Answers to Affordable Care Act Questions

I’ve never heard so many news stories that directly relate back to what I talk about on a daily basis. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is no secret. Everyone has heard of it by now, but many businesses have yet

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Five Ways Microsoft Dynamics GP Helps Property Managers Achieve the Ever-Elusive 100 Percent Occupancy Goal

Recently, a client mentioned that when she first transitioned her property management company’s accounting to Microsoft Dynamics GP, she configured it to send her a text alert any time the occupancy rate hit 100 percent and all rents were paid

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Time to Start Thinking about Year-End in Microsoft Dynamics GP

It is once again time to start discussing year-end closing procedures and updates for modules in Microsoft Dynamics GP. Although Microsoft typically releases the Year-End Update around the middle to end of November, now is the time to be talking

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Navigating Sales Tax

Five Common Sales Tax Compliance Errors Found by Auditors If South Dakota, Colorado, and Connecticut are any indication, states are starting to publicize common sales tax management errors. Though they provide a road map for sales tax compliance, these lists

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Tales from the Trenches: Year-end Close for General Ledger in Microsoft Dynamics GP

One of the first items on the year-end close checklist that might not get enough attention is to print an account list and to verify the posting types of each account. Profit and Loss accounts are closed to the Retained

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Reduce Office Clutter and Simplify Processes with PaperSave

The modern office has little use for paper in most cases. Almost every operation can be completed digitally, and key files can be shared among contributors using cloud-based document management systems. The name of the game is efficiency, and paper

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Best Practices and Reasons to Automate Controls in Microsoft Dynamics GP

There is no magical “audit software” to make you audit-ready. First you must know your risks, adopt a framework to control them, and then actually control those risks using Microsoft Dynamics GP. Quick question: If Deloitte or KPMG (or worse,

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From Australia to North Dakota: An Interview with Martin Olsen from eOne

Eric Gjerdevig (EG): So, how does an accountant from Australia end up owning a software company in Fargo, North Dakota and living here? Martin Olsen (MO): I studied accounting with a computer minor. I worked for a partner for a

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SafePay Alternative Formats

If your bank requires you to submit something other than the standard comma or tab delimited formats, you can accomplish this task by using Fixed Field as your output type. We recently had a customer that requested an unusual format.

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Microsoft Dynamics GP Tip: Classifying Vendors for Faster Check Batches

Do you routinely pay out vendors using check batches, manually entering your vendors into each and every batch? That can get a bit mundane, not to mention time-consuming. Luckily, vendors can be grouped in a couple of different ways in

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