Are You Using QuickBooks Online’s Mobile App?

Are You Using QuickBooks Online’s Mobile App? Even if you don’t travel for work (but especially if you do), you should explore what QuickBooks Online’s mobile app has to offer. You already know how convenient it is to be able to access your company’s financial data from any desktop or laptop computer that has an […]

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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 Xero’s Tracking Categories for More In-Depth Reporting

May 2015 Use Xero’s Tracking Categories for More In-Depth Reporting Xero offers numerous ways for you to sort and analyze your financial accounts. Tracking categories provide one kind of insightful filtering. Once you’ve spent some time working with Xero, you realize that your paper-and-Excel system was woefully inadequate. Instead of scribbling notes, hunting for documents, […]

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Creating Item Records in Xero

April 2015 Creating Item Records in Xero If your business buys and sells products, Xero can help you with the necessary record-keeping. When it comes to keeping track of inventory, product-based small businesses are probably a little envious of companies that sell services. Service companies may have occasional scheduling and staffing difficulties, but they don’t […]

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Xero Client: Your First Hour with Xero

Your First Hour with Xero Once you’ve gone through the setup process, you’ll be ready to explore Xero’s features – and start entering your company’s records and transactions. If you’ve never used accounting software before – or if you have, and you had a less-than-optimal experience – you’re probably eager to jump in and see […]

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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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