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How To Start a New Business In Oregon | Make Your Dream A Reality

Posted by Denise Loter-Koch on Apr 4, 2017

So, you have an awesome new business idea, know that there is demand, and you’re ready to get started?  The State of Oregon makes this process pretty painless, but we’ve started this blog series to help bring different resources together in one place!


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Topics: Business Resources, News & Resources, Bookkeeping & Accounting, Training & Tutorials, Business Development Tips, small business accounting, Startup

SOS: Save Our Shipping

Posted by Robert Lockard on May 3, 2016

Are carrying costs weighing your company’s finances down? Is a disorganized warehouse keeping you from fulfilling orders on time? It might be time for an SOS – Save Our Shipping!

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Topics: Business Resources, News & Resources, QuickBooks, Fishbowl Inventory, Shipping

Unlock the Power of QuickBooks

Posted by Laura Bradley on May 3, 2016

 

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Topics: Business Resources, QuickBooks, Bookkeeping & Accounting, Learn QuickBooks, small business accounting

Do You Think RMAs Are a Maze to Navigate?

Posted by Robert Lockard on Apr 5, 2016

In business, we like to focus on the positive, such as growing sales, boosting revenue, and keeping customers happy. But what happens when something goes wrong? You need to have a plan in place for when a product doesn’t live up to expectations and your customers are upset at not getting what they paid for.

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Topics: Business Resources, News & Resources, QuickBooks, Bookkeeping & Accounting, Fishbowl Inventory, QuickBooks Warehouse Management

Save On Taxes This Summer In 12 Ways

Posted by Denise Loter-Koch on Jul 6, 2015

While you’re enjoying the summer respite, remember to remain vigilante about business and personal tax planning. Luckily, many of the following hot summer tax-planning tips enable taxpayers to save on taxes while combining business and pleasure.

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Topics: Business Resources, QuickBooks, QuickBooks Taxes, Bookkeeping & Accounting

Portland Business CRM: Necessity or Luxury?

Posted by Denise Loter-Koch on Jun 1, 2015

Seasoned Portland business owners know that solid business relationships can provide a powerful competitive  differentiator for their prospects, clients and even with their vendors and suppliers.   And that the fruits of these successful Portland business relationships generate Loyalty, business growth, and and a significant improvement to your buiness bottom-line.

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Topics: Business Resources, QuickBooks, Bookkeeping & Accounting, QuickBooks CRM

Intuit Field Service Management Going Mobile for Tech-Savvy Service Companies

Posted by Denise Loter-Koch on Jan 23, 2015

It was exciting to be mentioned in the following article which appeared in the Ways To Grow Your Business section of the Intuit Accountants News Central. ebs Associates has had great success helping businesses implement Intuit Field Service Management, and looks forward to it's increasing popularity and use among different industries.

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Topics: Business Resources, News & Resources, Intuit Field Service Management

How To Become A Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Posted by Denise Loter-Koch on Jan 14, 2015

4 Steps to successfully become certified.

Before getting started, decide if becoming a Certified ProAdvisor is right for you. If you're a bookkeeper, accountant, business consultant or other type of financial professional that often works with businesses that are using QuickBooks, becoming a Certified ProAdvisor will help increase your knowledge and help differentiate yourself from other service providers. Plus, Intuit will help drive new business your way by adding you to the Find A ProAdvisor database. Before you get started, you will want to have a basic and fundamental understanding of bookkeeping. Although it is not a requirement, having some experience with QuickBooks will help.

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Topics: Business Resources, Intuit QuickBooks, QuickBooks ProAdvisor, Learn QuickBooks

Important Tax Dates for Businesses Using Intuit QuickBooks Payroll

Posted by Kelli on Jan 11, 2015

The following are important tax dates to make note of if you are using Intuit Payroll services to file 2014 taxes.

Important Tax Dates for Basic, Standard, and Enhanced Payroll

December 22, 2014: Date that employers may begin transmitting 2014 W-2s to the Social Security Administration

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Topics: Business Resources, News & Resources, Intuit QuickBooks Payroll, Intuit QuickBooks, Taxes with QuickBooks

TSheets Certified Pros Are Ready to Help You Automate Payroll

Posted by Kelli on Dec 10, 2014

ebs Associates is proud to announce that three team members have become TSheets Certified Pros, with other employees well on their way to completing the certification. The decision for ebs to invest time in learning the software was made due to the increase in demand for a solution of its kind, and the projected growth in users over the next few years. ebs decided to go with TSheets over other solutions because it is easy for clients to learn and gives ProAdvisors the data and reports they need to do their job better.

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Topics: Business Resources, News & Resources, Payroll Processing, TSheets