Bookkeepers Test & Hiring a Bookkeeper or CPA

Be A Better Bookkeeper, Free & Fee-Based QuickBooks eBooks, Webinars & Training
So how do you find a "good" bookkeeper and test their knowledge before hiring them?  Or, perhaps you are ready to hire a CPA to help you with your business and your books. Congratulations!   We all know what a struggle it is to "try to do everything" yourself, and it almost goes without saying that as a busy contractor, we also know that time is best spent on the job and not in the office handling paperwork. Welcome to Tuesday Training! Tuesday Training is a new feature here on the QuickBooks for Contractors blog.  While everyday focuses on training of one sort or another, Tuesday’s are dedicated to more in-depth training. We’ll teach you the things you need to know about using QuickBooks, that you won’t find in the QuickBooks…
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How To Complete an AIA G-702/G-703 & Document Change Orders

Be A Better Bookkeeper, Customers & Accounts Receivable, Free & Fee-Based QuickBooks eBooks, Webinars & Training
Knowing how to complete an AIA G-702/G-703 billing form and documenting change orders are important for your overall cash flow, if they aren't done correctly - well you don't get paid on time!  This Tuesday Training segment will provide you with detailed information on both Welcome to Tuesday Training! Tuesday Training is a new feature here on the QuickBooks for Contractors blog.  While everyday focuses on training of one sort or another, Tuesday's are dedicated to more in-depth training. We'll teach you the things you need to know about using QuickBooks, that you won't find in the QuickBooks Help file, in order to successfully run your construction business and obtain accurate job costing reports; from eBooks, live webinars, and recorded training sessions. You'll find high-quality (budget friendly) training without having…
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Join Us for a Day of QuickBooks with the AGC San Diego Chapter

Webinars & Training
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…
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FREE Webinar on New 3% Contractor Withholding Requirements

Construction News, IRS Information, Webinars & Training
From the June 22, 2011 Issue of the Federal, State & Local Governments Newsletter published by the IRS. The office of Federal, State and Local Governments will hold a free, one-hour webinar on July 14, 2011, to discuss the required 3 percent income tax withholding on certain payments made by government entities, to take effect in 2013.  The webinar is recommended for any Federal, state or local government entities as well as tax professionals. Participants can get answers to these questions: What is Section 3402(t) ? The Legislative history on Section 3402(t) Who must perform Section 3402(t) withholding? What payments are subject to Section 3402(t) withholding? Exceptions to Section 3402(t) withholding? Section 3402(t) deposit and reporting mechanics? You can register for the webinar by clicking here. -------------------------------------------------------------------- Additional information from…
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Unraveling Certified Payroll Requirements On Federal Construction Projects

Certified Payroll/Prevailing Wage, Webinars & Training
Unraveling Certified Payroll Requirements On Federal Construction Projects webinar presented for L2 Federal Resources, LLC Wednesday, May 18, 2011 • 1:00 - 2:30 PM EDT Presented by:   Nancy Smyth, Sunburst Software Solutions, Inc. _____________________ Making the move from residential/commercial construction projects to government-funded construction projects, which have certified payroll reporting requirements, can be overwhelming for most contractors, their office staff, and the accounting professionals who support them. This often misunderstood requirement can lead to major problems, including non-approval of payment requisitions, denial of payment for change orders and claims, and contract termination. Don't get caught in a payroll certification trap; learn the ins and outs of federal certification payroll requirements and get all your questions answered. Our live, instructor-led, on-line training class focuses on the following: What government agencies make…
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How to Fulfill Certified Payroll Requirements – ABC Webinar

Certified Payroll/Prevailing Wage, Webinars & Training
How to Fulfill Your Certified Payroll Requirements Webinar - Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc.  Merit Choice Date: Wednesday, November 17 Time: 2 p.m. (ET) / 1 p.m. (CT) / 12 p.m. (MT) / 11 a.m. (PT) Length: 90 minutes Fee: Free for ABC members Speaker: Nancy Smyth, President of Sunburst Software Solutions For more information or to register, visit https://www.abc.org/Hot_Links/Meetings_and_Events/Webinars/2.aspx Join ABC Merit Choice for a complimentary webinar on certified payroll! Learn everything you need to know to fulfill your certified payroll requirements in the most compliant and efficient manner. What government agencies make the laws behind certified payroll reporting requirements? How to comply with labor standards and payroll reporting requirements How to complete a Certified Payroll Report and Statement of Compliance Common methods for creating Certified Payroll Reports, Statements of…
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How To Complete a Certified Payroll Report

Certified Payroll/Prevailing Wage, The "Sunburst" Website, Webinars & Training
With the bulk of the construction projects being funded with ARRA (American Recovery & Reinvestment Act OR Recovery Act) money; more and more contractors are making the leap from residential or commercial construction projects to government funded construction projects.While there is a lot of really good information out there on HOW to do business with the government and getting yourself into the government construction arena - the one thing that seems to be missing in preparing contractors for this type of work - is the simple fact that these jobs require the submission of a Weekly Certified Payroll Report.Almost anyone will tell you that completing a certified payroll report on a weekly basis is a time-consuming, error-prone, and frustrating task!The U.S. Department of Labor's Form WH-347 and WH-348 is one…
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