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Accounting Professional 2007
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Microsoft Office Accounting Professional 2007 top 10 benefits

Office Accounting Professional 2007 is a complete accounting solution that helps small business owners, bookkeepers, and office managers more efficiently and effectively manage their business finances. Office Accounting Professional 2007 helps you save time on everyday tasks, work the way you want, and organize all your financial information in one place to get a complete view of your business. And Office Accounting Professional 2007 also helps you grow your business by selling online and getting paid faster—all with the familiar look and feel of the Microsoft Office system.

Here are the top 10 ways Office Accounting Professional 2007 can help you be more productive.

Reason 1 Get up and running quickly.

Office Accounting Professional 2007 is easy to set up and intuitive to use, just like other Microsoft Office programs. The Startup Wizard helps you get started quickly so that you can create your first invoice and are able to receive payments within minutes. The wizard imports your existing data from other programs such as Microsoft Office Excel, Microsoft Money, and Intuit QuickBooks so that you don’t have to start from scratch. Office Accounting Professional 2007 supports password-protected logons by up to five users simultaneously. (Each user requires a licensed installation.)

Reason 2 Save time on everyday tasks.

Office Accounting Professional 2007 simplifies everyday tasks: you enter data once and then reuse it across commonly used Microsoft Office programs, avoiding tedious reentry and errors. You can create quotes and later convert them into invoices with just one click. Office Accounting Professional 2007 helps you conveniently manage payroll and tracks transactions as you enter information, significantly reducing the time spent on these tasks. You can also use online banking to receive payments, pay bills, and automatically reconcile bank accounts.

Reason 3 Grow your business online.

With Office Accounting Professional 2007, you can reach out to millions of potential customers by selling your products and services online through marketplaces such as eBay or your own Microsoft Office Live Web site.¹ You can conveniently list items, check listing status, download orders, and receive payments in real time. After an item sells, all transaction records, including commissions and fees, are downloaded directly into Office Accounting Professional 2007, making both accounting and order processing more efficient. Support for multiple currencies enables you to buy or sell items from other countries.

Reason 4 Use PayPal and Equifax to do business with confidence.

Using Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, you can generate an e-mail message with an invoice that includes an integrated PayPal option to help you get paid faster.¹ Customers simply click the PayPal link in the invoice to pay. Office Accounting Professional 2007 also provides a credit card processing option, a convenience for your customers that also reduces your transaction costs. And Office Accounting Professional 2007 provides easy access to Equifax¹ credit report services to obtain a one-time credit report or ongoing credit monitoring to help you evaluate business risks and make better decisions.

Reason 5 Get a complete view of your customers.

The Account and Customer Integration Wizard in Office Accounting Professional 2007 helps you synchronize information about accounts and contacts in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager with related financial information, giving you a single view of your customers’ history and financial situation. Employees just need Office Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager to easily access this password-protected financial information. Having valuable customer information in one place can help employees make more informed business decisions and provide better customer service.

Reason 6 Get real-time insight into your business.

Personalize your company home page to get a snapshot of information such as bank account balances, important reminders, and accounts receivable and payable on one screen. Use the Cash Flow Analyzer to track and forecast future cash flows to make better-informed business decisions. More than 60 predefined reports help you get critical financial information on aspects of your business such as sales, profit and loss, cash flow, item profitability, customer transactions, and much more. You can even customize these reports by setting filters, and get deeper insights into your business by using PivotTable dynamic views in Office Excel.

Reason 7 Tailor Office Accounting Professional 2007 to meet your needs.

Using Office Accounting Professional 2007, you can easily create quotes, sales orders, invoices, purchase orders, reports, and more. You can customize forms to include relevant information fields and export these forms to Microsoft Office Word templates to sharpen the professional appearance of marketing materials and financial documents. You have the flexibility to create custom security roles and add or remove permissions to control employee access to sensitive information.

Reason 8 Simplify payroll and tax processes.

ADP Payroll services for Office Accounting Professional 2007 enable you to process payroll and to calculate and file local, federal, and state taxes.¹ ADP Payroll offers multiple payroll options to meet your specific needs, and you can even print your paychecks through Office Accounting Professional 2007. You can also import employee timesheets and post the payroll and tax information to your books. Get more information on the attractively priced .

Reason 9 Track employee time and job costs.

Office Accounting Professional 2007 helps you achieve more accurate and timely employee billing. Working with Office Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager, employees can mark appointments in their Outlook calendars as billable time and, with a single click, transfer that information to Office Accounting Professional 2007 to create invoices. Office Accounting Professional 2007 also enables you to track revenues and expenses to monitor total job profitability and compare invoices versus quotes for better business planning.

Reason 10 Share information with your accountant or CPA.

Using the Accountant Transfer Export Wizard, you can send your financial information to your accountant while you continue using Office Accounting Professional 2007 to run your day-to-day business. When your accountant is done updating the books, the changes get synchronized automatically. Microsoft Office Live can help you share information more securely with your accountant and others. The accountant also has the option of remotely accessing your financial information.

¹Subscription and additional fees may apply.

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