Entries by Brian Cook

Why Local Governments Use Fund-Based Accounting Software

The purpose of your average accounting software package is to track cash management, and ultimately profit and loss of the organization. Local governments do not specifically have a purpose of generating profit, but need to track the amount of cash assigned to different purposes, and how that cash is/was used. Small local governments sometimes “cobble” […]

Managing Payroll Liabilities – Let Your Software Do the Work For You!

For employees, payday is the reward for one or more weeks of hard work. For payroll and accounting professionals, there are a few more steps before the work is actually completed! On each employee’s paycheck – there are amount withheld typically for: Federal/State mandated withholding Social Security/Medicare Insurance & voluntary deductions Child Support & garnishments […]