Tax & Accounting http://businessfinancemag.com/taxonomy/term/7401/more en Automating Accounts Receivable: Shorter Cycle Times, Lower Costs http://businessfinancemag.com/tax-accounting/automating-accounts-receivable-shorter-cycle-times-lower-costs <div class="field-byline"> Elizabeth Kaigh, APQC </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Top-performing manufacturers receive all of their receipts electronically or automatically.</div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/tax-accounting/automating-accounts-receivable-shorter-cycle-times-lower-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/tax-accounting/automating-accounts-receivable-shorter-cycle-times-lower-costs#comments Tax & Accounting Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:58:00 +0000 15691 at http://businessfinancemag.com DC’s “Yoga Tax,” “Turkey Tax,” “Tan Tax,” “Too-much-stuff Tax” http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/dc-s-yoga-tax-turkey-tax-tan-tax-too-much-stuff-tax <div class="node-body blog-body">There’s never a solution that makes everyone happy when taxes are increased.</div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/dc-s-yoga-tax-turkey-tax-tan-tax-too-much-stuff-tax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/dc-s-yoga-tax-turkey-tax-tan-tax-too-much-stuff-tax#comments Tax & Accounting BizTax Insights Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:14:00 +0000 15641 at http://businessfinancemag.com Sales Tax Burden Stays Flat for U.S. Consumers and Businesses in Q1 2014 http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/sales-tax-burden-stays-flat-us-consumers-and-businesses-q1-2014 <div class="node-body blog-body">U.S. sales tax burden stayed flat, and indirect tax changes declined in the first quarter of 2014.</div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/sales-tax-burden-stays-flat-us-consumers-and-businesses-q1-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/sales-tax-burden-stays-flat-us-consumers-and-businesses-q1-2014#comments Tax & Accounting BizTax Insights Thu, 29 May 2014 14:30:00 +0000 15621 at http://businessfinancemag.com Leveraging Existing ERP Technology: A Hybrid Approach to Indirect Tax Compliance http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/leveraging-existing-erp-technology-hybrid-approach-indirect-tax-compliance <div class="node-body blog-body">When it comes to indirect taxes, it's not a good idea to rely on an ERP system alone to achieve full compliance.</div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/leveraging-existing-erp-technology-hybrid-approach-indirect-tax-compliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/leveraging-existing-erp-technology-hybrid-approach-indirect-tax-compliance#comments Tax & Accounting Technology BizTax Insights Tue, 27 May 2014 14:51:00 +0000 15611 at http://businessfinancemag.com Does the Cloud Make Sense for Your Business? http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/does-cloud-make-sense-your-business <div class="node-body blog-body">There is no right or wrong answer when it comes to on-premise versus the cloud, but there is a right or wrong answer for your company. </div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/does-cloud-make-sense-your-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/does-cloud-make-sense-your-business#comments Tax & Accounting BizTax Insights Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:28:00 +0000 15491 at http://businessfinancemag.com A Passionate Appeal for Activity-Based Costing (ABC) http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/passionate-appeal-activity-based-costing-abc <div class="node-body blog-body">Old school accountants, and there appear to be many of them, are providing a disservice to the users in their organization. User need accuracy of the costs for their organizations plus what drives those costs. These types of accountants are downright irresponsible with their duties.</div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/passionate-appeal-activity-based-costing-abc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/passionate-appeal-activity-based-costing-abc#comments ABC activity-based costing Business Performance Management management accounting Planning, Budgeting & Reporting Tax & Accounting Strategy Management Wed, 12 Feb 2014 04:19:00 +0000 15461 at http://businessfinancemag.com Food, Teeth, Yachts, Alcohol and Marijuana: 2013 Quirky Sales Tax Laws Revealed http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/food-teeth-yachts-alcohol-and-marijuana-2013-quirky-sales-tax-laws-revealed <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>As if corporate tax departments didn&rsquo;t have enough to deal with, our <a href="http://thomsonreuters.com/press-releases/012014/thomson-reuters-reveals-quirky-sales-tax-laws" target="_blank">annual quirky taxes</a> release underscores just how challenging sales and use tax compliance can be. On top of keeping abreast of over 14,000 taxing jurisdictions, and the thousands of &ldquo;normal&rdquo; indirect tax code changes a year, businesses are chartered with interpreting these strange and often downright confusing laws and then implementing them into their operational systems.</p></div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/food-teeth-yachts-alcohol-and-marijuana-2013-quirky-sales-tax-laws-revealed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/food-teeth-yachts-alcohol-and-marijuana-2013-quirky-sales-tax-laws-revealed#comments Tax & Accounting BizTax Insights Wed, 05 Feb 2014 20:08:00 +0000 15431 at http://businessfinancemag.com <p>Carla Yrjanson</p> County Tax Assessors Investing in Technology: The Implications for Businesses http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/county-tax-assessors-investing-technology-implications-businesses <div class="node-body blog-body">What can business do to keep in-step with increasingly technically-savvy local government?</div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/county-tax-assessors-investing-technology-implications-businesses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/county-tax-assessors-investing-technology-implications-businesses#comments Tax & Accounting BizTax Insights Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:29:00 +0000 15421 at http://businessfinancemag.com <p>Carla Yrjanson</p> Three Tips to Make Standard Cost Accounting More Effective http://businessfinancemag.com/tax-amp-accounting/three-tips-make-standard-cost-accounting-more-effective <div class="field-byline"> Chris Crowder </div> <div class="field-deck"> A look at the three steps that should be incorporated into a company’s inventory accounting processes to assist in managing its standard cost. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A look at the three steps that should be incorporated into a company’s inventory accounting processes to assist in managing its standard cost.</div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/tax-amp-accounting/three-tips-make-standard-cost-accounting-more-effective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/tax-amp-accounting/three-tips-make-standard-cost-accounting-more-effective#comments Tax & Accounting Thu, 23 Jan 2014 19:06:00 +0000 15391 at http://businessfinancemag.com Tax Leaders Struggle to Find Accurate and Complete Data http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/tax-leaders-struggle-find-accurate-and-complete-data <div class="node-body blog-body">Finding the right data in a timely manner is no easy feat.</div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/tax-leaders-struggle-find-accurate-and-complete-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/tax-leaders-struggle-find-accurate-and-complete-data#comments Tax & Accounting BizTax Insights Fri, 10 Jan 2014 15:11:00 +0000 15361 at http://businessfinancemag.com