It's a common practice among business owners to provide their employees with company credit cards. In some cases it really makes sense - but caution should be used if this is a common practice in your business.
It is vital to for a business owner to review credit card statements and other bills for personal charges and collect the money from the staff member as soon as possible. If the employee cannot pay the monies back by cash or check right away, a receivable should be created for the employee until the charges can be deducted from their paycheck. Continue reading
There is a lot to learn about using QuickBooks and there is a LOT to learn about bookkeeping! Sure there are a lot of websites (including this one) where you learn how to do very specific tasks in QuickBooks and tons of YouTube videos - but tracking down the various pieces of the learning QuickBooks puzzle is horribly time-consuming and overwhelming; and the information that is found may not entirely meet the requirements of your company.
When you hire an inexperienced person and thrust them into full-fledged bookkeeping position; it’s very likely that you will end up with nothing but a huge mess on your hands and will need to have your books cleaned up by a professional. Continue reading
The Sleeter Group, established in 1994, is best known for their national reputation of being the highest-quality provider of technical reference materials, software expertise and QuickBooks training materials for accounting solutions consultants. This year they are doing something a little different and are their show on the road with a Small Business Technology Road Show, with just a slight twist - accounting professionals can bring their clients for free!
As a member of the Sleeter Consultant Network, I've attended their Annual Conference many times in the last 9 years and it has always been a learning experience. Continue reading
We’ve talked with contractors who are frustrated with QuickBooks only to find that they aren’t utilizing many of the features that would provide them with the information that they were looking for. Likewise, we’ve talked with contractors who have taken that step into purchasing new construction-specific software and only use the base features of it because it was too difficult to learn, ended up resenting their purchase and came back to QuickBooks.
What are your biggest gripes, problems, or issues when it comes to using QuickBooks in your construction business? Use the comment option to tell us your problems - but you need to be specific! We'll then take these comments and develop some training videos, live webinars, or eBooks. Continue reading
Learn to use QuickBooks in your construction business is a new support and training site provides answers and techniques that are not available in the QuickBooks® Help file or even even QuickBooks® conferences designed for accounting professionals. Continue reading
10 articles from the web on General Business, Bookkeeping, Accounting, Payroll & Taxes, Construction, Marketing and Social Media Continue reading
Free checklists for keeping track of bookkeeping/accounting tasks and the information needed when you hire a new employee. Helps you meet important deadlines. Continue reading
Ten interesting articles relating to General Business, Bookkeeping, Accounting, Payroll & Taxes, Construction, Marketing & Social media. Continue reading
An "audit trail" for Accounts Receivable in QuickBooks is only one of the many complexities faced by government construction contractors. Learn various ways to get this type of information. Continue reading
It's tough to choose just 10 and even tougher to read everything that is of interest- if I did ....... well I wouldn't ever get anything else done! Continue reading
Top 10 Tuesday picks includes posts from One Hour Bookkeeper, CPASiteSolutions, The Bottom Line, Top Notch Bookkeeping, Business-Keepers Consulting, Nerd's Blog, the QuickBooks Specialist & the IRS Continue reading
We've compiled a list of daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual bookkeeping and accounting tasks to help you stay on track. Continue reading
A contractor's work is tangible; it's seen, touched, heard, smelled, and judged good or bad. Bookkeeping is intangible. By Randal DeHart, guest blogger Continue reading
The primary purpose of keeping books is to provide financial and management information in order for you to run your business, make sound business decisions, and to prepare your taxes. Most business owners are very worried about generating income; however, running a business involves a lot of other tasks. Continue reading
You feel the lure of those seductive little marketing messages that they whisper to you, but be careful about falling for that "do-it-yourself" myth, because these seductive little messages don't include some very important information that you need to know in order to make a sound business decision. Continue reading