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Ready for the next audit? Think again


March 4, 2009 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: Best practices, Communication, Special report

Best Practices for Controls and Procedures

You think you have your bases covered for the next audit. But chances are your boss doesn’t have the same faith in you.

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3 keys to avoid biggest pitfall of card-based transactions


January 13, 2009 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: Best practices, Hiring & training staff, In this week's e-newsletter, Internal controls, Latest news & views, Sales and use tax, Tax compliance

Using corporate cards is a great time-saver — and a budget-slasher for Accounting. But it comes with one serious risk.

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Improve your chances of getting W-2s right the first time


January 9, 2009 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: Best practices, Hiring & training staff, In this week's e-newsletter, Internal controls, Latest news & views, Tax compliance

Seems like it should be a simple process: An employee gives you their correct name and SSN, and you use that on their W-2. So why does it go wrong so often?

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New deadline for certain 1099s — are you ready?


November 11, 2008 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: 1099s, Best practices, Communication, In this week's e-newsletter, Internal controls, IRS regs, Latest news & views, Tax compliance

If you’re planning to follow IRS’ deadline of Feb. 17 for filing some 1099s, you’ll be late.

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One wrong spreadsheet cell = costly mistake


October 21, 2008 by Carol Katarsky
Posted in: Best practices, Communication, Hiring & training staff, In this week's e-newsletter, Latest news & views

We’ve all been there: One missed keystroke, and you accidentally wipe out tons of important data. But chances are your error didn’t result in a lawsuit.

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