This article is going to be short and sweet. It will answer one question
"What format should I scan my documents to?"
Regardless of the scanner or scanning software, typically they can save documents in JPG, GIF, PNG, PDF.
The answer is PDF, end of discussion. PDF is an industry standard, allows for the inclusion of multiple pages and is accessible almost on every device in the world.
Unless your a multinational company, you don't have to worry about what version of PDF you are saving to.