Category: Quickbooks

Stop Wasting Time on 1099s

It is that time of year…Small business owners all over the country are spending time gathering information from their vendors and independent contractors, confirming paid amounts, and starting the process of sending 1099-MISC forms. Did you know that you can avoid filing 1099-MISC forms by simply changing how you pay your vendors and independent contractors?… Read More »

Online Bookkeeping – Cons

So, last week I explained some of the benefits and positive aspects of online bookkeeping, and specifically QuickBooks Online (QBO). This week I will look at some of the disadvantages of QBO and online bookkeeping in general. Cost. I know I listed cost as a positive last week, and it can be. But if you… Read More »

Online Bookkeeping – Pros

Although this post focuses on QuickBooks Online, because that is the program I am most familiar with, the majority of these pros (and in the next post, cons) also apply to the other online bookkeeping options. Now, I’m going to be completely honest, up until this year, 2015, I was hesitant to recommend online bookkeeping… Read More »

EMV and You

If you haven’t started to already, you are going to be hearing a lot about the shift to EMV or “Chipped” credit & debit cards. This is because the liability shift took place on October 1st. So what is EMV, what does it mean to you as a consumer, and what does it mean to… Read More »

Favorite QuickBooks Shortcuts

After 11+ years of working with QuickBooks I have found a number of shortcuts and tricks to make some processes more efficient and to eliminate some of the more annoying quirks of the program. Here are a few of my favorites. 1. You don’t have to use invoices. If you are running a business on… Read More »