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 December 2014  The CAL Zone – GP Tips & Tricks Newsletter 
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Amber's Tips & Tricks
ACA Reporting Questions
Client Case Study
What Not to Say at the Holiday Office Party
Current Promotions
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Partner Add-On Webinars


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Amber's Tips & Tricks
Pull Data From Multiple Dynamics GP Databases into Microsoft Excel

Check out this tip to learn how to use Excel Builder to pull data from multiple databases, including Dynamics GP, and bring it into Microsoft Excel.

What CAL Clients Must Know About ACA Reporting and Dynamics GP

Are you ready for ACA reporting in Microsoft Dynamics GP?

Here are 6 questions you need to ask :

  1. Who is impacted by the ACA employer mandate?
  2. What needs to be done by January 1, 2015?
  3. Are there exceptions?
  4. In what scenarios will Microsoft’s ACA changes work for Dynamics GP Payroll?
  5. What is not included in Microsoft’s ACA changes for Dynamics GP?
  6. What other options are available for ACA in Dynamics GP?

Read this blog post to find out the answers.

Client Spotlight: HealthyCT

HealthyCT is a member-run, nonprofit insurance co-op that was established in Connecticut under the provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Once the company received federal funding and began to grow, the CFO knew they needed a system with more functionality than QuickBooks that could handle GAAP, operational reporting, and at the same time the stringent regulatory requirements.

Read the full story at

10 Things You Absolutely Shouldn’t Say at the Holiday Office Party

Office holiday parties offer a great opportunity to mingle, socialize and network with your co-workers, but if you’re not careful they can be a recipe for disaster. Check out 10 things you should absolutely not discuss at your office party!

Existing Customer Promotions

LAST CHANCE “Get 3 More 4 Less” Offer
Existing Dynamics GP customers on the Perpetual Licensing model ( GP 2013) can receive 15% off the purchase of 3 or more additional users. More Details
Expiration: December 27, 2014

Recently Published CAL Blog Posts

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Upcoming GP Add-On Webinars

SalesPad Training/Webinars by SalesPad Various Dates and Sessions

Integrated eCommerce for Dynamics GP by k-eCommerce Tuesday 1/20/15 2:00 pm EST

Secure Credit Card Processing in Dynamics GP by k-eCommerce Thursday1/22/15 2:00 pm EST

Advantages of Online Bill Payment for Dynamics GP by k-eCommerce Thursday1/22/15 3:00 pm EST

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