Andover, Mass. - Tax document automation provider Copanion, parent to the GruntWorx Organize and Pro solutions, has released GruntWorx Trades, a new offering that automatically transforms trade details on scanned 1099 brokerage statements into a standard Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. Copanion's new application allows users to calculate short-term and long-term capital gains and losses, identify missing trades, import trade details, and eliminate manual entry. GruntWorx Trades works in conjunction with Copanion's GruntWorx Organize and GruntWorx Pro solutions.

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Washington, D.C. - XBRL US, the organization responsible for standardizing data-tagged financial reporting in the United States, is launching XBRL US Labs, which will perform commissioned research for partners in the private and public sectors.

The group will use some of the methods that helped create the XBRL U.S. GAAP Taxonomy, which the Securities and Exchange Commission is beginning to require large public companies to use for their financial filings. Some of the work done by the labs will involve harmonizing the XBRL financial and business reporting taxonomies with other XML messaging standards, such as ISO 20022 in the financial services sector and NIEM in the U.S. federal government sector.

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Charleston, S.C. - Blackbaud has created a more affordable version of its nonprofit accounting software for small organizations that only require one to three users. The Financial Edge for Small Offices is available with a flexible pricing arrangement, depending on the number of users. The software includes budgeting and planning features. Nonprofits can choose between a perpetual license model and a subscription-based hosted version.

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