Published: Oct 04, 2011
Next time you need support with a problem in your TradeLog file, here is a trick for best results: use the Send Files to Support function which is built right into the software and found in the Help menu. This function allows you to send our support team the file you are currently working on along with a message about the problem you are having!
Published: Aug 30, 2011
Traders and Investors: Your daily expenses and activities may be earning you valuable
tax breaks. From child care and retirement savings to medical expenses and hobbies, you
have many opportunities to save thousands on your federal taxes. Our partners at
TaxACT® provide nine valuable tax savings tips we've summarized for you below!
Published: Jun 20, 2011
Believe it or not, 2011 is already more than halfway over. Before you know it, tax time will be here again. So the best tip we can give TradeLog users is to keep your data files current - then tax time will be much easier. Here is what you need to do...
Published: Jun 09, 2011
Most CPAs and trading accountants dread tax time! They don’t have the same perks as the average Joe who can file a W-2 in 20 minutes by using a popular tax software package! Instead, trading accountants have to undergo the grueling process of piecing together every trade for the tax year being filed. This is why the pricing of professional accounting services has dramatically increased over time. Of course, this does not mean that you should assume that filing your own taxes is the answer. There are clear advantages to choosing a good professional trading accountant as discussed in the previous article. However, as a user of TradeLog trade accounting software, you can compromise by assisting your CPA in filing your taxes, which can save you time and money!
Published: May 16, 2011
For decades there have been qualified accountants available to assist in filing individual and corporate taxes. While many people now use popular tax software to file their own taxes, there are still a good number who rely solely on a CPA to prepare their tax filing. If you are a trader or investor and are thinking of using or currently use a CPA, there are some things you should know that some CPAs don't want you to know…
Published: Mar 16, 2011
Here is a trick to bring the TradeLog Quick Start Guide right to your TradeLog window with just a few key strokes! Instead of going through the Global Options settings every time, use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Q to toggle the new Quick Start Panel either on or off.
Published: Feb 10, 2011
Here is a tip to help TradeLog users customize the appearance of reports. Change the way reports view on your screen, adjust fonts, paper size, and edit the name that shows on reports. You can even have your Social Security number or EIN number print on tax reports!
Published: Feb 01, 2011
Looking to e-file your own taxes with an online solution? For best results try using TaxACT®! We have worked directly with TaxACT® to enable you to easily import your TradeLog generated Gains/Losses. Once you have imported you can complete your filing with their easy-to-use online software.
Published: Jan 30, 2011
Its tax time again! What I find amazing is the amount of procrastination that occurs this time of year. Benjamin Franklin reminded us that along with death, taxes are inevitable. And we know every year at April 15th we have to file. Yet, many of us still put it off as long as possible, perhaps hoping it will just go away! Following are ten tips to help you stop procrastinating and get your taxes done: