Separate Data Inside An Excel Cell


An item in the July 2003 issue and the December 2003 issue described various ways to separate multiple elements of data (such as Mickey Gray Mouse or 12 45 66 ) in a single Excel cell and distribute them into multiple cells. Several readers suggested another approach. David W. Scheuermann, a CPA from Metairie, Louisiana, was the first to e-mail me with this alternative: Evoke the Convert Text to Columns function by clicking on Data .



Year-end tax planning and what’s new for 2016

Practitioners need to consider several tax planning opportunities to review with their clients before the end of the year. This report offers strategies for individuals and businesses, as well as recent federal tax law changes affecting this year’s tax returns.


News quiz: Retirement planning, tax practice, and fraud risk

Recent reports focused on a survey that gauges the worries about retirement among CPA financial planners’ clients, a suit that affects tax practitioners, and a guide that offers advice on fraud risk. See how much you know with this short quiz.


Bolster your data defenses

As you weather the dog days of summer, it’s a good time to make sure your cybersecurity structure can stand up to the heat of external and internal threats. Here are six steps to help shore up your systems.