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Discover the best articles to help you leverage technology for increased profits.

My name is Noel B. Lorenzana. I’m a Registered CPA, licensed in Illinois with over 25 years of real-world experience. I have a wealth of experience on taxes, business and technology, that I would like to share with you. I enjoy helping small business owners modernize their accounting, and use technology to maximize their business profits.

Leveraging the right tools and strategies can make a massive difference in how efficiently you run your company. Tech-savvy business owners are saving money and time, while also allowing themselves more flexibility and solving problems that would have been very hard to address a decade ago. Sadly, those who are hesitant to take advantage of technology will miss out and may find it difficult to compete.

The goal of my blog is to show you how current technology and internet-based applications can help you grow without compromising the quality of your business. These tools can help you access a wealth of data about your business, and the ability to easily and quickly share that data with your team. You can then leverage that information into proactive decisions. If you follow this advice, I strongly believe your overall life will improve and your business is about to take a leap forward.

Discover the Benefits of a Modernized Accounting System

The goal of this book is to show you how current technology and internet-based applications can help you grow your business without compromising quality.

You will learn about:

• Going Paperless, Apps, and Cloud-Based Accounting
• How to Modernize your Accounting System
• Security Practices for Online Accounting
• Creating Leverage by Outsourcing
• Accounting Concepts that Make Sense
• How to Audit-Proof Your Business
• Finding a Tech-Savvy Accountant
• Understanding Financial Statements
• And More

Blog Posts

What Tax Reform Means for You

The Senate and the House of Representatives have passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which contains many provisions that likely affects you. Keep in mind that all changes affecting individuals expire after 2025, and would then revert to current law. Between now and then, expect continued changes as

What You Need to Know About Tax Reform

The Senate and the House of Representatives have passed separate versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act lauded by President Trump. This leaves us with two tax reform bills that need to be reconciled before being sent to the president for final approval. Most sources expect…

Five Year-End Tax Strategies for 2017

The end of the year is fast approaching and now is the time to start your tax planning. The good news is that no major tax law changes took place this year. However, taxpayers may see some changes next year, as President Trump has tax reform as one of his top priorities. Here are five year-end tax strategies for 2017 that can significantly lower your tax bill. If you wait …

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5 Worthless Tax Changes for 2017

The U.S. Tax Code is constantly changing and 2017 brings 5 worthless tax changes that you may want to remember when filing your taxes. Keep in mind these tax changes affect the tax preparation you will do in 2018 for the calendar year 2017.

What You Need to Know if Audited by IDES

An IDES audit is a serious matter and careful consideration needs to be made especially in the beginning of the audit process. If your business is chosen for an IDES audit, it’s essential to seek professional guidance…

Have You Chosen The Right Tax Preparer?

Finding the right person to prepare your income tax return is very important, but often, not enough care is put into this vital financial decision. With software, like TurboTax, anyone can prepare income tax returns, including beginners with no experience. When you consider the likelihood of mistakes and audit risks, is this the best choice for you?

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