4 Tools You Can’t Live Without

Today’s accountant only needs four tools to start a practice, or to have available, if they are working in an industry for a business. They are as follows: Mobile Phone Computer (preferably Laptop) Software (breaks down to a number of categories, including productivity software such as Microsoft 365 or the GSuite) Internet Access In addition, […]

State of the Accounting Profession, 2016: Fantastic & Huge

  Now is a Great Time to Start Your Own Practice is reprinted from Intuit Accountants News Central  I have traveled across the country since May, speaking and visiting many accounting firms, and have come to the conclusion that now is one of the better times to start an Accounting or Bookkeeping practice. The entrepreneurial spirit […]

Small Businesses: See Industry Trends

QuickBooks has a neat tool for small businesses where you can see trends customized for your industry, then share it as a widget on your website or blog. So whether you’re an accountant, a restaurant owner, a retailer, or even a truck driver, you can see what’s going on in your local area or nationwide. […]

How to “Ubersize” Your Technology

How to “Ubersize” Your Technology is Reprinted from Intuit Accountant News Central (July 22, 2015) Blockbuster thought they had it made, yet they could have turned into a Netflix. Borders thought in terms of books, when they should have thought in terms of Kindles and electronic distribution. Kodak invented the first digital camera, but was afraid […]

Will Your Firm Survive?

Reprinted from The Boomer Bulletin – 2005 Direct link Will Your Firm Survive? David Bergstein belongs to Intuit’s Accountant & Advisory Group and is a thought-leader in Technology Issues in the Accounting Firm, such as Wireless, Paperless Workflow, Apps, Cloud and Mobile.  In 2015, Accounting Today listed him as one of their Top 100 Most Influential People […]

Intuit Injects Note of Caution on the Cloud

This was an interview between David and AccountingWeb.Com on why accountants should move to the cloud.  (June 9th 2014) AccountingWEB recently conducted an email interview with Intuit’s David Bergstein, CPA, CITP, CGMA, regional strategic account manager in the Accountant & Advisor Group. What does one of the most important players in the accounting technology space think about […]

David’s Predictions for 2015

David Bergstein’s Accounting Profession Predictions for 2015 January 5th 2015 by David Bergstein The accounting industry is continually expanding and changing, and it’s important that you and your firm not only adapt to these realities, but also take advantage of the potential opportunities. My piece below highlights some trends, opportunities and situations for you and your […]