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QuickBooks Online Company Settings

Posted by on 2:10 pm in Getting Started | 0 comments

QuickBooks Online Company Settings

We love QuickBooks Online (if our name and hashtag didn’t give it away). From our first day using the software to now, we’ve utilized dozens of company settings to configure it to meet our needs and better serve our customers. But how do you know where to start, what to turn on, what to turn off, features that will help your company the most? Our #QBOchat can help you with that. The full transcript can be read here, and here are some of the highlights: Q1: Why should businesses update or review the company settings when starting out in...

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Understanding Business Valuations with Mike Blake

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Understanding Business Valuations with Mike Blake

Since business valuations can be used for everything from small businesses to large corporations to nonprofit organizations, we thought it would be helpful to dig in for a better understanding of the process and procedures for our weekly #QBOchat.

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Avatax Demo – Sponsored by Avalara

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Avatax Demo – Sponsored by Avalara

We learned about Avalara’s Avatax product and how it can help businesses with their sales tax decision automation from Jesse Powell, Avalara Business Development Manager. Explore the functionality of the Avalara sales tax compliance App designed for Quickbooks Online. Avalara AvaTax is seamlessly integrated with QuickBooks Online to create a one-stop small business sales tax compliance solution – from sales tax calculations to returns and remittance. You’ll see how the app automatically applies accurate US sales tax calculations...

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Avalara Rewards ProAdvisors for Helping Clients with Sales Tax Compliance

Posted by on 3:35 pm in Technology Tools for Accountants | 0 comments

#QBOChat participants were some of the first to hear about Avalara’s exclusive new benefits for Intuit ProAdvisors. If you missed this month’s announcement on Intuit’s Accountant News Central, Avalara is offering ProAdvisors’ QBO clients six months of free and unlimited AvaTax sales tax calculation, returns and remittance services. All your QBO clients need to do is go to https://apps.intuit.com/ and sign up for the Avalara Sales Tax app prior to March 31, 2016. This is an unprecedented offer that will provide immediate compliance benefits to...

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7 Small Business Cost Cutting Tips for Fall

Posted by on 5:20 pm in Cash Flow & Financing, Funding Gates | 0 comments

7 Small Business Cost Cutting Tips for Fall

Summer is winding down, but the savings opportunities are heating up! From taking advantage of seasonal sales to tricks for cutting down your utility bill, use this insider’s guide to cost cutting operating expenses this fall! Back To School Sales Make use of all the “back to school” sales for your office supply needs! Don’t miss the “tax free” sales that are so popular in August in conjunction with “back to school” sales. Laptops are usually big stars of such sales, and are priced lowest during this time. While you’re at it, save money by...

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QBO App Demo

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QBO App Demo

#QBOchat QBO App DemoWatch our demo of the new QBO App for Windows and Mac

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Efficient Accounting Workflows

Posted by on 2:45 pm in Workflow & Processes | 0 comments

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 Essentials (Affiliate link), by Steven M. Bragg to help come up with the questions and to help source some of our...

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Space Age Business Operations

Posted by on 12:38 pm in Workflow & Processes | 0 comments

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 for the webinar: Why does your business need a space station? Why choose QuickBooks Online as your platform?...

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Marketing Tips & Tricks for Accountants

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Marketing Tips & Tricks for Accountants

We know accountants are not marketing experts, which is why we decided to put together this post with tips & tricks for accountants based on a recent #QBOchat.

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Should I Take Out a Business Loan or Not? Answer These Questions to Decide

Posted by on 9:04 pm in Cash Flow & Financing, Fundera | 0 comments

Should I Take Out a Business Loan or Not? Answer These Questions to Decide

As a business owner, you most certainly have goals you want your business to accomplish. And, many of these goals may require capital in order to be reached.

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3 Reasons Businesses Get Audited for Sales Tax – Sponsored by Avalara

Posted by on 8:55 pm in Avalara, Sales Tax | 0 comments

3 Reasons Businesses Get Audited for Sales Tax – Sponsored by Avalara

As a QuickBooks ProAdvisor or consultant, you know that sales tax audits can be a nasty surprise for unprepared clients, sucking away precious time and revenue. But what if you could help those clients to see a sales tax audit coming? Businesses with a solid sales tax management strategy are better equipped to greet the auditor, as Avalara’s Will Frei demonstrates in this short but very informative white board video. Find out more about sales tax in QuickBooks Online...

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Fraud in Small Business

Posted by on 4:58 pm in Workflow & Processes | 0 comments

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 see it here. A majority of fraud in small business occurs internally.  How can employees commit cash fraud?...

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