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Getting Started With: QuickBooks Online Payroll

Posted by Denise Loter-Koch on May 18, 2018

Payroll is probably the most complex element of small business accounting. Not only are you directly responsible to your employees, but you also need to make sure you are handling everything related to benefits and payroll taxes correctly.

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Topics: QuickBooks Online, Payroll Processing, QuicKBooks Payroll

Important Update: Issue With Oregon Statewide Transit Tax

Posted by Joy Huffman on Apr 26, 2018

An issue with the new Statewide Transit Tax was brought to my attention today which may effect payroll processing in QuickBooks.

The new Transit Tax does not go into effect until July 1, but Intuit/QuickBooks has already put it into the payroll items list so it is affecting payroll.

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Topics: QuicKBooks Payroll, taxes

Basic Invoicing in QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise

Posted by Jakob Mann on Apr 19, 2018

For many businesses, invoices are one of the most important types of transaction for tracking sales in QuickBooks. Full of detailed options for tracking different information, and highly customizable, invoices allow you to track what your customers owe you for the products and services you sell.

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Topics: QuickBooks Enterprise, QuickBooks Invoicing, Billing Clients, QuickBooks How-To, Sales Orders, QuickBooks 2018

QuickBooks 2015 is Being Discontinued - What You Need to Know

Posted by Denise Loter-Koch on Apr 11, 2018

If you’re using QuickBooks Desktop 2015, access to important add-on services will stop working as of May 31st, 2018. You can prevent your essential add-on services from becoming obsolete by upgrading to  QuickBooks Desktop 2018.

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Topics: QuickBooks News

How to make sales tax item adjustments in QuickBooks

Posted by Aubrey Leahy on Mar 23, 2018

The sales tax adjustment feature in QuickBooks doesn’t adjust the individual sales tax item. You must create a zero cost Sales Receipt or Credit Memo depending on the plus/minus adjustment needed.  The details are in the article below.

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Topics: QuickBooks Training, Training & Tutorials, sales tax, QuickBooks How-To

5 Tips for Conducting a Successful Interview & Key Questions

Posted by Hanna Vieregg on Jan 31, 2018

The interview process is essential for guiding your business to success. Hiring not only a qualified professional for the job, but also a good fit for the company is important for your business growth. Below is a list of key tips to effectively conduct an interview that allows you to clearly understand the candidate both on and off paper.  

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Topics: Business Resources

How to Reconcile in QuickBooks Desktop

Posted by Geo Townsend on Jan 22, 2018

In today's QuickBooks tutorial  we will walk you through the steps to reconcile an account in QuickBooks Desktop. First, we want to ensure we have our copy of QuickBooks open.

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Topics: QuickBooks How-To, QuickBooks 2018

How to access your QuickBooks Desktop from iPads, iPhones, Android tablets and Android phones

Posted by Chris Low on Jan 16, 2018


The following guide will walk you through the process for configuring the software needed to access your virtual desktop from devices such as iPads, iPhones, Android tablets and Android phones via QuickBooks Cloud Hosting.


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Topics: quickbooks desktop, apps, productivity

Using the Audit Trail in QuickBooks Desktop

Posted by Geo Townsend on Jan 15, 2018

It’s happened to everyone at one time or another. You lose a transaction you’re sure was there not even five minutes ago, but you just can’t seem to locate it. In the event this has ever occurred to you, QuickBooks has a great feature: The Audit Trail report.

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Topics: QuickBooks Enterprise, reporting, quickbooks desktop, productivity

14 Tips to Turbocharge your Outlook

Posted by Geo Townsend on Jan 15, 2018


Millions of businesses use Microsoft Outlook as their primary email and calendar client. That in and of itself is an indicator of its utility. This being said however, very few of us actually know how to make the best of its features. The tips and tricks we show you in this article will help you save time, work more efficiently and synchronize work and home life (if so desired).

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Topics: apps, productivity




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