President Barack Obama’s budget includes $19 billion for a package of “sweeping” measures to beef up the security of the nation’s computer networks. The administration wove the initiatives together in its $4 trillion 2016 budget proposal as the Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP), which it said would enable “long-term improvements in our approach to cybersecurity across the federal government, the private sector, and our personal lives.”
Western Union is warning U.S. consumers of a new, nationwide IRS impersonation scam occurring this tax season. The scam involves callers who claim to work for the IRS — including a fake caller ID that backs up its claim — and who even provide an IRS ID badge number and a fake name.
Forget about organization charts and job security. Since the dot-com boom two decades ago, a new breed of CFO has emerged. These finance chiefs don’t mind jumping from startup to startup, preferring the excitement of fresh beginnings to the everyday routine of a brand-name corporation.
MineralTree was recently named to CFO Tech Outlook’s list of the Top 10 accounting software providers. This list features solutions that are at the forefront of addressing accounting challenges that businesses are facing.
We have bracelets and pocket-sized devices that allow us to pay online and in person with a mere hand motion or a few clicks. So, why are businesses still paying with paper, and has the integration of electronic billing and payments made any progress in B2B transactions?
One thing that is most often overlooked in whirlwind of growing companies is sales tax. The concept of sales tax nexus, (the obligation to collect sales tax based on sales activities) is incredibly complex. Once you have established nexus, then your company is required to charge, collect and pay sales and use taxes.
Technology and automation are taking the business world by storm, improving efficiency and dramatically reducing costs. Both have a positive impact on the bottom line. The invoice-to-pay function is no exception.
It is no secret that banks struggle to effectively serve small businesses. Internal battles to serve these clients have existed within financial institutions for quite a while: battles between commercial banking teams claiming to offer more of the functionality these customers need and the consumer teams promising greater solution ease of use. Unfortunately, in recent years, the size of the battlefield has grown.