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Aprio Cloud Blog

3 Reasons to Open a Bank Account in the US

By Matt Nyman • June 7, 2018 at 1:00 PM • Doing Business in the United States

At a certain point, if having a presence in the United States is a priority for your business, opening a bank account in the United States will be required to conduct daily business operations. Here are three reasons you will need to open a bank account in the United States:

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How to Obtain Benefits for Your US Employees

Hiring talent from a skilled pool of candidates can have its challenges, especially for a foreign company that is expanding to the United States. To attract prospective employees, a common topic is benefits. Employees in the US, especially key employees, will expect things like health insurance and retirement plans. Obtaining benefits can be challenging, not to mention all the other requirements to be compliant with local state and city payroll requirements. Below are two of the more common solutions for obtaining benefits and managing payroll and HR requirements in the US.

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Veem Enables Aprio Cloud Accounting & Tax Clients' International Payments

Aprio Cloud's partnership with Veem makes life easier for our global tax and accounting clients who send and receive money internationally. Veem allows for firms to send and receive payments to over sixty countries—and counting! Through multi-rail payment technology, Veem provides a convenience and a seamless global payment solution that eliminates the middleman. This equates to faster transfers, better tracking, and lower costs.

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Cloud Accounting Best Practices | Automation of Documentation

By Matt Nyman • March 14, 2018 at 2:42 PM • Professional Services Solutions

 

The best way to prevent future compliance risk is to have detailed documentation. However, there’s nothing worse than having to sort through paper or prohibiting productivity by constantly hounding your staff for receipts or time sheets. Adopting tools and standardized best practices can automate these pesky tasks, and can actually help promote efficiency in terms of invoicing customers faster, paying bills from your mobile phone, and paying and tracking your people.

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Close Deals Faster with 6 Critical PandaDoc Features

By Matt Nyman • March 13, 2018 at 11:32 AM • Xero and Other Cloud Apps


The journey of signing a new client is already an extensive process that costs both time and money for your business. When it comes to closing deals, the administrative side of sending and signing documents should not yield frustration for both you and your new client. Aprio Cloud uses PandaDoc for its document automation so that it can quickly support clients with its tax advisory and back office services.

Here are six key features that PandaDoc provides to close deals faster.

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Meet Your Next Online Scheduling and Time Tracking App

By Matt Nyman • March 8, 2018 at 11:40 AM • Xero and Other Cloud Apps

For brick-and-mortar businesses or teams spread out in different locations, there are challenges when it comes to employee scheduling, tracking actual time, communicating through emails, and supervising tasks. Finding a single tool to manage all of these business functions can be difficult and costly to business owners. Fortunately, Deputy is a valuable tool used by over 40,000 businesses to increase productivity and transparency. Here is an overview of the four main features Deputy provides to its users.

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5 Reasons Outsourced Accounting Is Better Than Bookkeeping

By Bruce A. Phillips, CPA • March 6, 2018 at 1:08 PM • Outsourced Accounting

If you’re like many entrepreneurs, you thought you’d be able to handle every facet of your new business. You’d create the product, hire the staff, manage your advertising campaigns, make your own mini muffin platters for those early morning meetings, and, let’s not forget, handle the finances, too.

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Doing Business in the US: What You Need to Know About Immigration

By Bruce A. Phillips, CPA • February 6, 2018 at 12:47 PM • Doing Business in the United States

If you’re thinking of expanding your business to the United States, there are immigration requirements you need to consider. Here, I’ll break down what you need to know about immigration including visas, green cards and if you need a tax ID number.

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5 Things to Pay Attention to if you are an International Founder and want to bring your business to the US

By Bruce A. Phillips, CPA • August 24, 2017 at 12:06 PM • Doing Business in the United States


Having seen and helped many international companies come to the US, there are certain things that seem to keep coming up as a struggle.  The challenge is a result of the fact that doing business in the US is COMPLICATED. Seemingly much more so than Australia, NZ, EU, UK, Singapore, or Hong Kong.  

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5 Benefits of Incorporating in Delaware

By Bruce A. Phillips, CPA • August 21, 2017 at 4:04 PM • Doing Business in the United States

 

With more than half of all publicly traded companies incorporating in Delaware, you may be wondering why more and more businesses are choosing Delaware over any other state in the U.S. Besides the legal protection and convenience advantages in Delaware, here are five primary reasons why so many businesses incorporate in Delaware.

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