Crestwood Blog

Accounts Payable Strategy
Juliet

Vendor Payment Process in Business Central

First, we’ll take a look at how to generate an aging report so we can see which invoices are outstanding and what their due dates are, and then we’ll look at how to actually complete the payment process to print and post checks for those invoices using the Suggest Vendor Payments screen.    Viewing Outstanding Invoices  The first step … Read more

Read More…

Dynamics GP Federal Tax Table
Mary

Dynamics GP 2022 US Federal Tax Tables

Update – Microsoft has republished the Round 1 (12/16/2021) Dynamics GP updates with the new State and Federal tax table changes. Download the update here. This new update is still dated December 16, 2021 but includes the following items: Changes in January Round 1 update ICA Social Security Limit $147,000 Federal tax tables added 12/30/2021 … Read more

Read More…

General Journal Views in Dynamics 365 Business Central
Juliet

General Journal Views in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central strives to make accessing information as simple as possible. Business Central offers several different methods for viewing financial data within your system. This includes super-powered intuitive reporting, but also just setting up your day-to-day views to maximize efficiency. This is the first in a series of three blogs designed to … Read more

Read More…

Dynamics GP All-in-one view
Lauren

Dynamics GP All-in-One View

In 2015, Microsoft introduced the All-in-One View for Dynamics GP. The All-in-One View is a feature that allows users to easily view and track the complete transaction cycle for an entry (or group of related entries). It is available in the Purchasing, Sales, and Inventory modules. Sales All-in-One View View related sales documents in one … Read more

Read More…

Acu summit banner
Lauren

Are You Attending Acumatica Summit?

COLLABORATE, INNOVATE, ACCELERATE Connect with customers, partners, industry analysts, and Acumatica executives. Acumatica Summit is the perfect excuse to get away and stay at a luxurious resort in sunny Las Vegas.  Not only do you get to enjoy everything the Wynn Las Vegas has to offer, from fine dining, casinos, golf club, spa, and shopping, … Read more

Read More…

Year-End Review for Dynamics GP
Mary

Microsoft Dynamics GP Year-End Update

It’s our favorite time of year, the holidays and closing the books for GP!  Here are some helpful updates and resources.  As always, we are here to support you, so reach out with any questions and our Dynamics experts can help you. Important 2021 Tax Filing Dates January 31, 2022 – to employees and IRS/SSA … Read more

Read More…

Microsoft Word Tips
Lauren

Adding artistic effects, changing colors and so much more with images in Microsoft Word

In my previous blog, we talked about how to add and format text around images in Microsoft Word. Next, I’m going to walk you through the Adjust functions of the Picture Format tool bar. We will cover: Remove Background Corrections Color Artistic Effects Transparency Compress Pictures Change Picture Reset Picture Remove Background Starting from left … Read more

Read More…

Cyber security
Ben

Log4j Vulnerability and ERP Solutions

What is Log4j? Cyber attackers are making hundreds of attempts every minute to try and exploit a critical security vulnerability in the Java logging library, Apache Log4j.  The Log4j flaw (also now known as “Log4Shell”) is a vulnerability that can allow unauthenticated remote code execution and access to servers. Log4j is used in many forms … Read more

Read More…

Titan Seals the Deal with Acumatica
Lauren

Crestwood, Acumatica, and TITAN Sales & Consulting: An Unbreakable Bond

A wildly innovative adhesive company with extremely unique software needs enlists Crestwood to customize their Acumatica system to make it watertight. About Titan “What is the one thing that is going to change the [RV] industry and make it different moving forward?” That is the question that TITAN Sales & Consulting‘s founder Tobin Goode began … Read more

Read More…

Acumatica Year-End Close Checklist
Lauren

Closing the Fiscal Year in Acumatica ERP

There really is not much users need to do to close the year in Acumatica; the financial year is closed automatically when you close the last period of the financial year. Thus, you should close the last period only when the company is ready to close the financial year. From a closing standpoint, the year-end … Read more

Read More…

Acumatica vs Quickbooks
Jason

Telltale Signs You’ve Outgrown QuickBooks: You Are Becoming a Jack-of-All-Trades, Master of None

We are all called upon, on occasion, to wear different hats and be responsible for things that may be outside the realm of our traditional job tasks. There is nothing wrong with learning something new and taking on additional responsibility, unless you are juggling more than what you can handle. Just because you can balance … Read more

Read More…

Dynamics GP Payroll and HR update
Mary

An Update for Dynamics GP Payroll and HR Users

Great Plains HR and Payroll Module Changes Some Microsoft Dynamics GP users will be seeing some changes in the upcoming years. The Human Resources and Payroll suites consist of four modules that provide existing functionality to Dynamics GP installations that will be discontinued in March of 2022. The four modules in question are: Payroll Extensions – … Read more

Read More…

Tax Time
Lauren

Simplify Tax Preparations with Deluxe Checks

Save time by ordering pre-formatted tax forms and checks for Microsoft Dynamics GP and Dynamics SL. Crestwood Associates has partnered with Deluxe Checks offering you a Priority Service Code on all orders of IRS-approved tax forms, checks, invoices, and more.  With this Priority code, you’ll receive special offers, discounts, and ease of ordering Dynamics related … Read more

Read More…

Teams Tips and Tricks
Lauren

Enhanced Audio and Video Features in Microsoft Teams Meetings

With the rise of virtual meetings and remote work becoming the new norm, the quality of calls and meetings on Teams has become incredibly important. Microsoft is “committed to ongoing improvements to Teams audio and video quality, through user-facing features and settings, to cutting-edge codecs and AI.” With that, I am going to walk you … Read more

Read More…

Acumatica Cloud ERP
Lauren

Acumatica: How a Modern & Agile ERP System Can Grow Your Business

Businesses and organizations outgrowing entry-level accounting software and those running legacy ERP applications struggle to adapt to today’s rapidly changing business environment. As a result, companies are hampered by high IT costs for one-off integrations and intrusive customizations, providing minimal functionality to grow into new markets. Modern cloud ERP applications like Acumatica empower businesses and … Read more

Read More…