R&D

Announcing the Release of JobOps 2015A

We are pleased to announce the release of JobOps 2015A, which is compatible with Sage 100 2015 Version 5.20.2.0 and Avalara AvaTax Adaptor Sage 100,5.20.2.0 || 84 DSD.   Some highlights of this new version are listed below: Read More >

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Sage Summit 2015 Update

Three of our staff – Debby Hanson, Gail Warren and Sue Wolf – attended the Sage Summit 2015 in New Orleans, LA and provide this update for your review.  Read More >

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Five Firkin Craft Beer Questions Tastefully Answered

Firkin Craft Beer and Firkin Festivals Sound A Bit On The Fringe. Are they?

Not at all. Firkin craft beer is a flavorful ale sought after by craft beer enthusiasts. Firkin Festivals are friendly, safe events for those who embrace all that is good with craft beer.

So What’s Firkin?

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Steps to Take if You Become a Victim of Tax ID Theft

No question, tax-related identity theft is an increasingly common problem. If you have been unscathed so far, count yourself as lucky. Just ask around, and you will be surprised to see how many individuals have been impacted by this nasty problem. So, what do you do if you if you become a victim?

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Spear Phishing Email Scam Alert

If you have ‘wire transfer’ authority, this alert is for you.

We have seen a significant increase in spoofed emails (emails with forged “from:” addresses) asking employees in position of fiscal responsibility to do wire transfers to fraudsters. These attacks are not a typical bulk email attack or even a common phishing attack, where a user is enticed to disclose sensitive information by clicking on a web link. Rather, these are networks of fraudsters writing customized emails – even including email signatures — which appear to come from an executive in upper management and are targeted to specific individuals who have access to bank accounts. The emails assertively ask the recipient to transfer money, or relay instructions on how to do so, often via wire transfer.

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Partnership Audits

Did the IRS Fail?

A recent study released by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) estimated the IRS failed to assess over $14 million in taxes, interest and penalties for the year 2010. While this may not be large, it has caught the attention of Congress and the Treasury. One may think this is a failure of IRS administration, but in fairness, partnerships have become the preferred business entity over the last 20 years and the partnership audits process can be unwieldy and time consuming, resulting in prolonged audits.

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The Keezer Project: Design and Hardware

The first step of The Keezer project was the design. There were a lot of variables to consider; types of kegs being used, types of taps and the complexity of the design are the main topics this post will cover.

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