Are You Using QuickBooks’ Reminders?

Are You Using QuickBooks’ Reminders? We can’t emphasize this enough: QuickBooks’ Reminders can prevent countless problems with your finances. How do you know when it’s time to pay a bill or follow up on overdue customer payments or print payroll checks? If you’re still using a paper calendar and sticky notes and file folders, there’s […]

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Setting Up Sales Tax in QuickBooks Online

Setting Up Sales Tax in QuickBooks Online Sales tax is one of the more complicated concepts supported by QuickBooks Online. QuickBooks Online was designed for you, the small businessperson. You’ve probably discovered that many of its features are fairly easy to use from the start. But just because QuickBooks Online can do something doesn’t mean […]

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Working with QuickBooks’ Vendor Records

Working with QuickBooks’ Vendor Records It’s important to maintain good relationships with your vendors and suppliers. QuickBooks helps you track your interaction with them. QuickBooks never forgets. That’s one of the reasons you use it. You create a record or transaction, enter a note about a customer, or write a check, for example, and the […]

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5 QuickBooks Online Add-On Apps You May Need in 2017

5 QuickBooks Online Add-On Apps You May Need in 2017 Not finding quite everything you need in QuickBooks Online? Here are some handy add-on apps available. QuickBooks Online may work for you just fine as is. After all, it was designed to meet the needs of the millions of small businesses that want to manage […]

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Can’t Keep Up with Bills? QuickBooks Online Can Help

Can’t Keep Up with Bills? QuickBooks Online Can Help There are more pleasant accounting tasks than paying bills, but QuickBooks Online organizes and simplifies this critical chore. How does your company keep track of its bills now? If you’re like a lot of small businesses, you’re still dealing with a lot of paper. You may […]

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Using Sales Receipts: When? How?

Using Sales Receipts: When? How? Some types of businesses always use sales receipts. Some use them occasionally. Here’s what you need to know about them. How do you let your customers know how much they owe you, and for what products or services? In these days of ecommerce and merchant accounts, your customers may provide […]

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Use QuickBooks Custom Fields to Improve Insight

Use QuickBooks Custom Fields to Improve Insight QuickBooks’ structure is universal enough to appeal to millions of small businesses. Custom fields help you shape it to meet your company’s unique needs. If you’re using QuickBooks, you probably know that you’re complying with the rules of double-entry accounting. The software is designed such that you can […]

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Bookkeeping – Do you wait till the last minute?

Do you wait till the last minute to do your bookkeeping? If you do, unfortunately you are not alone.  I received a call from someone on October 14th at approximately 5:30 pm, and this person wanted me to do his bookkeeping for the entire year of 2012 in time for him to mail his tax […]

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Bookkeeping Help – Why hire a Bookkeeper?

Bookkeeping Help – Why hire a Bookkeeper when my spouse can do my Bookkeeping for FREE! A Bookkeeper is a Bookkeeper Right? Unfortunately this is not the case.  Anyone can say they do bookkeeping. They may read a book, take a class or two, or they may use an accounting program and therefore say they […]

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