Bookkeeper Gets 2 Years For $100,000 Credit Card Fraud
Dec30

Bookkeeper Gets 2 Years For $100,000 Credit Card Fraud

An Ex-Indiana bookkeeper was recently sentenced to two years for credit card fraud. You can get the story here. But, we want to discuss what went wrong… The Bookkeeper’s Credit Card Fraud Case In this case, it appears that the bookkeeper had full access to the credit card accounts and didn’t have any oversight. This cost the business $100K. The bookkeeper issued new cards to employees without the company’s...

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The Best Business Apps
Feb23

The Best Business Apps

As the title says, this chat was all about the best business apps – the best ones to have on our phones, what makes us happy about apps, and some favorite new apps. With thousands of app options out there, we’re hoping the chat will help narrow the field down to a few top ones to increase productivity. Q1: What are the top 3 apps that you recommend to businesses? And why? During the chat, Mindy with @IntuitAccts tweeted “The average...

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Efficient Accounting Workflows
Sep24

Efficient Accounting Workflows

Efficient Accounting Workflows is one of the topics that is near and dear to my heart. I feel like accounting should be an efficient part of every business and should be doing more good for your business than bad. So, we decided to have this as a topic for a recent #QBOchat. If you’d like to read the transcript, you can find it here. Full disclosure: We had some inspiration for this chat. We used the book, Bookkeeping...

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Space Age Business Operations
Sep15

Space Age Business Operations

Ever wonder if your business’s operations are out of this world? #QBOchat and Iconis Group have come together to put on this webinar for small businesses that are looking to build a space age business operation platform. We showed you why QuickBooks Online is the perfect platform for your business and how you can customize it so your business can run like a well operated machine – like a space station! Here was our agenda...

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Fraud in Small Business
Aug24

Fraud in Small Business

Last week we had a passionate discussion about fraud in small business.  From employee theft to technology-assisted fraud, the accountants in our QBOchat audience have the knowledge of professional auditors!  As a small business owner, what do you need to look out for?  How can you be proactive in preventing fraud in your business?  Check out our chat summary below to find out!  If you’d like to read the full chat transcript, you can...

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Identifying and Managing Bottlenecks in Business

  In our recent #QBOchat, we discussed bottlenecks in businesses: how to identify them and how to eliminate them. Bottlenecks pose major problems with productivity and revenue, so being able to quickly tackle them can be particularly valuable. How do you identify a bottleneck in your process? Bottlenecks almost always happen as a result of inefficiency. You may find yourself asking for the same information repeatedly. Without it,...

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