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QuickBooks Desktop vs QuickBooks Online

If you’re in a desktop version of QuickBooks (Pro/Premier/Enterprise) you may be wondering if it would be better to move to QuickBooks Online (QBO) so you have remote access and because 3rd party products are saying Desktop QuickBooks (QBDT) is … Continue reading

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Better Business Decisions by Customizing QuickBooks’ Reports

Whether you’re a contractor, wholesaler, non-profit or some other service professional, reports are crucial to monitoring your cash flow and profitability.  When I work with clients, I often recommend changes in their setup and changes in their data entry.  While … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Get Your Estimates Entered Quickly In QuickBooks

For those who job or project cost, it all starts with the estimate.  When the estimate is simple, then it’s often easy to create in QuickBooks. But for many of you, you either have many of the same types of … Continue reading

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Better Business Decisions by Customizing QuickBooks’ Reports

Whether you’re a contractor, wholesaler, non-profit or some other service professional, reports are crucial to monitoring your cash flow and profitability.  When I work with clients, I often recommend changes in their setup and changes in their data entry.  While … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Get Your Estimates Entered Quickly In QuickBooks

For those who job or project cost, it all starts with the estimate. When the estimate is simple, then it’s often easy to create in QuickBooks. But for many of you, you either many of the same types of estimates … Continue reading

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Common QuickBooks Issues and Their Solutions

Having just returned from the Green Industry Expo where I got the chance to talk with lots of contractors, I heard many of the same issues: I don’t have confidence in my reports It’s hard to discern profitability of jobs … Continue reading

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Starting with the End in Mind for Job Cost Reports

When I meet with new clients and we’re discussing what’s working, what’s not, we often discuss what would you like to see in your job cost reports besides you making a healthy profit ;-)?  Generally you want to see revenue, … Continue reading

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Understanding Items Pt. 2 – Item Setup

Last time I wrote about Items, saying they were probably one of the most misunderstood features in QuickBooks and discussed what an Item was.   I then mentioned that a common mistake was to use the wrong Type of Item.  Today … Continue reading

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Save Time with Exception Reporting

Do you spend a lot of time reviewing stacks of reports each month so you can get the information you need to make decisions?  Do you find out after the fact that something went wrong in your business and that … Continue reading

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Better Business Decisions by Customizing QuickBooks Reports

Better Business Decisions by Customizing QuickBooks’ Reports A key reason for tracking your accounting in QuickBooks is to help you make better business decisions.  With a few changes to an existing report, you might be surprised at what you can … Continue reading

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