Category Archives: Cash Flow

Tracking Use Tax

If you have to collect sales tax, then chances are your report form asks you about use tax.  Use tax is a sales tax on purchases taxable in your state but for which you were not charged. An example would … Continue reading

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Cash flow tools in QuickBooks

Many businesses find that sales are sometimes slower in July and/or August- spring projects are complete, people are on vacation… That can mean a slowdown in cash flow.  Here are 5 tools in QuickBooks that can help you monitor your … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Business From Fraud

How safe is your business from fraud?  While many worry about someone hacking into their systems, you’re more likely to experience embezzlement by a trusted employee.  About 28% of small businesses have this unfortunate experience, including a few of my … Continue reading

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I Need a Product That Does…

Perhaps you’ve been complaining about a problem and don’t realize that a solution exists.  Sometimes it’s helpful to know what’s out there. I put add-on products in 2 categories – Industry-specific and Task-specific Typically you’ll find predominantly industry-specific products at … Continue reading

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5 Fast Ways to See Key Reporting with Quickbooks

You’re busy, you have information you need to see, but don’t want to spend all day getting it. Especially during your busy season! Here are 5 ways you can view multiple reports quickly. Continue reading

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Two Useful Cash Flow Products

Payroll, Open Invoices, Expenses – three big areas that can be pain points when it comes to cash flow. Here are three products you may find helpful in these areas, two of which integrate with QuickBooks. Continue reading

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5 More Ways to Get Paid Faster Pt. 2

These reports and features in QuickBooks can you get paid faster. Continue reading

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8 Ways to Get Your Invoicing Done Quickly

Those of you providing snow services, I know how you scramble to get those invoices out the door so you can get the cash coming in!  And for those of you who will start getting really busy soon, it’s important … Continue reading

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Profit Planning with QuickBooks Budgeting Tools

Our last article discussed the benefits of using QuickBooks to help you in your “profit planning” by taking advantage of the budget tools in QuickBooks. So now you’re ready to use create your budget in QuickBooks – great! Select the … Continue reading

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Profit Planning for 2017

In previous articles, I’ve discussed reviewing your existing sales and profitability to see if you wanted to make any changes. Now it’s time to plan for your new year and profitability. Many of you may have already worked on a … Continue reading

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