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REPORTS TO MONITOR JOB COSTS

You may be in the middle of your mad rush or just extremely busy right now. Either way, you have jobs in progress or already completed so it’s worth knowing just what job costing data you can pull from QuickBooks. Here are a few job cost reports to help you monitor your progress and profitability – perhaps some you didn’t know existed! 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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Estimating in QuickBooks

Are your estimates in QuickBooks?  If you do job or project costing, then I believe some form of your estimate belongs in QuickBooks. Even if you just give your customer a fixed price.  All your other numbers are there – … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Get Paid Faster Pt. 1

Who doesn’t want to have money coming in sooner – especially this time of year? While there are a few general practices that come with an industry, maybe it’s time to make a few changes. Invoice quickly. The sooner the … Continue reading

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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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Reports to Monitor Job Costs

Now that the mad rush is past and you’re just extremely busy now, this might be a time to take a closer look at your job cost reports. Here are a few job cost reports to help you monitor your progress and profitability. 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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Estimating in Quickbooks

If you do job or project costing, some form of your estimate belongs in QuickBooks – whether complex or if you just give your customer a fixed price. All your other numbers are there – invoicing, job costs, payroll….
The estimate is your budget for the job. Once entered in QuickBooks, you can easily run estimated vs actual and other job cost reports.
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5 Ways to Get Paid Faster Pt. 1

Who doesn’t want to have money coming in sooner? While there are a few general practices that come with an industry, maybe it’s time to make a few changes. Invoice quickly. The sooner the invoice goes out the door, the … Continue reading

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Helpful, Under-Used Job Cost Reports

Now that the mad rush is past and you’re just extremely busy now, this might be a time to take a closer look at your job cost reports. While QuickBooks has several good job cost reports, here are Job Cost … Continue reading

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