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US-China Trade War Impact on Global Economy - INAA Group - International Association of Independent Accounting Firms

As the world’s biggest trade war intensifies, it’s essential to make sure you understand the situation and how it impacts the global economy. Do investors need to be concerned? If so, what's the best course of action and how can you weather the storm? The US-China Trade War is certainly not new. China and the US, the world’s two largest economies, have been facing off for more than a year. However, the situation is continually changing as new tariffs are issued and tensions heat up.

Essential Updates on UK Tax Law - INAA Group - International Association of Independent Accounting Firms

On July 11th, 2019, the UK government released draft legislation for the next Finance Bill due to come into effect on April 2020. These new tax laws impact UK employers, investors, and business owners and include highly debated regulations like IR35, digital service tax, and new property tax laws. Join us as we explore the latest updates and keep you informed on UK tax laws.

Is Now a Good Time to Invest in Cryptocurrency? - INAA Group - International Association of Independent Accounting Firms

Unless you've been hiding under a rock for the last few years, it's hard to ignore the hype around cryptocurrency. Whether it's Bitcoin millionaires splashing their cash on social media, or the world's biggest banks opening dedicated crypto trading floors, the rapid rise to fame of this disruptive technology is shaking the world of finance and accounting. Join us as we take a deep dive into this hotly debated topic.

How Digital Technology is Transforming the Economy - INAA Group - International Association of Independent Accounting Firms

For DATEV’s annual business report, DATEV interviewed Mr. Klaus Schaefer, CEO at Gekartel, and Karsten Schmidt, INAA member in Germany, on how digitalisation is transforming businesses. DATEV provides accounting, tax and audit software to more than 40,000 companies across Europe including members in Germany, Italy and Austria. As the biggest supplier of professional software for tax consultants, lawyers and auditors, DATEV are in a unique position to explore some of the industry’s hottest trends.

How to Get Started with Xero

Setting up and using Xero as a small business certainly isn’t easy. Xero takes a bit of knowledge and training to get going so that you can start to see game changing business insights. We want you to get the most of the software, which is why we provide hands-on support to help setting up and using Xero. With the right system in place, you can make savvy business decisions, easily identify the most profitable areas of your business, and discover ways to grow and develop your company. But, get

Crowdfunding 101: Getting Started | Social Ant | Digital Marketing

Crowdfunding, most simply defined, is an alternative source of funding for SMEs (small to medium enterprises) and local community projects. Instead of securing funding through traditional methods, such as bank loans, it allows SMEs to secure funding through private individuals (“the crowd”). This means that companies that would otherwise be unable to secure funding now can. Crowdfunding has become a powerful financing tool that is significantly altering the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

What is cryptocurrency and how does it work?

One of the biggest reasons preventing businesses from accepting cryptocurrency payments is because many people don’t understand it. A recent survey revealed that 31.18% of millennials, a relatively digitally savvy generation, found cryptocurrency too complicated. To help demystify digital currency, we take an in-depth look at what cryptocurrency is, how it works and things to consider if your business is thinking about accepting it as a form of payment.

Tax Accounting Software

Filing your taxes before the April 5th deadline can seem like a massive challenge - especially if you’ve left it until the last minute. When you’re running a business, finding time to balance the books, and track corporate income and expenses can be difficult. Failing to file your taxes can lead to significant fines or even financial audits. Many companies enlist the help of cloud-based tax accounting software to minimise errors and ensure they never miss a deadline.

Will cryptocurrency become a major payment method?

Cryptocurrency has recently captured international attention after experiencing significant, remarkable growth but will it become a major payment method in the near future? In 2017, the total amount of cryptocurrencies and digital assets on exchanges more than doubled (from 617 to 1,335) sending prices through the roof and causing an international outcry. Therefore, 2017 has thus become known as the “year of the cryptocurrency”.