CPAs started installing automated fixed asset management systems decades ago. Todd Blome, a partner at Lincoln, Neb.-based Basso, McClure, Goeglein LLP, first installed BNA Software's fixed assets application over 15 years ago, when DOS was still the No. 1 operating system.But while many features have been added and the ease of use has improved, fixed asset systems are not going online or making any other technological leaps any time soon.

Providers say that fixed asset systems are not experiencing any major growth spikes either, despite Sarbanes-Oxley regulations, which have focused attention on compliance and led CPAs to buy more detailed accounting software in the last few years.

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