My firm is mostly cloud-based. This sometimes makes clients nervous, but my response is: as long as you're careful who you choose for a cloud provider, it can be just as secure, if not more secure, than your laptop.
In July, an article in AccountingWeb caught my attention: "Can Software Really Replace Accountants?" Around the same time, the Don't Mess with Taxes blog published a story saying that a recent study indicates that tax preparers have a 99% probability of being replaced by robots someday. I think the 99% figure is over-dramatic. If I ran a [...]