Many “experts” still recommend server-based systems… From our perspective, for most small businesses the idea of using a server-based network seems ludicrous today – unless you’re in the business of installing and supporting networks.  In fact, small businesses relying on local server-based networks are likely more vulnerable to attacks like the ones that many Canadian […]

Case of the Missing Bookkeeper

…a cautionary tale for would-be bookkeepers and their employers… As small businesses and CPA firms try to meet tax and regulatory requirements, we all understand the need to provide quality accounting and tax compliance services for small business. Too often this has meant trying to “professionalize” bookkeeping, as though it was a necessary precursor to […]

Online Accounting Software Is Great – But It Won’t Make You An Accountant

KASHOO is Vancouver-based startup located on Railway Street, just outside of Gastown. They began life as an accounting app for the iPAD – and I really wanted to like them. However when I first tried to use the software a few years ago, I found I had to re-enter the entire year’s worth of transactions. […]