This guest post is Part 2 in a 3-part series discussing taxes written by Christopher Remus, author of Tax Pain Relief.

In Part 1, I talked about the different sources of tax season pain such as stress, tension, and anxiety. This pain is compounded by our attempt to avoid the pain by procrastinating, which only serves to add more pain to the process of getting our taxes filed.

The good news is, it’s possible to break the tax pain cycle using the system outlined below. How do you get started? Simply follow these five manageable steps outlined below. Continue Reading…

Expensify has partnered with Synergy Resources, Infor Manufacturing Partner of the Year FY14, to develop a direct connection between Expensify and Infor VISUAL ERP. The connector was developed in line with Synergy Resources’ commitment to providing clients continuous improvement for their internal processes.Synergy_Logo_RGB

What Does This All Mean?

Manufacturing companies seeking a first class expense and receipt management solution can now seamlessly integrate Expensify with their Infor VISUAL back-end.  Continue Reading…

This guest post is written by Dave Anderson, Inbound Marketing Specialist at Xero.

When You need to hire an accountant for your small business

Running a business often requires making some tough decisions. And the decisions only get tougher when they impact your bottom line.

Fortunately an accountant will help during these times. Many people believe they are limited to doing the books and preparing tax returns, but an accountant can help you with so much more.

They can advise you on the best course of action of your business, based on their expertise and a deep understanding of your finances. Here are some common situations small businesses face where it makes sense to hire an accountant:  Continue Reading…

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When I was a child, my mom collected shoeboxes. Big boxes, tall boxes, small boxes, etc. Their varying sizes made them a great storage option.

My parents own a slew of vending machines in and around my hometown and keeping track of their expenses during the year was never a huge priority. As a result, my mom finds the best-priced soda at one store then travels to the next, even if it’s only because she has a coupon for potato chips. She had receipts from Sam’s Club (a retail warehouse), gas stations, grocery stores, and more. It’s a lot of driving and even more receipts.

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This guest post is Part 1 in a 3-part series discussing taxes written by Christopher Remus, author of Tax Pain Relief.

The Primary Cause of Tax Season Pain 

According to the the American Psychological Association’s 2014 Stress in America survey, “Paying with Our Health”, money is the most significant source of stress in our lives. So much that money has “consistently topped Americans’ list of stressors since the first Stress in America survey in 2007.”

The hard-and-fast tax season deadlines associated with tax filing dates make it nearly impossible to avoid coming face-to-face with this major source of stress in our lives.

The same study states that “nearly three-quarters (72 percent) of adults report feeling stressed about money at least some of the time and nearly one-quarter say that they experience extreme stress about money.”  Continue Reading…

New SmartScan Camera Flow

David Barrett —  February 11, 2015 — 1 Comment

Hey there, I hope you had a great holiday season and that 2015 is off to a great start.  I won’t bore you with the details, but needless to say 2014 was a big year for us — most notably by adding 4000 new customers, including the BBB, ZenDesk, and most recently Yahoo!  At this scale of growth, just keeping the lights on is a lot of work.  But in addition to the mundane details of scaling a mission-critical, global-scale financial application processing $billions of expenses, I’m very happy to share details on our latest creation: our new mobile camera!  Continue Reading…

WHEN: February 12th, 8pm– 12am PST

WHAT: Full site downtime, all services down. Mobile apps will continue to work as if they are offline.

As part of our commitment to upholding the highest security standards, we rotate encryption keys for our server infrastructure annually. Our next window for updating these keys will be from 8pm – 12am PST, during which users will be unable to access the main Expensify website, including through partner portals such as Salesforce.

We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.