Excel has been described as the most important business software application in use today. It is convenient, inexpensive, easy to use, versatile and for all intents and purposes universally available on each office worker’s laptop. However, this does not mean that every data manipulation task requires an Excel-shaped solution. So, for Tax reporting and finance activities where does the suitability of Excel begin and where does it end?
Tax Reporting Solutions are Dead!
A few years ago, while speaking to a respected colleague, he declared that “Tax Reporting solutions are dead!”. When asked to explain he replied, “Excel can now handle a million rows!” Of course, he’s wrong about Tax Reporting, but after first wondering what version of Excel he’s been using it then became a case of wondering why he’s wrong. Read more