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Join Us for a Day of QuickBooks with the AGC San Diego Chapter

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We are teaming up with the Associated General Contractors {AGC} of America San Diego Chapter, Inc. for a day of QuickBooks for Contractors on Tuesday November 8, 2011; 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM .

QuickBooks is the leading small-business accounting software on the market today.  But when it comes to knowing how to use QuickBooks in the commercial/government construction industry and dealing with complexities such as AIA Billing and certified payroll reporting, finding help becomes difficult.  Join us {Nancy Smyth – Sunburst Software Solutions, Inc.} as we team up with the Associated General Contractors {AGC} of America San Diego Chapter; for an intensive day-long training session for using QuickBooks in the commercial/government construction industry.  Below are some of the highlights of the course.

Morning Session – Job Costing, Estimating, Purchases & AIA Billing using QuickBooks

  • The importance of job costing
  • Working with/setting up you QuickBooks Item List {aka your cost codes}
  • Creating and using Estimates & Progress Invoices
  • Tracking Committed costs and subcontracts with Purchase Orders
  • Proper Vendor/Subcontractor invoice entry
  • Getting Equipment costs into your job costing reports
  • AIA Billing and automation


Afternoon Session – QuickBooks Payroll & Certified Payroll

  • What is Certified Payroll?  Who makes the rules and how to comply
  • Working with Wage Determinations
  • Determining employee labor burden – OR – the hourly cost of having employees on the jobsite
  • How to include employee labor burden in payroll
  • Setting up and using QuickBooks Payroll to deal with Prevailing Wages – regardless of how you pay your fringes
  • How to fill out a certified payroll report – what information is needed
  • Electronic certified payroll filing requirements
  • Automating the certified payroll reporting process

Who should attend?

  • Business owners
  • Estimators
  • Controllers
  • CFO’s
  • Payroll processors
  • Office Managers
  • Accounting & Consulting professionals
  • Union and non-Union Contractors

This course will be held at:

AGC San Diego Chapter Inc., 6212 Ferris Square, San Diego, CA 92121

Phone:  (858) 558-7444 Extension 101

When:  Tuesday November 8, 2011

Time:  8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (8 hours)

Cost:  $199 AGC Members OR $259 Non-Members

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I look forward to seeing and meeting you all!   Nancy Smyth, Sunburst Software Solutions, Inc.

About Your Host:

Nancy Smyth, Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Nancy Smyth, Sunburst Software Solutions, Inc.
QuickBooks Construction & Payroll Expert

I've been using and supporting QuickBooks products since the early 1990's. I've worked with thousands of contractors, assisting them with QuickBooks setup, Certified Payroll Reporting requirements, AIA Billing and Weighted-Average Overtime.

QuickBooks is a powerful product, but learning how to use it in your construction business can be difficult. I hope you find resources available here to be helpful.

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