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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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Entity Formation Documents

If you are establishing a business, or expanding to the US, you need to know the paperwork required to complete the formation of your business entity.  Learn more about US requirements below.  And reach out to Aprio Cloud if you'd like help from the experts in setting up your business correctly right from the start.

There are various documents associated with entity formation, depending on the type of entity you are forming. We will address the three main types of entities: Corporation, Limited Liability Company, and Partnership, the differences between them, what formation documents are, and which document are associated with which type of entity.  

Source: Corpnet Article

 

 

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The Difference between an Independent Contractor and an Employee

By Tina Duncan • June 5, 2017 at 12:00 PM • Payroll / HR, Tax and Compliance

 

One of the most basic questions about the employment relationship is whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor. As with so many employment law issues, the answer is, "It depends”.

Employee status triggers employer obligations under various federal and state laws that do not apply to independent contractors, and the responsibility for classifying a worker is the responsibility of the employer. When determining if a worker should be classified as an Employee or an Independent Contractor there are many variables. Aprio Cloud can offer a wide variety of information to help clients make the right classification.

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Aprio Cloud Client Featured Case Study: ‘Global Tech Companies Need A Global Hi-Tech Hi-Touch Growth Solution’

 

 How Did This Self Funded Aussie Tech Startup Find It’s Way Into The U.S.?

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Finding Your Xero Accountant Advisor vs Xero Bookkeeper

 

There is a huge difference between a Xero Accountant Advisor and a Xero Bookkeeping Advisor company. Most of the business owners I speak with don’t realize there is a difference, or understand what a Xero Advisor can do for them as a whole. So let’s break this down.

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