New Improvements to QuickBooks Online — First Half of 2021
One of the benefits of using QuickBooks Online is that every month, Intuit releases new features and improvements. Business owners can take advantage of these enhancements to improve their use of QuickBooks Online and streamline processes to get more done in less time. While not every improvement is relevant for every user, we want to […]
Which Type of Subscription Level in Xero is Best For Your Business?
Many of our clients use the QuickBooks accounting software platform to run their business. However, Xero has emerged as a true alternative that offers many great advantages for businesses. You can’t go wrong with either QuickBooks or Xero. There may just be certain aspects of Xero that are a better fit for your business. One […]
How to Overcome Challenges With Credit Card Activity in QuickBooks
QuickBooks can be an incredibly helpful software tool to help your company manage, track, and make credit card payments. However, if your credit cards are not set up correctly in QuickBooks, this could create additional headaches trying to reconcile balances, keep track of transactions, meet payment deadlines, and produce accurate financial reports. Also, as the […]
5 Red Flags in QuickBooks We Can Help You Fix
Small business owners often approach our CPA firm looking to improve their use of QuickBooks Online or QuickBooks Desktop. Perhaps your version of QuickBooks wasn’t set up properly or there are re-occurring issues that seem to cause headaches every month. When our firm starts working with a business owner to address QuickBooks errors and other […]
Are You Thinking About An Exit Strategy or Ownership Change in 2021?
Small business owners often overlook one important factor in the long-term success of their business: who will eventually take over the company? Perhaps you have in mind a family member, a key employee who has been groomed for your role, or a high potential employee who might be slightly off the radar. Regardless of who […]
Xero vs. QuickBooks — Which is a Better Fit For Your Business Needs?
Business owners have many important decisions to make in 2021 after assessing how things changed during the pandemic. One of the most important decisions to make this year is which accounting software platform to utilize. While most of you have heard about QuickBooks (and QuickBooks Online/QBO), you may not be familiar with Xero and all […]
Are You Prepared for the “New Normal” Business and Tax Implications?
COVID-19 health and safety concerns. Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. Predominant work-from-home scenarios. Who could have predicted at the beginning of this year how much businesses would be materially altered in 2020? Now that we are several months removed from the initial shutdown, some temporary changes are starting to lean toward becoming permanent. For example, […]
QuickBooks Tip for Business Owners: When to Use Batch Invoicing
In the early stages of running your business, you likely sent out a handful of invoices to customers or clients and it was easy to keep track of invoices and follow up on payment. But, now that your company has entered the next stage of growth, the sheer number of invoices can be overwhelming to […]
The Importance of Securing Business Data in Remote Work Environments
Recent industry studies on fraud and data protection have indicated that small businesses are most at risk for cyber attacks. This is typically because small businesses cannot dedicate as many resources to cybersecurity, many small businesses store data in an unsecured manner, and cyber attackers can more easily advance their schemes through methods such as […]
The Value of Building Custom Invoices in QuickBooks
Building custom invoices in QuickBooks is a valuable method to help grow your business. Not only will it make your company look more professional when sending invoices to customers, but the customization will help you better track payment status, receive payment faster, and support your company’s overall accounting function. Custom QuickBooks Invoices: External Value to […]