Accounting software has been around for ages, but tax software is new to the game. Intuit created a program specifically designed for freelancers called QuickBooks Self-Employed in 2015, and Xero quickly followed suit with their Xero TaxTouch app in 2016. Since this type of software is still so new, it can be hard to know which is best. That’s why we’re here.
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Setting up accounting software is like baking a cake. A huge variety of cakes exist in the world—chocolate, caramel, lemon drizzle; Bundt cake, layered cake, cupcake. Each has a different style and a different recipe. However, there is still a basic formula that lays the foundation for all cakes. You can always expect to use […]
I’ve heard it again and again. People choose a locally-installed accounting software over cloud-based software because they don’t trust the mysterious, elusive Cloud. While it is true that locally-installed software has the potential to be more secure than cloud-based software, users who don’t take the proper security measures are subjecting themselves to a storm of […]
We store away our physical treasures behind locks, but what about the treasures we can’t see? What about the information we store on that invisible mystery called the Cloud? The internet is arguably the place we need security the most, and the place we most often forget about it. If you use cloud-based accounting software, […]
There are some things in life that haunt your nightmares forever. For me, it’s that dang bear scene in Revenant. For many business owners, it’s setting up a chart of accounts. At first glance, a chart of accounts can be one of the scariest concepts in accounting. Faced with hoards of seemingly random numbers (that […]
No matter how much you might love your accounting software, you probably don’t love doing taxes. As overwhelming as this season can be, you don’t need to hibernate in a cave until April 15th has passed. Your accounting software is here to help, and so are we. Xero (see our review) users are especially in luck! […]
Taxes are often hard to figure out, but your accounting software doesn’t have to be. Quickbooks Online (see our review) is an easy-to-use accounting solution with a beautiful user interface. And to top it all off, the software offers a few serious time savers come tax season. Here are the top ten reasons to use QuickBooks […]
Time gets away from us sometimes. When you’ve immersed yourself in the same accounting software for years, it’s easy to become complacent. There’s a reason we prefer our comfy, worn-out old clothes to stiff, trendy new ones, after all. The truth is, though, in the fast-paced world of accounting software, new companies are always emerging […]
Updated August 31, 2018 to verify data and update the best integration selections. Is your accounting or invoicing software missing something? Does your current feature set not quite meet the mark? You may be tempted to throw in the towel, but before giving up on your software completely (and dealing with the hassle of transferring […]
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