What you Need to Make Your Accounting Invisible

alpharetta accounting cloud technology

If you’re like most small business owners, you probably end your day with a to-do list that’s as long as it was at the start of the day. With operations, sales, inventory, employees, bookkeeping, customer support…keeping everything working smoothly on a daily basis takes a whack-a-mole approach. Then add to it things like long-term strategy or taxes, and that to-do list starts to require a superhuman level of attention. Fortunately, powerful new technologies are helping to give small businesses like yours the tools necessary to streamline many of your tasks. Because most of these solutions are cloud based, they work behind the scenes and across accounts. And they operate securely, thanks to things like password protection and 256-bit AES encryption, allowing every important member of your team – including your CPA and tax advisor – to work on vital financial data in real time from wherever they are without any delay or delivery gap. With your accounting technology running safely … [Read more...]

Turning CAS Technology Into Profits

SJ Gorowitz CAS Technology

Technology has changed the way we live, work and conduct business. (We’re not telling you anything you don’t know.) Client Accounting Services (CAS) technologies have revolutionized the way that you can apply digitalization, virtualization and transformation to increase profits. By leveraging the cloud, SJG utilizes CAS technology to enable us to utilize safe virtual access to accounting records and other key financials, including banking records, payroll or anything else needed to complete your financial processes. With permission, we can securely transmit and download vital financial data, freeing you from the tedious task of having to rekey information. The result is timelier information, lower overall costs and more time to focus on strategic business initiatives. Outsourcing these services can be easier and less costly, provide access to a higher level of expertise, and eliminate the struggle many middle-market companies face trying to hire and maintain good talent. Your … [Read more...]

Five Signs You’ve Outgrown Your CPA

S.J. Gorowitz Accounting Tax CPA Alpharetta

Finding the right CPA can make a world of difference to your financial and mental wellbeing. This is a working relationship built on trust, credibility, business style and even personality type. A lasting partnership can provide you with informed, consistent support for your business and personal finances. But what happens if the relationship goes awry? Here are the top five signs that you may have outgrown your CPA. 5.  You find mistakes on your accounting and/or tax returns and get excuses. 4.  You always get voicemail when you call. 3.  Your QuickBooks file has not been adjusted to agree with your tax returns. 2.  You know deep down that your CPA probably should have retired years ago and may not be keeping up with tax law changes. The number one sign that you’ve outgrown your CPA - your tax returns are completed on October 15, regardless of when you provide the information.   If you suspect that your CPA is not working in your best interest or that you've … [Read more...]