The holiday season is behind us. Now we look ahead with new goals, renewed vows, eager optimism, and of course – the opportunity to file your Affordable Care Act (ACA) forms with the IRS. Before you rush with arms wide open into the alluring world of ACA forms, please heed our still small voice calling… Continue Reading »
Category Archives: Parish Data System
Grab something to drink and take a seat, we’re going to talk about taxes. The new Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires a lot on your part, but we hope this article makes it easier on you. Tax forms 1094 and 1095 are required to comply with ACA. This article will help you understand what… Continue Reading »
This year, there are new tax forms required for the Affordable Care Act (ACA): Forms 1094 and 1095. We’re working hard to make sure you comply with the IRS. Contact your tax adviser to find out what you need. Here’s an update on the progress we’ve made in your ACS and PDS software… ACS… Continue Reading »
Preparing Your Invitation to OnDemand In my Introduction to OnDemand, I touched on some of the major benefits that the cloud technology trend, utilizing the concept of SaaS, offers your organization. Then I presented OnDemand as the SaaS product to host your ACS Technologies desktop software. In this Invitation to OnDemand, among other things, you’ll… Continue Reading »
Are You Watching Technology Trends? I’ve asked around, and it seems that a lot of people receive major reports about new technology trends much like any other piece of media news – mostly indifference, unless the trend is immediately relevant to their life circumstances and it makes a positive impact. Maybe some among these people… Continue Reading »
Church information management has come a long way – from paper documents in a file cabinet, to digital files in a database. You strive to ensure your church data is updated and accurate, and you should strive just as much to ensure that your church software is up-to-date. But Why? At ACS Technologies, we constantly… Continue Reading »
Lesley Baker shared these great tips for getting ready for the conference last year, and they’re just as relevant now with the Ideas to Impact Conference just 9 weeks away. We have revised the post to include important information for this years conference. The 2013 Ideas to Impact Conference registration is in full swing. If you’re attending the conference… Continue Reading »
At our annual Ideas to Impact Conference earlier this year, I met a PDS client named Diane Geschwind, who works for St. Christopher’s Parish in Baldwin, N.Y. Diane talked to me about why she works for the church. To her, it boiled down to connecting with people. That’s what the church is about.
Our meeting in Atlanta last week has to be the best conference ever – this year’s attendance of 850 clients was a record year. We were able to take more of our staff this year and when you include clients, staff, and exhibitors, there were 1000 people at the conference.
I have a new obsession. I’ve always been a fan of flavored soft drinks. I know which restaurants in town can add a little shot of cherry in my drink. Then, a cut above that is the good shaved ice. It’s truly one of my favorite treats. There is something relatively new that I just… Continue Reading »