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Cloud Accounting .....

 

....What is it?

Cloud accounting provides the ability to manage your small business bookkeeping and accounting needs online, using accounting software that is similar to what you would install on your computer, except that the cloud software runs on secure servers that you access using your web browser over the internet. There is no need to purchase and install software, maintain backup copies, and you are no longer constrained to working on your bookkeeping in one specific place - you have the freedom and flexibility to work wherever, whenever, and from any computer or device.  In addition, you are able to work with real-time data, invoices can be prepared while meeting with clients, expenses and purchases can be recorded as they are happening.

 

....Why choose it?

The benefits for a small business are practically limitless, your bookkeeping processes can occur as the transactions are happening in real time and you have access in real time to your business data no matter where you are.  

  • Data security and privacy: Your company or personal data is completely secure, only you and those authorized to access your data can sign in.  In addition, your data is backed up on a continual basis so you do not need to worry about lost data should your computer fail or if it is ever lost or stolen.

  • Freedom to work where ever and when ever: With cloud based accounting systems you gain the ability to access and work with your business data at any time of the day and from wherever you are, whether you are at work, home or on the go.

  • Automation: You can import your bank, credit card and PayPal account information.  You can upload or import PDF images of purchase receipts to your accounting and save a copy of the receipt image with the posting entry as a backup should you ever be requested to provide this for audit purposes.

  • Reduce data entry errors: By having access to your accounting at any time and any where, your bookkeeping will be more current, images of receipts will be readily available, and manual data entry of information will be reduced.

  • Collaboration: You can invite your trusted business advisors to access your information.  By inviting your accountant you reduce the need to email or physically drop off your accounting / bookkeeping data, and your accountant can provide you with timely advise to help your business succeed.

 

....How we can help you

As technology changes our firm has taken a proactive approach to implementing cloud based service solutions for our clients. We understand that with technological changes and the need for most businesses to be on 24/7 our world is faster paced, our clients' time is often stretched to it's limit between work and family responsibilities, and access to vital business and personal information in a quick and efficient manner is not only important and necessary for compliance purposes, it is critical to their financial and business sucesses.

We will automate your accounting function, freeing you up to focus on your business activities and growth while we focus on what we are best at ... accounting. Our firm works exclusively with QuickBooks Online, and our staff are certified advisors, and can help you implement and maintain your accounting / bookkeeping data.  We will look after the "number crunching" by performing the bookkeeping, payroll, periodic GST/HST filings, and the small business tax return filing.

Some of our current cloud based services include:


Computer Consulting

As technologies rapidly advance and the choices of accounting software packages available for small businesses and individuals increases every day, companies increasingly find themselves struggling with selecting the right software, and needing to update their computer systems. The decision has become even more complex with the increasing development and availability of cloud based accounting platforms. As accounting professionals, the team at Blue Ink Accounting has working knowledge of most of the popular software programs, and can help you choose and implement the software that best fits your needs.

Bookkeeping/Write-up

Accurate record-keeping is essential to a successful business yet can also be complicated and time consuming. Blue Ink Accounting can help you with the organization and day-to-day tasks of bookkeeping so that you can focus on your core business.

Utilizing cloud based accounting solutions and integrated applications along with our secure portal, you no longer need to drop-off your receipts and other supporting documents, instead these can be securely uploaded and our team will take care of the bookkeeping for you. Of course if you prefer to visit our office and drop off your documents we are always happy to see you!

Payroll Services

Blue Ink Accounting's payroll services can help you reduce the time spent on administration through developing and implementing a computerized payroll system that will facilitate processing, timely payment and preparation of tax returns.

You can upload your payroll data such as time sheets, new employee documentation, etc. utilizing our secure portal, we will prepare your payroll and notify you when it is completed. Should you require copies of payroll reports, etc. these will be posted to our secure portal for you to view and retrieve.

Tax Preparation Services

At Blue Ink Accounting, we guide our clients through a full range of tax planning and preparation decisions with strategies that minimize your tax liabilities, maximize your cash flow and keep you on track to your financial goals. Our expertise, experience, analysis and thorough research allow us to optimize financial opportunities to be found in existing as well as recently altered tax laws. We are knowledgeable and up to date on the tax laws and can make sense of your receipts, bills and notices.

We understand that it is not always convenient to visit our office to drop-off your tax documents, this is why we have instituted our secure client portal, where you can conveniently upload your tax receipts and other documents. We will access these to prepare your tax return(s).

Should you find it more convenient we can even upload your completed tax return for your review and signature, should you have any questions or wish to discuss the return we can initiate an online video chat to go over the details.


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