The past few years have seen some dramatic changes in workplaces across all industries. For example, the move toward fewer in-person visits to accountants began even before health concerns curtailed or eliminated nearly all interactions at every office. However, clients can take comfort that they still have the option of being able to meet "face-to-face" with their accountant on Zoom or any of the other video conferencing apps. This adjustment to a virtual relationship has raised concerns in some areas but has eased many other aspects of accounting. Let’s explore the question of whether a virtual meeting with your accountant is as effective as a meeting in person.
The world of business has changed in ways that were unimaginable just a few months ago. The change has been coming for a long time. Still, with the recent pandemic, quick advances in the virtual office, sales, meetings, customer service, and other aspects of doing business have been thrust upon large and small companies alike throughout the globe. While this brought many technical and procedural challenges, it’s also changed the nature of business overhead costs.