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The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced the new 2018 Wage Limits

The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced the new 2018 Wage Limits. SSA Fact Sheet The maximum amount of wages in 2018 subject to the 6.2% Social Security tax (old age, survivor, and disability insurance) will rise from $127,200 to $128,700, an increase of a little more than 1%.  A much smaller increase than the 7% [...]

October 31st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Human Resources, Press Releases|

Creating Customer Statements in QuickBooks

Invoices not being paid promptly? Customers questioning their payment history? Create statements. Let’s say you have a regular customer who used to pay on time, but he’s been hit-and-miss lately. How do you get him caught up? Or, one of your customers thinks she’s paid you more than she owes. How do you straighten out [...]

October 1st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

Are You Using QuickBooks Online’s Mobile App?

Even if you don’t travel for work (but especially if you do), you should explore what QuickBooks Online’s mobile app has to offer. You already know how convenient it is to be able to access your company’s financial data from any desktop or laptop computer that has an internet connection. Still, there are times when [...]

October 1st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks Online|

What Is a Vendor Credit, and How Do You Record One?

Whether you’re getting a vendor credit for a refund or a return, you can record it in QuickBooks Online. When you’re dealing with your company’s vendors, you’re probably accustomed to money flowing in one direction: theirs. Maybe you send them purchase orders and they send you invoices. Or they send you bills and you pay [...]

September 1st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks Online|

Using QuickBooks’ Income Tracker

QuickBooks provides numerous ways to learn about your company’s health. Income Tracker is one of the most effective. You can get an enormous amount of useful information from QuickBooks’ reports – especially if you customize them to isolate the precise data you want. Reports included with the software range from the very simple, like Open [...]

September 1st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

What Sales Orders Are and When to Use Them

They’re not as commonly used as invoices. But if you need them, they’re there. When you want to document sales that you can’t (or won’t) fulfill immediately, but you plan to do so in the future, you can’t create an invoice just yet. This is where sales orders come in. You may never need to [...]

August 1st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

7 Best Practices for QuickBooks Online

Even if you’ve been using QuickBooks Online for a long time, it’s good to step back and evaluate your actions. “Best practices” aren’t enforceable rules. They’re simply guidelines businesses commonly follow in one area or another. If you’re in retail, for example, one best practice might be to always ask customers checking out if they [...]

August 1st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks Online|

Working with Checks in QuickBooks

Online banking may get all the headlines, but a lot of small businesses still prefer paper checks. QuickBooks can accommodate them. “I don’t write checks anymore,” you hear a lot of people say these days. Debit cards, smartphone payment apps, and online banking have replaced the old paper checkbook for a lot of consumers. That’s [...]

July 1st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

Receiving Payments in QuickBooks Online

It’s perhaps one of your favorite activities in QuickBooks Online: recording money that comes in. Are you doing it right? Your days of matching paper checks to paper invoices are over. QuickBooks Online excels at keeping your accounts receivable organized. No more digging through piles of forms and hand-stamping PAID on your customer bills and [...]

July 1st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks Online|

How to Keep Your QuickBooks Data Safe

You work hard to make sure your QuickBooks data is accurate. Make sure it’s safe, too. Your QuickBooks company file contains some of the most sensitive information on your computer. You may have customers’ credit card numbers and employees’ Social Security numbers. An intruder who captured all that data could create tremendous problems for you [...]

June 1st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

Recording Simple Expenses in QuickBooks Online

Tracking even the little expenses is important. How does most of the money you owe individuals and companies get disbursed? Do you print checks, or write them by hand? Use credit cards? Pay online through your bank’s website? Keeping track of your outgoing funds can be challenging, since there are so many ways to complete [...]

June 1st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks Online|

Getting to Know QuickBooks Online Reports

They’re one of the rewards you get for your conscientious accounting work: reports. Are you using them to make better business decisions? What do you see when you log on to QuickBooks Online? Your most important business numbers represented by real-time charts. Profit and loss. Income and expenses. Sales. And all of your account balances. [...]

May 1st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks Online|

Receiving Customer Payments: Your Options

It’s one of your more pleasant tasks as a QuickBooks user: receiving payments from customers. Here’s how it works. QuickBooks was designed to make your daily accounting tasks easier, faster, and more accurate. If you’ve been using the software for a while, you’ve probably found that to be true. Some chores, of course, aren’t so [...]

May 1st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Press Releases, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks|

Need to Set Up Users in QuickBooks Online?

Your employees probably don’t need access to every corner of QuickBooks Online. Here’s how to set limits. One of the best attributes of QuickBooks Online is that multiple users can access it without having software installed on their PCs. No more paying up front for a boxed copy that you’ll store on your hard drive. [...]

Are You Memorizing Transactions? Should You Be?

You know that QuickBooks saves a lot of time. But have you explored how it does so by memorizing transactions? Your accounting work involves a lot of repetition. You send invoices. Pay bills. Create purchase orders. Generate payroll checks and submit payroll taxes. Some of the time, you only fill out those transaction forms once. [...]

April 1st, 2017|Entrepreneurs, Tips & Tricks QuickBooks, DIY Tutorials|