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Viewing Your QuickBooks Accounts Receivable Reports

Posted by Matt Roberge on May 8, 2012 8:27:00 AM

The success of a small business often lies in the attention spent on unpaid invoices and outstanding customer balances.  Maintain the accounts receivable data, ensuring that all payments are properly processed and recorded, and communicating the status of outstanding balances can be overwhelming.  Luckily, QuickBooks accounts receivable reporting is an effective for tool for small businesses. There are five primary reports you can run in QuickBooks accounts receivable:

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Topics: QuickBooks advice, QuickBooks, Small Business Accounting, Small Business Bookkeeper, QuickBooks Accounts Receivable Reports, QuickBooks Accounts Receivable

Working With A QuickBooks Consultant

Posted by Joe Mazur on Apr 3, 2012 9:12:00 AM

Ever wonder if you are getting the most out of your current bookkeeping system?  It might be
worth your while to bring in a QuickBooks consultant.  If you are a small business owner, you may feel it isn't necessary to outsource your bookkeeping yet, and that's totally understandable.  It makes sense that you want to keep your costs down and utilize your time as efficiently as possible.  You would be surprised how much time you can free up if your books are running as smooth as possible.  How would you know you aren't wasting time on your books unless you brought in an expert?

It may not be you, the business owner, that needs a QuickBooks consultant; it could be your administrative assistant or office manager.  If you have a full time employee that handles your books because they have free time, then you may want to make sure they are doing the best possible job.  Do they have a degree in accounting, finance, or general business?  If you
answered no to these, then you may want to give a QuickBooks consultant some serious thought.  I'm willing to bet that they pieced together a bookkeeping system or they are going with the 'this is the way it was setup' mantra.

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Topics: Using QuickBooks effectively, QuickBooks consulting, QuickBooks efficiency, bookkeeping challenges, Small Business Accounting, Consulting

Daily Deals: Handling Deferred Revenue and Expenses in Quickbooks

Posted by Joe Mazur on Mar 1, 2012 7:43:00 PM

You don't have to look too far to find a discounted coupon online these days.  It may be been around for a while, but it really exploded with Groupon.  Other companies such as livingsocial.com, plumdistrict.com, ksldeals.com, etc. have followed suit and jumped into the daily deal game.  You don't have to look too far to find a daily deal or some sort of coupon or voucher online. From a business's stand point; they can be hard to handle accounting wise. 
Small businesses use these discounted coupons to catapult themselves to a much larger customer base.  There are a handful of ways to track the sales and redemptions of these coupons.  Here are a few key points with handling these daily deals or coupons in Quickbooks.

 

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Topics: QuickBooks Tips, QuickBooks consulting, memorizing QuickBooks transactions, Efficiently Using QuickBooks, chart of accounts, learn QuickBooks, Do It Yourself Bookkeeping, bookkeeping challenges, Business Efficiency, Small Business Accounting