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Economic Stimulus Act

Congress recently passed the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 (HR 5140 - Pub. L. No. 110-185, 122 Stat. 613,) intended to fuel the United States economy through tax incentives aimed at encouraging businesses to increase investments in equipment, software, and other qualifying assets in 2008. This act was signed into law by the President on February 13, 2008, and applies to qualifying ...

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The Value of Sage FAS Training

A survey conducted by Sage Software evaluated the value and effectiveness of the Sage FAS training offerings. These classes cover a broad range of topics designed to offer something for everyone, from new to very experienced Sage FAS Fixed Assets users. According to the survey, trainees derived many benefits from the courses—everything from learning basic system functionality ...

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Win-Win Fixed Asset Management: Integrating Sage FAS With ERP Systems

When businesses implement Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, they also face the decision of whether to manage fixed assets via an add-on module from the ERP vendor, or a dedicated fixed asset management solution. While ERP systems are excellent at integrating financial information and automating customer order data, fixed asset management is not the main development focus ...

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Getting Your Money’s Worth from Fixed Asset Software

If you scan recent business headlines, you will find frequent examples of inaccurate fixed asset management causing headaches for corporations, government entities, and nonprofit organizations. Federal law requires publicly-traded companies and government entities to keep accurate fixed asset records. If your organization uses homegrown spreadsheets to track fixed assets, it may ...

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Fixed Asset Inventory Discover how an optimized fixed asset management solution

Implementing a fixed asset inventory solution is vital for businesses for many reasons. A proper accounting of assets can save time and money, reduce theft, improve planning and budgeting, eliminate "ghost assets," and help an organization recover after a natural disaster. Many times, however, the importance of tracking and managing fixed assets is overlooked in an organization. ...

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Best Practices for Fixed Asset Managers Developing solid techniques for proper management of fixed assets

In the world of accounting, the savings potential of improved fixed asset management is often overlooked. Sound fixed asset management can yield substantial tax savings in depreciation deductions. Conversely, sub-optimal fixed asset practices can threaten the accuracy of financial reports and negatively impact your bottom line.

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The Cost of Spreadsheets in Fixed Asset Management

Assets like land, buildings, transportation, and manufacturing equipment represent the largest investments most companies make. While sound fixed asset management can lead to a substantial tax savings in depreciation deductions, poor fixed asset practices can threaten the accuracy of financial reports, causing re-reporting and negatively impacting the bottom line.

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FAS Reporting

A description of differemtn FAS reports.

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Closing the Books on Fixed Assets Best Practices for Fixed Asset Managers

Every year, whether a company’s financial reporting is based on a calendar year or a fiscal year, the time inevitably comes to close the books. For many companies, December 31st marks the end of their fiscal year, leaving less than 75 days to submit tax returns by the March 15th deadline. And though many companies file extensions for their tax return, they need to finish out the ...

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Beyond Depreciation: Gain Greater Control Over Your Business with a FAS Solution

Many business leaders think little about managing their fixed assets until year's end, when accountants and financial managers are busy closing the books on another business year and preparing for the tax season ahead. In doing so, they are missing out on an important opportunity—one that can eliminate headaches in the accounting department, improve cash flow, and pave the ...