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    A US take on Intuit’s Amazon journey

     August 17, 2018  Carrie Kahn

    Carrie Kahn will be presenting at Accountex USA 2018 in Boston, August 22-23. Click on this link for a complete list of conference speakers. Hosting is a hot topic. As more and more companies move to the cloud, improvements are being made continuously to improve the reliability of their services. As you may see posts on social media, your […]

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    Marketing Monthly: Why bother with social media?

       Amanda Watts

    Welcome to the third Q-and-A session focusing on marketing for accountants… with Amanda C Watts Q. Why should accounting firms bother with social media, especially when so much business comes from word of mouth? I get asked this question often. A. Word of mouth and referrals are a great way to feed your accounting practice in its […]

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    Emerging tech offers opportunities for accountants

     August 15, 2018  Randy Johnston

    Accountex USA takes place next week in magnificent Boston, of Red Sox fame. There will be about 100 exhibitors at the Hynes Convention Centre on August 22-23, including Intuit QuickBooks, Sage, Receipt Bank, HubDoc and Zoho. And just as with Accountex London and Accountex Summit North, there’s a fascinating speaker line-up, too – headed by cyber-security expert Dave […]

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    Making Tax Digital VAT: is it time to educate clients?

     August 14, 2018  Nick Gregory, Chief Product and Marketing Officer, IRIS Accountancy Solutions

    The summer has arrived (it’s started raining!). Government members have retreated to Tuscan villas. School children are enjoying the longest holiday of the year. Parents battle to juggle work and keep their little ones entertained. Amid the extraordinary political, social and economic events of the past few months, accountancy professionals are debating the next step […]

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    Business calls for MTD roll-out delays

       Ian Moss

    An “alarmingly high” number of UK businesses don’t know a thing about Making Tax Digital, says the British Chambers of Commerce. Or they know very little… So it’s no real surprise that they would like to see HMRC further delay the programme’s roll-out. BCC research, carried out with US tax software group Avalara, shows: 24 per […]

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  • Welcome to the basics of blockchain

    Everyone’s probably heard of it, but do they know what it is, or is what it is going to be? Welcome to the world of blockchain. The word is bandied about a lot but, from people I have spoken to, there is still a fair amount of confusion over what it is exactly. Luckily, I […]

  • BrandWatch: Simplifying accounting for taxi drivers

    Today’s Daily Insight welcomes you to BrandWatch, the Accounting Insight News series about companies and brands aiming to cause a stir in the world of accounting and finance. Meet Manchester-based ClickTo.Tax, a group that helps to make self-assessment tax returns as stress-free as possible for self-employed taxi drivers in the so-called gig economy. A bit of context: the […]

  • Where next for MTD and the spreadsheet?

    In most conversations about Making Tax Digital for Business, the word ‘spreadsheets’ is bound to crop up at some point or other. As in how will/can/do they fit into HMRC’s plans for the not too distant future? So it was interesting when I clicked on the PWC link in the UK tax authority’s latest 18-strong list […]

  • Brexit means Brexit… or does it?

    It’s gone on long enough. Daily Insight has made today the day to talk about Brexit. It’s going to affect you, me… all accountants and finance professionals. For many there will be benefits. There always is an upside for some folk even in the worst economic and political circumstances. And there’s bound to be a […]

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  • Marketing Monthly: Why bother with social media?

    Welcome to the third Q-and-A session focusing on marketing for accountants… with Amanda C Watts Q. Why should accounting firms bother with social media, especially when so much business comes from word of mouth? I get asked this question often. A. Word of mouth and referrals are a great way to feed your accounting practice in its […]

  • Emerging tech offers opportunities for accountants

    Accountex USA takes place next week in magnificent Boston, of Red Sox fame. There will be about 100 exhibitors at the Hynes Convention Centre on August 22-23, including Intuit QuickBooks, Sage, Receipt Bank, HubDoc and Zoho. And just as with Accountex London and Accountex Summit North, there’s a fascinating speaker line-up, too – headed by cyber-security expert Dave […]

  • Business calls for MTD roll-out delays

    An “alarmingly high” number of UK businesses don’t know a thing about Making Tax Digital, says the British Chambers of Commerce. Or they know very little… So it’s no real surprise that they would like to see HMRC further delay the programme’s roll-out. BCC research, carried out with US tax software group Avalara, shows: 24 per […]

  • AI is the way forward for accounting

    I spotted this headline in Forbes. “Why Artificial Intelligence Is The Future of Accounting”. This statement seemed to run counter to a lot of robot scare stories I’ve come across since taking up my role as Accountex editor three weeks ago. The author of a new study, Jean Baptiste Su, VP and analyst at Atherton […]

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  • A US take on Intuit’s Amazon journey

    Carrie Kahn will be presenting at Accountex USA 2018 in Boston, August 22-23. Click on this link for a complete list of conference speakers. Hosting is a hot topic. As more and more companies move to the cloud, improvements are being made continuously to improve the reliability of their services. As you may see posts on social media, your […]

  • Making Tax Digital VAT: is it time to educate clients?

    The summer has arrived (it’s started raining!). Government members have retreated to Tuscan villas. School children are enjoying the longest holiday of the year. Parents battle to juggle work and keep their little ones entertained. Amid the extraordinary political, social and economic events of the past few months, accountancy professionals are debating the next step […]

  • Can robots boost the accounting client experience?

    One of the hottest topics of summer 2018, apart from the heat of course, is artificial intelligence. Wherever you look there are new takes on how AI is going to affect business and it can be hard to take on board some of the predictions. For instance, Gartner, the research and advisory group, reckons that by […]

  • What do Accountex visitors think about the show?

    Welcome to the last Daily Insight for this week. I’m off on a long weekend break. But fear not, I’ll be back on Monday. Today I’m devoting Accounting Insight News‘s regular update to some of the 7,000-plus visitors at Accountex 2018 at ExCeL in London last week. Accountant Nicola Donnelly, a  first-time visitor to Accountex […]

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