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5 Productivity Apps for Small to Medium Businesses.

Posted by Geo Townsend on Dec 29, 2017

Have you ever found yourself scrambling for more time? Racing against the clock to meet a specific deadline? I know I have, and I'm sure some of our readers have as well. Thankfully for those of us who may not be the best at time management, or have trouble focusing,  the world of productivity applications is full of useful utilities to counter these daily real world problems.

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Topics: News & Resources, apps, productivity

Jaw Dropping Speach | Keynote Rich Preece | Scaling New Heights 2017 Orlando

Posted by Denise Loter-Koch on Jun 12, 2017

Keynote by Rich Preece at Scaling New Heights 2017 in Orlando. Here is a recap for those who missed out. Let us know what speaches you found to be the most valuable in the comments below!

Here is what our team that attended the conference took away from this truly relevant and eye opening speach about the future of the financial accounting industry and QuickBooks.

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Topics: QuickBooks Online, News & Resources, QuickBooks, Intuit QuickBooks, QuickBooks ProAdvisor, qbo, SNH17

QuickBooks 2014 Discontinuation | May 31, 2017

Posted by Denise Loter-Koch on May 4, 2017

It’s that time of year again when Intuit retires the oldest version of QuickBooks. This year brings the retirement of QuickBooks version 14. This is applicable to all versions of 14 (Pro, Premier, and Enterprise). After May 31, 2017 these products will be retired.

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Topics: News & Resources, Intuit QuickBooks, QuickBooks Support, QuickBooks Upgrades

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

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

The tax you probably owe, but aren’t paying: A closer look at consumer use tax compliance

Posted by Kelli Bachofner on Mar 21, 2016

Repost from Avalara
Use tax, the lesser known counterpart of sales tax, suffers from a basic lack of PR. Buyers and sellers alike pay it no mind. Despite 27 states having a dedicated line item in tax returns for reporting use tax owed, only 2% of taxpayers actually report it. This has left the states with a $23 billion deficit annually in uncollected use tax.

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Topics: News & Resources, QuickBooks, QuickBooks Tips, Taxes with QuickBooks, QuickBooks News, e-commerce

Empowered Northwest May 7-8th QuickBooks Live Training is a Wrap!

Posted by Denise Loter-Koch on May 15, 2015

The QuickBooks “Live” Training Seminar held May 7-8 was awesome! 

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Topics: News & Resources, QuickBooks

QuickBooks Enterprise Subscription Model - What You Need To Know For 2015 & Beyond

Posted by Denise Loter-Koch on Mar 2, 2015

Last Fall, Intuit introduced the QuickBooks Enterprise Subscription Model that alters the way businesses will be paying for their QuickBooks Enterprise licenses. This move has stirred up a bit of confusion amongst many QuickBooks users, since it sounds like a more massive change than it really is. To help answer some of the questions you may be having, here are some of the more important things you need to know about this change.

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Topics: QuickBooks Product Selection, News & Resources, QuickBooks Enterprise, Intuit QuickBooks, QuickBooks News

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




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