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Author: Aaron Thomas

Data Breach Best Practices

December 13, 2017 by Aaron Thomas
Information Systems
It seems like data breaches are becoming more frequent.  For large organizations, they can absorb the cost of these mishaps.  This is not the case with small and medium businesses.  The average breach will cost a business over $6 million.  Sixty percent of small business will be out of business...
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Year End Tips for 2016

November 22, 2016 by Aaron Thomas
Copeland Buhl
It is that time of the year again.  Along with all the holiday festivities, accountants are also busy finalizing the books for 2016 and preparing for 2017.  Here are some tips to help you stay organized and accomplish all the yearend tasks: Schedule year end software updates.  Consultants are busy...
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Reasons to Upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016

October 3, 2016 by Aaron Thomas
Copeland Buhl
When dealing with software and technology, there are advantages and disadvantages of being on the latest-and-greatest version.  The disadvantages usually include the risk of bugs or glitches that coincide with being an early-adopter.  The advantages can usually outweigh the risk by adding new features, increasing performance, and fixing previously identified...
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Tips for Closing Out Year End

December 2, 2015 by Aaron Thomas
Copeland Buhl
Along with the holiday season, accountants have the added stress of winding down the books for the current year.  This involves making sure all transactions are book for the year, collecting on accounts which are overdue, and paying down payables to reduce tax liability for cash basis tax payers.  On...
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Service Organization Control (SOC) Reports

September 17, 2013 by Aaron Thomas
Copeland Buhl
Service Organization Control (SOC) audits provide reports on internal control processes and procedures. They are used to verify that service organizations can safeguard information that will be exchanged during normal business transactions.  Small-to-medium-sized businesses that work with large enterprise or government units are increasingly being asked to provide SOC reports...
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