Monthly Archives: April 2011

Internal Controls for Small Business – PART 1 – CASH

I've worked with many companies from small to large (from the World Bank to the local Church) and one area of accounting that all businesses (particularly the small business) need to be attentive is internal controls. I'm focusing here on small businesses because most larger companies undergo annual audits, in which, internal controls are reviewed/assessed…
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The Importance of Backing Up

I think at some point in this digital age (i.e. the last 15 years) everyone has experienced the loss of a file or some digital content, whether important or trivial. If you were like me - it was IMPORTANT - and losing it sucked! Now-a-days we have features like 'auto-save' that help out significantly but…
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Need a Tax Preparer? Facts to Know

As a provider of one of the nation's largest database of accountant, advisors and financial planners, I found the following very interesting article at: http://irsattorneys.webarticles.co.za/need-a-tax-preparer-important-facts-to-know.html ============================= Every tax season someone will write a story about how to choose a tax preparer, the latest scams to watch out for, new tax laws, identity theft issues and…
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Embracing Technology and Ultra Mobile Computing

I am a financial and web development consultant. I used to work on a beefed up MacBookPro laptop along with the help of such software as QuickBooks Pro, Thomson Reuters Ultra Tax CS, MS Excel & Word, Adobe Creative Suite 5 and others to surpass the needs of my clients and allow myself great portability…
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