CPA2BIZ AND APPTIX LAUNCH E-MAIL SERVICE FOR CPA FIRMS

New York - CPA2Biz, the products and services marketing arm of the American Institute of CPAs, has added hosted Microsoft Exchange-based e-mail and collaboration services provider Apptix to its Trusted Business Solutions Provider program. The addition of Apptix will power CPA2Biz Email Solutions, in which CPA firms will be able to access e-mail via Outlook, Entourage and Outlook Web Access; back up and secure e-mail data; use built-in anti-spam and anti-virus protection; manage contact lists; and simplify scheduling with shared calendars. For more information, visit www.cpa2biz.com/email.

BILL.COM LAUNCHES ZEN FOR ZERO-ENTRY BILL MANAGEMENT

Palo Alto, Calif. - Paperless bill management and payment solutions provider Bill.com has added a simple data entry tool to its offerings, designed to allow small businesses, accountants and bookkeeping firms to save time and money by eliminating the need to manually type data into disparate banking or accounting systems.

Dubbed Zero Entry Data, or ZEN, the new tool allows users to fax, e-mail or upload bills into their Bill.com account and be notified by e-mail when their bills are ready to review and pay, with accuracy guaranteed. Bill.com automatically records information such as the invoice number, invoice date, due date, payment terms, and payment amount, and synchronizes with the users' accounting system so there is no need to type bill information into a spreadsheet or accounting system.

In addition, ZEN automatically updates vendor remittance information if an account number or payment address changes, ensuring that any new vendors are added to the system automatically.

The company also confirmed that this fall Bill.com will integrate with Sage Peachtree. Bill.com is currently integrated with several other accounting systems, including QuickBooks and Intacct.

Bill.com is offered to the accounting profession exclusively though the Bill.com Accountant Program from CPA2Biz, the products and services marketing arm of the American Institute of CPAs.

For more information, visit www.bill.com.

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