Why Your Accountant Should Have Access to Your Books and Records Even if You Are Your Own Bookkeeper

By | July 23rd, 2020|Accounting, Business, Xero|

In this situation, when we say, “Books and Records” we mean your bookkeeping program. It’s important that your accountant have access to your bookkeeping program for many reasons, not the least of which is making life easier for both you and your accountant. Thankfully, accounting apps like Xero have made giving your accountant access to your books and records much easier than it used to be. Providing Access to Your Books and Records Makes Life Easier Things are so much simpler in the world of cloud-based accounting. Here are a few ways giving your accountant access to your books makes your [...]

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Why I became a Cloud Accountant (3 minute read)

By | November 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Cloud accounting is when the accounting software you use is accessible by the internet and not downloaded onto a specific computer. In my practice, I am a Cloud Accountant (also called a Virtual Accountant) and work only with cloud software. Before I outline the main reasons why I became a Cloud Accountant it is important to understand what cloud accounting is. Cloud software is software that is stored on someone else’s server (Amazon or Google are the two main providers). Individuals access it through an internet connection.   Ease of Use – Apps on your Phone I love that I can [...]

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