Automating Tax Workflow
Leveraging Technology to Refine 1040 Workflow
This product brief gives firms a starting point for adopting an automated end-to-end 1040 tax workflow. It also discusses ways firms can take advantage of technology to make the best use of their tax professionals' time—allowing them to focus on chargeable tax work.
See also: Tax Process with UltraTax CS
Automating Business Tax Workflow
Using Engagement Products for Business Tax Workflow
The need for firms to adopt an automated workflow is a frequent subject of discussion among tax and accounting professionals. This white paper explains how firms can take advantage of workpapers and integrated online research to make better use of the tax professional's time, and how firms can achieve greater efficiency by automating workflow.
See also: Workpapers CS
Checkpoint Tools and PPC's Smart Practice Aids in Virtual Office CS
Checkpoint, the tax and accounting profession's most efficient research platform, can easily be
integrated into Virtual Office CS for convenient access to expert analysis and guidance. This product
brief offers answers to some frequently asked questions about using Checkpoint Tools and PPC's SMART
Practice Aids in the Virtual Office CS environment.
See also: Virtual Office CS,
Checkpoint Tools, and PPC's SMART PracticeAids
Now Available: The Mobile Tax and Accounting Office of the Future
Recent trends have shown a significant movement toward mobile computing—not only in the overall U.S. business community, but in the tax and accounting profession as well. This white paper can help firms take advantage of mobile technology to drive efficiencies and provide outstanding customer service.
See also: Mobile Apps for the CS Professional Suite
Making the Leap to the Cloud
Is My Data Private and Secure?
This white paper covers the advantages of hosting data off-site with a cloud computing provider. It goes over the basics of how cloud computing works, discusses security issues, and offers valuable tips on choosing a cloud computing provider.
See also: Cloud Computing Options for the CS Professional Suite
Thomson Reuters Comprehensive Audit Suite
Leveraging Integration to Increase Efficiency and Ensure Compliance
This white paper offers guidance on streamlining audit processes using our integrated tools, including Engagement CS, Checkpoint® Tools, and PPC's SMART PracticeAids™. It discusses ways to increase accuracy, standardize audit processes, and stay connected from any location with integrated guidance, research, and workpaper management.
See also: Engagement CS,
Checkpoint Tools, and PPC's SMART PracticeAids
Implementing a Firm-Wide Portal Solution
This white paper covers the basics of secure client portal technology. It discusses how portals work, their benefits, how to get buy-in from staff and clients, and suggested steps for a smooth and effective portal implementation.
SaaS in the Tax and Accounting Profession
This white paper discusses the excitement over SaaS and offers important information to help a firm determine if SaaS is right for them—an explanation of the SaaS model, benefits of the SaaS platform, factors to consider, questions to ask, and additional resources firms can review to help them make an educated decision.
See also: SaaS for CS Professional Suite
Best Practices for Deploying Engagement CS in a Fieldwork Environment
The built-in collaboration tools in Engagement CS enable field staff to work simultaneously to complete engagements quickly. This white paper addresses key factors firms should consider before implementing Engagement CS in the field in order to achieve maximum workflow efficiency.
See also: Engagement CS
Best Practices for Implementation and Setup of Practice CS in Small and Medium-sized Firms
This white paper provides detailed insight into recommended best practices for implementation of Practice CS, along with additional issues to consider prior to setting up this system for a firm. It can also benefit current users of Practice CS.
See also: Practice CS
Best Practices: Implementing the Paperless Office
This white paper offers a comprehensive, detailed look at how firms can move into the efficient world of paperless processing. It also offers information on using developing technologies to remain competitive in a rapidly changing profession.
See also: FileCabinet CS
The Great American Payroll Opportunity
Written for accounting firms that may be considering payroll as an avenue to increased profits and overall firm growth, the paper outlines what the American payroll opportunity is all about, why it exists, and the keys to taking advantage of the payroll business.
See also: Payroll Software & Services
Selecting a Scanner for Use with the CS Professional Suite
This white paper will provide some background on scanner basics and explain key factors that should be considered when dealing with various scanners.
See also: FileCabinet CS, Engagement CS