Tax time always tests my organizational skills. I collect dozens of business receipts in a month. Many of these are from retailers that print with disappearing ink. Typically, tax-collecting agencies prefer readable receipts should you—I shiver even mentioning it—ever be audited. Thankfully, a friend of mine told me about a solution, Neat Receipts.
This small machine scans your receipts, helping you stay organized at the office, at home and even when you’re mobile. As Neat Receipts say on their website:
"It helps you scan and organize all of the paper mess that piles up: from your mail and bills, to business cards, receipts and business expenses, to recipes, home warranties and insurance forms. You can even streamline tax preparation! Say goodbye to clutter and hello to an organized, digital life.”
My friend Michele, who runs a consulting business, recently viewed a demo of the scanner and knew she couldn’t be without it! Neat Receipts is IRS and Revenue Canada compatible. Data also easily transfers to programs such as QuickBooks. Michele has already sent away for hers, so stay tuned for a review of what promises to be a great piece of technology!
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