Just on time! ⏰Here you have the latest and most-clicked articles from this week’s Accounting Apps newsletter📧 for w/c 19.6.22:

Capacity Management With XBert’s New Time Estimate Feature | (XBert)

When it comes to running a business, in particular managing a team, being on top of the workload and the capacity management for your staff is key not just o productivity, but to company culture. Too much work and not enough time is a toxic environment to work in. It can lead to high turnover, decreased job satisfaction and bitter staff. On the other hand, too much time and not enough work – well, that starts eating into your bottom line and is just plain bad business. Find a balanced solution in this article.

Access Management for Accounting Firms  | (Practice Protect) 

The average accounting firm has access to an astounding amount of sensitive client data. Effective management of this data isn’t just a concern for your firm, but also the clients you service that is trusting you with its safety. Therefore as a responsible data custodian, it’s essential for you to ensure safe management of this data. With an average employee having access to almost 11 million files, how are you currently controlling data access, privacy and security to mitigate risk?

Does Shopify Collect Sales Tax? | (Synder) 

Sales tax can be complicated to calculate, as it varies from country to country and even from state to state. In the United States, for example, sales tax is collected by the seller at the time of purchase and remitted to the appropriate state tax authority. If you’re a new e-commerce business owner scratching your head over sales tax, you’re not alone. But don’t worry–you’re at the right place. In this article, we’ll discuss everything you need to know about Shopify and sales tax.

Don’t Sell Your Time, Make Them Subscribe to Your Mind – Kelly Gonsalves | (Heather Smith Blog) 

For this episode of the Cloud Stories podcast, I’m speaking with Kelly Gonsalves, Founder & Chief Visionary of Totally Booked New York, Totally SEO, Ideation: Think Forward, & Leading Lady Machine Works. We talk about after successfully co-founding three companies, advice for future co-founders, and what is SEO and when accountants and bookkeepers should engage professional SEO support. We also discuss how transforming the accounting world by agreeing on the standardisation of what good books should look like, the tech stack for an Etsy store and how working as a bartender and waiter lays a foundation for delivering excellent customer service (and always tip well when you are in a culture that relies on tipping!).

The 7 Reasons Why ‘Business Advisory’ Isn’t Working | (clarity.) 

As accountants, we’ve been told time and time again that we’re not good enough, that we need to change, that we’re not doing enough for our clients and that our firms and livelihoods are under threat. We’ve also been told that ‘compliance is dead’ and that we need to move from compliance to business advisory. None of that is true. As you know, the demand for compliance services is as strong as ever. And, if the last two years have taught us anything, it’s that compliance is vital for our small business clients and is here to stay. Have a look at this report to find out more.

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