The QuickBooks® for Contractors blog, is focused on providing short, simple articles and productivity tips to help you get the most out of QuickBooks® in your construction business!
The construction industry still requires an enormous amount of “paperwork” to keep track of everything, as a result, many contractors and/or their bookkeepers end up creating Excel spreadsheets – because Excel is quick and flexible; or they don’t know how to make a task happen in QuickBooks®.
As the business grows and changes, this results in an overwhelming amount of data that must be kept updated – located in different programs or locations – making it impossible to see the overall picture in one place.
Do you wonder if your QuickBooks® job costing reports are providing you with accurate information? Perhaps:
Stop wasting time manually creating Excel spreadsheets to track job costing. Learn to make QuickBooks WORK for you!
Creating certified payroll reports using QuickBooks® payroll information requires careful setup. You won’t find these tips in the QuickBooks® Help file.
Payroll is one of the MOST critical pieces of your business and you need to get those payroll dollars into your QuickBooks® job costing reports!
QuickBooks® provides a very basic Chart of Accounts and Items List for General Contractors and Specialty Trades – BUT it’s up to you to customize them.
Money doesn’t grow on trees and neither does your profit on a construction project! Learn about QuickBooks job costing capabilities
Working with QuickBooks® can sometimes be SO FRUSTRATING. Especially when you are trying to do a specific task and can’t find any information on how to do it!
A recent QuickBooks Payroll Update has caused the Print function to be disabled for W-2’s, 1099’s and all quarterly/year end reports. You can save them to PDF and then print them to your printer, but it’s an extra step and a PIA.
What I absolutely detest is when one of these so-called “peers” comes to this site and copies word for word (right down to to the graphics/pictures I used) posts that I’ve put up here and put them on THEIR website and claiming it as their own content!
Join Nancy Smyth – Sunburst Software Solutions, Inc. and Kim Shannon – Off-Site Business Services on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 2 p.m. Eastern (1 p.m. Central) for a FREE 1-hour webinar discussing the payroll options available to Quickbooks users – Desktop vs Intuit Online Payroll.