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It''s tax time here in the US, so I thought I would conduct a quick and horribly inaccurate survey. So...for those of you running your own business and paying employees and/or contractors, what software do you use to: 1. track of income and expenses 2. handle "informational filings" for the IRS 3. track users (if you''re a *real* indie who sells his/her own stuff) Or do you just have a CPA on retainer to handle it all? I''m curious, and I figure it would be cool to compare notes. In my own case, I run 2 companies (with a combined total of 3 products) using Excel spreadsheets and Quicken. For taxes I use TurboTax. I''m considering getting a CPA, though, to help me keep it all straight. For tracking registered users/players, I have several specialized Excel spreadsheets that I''ve developed over the last few years. I''ve looked at some regitration tracking software, but it''s never done quite enough. DavidRM
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Sordith    181
1. Right now We don''t make enough/loose enough to worry about this. I just use a spreadsheet.
2. Again, we don''t make enough money, but eventualy I''ll be using turbo tax.
3. This one I can give more info about I personaly take all the corispondance (normaly email) and zip(or tar) it along with the finished product and my personal notes. I then add it to a filesystem on a linux box and add the user to a sql database (pgsql which comes with redhat linux).


fyi: I do custom programming, which explains why I add a copy of the finished program with the user information.

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