Preparing for Year-End

Checklists make work faster and easier, and even a simple checklist can save you hours of time at year-end. A Year-End Checklist Saves time:  Your checklist helps you do each step in order, keep from back-tracking, duplicating work, or doing … [Read more...]

I did what?: Three common tax mistakes small businesses make

As a CPA, I've seen a wide variety of mistakes related to taxes, some of which were very costly to business owners. The IRS and state tax code and regulations are very complex. And they change every year, of course. This creates big challenges for … [Read more...]

Right Angle: Creating Perfect 1099s–An Expert’s Guide

You may be ready to do your own 1099s, or to do your clients' 1099s, but is the QuickBooks data you're working with ready for you? You've heard about the 1099 rule changes and you've figured them out, you've decided to file 1099s electronically or … [Read more...]

10 tips for a cash flow crisis

Sometimes, even when you’ve done everything possible to be a good cash manager, you run into a problem.  There are steps you can take to skillfully weather your cash crisis. Determine the cause of the problem – If it’s just a timing issue, you … [Read more...]

Updates for Payroll for Mac announced

Editor's note: I got this from our friends over at Payroll. If you're a QuickBooks for Mac Payroll subscriber, you'll be seeing some changes. - Shelly We’ve been doing some remodeling and are launching a new look. Next time you sign in, you’ll … [Read more...]

I’m a banker, you’re a banker: Extending credit to customers

[Editor's note: I'm heads down on a project and will have lots to share soon. In the meantime, I hope you enjoy this previously published article from one of the awesome accountants we work with here at Little Square. - Shelly] I really don't … [Read more...]

Importing PayPal transactions into QuickBooks for Mac

PayPal is everywhere. Over eight million businesses use PayPal to process their credit card transactions and the numbers keep growing. Manually recording PayPal transactions in QuickBooks for Mac can be time-consuming and tricky, especially for … [Read more...]

Cash vs. accrual-based accounting: What does it mean?

In my opinion, one of QuickBooks’ best features is its ability to run financial reports like a Profit and Loss Report on both a cash and accrual basis. But I’m often asked by my clients “What does that mean? What is Cash vs. Accrual?” I’ll try to … [Read more...]

Why it’s best to keep your QuickBooks file all business

[Editor's note: We get asked a lot of questions about mixing personal and business finances in QuickBooks, and we always give the same one-word answer: don't. So we asked QuickBooks guru Jonathan Bello to explain why.] So I've been asked to give … [Read more...]

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