Accountants' New Year's Resolutions (2018 Edition) from Binary Stream

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Accountants New Year's Resolutions

New Year’s has always been a time for reflecting on the past, and more importantly on planning for the coming year. It’s a time to formulate the changes we want (or need) to make and the resolve to follow through on those changes. An accountants new year's resolutions can be simple, but also can be very complex.

Common personal resolutions include being more fit, losing weight, learning something new, eliminating debt… But what about business resolutions? And more specifically business resolutions from the accountant’s perspective?

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Across the board, more time is needed, more organization, more improvements, better planning, and more technology. Perhaps all that is really required is a suite of integrated solutions to automate and simplify the list of all you need to accomplish. It's easy to do it through extending the robust capabilities of your Dynamics ERP?

2018 Resolutions – from the Accountant’s mouth:

  • Work, work, and work, because of so much competition and unemployment
  • To remain as flexible as possible until a clear plan for taxes, exceptions, and thresholds are defined.
  • Take Career to a new level.
  • Personally, to lose 20 pounds.
  • Take charge of my own practice. Automate as much as possible.
  • Focus on the firm as a business, the development of our people and on client services.
  • Try not to work so many hours in 2013. Try to stay calm and keep my blood pressure down. Work smarter.
  • Plan Projects better; Initiate Succession Planning.
  • Improve work-flow systems to enhance efficiency without incurring additional payroll costs.
  • Exercise throughout tax season, sleep more, worry less


  • Plan to retire.
  • Increase business.
  • Improve balance & enhance personal internal strength.
  • Move more toward the paperless environment.
  • Push to get things in & out earlier.
  • Use more technology.
  • Grow, increase professional services (increase sales and profits).
  • Focus on client experience – everything we do
  • Be more organized.
  • Manage clients' due dates better.
  • Be more productive by working on projects in blocks of time, rather than reacting to a client’s call, or request.

Excerpts from CPA Trendlines web-post. For the full article, click here:


Written by Maria Louie, Marketing Specialist, Binary Stream Software


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