calls convertible virtual currency? Experts may argue about what virtual currencies are, but at the end of the day, the IRS wants its cut....

Bramwell?s Lunch Beat: Accounting Is an Underrated Job

Fri Sep 12 09:27:07 PDT 2014

The menu for Sept. 12 features specials on House majority wants to save cash method of accounting, Buffett called Hatch to gauge US inversion policy, M&T Bank unit reaches $18.5 million settlement in SEC accounting case, and more....

Marketing Plan Is the Key to Prioritization

Fri Sep 12 04:20:41 PDT 2014

As a marketing professional, I caution you to learn to prioritize. No matter how small your firm may be, you need to make time to write a marketing plan that can guide your activities. Create a blueprint that can provide consistency and structure....

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