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4 Tips to Help Your Clients Avoid Tax Season Phishing Scams

It’s tax season and the phishing is … easy? Unfortunately, yes, it is. Despite all the warnings about fraud at this time of year, the IRS still reports phishing as the number one tax scam that many people – including accounting firm clients – fall victim to. As your clients’ trusted advisor, you can help…

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VERTACCOUNT Q3 EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION EVENT

Last October 27, 2017, Vertaccount celebrated the 3rd quarter employee recognition event with a dinner buffet party held at Vikings SM Jazz Mall. This fun-filled buffet dining experience has become one of the most exciting traditions in Vertaccount. It is an opportunity to celebrate success. The event was hosted by our accountants – Jogenn Gagarin and…

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3 Services That Can Help Your Small Business Grow in Leaps and Bounds

As a small business owner, one must wear multiple hats and play multiple roles in order to keep the running costs at bay. When you are on a limited budget, you cannot afford to hire individual resources for every aspect of your business. Hiring resources are not only expensive, in case of a small business,…

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Creating Work-Life Harmony Using Automation

The arrival of cloud technology and artificial intelligence has brought great change and potential, however concurrently it also inspires concern about what it means for the future of the accounting profession. The accounting industry has undeniably been reshaped by automation and will only continue to evolve. However, as I shared at my session at Accountex Boston recently,…

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4 Top Tips on Running a Business Remotely

We live in an era of innovation and infinite possibilities. Today’s ambitious leaders in all fields and the technology made available to the public make for previously unthinkable feats of ingenuity, leadership, and motivation. In other words, if you want to do something, you have an insane number of tools at your disposal to do it. One…

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Top 10 Ted Talks for Entrepreneurs

Looking to filter through the noise and watch only the most practical Ted Talks to point you in the direction of entrepreneurial success? Here’s 10 on varied topics to get you started. Don’t hesitate to leave a comment with your own recommendations. Everyone’s listening! 1. Tim Urban on the inner mindset of a procrastinator. Procrastination…

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Can You Multitask?

I thought I was great at multitasking, or dealing with more than one task at the same time. Do you think you are great at multitasking? You start your day off with a list and are short on time so you multitask on projects. Or you work on a project and answer e-mails at the…

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5 Ways That Failing Prepares You for Success

“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill Hopefully, most of us won’t stumble from failure to failure too much before tasting sweet success, however the sentiment behind the famous Brit’s saying is true: failure can be a stepping stone to success. The part about not losing enthusiasm is…

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How to Avoid Online Fraud

Fraud differs from identity theft. Stealing one’s identity involves stepping into another’s shoes, actually opening accounts and loans, and then not paying. Fraud is stealing one’s funds through forgery and/or use of unauthorized credit cards. Conducting business over the internet exposes merchants to the greater risk of losses due to fraud. Therefore, risk management and…

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Know Your Taxes July 2016

Do you know the July 2016 BIR Taxes Deadlines? Not doing so can lead to steep penalties. Never miss a deadline again and avoid paying steep penalties. Here’s the comprehensive list of July 2016 BIR Tax Deadlines. Find out what applies to you and be sure to comply. To know more about your tax schedules, you can…

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PEZA Deadlines

Are you a company registered with the Philippine Economic Zone Authority aka PEZA? The PEZA was created to attract more investors to the country because being part of it gives a company great tax incentives. There are different types of PEZA Registered Zones and the tax incentives are dependent on them. But in general, PEZA…

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BIR Tax Deadlines

Running a business is exciting and fulfilling. But it can become scary easily when BIR Tax Deadlines looms ahead and you don’t know what to do. The BIR agent comes knocking and demanding tax payments and you are penalized for being unprepared. Managing a business should be easy and being scared of the BIR should…

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Know Your Taxes June 2016

Do you know the June 2016 BIR Tax Deadlines? Not doing so can lead to steep penalties. Never miss a deadline again and avoid paying steep penalties. Here’s the comprehensive list of June 2016 BIR Tax Deadlines. Find out what applies to you and be sure to comply. To know more about your tax schedules, you…

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