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    Feeling the Tax Time Crunch?

    5-Point Checklist: What to Send Your Accountant

    Where does the time go? If you are already looking at the calendar and wondering how to accomplish a lot of reporting in a short time for tax season, we understand.

    1099s - How Do I File With QuickBooks?

    Yes it is 1099 season! If you are a small business and don’t have bookkeeping support, what is the quickest way to get your 1099s out to the correct vendors?

    Businesses are required to send a 1099 to:

    • Service providers that you paid $600 or more
    • Your landlord for the rent you paid
    • All attornies even if they are incorporated

    Who don’t you send a 1099 to?

    • Corporations
    • Suppliers of products like utilities or office supplies

    The two easiest ways to file are:

    Our Clients' Biggest Bookkeeping Nightmares

    1. Old uncleared checks in the bank register

    2. Payments in Undeposited Funds that have been deposited

    3. Payments on invoices that have been deleted

    4. Unreconciled bank accounts going back a year

    5 Common Mistakes Found in a Quick Audit and How to Fix Them

    Auditing your QuickBooks monthly not only ensures your financial information is correct, but it also helps you to make better business decisions. If you haven’t done so already, complete this quick checklist to ensure your QuickBooks are in order. The following are the five most common mistakes found in a quick audit and how to fix them.

    Video: Understanding the Chart of Accounts in QuickBooks Online

    The chart of accounts is the set of accounts that show up on your balance sheet and profit and loss statement that you put your transactions into. In this video, learn how to set up a quality, but high-level chart of accounts in QuickBooks Online.

    10 Small Business Bookkeeping Tips for New Businesses

    1. Determine the best type of business entity to conduct your business. The major choices include sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company LLC, corporation, and non profit.

    Spend Less Time on Bookkeeping

    How much time out of your week or month do you and your staff spend on keeping up with the books? So many small business owners wear many hats, but their true strengths need to be spent on making the business operate and grow, rather than tracking and reconciling.

    Video: Which Version of QuickBooks Online is Right For Your Business?

    Managing your business's bookkeeping on your own can be challenging. Learn about the pros and cons of the different levels QuickBooks Online has to offer and determine which version will help your business be more profitable.

    Simplify Your Business with QuickBooks

    We see so many small business owners stockpiling receipts, using Excel spreadsheets or even pen and paper to track their sales and expenses. They’re comfortable with their system because there are few transactions, they get the information they need and they think they don’t have the time to do more.

    One Quarter Down, Three To Grow!

    How are you doing now that spring has sprung? Feeling lighter, brighter and refreshed? We hope both you and your business are bouncing along nicely into spring. How do you know if this year will blossom, or if parts of the business are late bloomers and dragging you down?

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