I have only recently come across software (free shareware!) that not only downloads online statements but also uses import rules to analyse regular transactions into categories or nominal accounts.


I have the following problems with QuickBooks 2008:


Business intelligence and data visualisation specialists PARIS Technologies and XLCubed have collaborated on a new web-based planning and reporting tool that lets users collaborate over the Web on

Jon Wilcox takes a look at the new online course tracker available to accounting students.

A client has sent me an Accountants Copy of their QB 2008 file, but whenever I try to  convert it (<File>, <Accountant's Copy>, <Convert Accountant's Copy Transfer File>) it crash


If you're an accountant with an interest in accounting software as a service but have yet to make the leap, we'd love to hear from you.


Simon Hurst explores the potential of the new Slicers tool that will be included in the next release of Excel.


The Business IT Guide is a free online source of advice for smaller businesses.

With the market for performance management tools going through a wave of consolidation, Inca’s Ian Stone explains how the latest moves will benefit mid-market organisations.


Our US sister site has built up a treasure trove of useful QuickBooks tips and tutorials