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By Stephanie Elsen
Red Wing Software recently received feedback from Sharon at Chase City Tastee-Freez. Wow, amazing comments and much appreciated!
Sharon has owned and operated Tastee-Freez Restaurants in Chase City and Wylliesburg, Virginia since 1985. In addition to being an experienced business owner, Sharon is experienced in managing accounting systems, having used many different accounting programs since the 1970s. Sharon has been using CenterPoint Accounting and Payroll since 2009. Here’s what Sharon has to say about CenterPoint!
“CenterPoint Accounting is extremely easy to use! When I purchased the software, I took all of the “Getting Started” online webinars Red Wing Software offers. These online courses offer extraordinary teaching, and I felt comfortable working in the program after completing them”
“I love the fact that I can correct a mistake, if I find one. For example, if I am balancing the checkbook and find an error, I can go right in and fix the mistake from there. Or if I put something in the wrong account, I can easily go back in and fix it, right from the report I am viewing. My accountant loves CenterPoint too. When he asks for any report at all, I can go into CenterPoint and easily get the information he has requested.”
“Payroll is also very simple, and I can complete payroll in one-third of the time it took with my previous payroll program. I appreciate the fact that I can reprint checks with the same check number, for example in the case that a check gets jammed in the printer.”
“Red Wing Software’s support is great, and if I ever have questions, I can just give them a call or else go online and find an answer. All of the updates to the program are fabulous and I have found them very useful.”
“I just love CenterPoint, and I will never change software! I recommend the software to other businesses whenever I can. It’s one of the best accounting programs I have ever used, and I have been doing accounting since the 1970s.”
Some good tax considerations for year end by CPA Practice Advisor.
2013 Tax Guide Highlights Changes for Individuals & Businesses
Here are some good suggestions by MSN Money about what to do with year end approaching!
MSN Money shares year end tax moves
November 25, 2013 12:34 PM by khilton
We are fast approaching the end of 2013, and I want to use my space this month to communicate some important information that needs to be considered before year-end, or shortly after the beginning of a new year.
Whether your company operates according to a calendar year, or a fiscal year, there are a few things that need to be considered to prepare for the new calendar year:
- How is your budgeting process going for the new year? Will next year be the same as this year, or should you be planning some much needed changes to make it better?
- Have you installed all of the latest versions of your software? You don’t need to wait until after the first of the year to get up-to-date. Doing it now saves pressure later.
- How about benefit changes? With the new health care laws, you may need to pay more attention to your insurance plans. How about retirement plans, and other items important to you and your employees? It is harder now than ever to find good employees, and we need to remain competitive in the marketplace to keep them.
- It is a good time to remind employees to update their W-4 information for changes that have occurred during the year like getting married, having children, buying a house, or anything else that might change their withholding needs.
- How is your budgeting process going? Oh, did I already mention that? I read once that “If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always be where you already are.” Is it time for a change?
So, update that important technology today; review procedures and policies, help employees be better managers of their information, and plan for the New Year.
- Ken Hilton, President