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Common Payroll and Employment Issues/Questions

Common Payroll and Employment Issues/Questions   Many businesses don’t have their own human resource department.  I know I don’t.  Owners are not always aware of all the different rules that accompany having employees and preparing payroll.  Hiring an outside service to prepare the company payroll and handle the appropriate tax filings is a step in […]

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Accounting for Company Credit Cards in QuickBooks

Accounting for Company Credit Cards in QuickBooks   When we are called to assist new clients with a particular QB problem, we often find several other problems exist.  Some are more common than others.  For example, we often find that clients do not set up separate accounts for their credit cards.  They simply put the […]

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Setting Up Chart of Accounts In Quickbooks

SETTING UP QUICKBOOKS CHART OF ACCOUNTS   Although it may appear rather simple to set up QuickBooks with all the support features the software has to offer, there is more to it than meets the eye.  For example, when you set up your chart of accounts, ordering the profit and loss accounts by no particular […]

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Making More Money

       In my last blog I talked about setting your 2012 goals.  Maybe one goal was to make more money by making your business more profitable.  Towards that end, I have a suggestion.  Every retailer knows how much of a mark up they have on the products they are selling.  Many service providers […]

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What Are Your Business Goals For 2012?

      “If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes”   – Andrew Carnegie (The richest man in America during the early 1990s)     It seems appropriate to be talking about goals with the beginning of a new year and the Super Bowl around corner.  […]

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Year End Tip for QuickBooks Users

We are always so busy running around at year end trying to minimize taxes and making sure that we have done everything we had to do that we often overlook a very important item when the new year rolls around – Closing QuickBooks so no one can post to the prior year.  It is not […]

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Finding The Right Bookkeeper

Reality has set in! You finally realize that you have no idea if you are making money or not. So you decide to install a business accounting software solution such as QuickBooks. You have also talked this over with your better half and they have agreed to try and help you keep the books. Sounds […]

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