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Can Intuit Merchant Services Boost Your Bottom Line or Save You Time?

By now, you probably have a pretty clear idea of what your company’s goals for 2014 are. “Make more money” is likely one of them. There are plenty of ways to go about that, but if you’re not yet accepting credit and debit card payments, maybe it’s time to re-think that. And if you are not using the Intuit Merchant Services, this is a good time of year to at least look to see if you could benefit. Continue reading

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Expense or Items Tab? Items – Pt. 4

I’ve been discussing how to setup and use Items in QuickBooks. A common mistake is to use Items inconsistently. I will admit that in my early QuickBooks, I was guilty of this. Let’s use the example below of lighting fixtures. On the Invoice, you have no choice but to use an Item, but not on the bill (or check or credit card charge). You have a choice of using either the Expense tab or the Items tab. Most people use the Expense tab and select the expense or Cost of Goods account (like Job Materials). Continue reading

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