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Every nonprofit manager knows that fraud is a bad thing but too many operate under the belief that it can never happen to them. It’s that attitude that can lead to fraud occurring in the first place. Managers can’t eliminate human weakness, but they can be vigilant in preventing fraud or, if necessary, dealing with it right away. Further, prevention can be helped in part by awareness throughout... (more...)

Nonprofits across the country have been busy raising money in support of relief efforts in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman now wants to know the exact details of those fundraising efforts. According to an article in The Wall Street Journal, Schneiderman’s office sent letters to at least 75 nonprofits on Tuesday requesting disclosure of their fundraising... (more...)

There are few states that have as much diversity in the nonprofit sector as New York. From famous organizations such as Charity: Water in New York City, to the government-related nonprofits of the Capital region, there are plenty of opportunities in the Empire State. That’s why, for the 2012 Nonprofit Salary and Benefits Reports, The NonProfit Times released a dedicated report for New... (more...)

The NonProfit Times, the leading business publication for nonprofit management, has released the 2012 editions of its annual Nonprofit Salary and Benefits Reports. In partnership with Bluewater Nonprofit Solutions, these five reports will give managers the most up-to-date information on current trends in nonprofit salaries and benefits so they can properly fill out their IRS Form 990s. This year... (more...)

The words “fiscal year” always seem to make an appearance when reading reports about nonprofit finance or accounting. Contrary to popular belief, a fiscal year doesn’t just begin when the new year starts; it begins whenever the nonprofit wants it to. Well, almost. As explained by Thomas Wolf in “Managing a Nonprofit Organization,” a nonprofit’s fiscal year can begin... (more...)

Accounting plays a big role in the day-to-day operations of a nonprofit. If you are finding your methods of this important practice are a little behind on the times, it may be time to consider a new accounting software for your organization. Join The NonProfit Times and Intacct Corporation on July 19 at 1:00 PM EST for a free webinar on how to select accounting systems. Attendees will hear from... (more...)

New York City is pulling the property tax exemptions of 925 nonprofits after they couldn’t prove they deserved them in a city survey, according to a new report in The New York Post. The Finance Department said that its actions will begin on July 1. The survey it conducted was designed to determine which nonprofits were gaming the system and which actually deserved the waivers. The outreach... (more...)

When you give a friend money as a birthday gift it’s appreciated, but there’s always the thought that you could have been a little more creative. That’s not really the case with nonprofits; money is one of the best gifts you can give. But that doesn’t mean it’s the only gift. Non-cash gifts, such as computer equipment or office supplies, can be very useful for nonprofits.... (more...)

When someone talks to you about the cloud, is your first thought to look into flight courses?  If that’s the case, you might want to attend our upcoming webinar. The NonProfit Times and Intacct are proud to host a free webinar on February 14th.  It’s called “Moving Your Nonprofit Financials to the Cloud: The Do’s and Don’ts,” and it’s a must-attend... (more...)

Accounting Software as a Service (SaaS) represents a much better value than installed software. Users can eliminate the headache of maintaining their software and vendors can establish Turn-Key Hosted Environments for their customers without rewriting their software. Accounting firms can share applications and data in real-time with their clients without changing internal networks.

Applications that run in your web browser have their benefits. However, a Hosted Accounting Software Environment (Environments as a Service – EaaS) is a Full Service Managed Windows Desktop with Microsoft Office Professional (Outlook, Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Access) and everything a Accounting organization needs including all the software, data, and hardware necessary to work from any machine anywhere.

We host all the software and tools you already use.This eliminates your dependency on equipment, maintenance, support, and training. We provide fully managed Windows Desktops including a special understanding of your Accounting Software applications and Managed Web Browser requirements. With unlimited training, support, and storage we help individuals and businesses to synchronize, backup and access data anywhere in the world.

We Host Any Accounting Software Including :

      From the Accounting Software Desk…
      “The benefits of Hosted Accounting Software Environments are huge – There is no need to implement software upgrades, pay for maintenance or add more hardware. We are able to manage our clients accounting securely work from anywhere with any equipment. They even negotiated better Accounting volume license pricing for the software we use.”

      Hosted Accounting Software Environments are:

      • Web Browser Independent – Browser based applications run in a browser managed by us.
      • Bandwidth Independent – Reducing your ISP expenses
      • Fully Managed – Updates and Upgrades are applied with your review, and approval.
      • Not dependent on local Equipment – Reducing or eliminating client side maintenance and IT costs.

      Browser based Accounting Software Applications are:

      • Web Browser Dependent – There may be issues with different browser and web browser versions.
      • Bandwidth Dependent – Requiring additional ISP cost to your clients and users
      • Semi Managed – You manage your Browser, Equipment and Network when you have issues.
      • Dependent on your existing equipment – adding to your existing maintenance and IT costs.

      Step 1 – The Services

      • A Hosted Accounting Environment is created the way you work avoiding interruption to operations, work, and cash flow.
      • Additional Accounting software and functionality is added and managed at your request.
      • We do the rest including Security, Backups, Installation, Maintenance, Training, Support, and infrastructure.

      Step 2 – The Advantage

      • Better client service – Your clients can access their information without transferring sensitive data files.
      • Service clients in less time – Host your clients and you both access critical data from anywhere.
      • Collaboration – Share desktops in real-time for collaboration, training and support.

      Step 3 – The Result

      • Save time. Securely work from anywhere. Your entire desktop, applications and data are available regardless of where you are.
      • Save money. Eliminate time, expense, and interruption on Installation, Updates, and Maintenance.
      • Better Security. Know that you data is secure and backed up. 24x7x365
      For more detailed information about how our Managed Application Development and Hosting can help your business
      Call 866-764-8324, Send an email, Submit an Information Request
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