Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Is cloud based accounting software for you?

When is it time to go to the cloud with your business bookkeeping?  This is a question that is being asked by business owners who are looking at accounting software and seeing offers come to them via mail, email on social media.  The big question is this for you?   

There are more and more options for cloud based accounting software.  They usually charge a monthly fee from $12.95 on up , it depends on what the needs are for your business.    The nice thing about cloud based accounting software, it can go where you go.    It can also be used on your tablet and phone  for those that are on the go.  Also your information is always backed up. If your computer would happen to crash you may  have some problems with retrieving your information if you did not do proper back up on site or in the cloud.   Cloud based software does this for you.  Whenever there are updates to be done they are done automatically no worrying about if you have the updated software or purchase the latest year of software.

Cloud Based Accounting Software is doing amazing things to expand the possibilities to meet the needs of your business and customize to the needs of your business by adding on Apps.  What would cost a business a lot of money for software customized to their needs can now be  done in a budget that  a business owner can appreciate.   

Business owners can appreciate that as long as they keep up  with their books they can look at their numbers  and see important information when it comes to making financial decisions for their business.   Many of these programs allow for connection with their bank or other financial institution for the latest in transactions. Communication is made easier with some cloud based accounting software companies,when you have your bookkeeping up to date and with cloud based accounting you and your CPA can look at your numbers at the same time right from your office.  They can help you with looking at the proper financial reports to help make financial decisions along with  the info they need at tax time.   

One  other nice feature about cloud based accounting software  is they work in different browsers and operating systems so those that may have a Mac Pro can now have an option that can work for them along with those that have traditional windows based computers. 

We provide services to clients looking at options to fit them into the right cloud option for their business. We are trained and certified  in  several cloud based accounting software programs along with several add on Applications.   Also if you do not keep up with your bookkeeping we can help because of our training in these different programs. We can help review to see if you are doing proper bookkeeping,  we can help clear up any confusion or questions.  

 Cloud Based Accounting may or may  not be for you,  that is why  talking to someone who knows the latest when it comes to this ever changing and emerging part of accounting is important because they can customize something to meet your needs and the needs of your business.    

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