You show up at your shop with your morning coffee in hand. You jiggle your key in the lock and realize that it’s already undone. Huh, maybe one of your employees is already here.You swing the door open and realize the worst has happened: you’ve been robbed. Your shelves are wiped clean. Your cash drawer is empty. And the laptop you left on the counter is gone. The whole place has been ransacked.It’s every small business owner’s worst nightmare—and it’s made even more terrifying when you realize that this means all of your financial files are gone too. All of your accounting data was on that now missing laptop, and you can’t even remember the last time you backed that up.If you’re breaking out into a cold sweat, we can’t blame you. But, this is just one of many hypothetical anecdotes that illustrates the importance of moving to a cloud accounting software solution—sooner rather than later. Need more convincing? In addition to protecting your data, cloud computing offers numerous perks that will help you boost your productivity and your business’ bottom line. Here are seven different benefits that prove it’s well worth making the switch to a SaaS (Service as a Software) accounting solution.