Some small business people are intimidated by QuickBooks’ jobs tools. Let us show you how to work with them.

By | February 1st, 2019|Accounting and Auditing, Business, QuickBooks Tips|

How Do You Track Jobs in QuickBooks? Part 1 If your business divides some of its work into specific jobs and you’re not tracking them individually, you’re missing out on valuable insight. Job-costing is not just for contractors. That’s probably the most common understanding of this concept in QuickBooks, but you can also use the [...]

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Did you know QuickBooks supports deep customization of professional looking estimates, which can enhance your company’s image? We can help with this.

By | December 3rd, 2018|Accounting and Auditing, Business, QuickBooks Tips, Uncategorized|

Estimates can be effective sales tools – if they look professional and offer attractive prices. Here’s how to create them using QuickBooks. You don’t need to be a car repair shop or an HVAC technician to present prospects and customers with estimates. In fact, there may be many times when an unexpected estimate—or bid, or [...]

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HOW SPOUSE-OWNED BUSINESSES CAN REDUCE SELF-EMPLOYMENT TAXES

By | September 10th, 2018|Accounting and Auditing, Business, Taxation|

If you own a profitable, unincorporated business with your spouse, you probably find the high self-employment (SE) tax bills burdensome.  An unincorporated business in which both spouses are active is typically treated by the IRS as a partnership owned 50/50 by the spouses.  (For simplicity, when we refer to “partnerships” we’ll include in our definition [...]

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Extend QuickBooks’ Usefulness with Add-Ons

By | August 31st, 2018|Accounting and Auditing, Business, QuickBooks Tips, Taxation|

Maybe QuickBooks does everything you need. But if you outgrow parts of it, don’t worry, you’ll have options. What do you do when an application you’re using stops meeting your growing needs in a specific area? You can: a.) find a workaround, b.) switch to different software, or, c.) resign yourself to living without that [...]

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Tired of entering similar transactions month after month? QuickBooks lets you memorize them. Talk to us about this time and money saving feature.

By | August 8th, 2018|Accounting and Auditing, Business, QuickBooks Tips|

How to Use Memorized Transactions in QuickBooks Tired of repetitive data entry? QuickBooks provides a way to save time and keystrokes when you create some transactions. We wrote last month about the benefits of having QuickBooks on your desktop. Among those we listed are three that have impact on every business that uses it. QuickBooks [...]

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Polish Your Image: Customize QuickBooks’ Forms

By | April 30th, 2018|Accounting and Auditing, Business, QuickBooks Tips|

The invoices and other forms you send to customers and vendors should reflect your company’s attention to detail, accuracy, and consistency. Every opportunity you have to interact with your customers and vendors is critical. Whether it’s a phone call, an in-person connection, or an email, how you present yourself reveals a lot about you. Are [...]

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