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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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Margin vs Markup

When reviewing the job cost reports in QuickBooks and turning on the %, it’s important to know just what percentage you see in the report. Where this really jumps out is comparing the P & L for a particular job to the Job Profitability Detail report. You’ve probably noticed these percentages are not the same Continue reading

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2017 Year-End Review and Planning

By now you probably have a good idea of your year-end numbers.  As you look back over your year, take the time to list what worked – and what didn’t. Here are a few recommendations to help you review 2017 … Continue reading

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Determining Your Most Profitable Sales

It’s time to review your sales to see where you were most profitable in 2017 and see what if any changes you’ll make for 2018.  When looking at profitability, there are a few different factors you can review using QuickBooks. … 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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Determining Your Most Profitable Sales

It’s time to review your sales to see where you were most profitable in 2016 and see what if any changes you’ll make for 2017.  When looking at profitability, there are a few different factors you can review using QuickBooks. … Continue reading

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5 Areas to Review to Plan for a Successful 2017

While you still have 2 more months to generate income (and expenses), you probably have a somewhat good idea of your year-end numbers.  As you look back over your year, take the time to list what worked – and what … 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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Items vs Expense for Job Costing

I’ve been discussing how to setup and use Items in QuickBooks.   What I’ve seen is many really don’t understand how Items work in QuickBooks, from bookkeepers to accountants to QuickBooks consultants. I will admit that for many years, I … Continue reading

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Helpful, Under-Used Job Cost Reports

Now that the weather is warm, projects are gearing up and keeping up with job costs is important. While QuickBooks has several good job cost reports, here are Job Cost reports that often go under or un-used. Estimated vs Actual … Continue reading

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