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Closing Out Your Year

It’s that time of year again. Time for holiday parties, gift exchanges, and visiting with family and friends. It’s also time to prepare for closing your year in your accounting software. This is your most important end-of-year financial task. Properly closing your books helps you avoid posting a transaction in the wrong year, which, as you can imagine, can have a serious impact on your future accounting and taxes. Closing your books also allows you to accurately show your firm’s financial activities for the year and start building fresh reports for the new year. Closing your firm’s books at the [...]

Cloud Based Computing…Why it’s the way to go

Recently, Perfect Practice, along with many other companies and firms in the Southeast had to face an impending disaster. Hurricane Irma struck the state of Florida and caused wide spread physical damage to homes and businesses and millions of power outages. What happened to the businesses who kept their data in an onsite server? Did they lose all of their data? Possibly. If they did not have a cloud based backup, it is very possible that they will now face the daunting task of rebuilding not only their physical location (or finding another place to go), but also trying to [...]

Attorneys and Vacations…Can the two Co-Exist?

One of the most difficult things about being a lawyer in a busy law firm, or even possibly more so, a solo practitioner, is there always seems that there is work to be done. In order to not completely burn out, maintain balance between your personal and professional life, and save your sanity, it is very important that you “step away” for a little from time to time. But how do you, as an attorney with a desk covered in cases (and I know this is definitely a good thing in most cases) and phones ringing off their hooks supposed [...]