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4 min read

Isn't it all just busy season, now?

You know the drill. Accountants block their entire calendar from January through April, and usually another 4-8 weeks in the fall, for clients requesting extensions. The profession on the whole knows the term “busy season.”

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6 min read

Yes, I fired my clients (and why it’s ok)

Somehow in a world where acquiring customers is a key to growth (and tricky one at that), letting one go can be the right thing to do. 

You’ve probably had at least one client that at times made you wish you could go back in time and not bring them into...

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6 min read

Crafting your accounting innovation strategy

Automation across a wide range of professions and industries has become so commonplace that it’s almost a cliché. And the benefits of technology are now so broadly understood that they risk becoming a shorthand suggesting any technology solution is a...

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5 min read

How is manual bookkeeping like Blockbuster?

One of the truths of business in the modern era is that technology can define success. Major leaps in how work gets done, how products get made, and how customers access goods and services have both broken and made businesses around the globe.

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6 min read

Beat tax season slumps with these 5 tips—and even find some free time

Tax season has always been challenging: the last-minute clients, the messy paperwork, the missing documents, and—certainly not least of all—the long hours.

The past few years have made tax season even more complicated. Dwindling IRS service, long hold...

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